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Winemakers Need to Think Big Instead of Chasing Trends in the Cellar

Winemakers Need to Think Big Instead of Chasing Trends in the Cellar

Ten years ago, if you traveled to any wine region and visited its cellars, you’d likely find a barrel hall stacked high with small oak barrels. Not anymore. Now you’ll find these small oak barrels, called barriques, alongside a variety of others. Even the most traditional cellars might also have a concrete egg or two, […]

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An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon From Chile

An Illustrated Guide to Cabernet Sauvignon From Chile

Putting the “international” in international grape variety, Cabernet Sauvignon is found all over the world. Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon, however, manages to be entirely representative of both the grape and the region in which it is grown. First brought to the country from France in the 19th century, Cabernet Sauvignon can be bottled either as a […]

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Is Chile’s Troubled Past the Reason Its Wine’s Future Is So Bright?

Is Chile’s Troubled Past the Reason Its Wine’s Future Is So Bright?

Chile’s geology and climate are perfect for making wine. With the ocean on one side and the Andes on the other, Chile’s vineyards get the benefit of salty winds and cooling airs, plus wide day-to-night fluctuations — perfect conditions for grape growing. And yet, up until the mid-’80s, the wine produced in Chile was by […]

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Flank Steak With Pebre Sauce And Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon [Video]

Flank Steak With Pebre Sauce And Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon [Video]

Flank steak is not only one of the cheaper cuts of beef; it’s also one of the simplest to make absolutely delicious. In this recipe, we’re heading to Chile to get inspired by their fantastic wines and cuisine. We wanted to create a steak that would be right at home either in a hip restaurant in Santiago […]

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Make These Chilean Inspired Quinoa Pizza Bites

Make These Chilean Inspired Quinoa Pizza Bites

These bites are the perfect snack or appetizer: simple to make and bursting with flavor. Packed with protein from the quinoa, they’re gluten free, low in fat and absolutely delicious. The only thing that could make your Quinoa Pizza Bite experience even better would be to enjoy them with a glass of Carmenere from Chile. Considered the national […]

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