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It is late September in the Peumo vineyard –Cachapoal Valley– and we can already see shoots of 10 centimeters in the Carmenere vines. This time we met with one of the people who best knows this estate, who told us in situ about the arrival of spring.
In mid-September we wanted to visit the Pirque Viejo vineyard and check on the vine after the dormancy period during the winter. We encountered a cloudy day and leafless grapevines, but also with the surprise of the first buds.
Is it possible to pair wine and pizza? Sure! As with all food, you need to identify well each ingredient to know with which wine it can be combined. Here are some examples.
Don Melchor’s enologist visited these cities to meet with important members of the trade, media and consumers, and introduce the 2008, 2009 and 2010 vintages of this world-class Cabernet Sauvignon.
This beautiful vineyard is located in Maule Valley, in the center-south zone of Chile, approximately 280 km from Santiago.
In Chile it is unthinkable to celebrate the National Holiday 18th without a grill. Besides being the great celebration is also the adventure to combine the different cuts of meat with wines.
As September 18th should be celebrated in form, we asked our winemakers advice on which Concha y Toro wines to uncork these holidays. Go ahead and try them!
The video of the País grape variety has been shortlisted in the “Wine Spectator Video Contest 2014” and is among the finalists to become their video of the year.
Transparent and brilliant wines invite us to taste. And a dull and poor one wakes up suspicions about its quality. From the visual aspects and the color, the professional tasters can immediately say about the age of the wine, its style and sometimes even about the variety. By Ania Smolec (@asmolec_vct).
Without a doubt, Casillero del Diablo has made Concha y Toro famous worldwide. But it’s not just the wine and its renowned quality that have captivated many consumers. So is its powerful and attractive legend, which makes of this brand already a tradition in wine industry. Below you will find out a little more about this famous Casillero del Diablo.
The latest project in which the winery has been involved is Marques de Casa Concha País Cinsault, a wine that incorporates the País and Cinsault varieties, both from old vines in the in the so-called dry interior sector in the south of Chile.
The País grape is part of Chile’s countryside identity and tradition, it is very common to find País grapes fifty, and even one hundred-years old.
Julio “Gugs” Sigauque (39), guitar player of the renowned African band Freshlyground, was the winner of a trip to see Manchester United play live after participating in a contest carried out by Casillero del Diablo in South Africa.
Three, two, one! And finally it begins World Cup in Brazil! For the next weeks, soccer fans will be going through so many emotions, from anxiety and fear to joy, sorrow and anger. By Ania Smolec (@asmolec_vct)
Through Specialties, the new line of Frontera wines, Viña Concha y Toro has sought to rediscover the enological qualities of the País grape and thus offer its producers new opportunities for improving the cultivation of this distinctive variety in rural Chile.
With a warmer and drier than normal season, in 2014 the harvest has started sooner at the Peumo vineyard. The chief enologist of the estate, Marcio Ramírez, expects more fruity and fresher wines, with all the identity of the Carmenere from Peumo.
Some consumers have still limited trust in the bottles closed with screw caps. On the other hand, we have the sentiment to the cork because of its tradition.
For three months, our icon Cabernet Sauvignon has been promoted in four prestigious restaurants of Finland, demonstrating the quality of Chilean wine in this remote land in the northern hemisphere.
Cradle of our iconic Cabernet Sauvignon, and recognized by Wine & Spirits as one of the best vineyards in the world, Puente Alto is a symbol, not only for Concha y Toro but also for national viticulture. That is why we spoke with enologist Enrique Tirado about the 2014 grape harvest in this outstanding terroir.
Summer is coming to an end in Chile and in most of Concha y Toro’s estates the harvest period has started. To record this unique time of the year, we wanted to explore different valleys and watch this 2014 harvest more closely.