Bringing small scale to the big stage: Some Chilean highlights from London Wine Fair

Amanda Barnes dives back into Chile, in London, while visiting the niche producers who came to London Wine Fair to share their old vines and artisanal wines. There was one particular corner of London Wine Fair I was keen to taste through earlier this month. Although there were some exciting and diverse samplings from Greece, Georgia and Uzbekistan, it was the unassuming stand of ProChile that off...
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Book Review: The South America Wine Guide by Amanda Barnes

Book review The South America Wine Guide by Amanda Barnes from JancisRobinson.com
Tamlyn Currin reviews The South America Wine Guide: The definitive guide to the wine in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru by Amanda Barnes in this review which was originally published on JancisRobinson.com In February 2020, just before the full reality of the pandemic hit and the world went into a lockdown from which nothing would emerge the same, Jancis went on an epic trip to...
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The South America Wine Guide: The definitive guide to the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru by Amanda Barnes published

Amanda Barnes author of The South America Wine Guide
Amanda Barnes' tome to the wines of South America, The South America Wine Guide: The definitive guide to the wines of Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Bolivia and Peru, was published last month and is now available in hardback and as a digital book. "I'm thrilled to finally have my guide to South American wine out and be able to share it with everyone, and thank you so much to the members who...
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TerraNoble’s quest for terroir Carmenère

TerraNoble in Chile
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Zooming in on coastal Chilean Pinot Noir

Amanda Barnes gets to grips with three different coastal terroirs in Chile that Viña Ventisquero is producing Pinot Noir in, with a special Zoom tasting with the winemaker Alejandro Galaz during the time of Coronavirus. Originally published on SouthAmericaWineGuide.com “Pinot Noir without terroir is the most boring variety you can taste”, says Chilean winemaker Alejandro Galaz, paraphrasing a win...
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Rediscovering Atacama traditions

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