Few grapes have been so widely misunderstood as Chilean Carménère. Once thought to be nothing more than Merlot, this grape has had a pretty short lifespan as its own namesake in the country where it is now considered a flagship. It was in 1994, just about 25 years ago that Carménère was discovered to be... Continue Reading →
Chilean Wines to Indulge in This Week
South American wine is so hot right now, and not just because some of the best economical wines are coming out of that continent. Countries like Chile and Argentina have stunning wine countries with rich histories that can rival the countryside and wine folklore coming out of California or France. Perhaps the rustic nature of... Continue Reading →
September Vino Column–Biscayne Times
Check out my September Vino column in the Miami-based newspaper, Biscayne Times. This month, I give you a few suggestions for some economical Chilean wines. Hope you enjoy! Cheers!