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News Briefs for February 11, 2014

•Chilean wine exports rose 17.4% by volume to 879 million liters and 4.9% by value to $1.88 billion in 2013, according to data from the Wines of Chile trade group. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2014

Chilean Vineyards Hit By Frost

Two severe frosts have left Chilean winemakers facing a small harvest for 2014, months before they’ll pick the first grapes, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on October 17, 2013

Chilean Winemakers Enliven Image With Move Upmarket

Chile, the fourth-largest imported wine category in the U.S. after Italy, Australia and France, has long been a significant player in the under-$15 segment, but the country’s key producers are eager to show American consumers what Chile can offer at the high end. Continue reading →

Posted in News on August 6, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Argentina Wine Specialist Vine Connections Branches Into Chile

Known for Argentine wines and premium sakes, Sausalito, California-based importer Vine Connections is expanding its South American stable with a collection of wines from Chile. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 9, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Paul Hobbs Adds Chilean Winery Viña Perez-Cruz To Import Portfolio

Winemaker Paul Hobbs is adding a fifth South American winery to his import portfolio: Viña Perez-Cruz from Chile’s Maipo Alto Valley. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 18, 2013

Chile Seeks Growth With Varietal And Regional Diversity, High-End Offerings

After a few years of essentially flat growth, Chilean wine marketers are focused on varietal diversity, emerging regions and upscale expressions to reenergize the category. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 28, 2012

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