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Chile’s diversity deserves more delineated DOs

Published:  27 May, 2021

The demarcation of Chile’s regions and sub-regions could and should be much clearer, focusing in with smaller local denominations to better reflect the diversity of the country’s winemaking.

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Jascots brings Luna Austral to the UK

Published:  11 May, 2021

Jascots Wine Merchants has added Luna Austral to its growing portfolio, marking the Argentinian producer’s UK debut.

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South America: Cross-party collaboration

Published:  02 April, 2021

James Lawrence looks at the partnership between Chile and Argentina, and how the wine communities are tackling climate change

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Organic Argentina

Published:  31 March, 2021

The Andean foothills provide ideal conditions for low-intervention viticulture, allowing organic winemaking to flourish

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Chile: Time to refocus

Published:  30 March, 2021

At Harpers’ recent Premium Chile webinar, voices from all corners of the trade gathered to have their say, as Lisa Riley reports.

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South American UK off-trade wine sales thrive

Published:  10 March, 2021

South American wine sales in the UK off-trade have thrived in the past couple of years, showing double-digit value growth, up 12% in 2019 and 24% in 2020 (year to 2 January, 2021), according to new NielsenIQ research shared exclusively with Harpers.

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Buying into South America

Published:  09 March, 2021

Buyers are finding wine drinkers more than willing to take a chance on non-Malbec reds from Chile
and Argentina, as Lisa Riley reports

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North South Wines signs Ventisquero distribution deal

Published:  09 February, 2021

Chilean producer Ventisquero Wine Estates (VWE) has appointed North South Wines as distributor for its Ventisquero brand.

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Trivento enters top 10 branded light wines

Published:  26 January, 2021

Trivento, Concha y Toro’s (CyT) Argentinean wine brand, led the charge as the company delivered strong off-trade growth for the 12-week period to 2January 2021. 

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Condor pairs with Cooper, capturing stories behind SA’s 2020 harvest

Published:  07 August, 2020

A new advisory collaboration between South American specialist Alistair Cooper MW and importer Condor Wines has delivered its first result in the shape of a 2020 Harvest Report, delivering the stories behind a ‘unique’ vintage.

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CyT Q2 results show “double-digit” uplift

Published:  31 July, 2020

Chilean producer Viña Concha y Toro has announced a 16.5% consolidated sales uplift in its Q2 results, posted today (31 July).

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Q&A: Marcelo Papa, Concha y Toro

Published:  16 July, 2020

Andrew Catchpole speaks with CyT’s technical director about climate change, driving Chile forward and balancing innovation with commercial reality

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Concha y Toro extends Diablo brand

Published:  08 June, 2020

Concha y Toro UK has extended its Diablo brand with a Cabernet Sauvignon.

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Southern hemisphere winemakers share lessons from crisis harvesting

Published:  03 June, 2020

Producers from across the southern hemisphere have shared their experiences of what it was like to complete their 2020 harvests while infrastructure closed down around them and the movement of people became restricted.

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Chile rising high

Published:  03 June, 2020

Consumers have come to expect value from Chilean wine, says James Lawrence, so how can they be encouraged to trade up?

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Q&A: Eduardo Alemparte, Viña Santa Rita

Published:  02 June, 2020

Just ahead of handing over the reins as director of viniviticulture to Jaime de la Barra at the historical Maipo estate Viña Santa Rita, Eduardo Alemparte explained the allure of a benchmark Chilean region.

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Cono Sur rolls out organic range

Published:  20 May, 2020

Chilean producer Concha y Toro has launched a new organic range under its Cono Sur label.

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Concha y Toro provides lab for Covid-19 testing

Published:  30 April, 2020

Concha y Toro’s Centre for Research and Innovation (CRI) in Chile has had its lab certified for Covid-19 testing. 

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Early 2020 Santa Rita harvest “most memorable and particularly challenging”

Published:  29 April, 2020

Santa Rita Estates (SRE) has pronounced the 2020 harvest as the “most memorable” but also as “particularly challenging within the context in which it developed”.

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Tim Atkin MW releases 2020 Chile report

Published:  20 March, 2020

Tim Atkin MW, Harpers columnist and leading UK wine writer, has released his 2020 Chile report.

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