Chilean wine Archive

A Wine Lover’s Honeymoon in Chile

Sure, you could spend a week going back and forth from your resort’s bedroom to the beach chair, but how about a more interesting honeymoon? Or second honeymoon? Wines of Chile and Enotour have just set up a Romantic Honeymoon Adventure tour in Chile. It takes in Santiago, Valparaiso, and lots of wine valleys in [&hellip

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Review of Casa Higueras Hotel in Valparaiso, Chile

While I was touring the many wine districts outside of Santiago, Chile, I was fortunate/unfortunate to spend a night in Valparaíso. The unfortunate part was I only had a night and a morning to explore the area. I definitely want to get back there another time to aimlessly wander the hillside neighborhoods and explore by [&hellip

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Chile’s Wine Country by Day, Santiago by Night

There are not a whole lot of spots in the world where you can base yourself in a major capital city and then go tour a different wine region each day. It’s easy in Chile, however, since most of the premier wine valleys are only an hour or two’s drive from Santiago. We just posted [&hellip

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Organic Wine from Chile That Is Worth Drinking

When I first tried a sampling of organic wine from California about a decade ago, it was all downright awful. At that time I felt like “Two Buck Chuck” from Trader Joe’s was a better option—at a fraction of the price. A few years ago I tried again, this time with a range of organic [&hellip

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Creating Your Own Custom Wine Blend at Undurraga in Chile

I just spent a week checking out the Wines of Chile in areas that are not far from Santiago. Part of the experience—which you can book yourself with a group or on the right wine tour—was a wine blending session at the Undurraga vineyard in Talagante, in the Maipo Valley. After touring the facilities and [&hellip

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Dinner at the Aubrey (Pasta E Vino)

This past week I’ve been touring some of Chile’s wine regions and had the pleasure of spending my first night at the lovely Hotel Aubrey in Santiago. This is a 20-room boutique hotel in a walkable nightlife district near the mountains and the gondola ride that will take you up for a good city view. [&hellip

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