Wine Intelligence arrives in Chile
Inevitably, when an undertaking becomes
successful following the guidelines of its founders, the
proven formula transcends frontiers. This is the case
of Matura, an international firm that has proven to have
excellent know-how in winemaking businesses in Mendoza
(Argentina) expanding today in America, setting foot in
another strong wine country: Chile.
WINE INDUSTRY LEADERS TO GATHER AT WINEFUTURE-RIOJA
Dick, Dan Jago, Troy Christenssen, Robert M. Parker,
Jr., Jancis Robinson, Oz Clarke, Miguel Torres, Don
St. Pierre and Gary Vaynerchuk to Lead Group of 35 Speakers
in Rioja, Spain.
Italians and Argentineans activate a 2,000 ha Project
Villa Agrelo Project, located at 30 km from the Airport
on the side of Route 40, is coordinated by Gruppo Matura
in Latin America. Besides from its wine making orientation,
the project’s activity will contemplate the production
of olive oil, cherries, and rearing of different animal
species with an area destined for natural flora and
Chile sponsors a program to train waiters and waitresses
the second time in this South American country, the
Chilean branch Diageo–a major wine, liquor, and
beer international producer and distributor- launches
Bartenders, a program implemented by INACAP, the Training
Department of the Technological University of Chile.
This program aims at training young people from low
socioeconomic social segments as waiters and waitresses,
thus giving them access to a job market with good employment
pride threatened by Spain
The eternal international dispute over the wine quality
seals brought today a new component, the production and
imminent threat that Spain may defeat the French pride
on Resveratrol in wine
In a previous edition we presented the Harvard University’s
findings on the health benefits that bring the intake
of grapes and wine, due to the presence in them of a substance
named Resveratrol. In this article we will expand on scientists’
opinions that attest to these findings.
company in Chile devoted to boost tourism in vineyards
a company created by Ximena Merino, the sister of Vinos
de Chile president, is operating since February. Report
by Danilo Bustamante for El Mercurio newspaper from
Santiago de Chile.
After their flag won an aesthetic contest
on the best world’s teaching, Mexicans aim for more:
in the best alchemist style they turn tequila into diamonds.
Salud, mis cuates...
exact term that would define the viticultural situation
in Argentina is worrisome. The Cuyo newspaper, edited
in San Juan -second main district of the country’s
wine producers- affirms that May was a negative month,
but June will be even worse. The strike has meant an
incredible blow, but the national economy situation
constitutes the main obstacle for the viticultural area.
Charles is using wine as fuel
The eccentricities of the aristocracy can
be, at present, just an adaptation to the reality of our
broken planet. An example of this can be found in this
article on the new habits of the British Royalty.
consumption dropped in May
According to estimate figures from the Federal institute
for the grape-growing and wine making industry in Argentina,
in May this year the shipments of wine destined to internal
consumption dropped an approximate 6.67 %with respect
to the same month in 2007
reveals the secrets of a better-quality life
New studies conducted by scientists from
the Harvard Medical School show that the wine intake may
improve health. Resveratrol would be the secret of this
truth fountain of youth.
difficult to have an opinion on Argentina," says
Federico Castellucci, General Director
of the OIV, talks to Diario del Vino and says that it
is difficult to have an opinion about “an apparent
Argentinean crisis” and that he supports the country’s
decision of changing its status from full member to observer
member. He admits the difficulties that arise in establishing
a stable internal politics, that prevent the reestablishment
of its old status in the OIV: “I’m positive
that it will be a full member by October.”
has The largest Museum of Wine Culture
The viticultural company Dinastía Vivanco, from
Rioja, sponsors the largest Museum of Wine Culture in
the world, in which there is also a documentation center
that keeps books dating from medieval times. Dinastía
Vivanco will make these documents available online, at
the disposal of those who wish to consult them.
Chile there is a tendency to plant red varieties in
cold weather regions. As a result, fresh, less-aggressive
wines, with less sugar and more acidity can be obtained
in accordance with the international demand. Article
published by Revista del Campo de El Mercurio magazine,
Santiago de Chile.
vineyard raises the bet with premium wines
In keeping with the tendency of valuing the wine products
the market offers, Chilean vineyard Viña Maipo
promotes their creation, Viña Maipo Limited Edition,
in Mexico with only fifty boxes of a limited edition of
is just a glass away
the most promising emerging markets is India, with an
increase in the production of wine that makes contact
with that country more interesting. A possible introduction
of lower taxes benefits the offer.
and Argentinean figures
latest wine export-figures of two of the most important
wine producers in South America - Argentina and Chile-
were released. While in March the shipments in Argentina
increased in size and value, Chile claims that during
the same month their exports decreased in size, but the
result was inverse in value. Some figures.
The force of democracy
may be excessive
An unexpected turn is leading the conflict between the
Argentinean Executive Power and the rural sector into
more reasonable channels, however dangerous for the Kirchner’s
prestige. Mendoza, a very important wine region, plays
a main role.
foreign chateaux promoted fine wines in China
famous chateaux from France, Italy, America, Chile,
Australia and South Africa promoted about 80 varieties
of wines in China in order to find parts here. Shenzhen
was one of the most attractive markets for foreign chateaux.
has largest wine production in Southern hemisphere
will have a record production of wine for the Southern
hemisphere in 2008, totaling 15.25 million hectoliters,
compared to the 15.046 of last year according to the
latest report from the Paris seated International Organization
of Vines and Wine, OIV.
expectations: How to get into the wine industry
Some studentsmay think they have good noses, but can
they cut it in the wine industry?
get a sniff of better wine times
WA wine producers are predicting top-quality red and
white wines this year as the Australian wine industry
shrugs off the drought with predictions of a big jump
industry warns jobs at risk from tax hike on alcopops
THOUSANDS of jobs are at risk under plans to extend
the tax hike on pre-mixed drinks to other forms of alcohol,
the Winemakers' Federation warns.
British drinking out of control?
A £6 million Government campaign to educate the
public on how many units of alcohol are in each drink
will not combat binge drinking as long as alcohol remains
cheap and easily available, doctors have warned.
wine sector to bag EUR 18 million in EU funding this year
The EU has earmarked EUR 18 million for vine conversion
in Bulgaria in 2008...
winery on the market.
Simeon's Loxton winery, the country's fifth largest,
has been put on the market.
Carolina Wines Rise as Tobacco Declines.
years, tobacco was king in North Carolina. The leafy
plants thrive in the state's rich clay and used to provide
a reliable payday at harvest.
fires challenge at the big wine guns.
top wine journalists, buyers and sommeliers in Toronto
had invaded the upper chambers of the Rosewater Supper
Club for a much touted tasting.The organizer was Eduardo
Chadwick, president of Vina Errázuriz.
reception for Chilean wines.
can be the toughest test in the world: Standing before
your peers and being judged even though those peers
are a very stodgy bunch and don't want you to stand
anywhere near them. They want you to fail and take your
rightful place at the back of the class. But...The experiment
is a success for Errazuriz of Chile.
raise a glass to Chilean wines.
barriers, warm weather help produce affordable, quality
vintages. By Catherine Rabb. The Charlotte Observer.
exports of Chilean wines increased .
They grew 4,4 % in volume
and 6.6 % in income in the first seven months of the
of the Wine of Chile
of Chile will feature twelve of the top Chilean wineries
at the Food & Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen, Colorado,
Wine exports to China soar
of Australian wine exported to China grew almost 350
per cent last year, making it an increasingly important
market for wine producers. The volumes are still significantly
lower than those imported from Chile and Spain
a first-rate malbec.
for something different in red? The next time you're
shopping or dining, opt for a malbec from Argentina.
New World of wines
imports are getting a lot of attention these days, and
it’s not hard to choose a good one.
Concha y Toro UK takes on new brands.
wine company Concha y Toro has announced that its UK
subsidiary is to take over the distribution and marketing
of the Cono Sur and Isla Negra brands in the UK
wine makers battle as UK shipments rise.
ships over a third of its wine exports to Britain and
has a dominant share of supermarket sales, but producers
are struggling as a wine flood cuts prices.
Reasons Why Chile is Hot
a wine cheapskate, nothing makes me happier than to
walk down the aisle with Chilean wines in my local liquor
warning for Australian wine industry. Australian
wine export prices have dropped by a third since 2002,
a new survey reports this week.
women become wine consumers.
to a 2005 Gallup poll, women make up 52 percent of the
population but buy 55 percent of the wine in this country.
Aims to Boost Agriculture, Develop Bio-Fuel.
Chile aims to be one of the world's 10 biggest agricultural
exporters and to become a producer of bio-fuels in the
medium term, new Agriculture Minister Alvaro Rojas told
Reuters in an interview.
Star of Argentina.
one's really heard of it, or cares for that matter.
It's been hiding in blends for hundreds of years in
France and growing happily yet silently in the rich
soil of Argentina for more than a hundred years. Malbec
is a grape that plays second or third chair, but it's
clamoring for more recognition.
change ways of Argentina wine country
foreigners in Argentina, prove the limits of a region
of the wine in potentially mature for great investments
club goes global with wines, diapers, coffins
a line of exclusive taxis to fancy wines and coffins,
die-hard fans of Boca Juniors can pledge their devotion
till the end.
stocks nudge higher, peso at 3-1/2-mo high
blue-chips got a small bounce on Wednesday after five
losing sessions, one day ahead of the central bank's
monthly monetary policy meeting, while the peso continued
a copper-fueled rise against the U.S. dollar to close
at a 3-1/2-month high.
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