Category Archives: South America

Uruguay!

Uruguay: 29 October – 10 November 2010 If you keep eastwards and trace a line from the popular viticultural areas of Chile and Argentina, you will inevitably come across the latitude where Uruguay‘s vines also thrive. Bounded by the River … Continue reading

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Mendoza

Argentina: 13 October – 28 October 2010 A typical Mendoza style irrigation (here seen at Viña Cobos) Just a simple bus crossing over from Santiago the Capital of Chile brought us to Argentina’s capital of wine: Mendoza. Located in the … Continue reading

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Subregions of the Central Valley and Aconcagua!

Chile: 22 September – 13 October 2010 We continue now again in the Central Valley, in Curico and Cachapoal, and then travel to the Aconcagua greater region by visiting Casa Blanca, San Anthonio, and the Aconcagua sub region itself! We … Continue reading

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Chile, Legends of Maipo and Colchagua

Chile: 22 September – 13 October 2010 There is an unmistakable feeling when you enter Chile that tragedy struck the country at dawn on February 27th 2010. Indeed, a size 8.9 earthquake reduced many areas to rubble and a tsunami … Continue reading

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Beyond the Serra Gaucha

Brazil: 29 August – 22 September 2010 The town of Lages in Santa Catarina The Serra Gaucha might be considered the heart of the fine wine industry for Brazil, but just as we have seen in many places before, when … Continue reading

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Serra Gaucha!

Brazil: 29 August – 22 September 2010 Early Italian Immigrants: Wine Culture in the South of Brazil With a flight made long by anticipation, we were on the way from New York to Brazil. A new continent awaiting us, it … Continue reading

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