Many newly-established wine regions are situated in Coquimbo (including Elqui and Limari) and Aconcagua (including Aconcagua, Casablanca and San Antonio). But historically most wines in Chile are produced in the Central Valley region.
The geographic and climatic condition of Chile is somewhat unique. The long and narrow landmass of Chile faces the Pacific, with the snow-capped Andes mountain at its back. Although rainfalls mostly occur in
Two hundred cases of wine from this year’s Decanter Asia Wine Awards are to be sold this week as part of a fine wine auction held at Christie’s Hong Kong to raise money for the newly formed Decanter Asia Wine Scholarship programme.
As we explained in the previous Tip of the Day, the predominant grape variety in Beaujolais is Gamay, which is responsible for the best-drink-young Beaujolais Nouveau. So why is this variety chosen to make Beaujolais Nouveau? And how do people celebrate t
On every third Thursday in November, right after the vintage, the world celebrates the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau. And in 2012, for the first time, Shanghai will become one of the “officially appointed” cities to release this year’s Beaujolais Nouveau,
The finest South African wines are produced in the Coastal Region, including famous winemaking areas: Constantia ward, Stellenbosch, Paarl and Walker Bay.
The climate conditions in South Africa are primarily Mediterranean. Although the South Africa summers are very hot, the icy Benguela Current from the South Atlantic Ocean cools down the Cape, and allows vineyards to develop on both sides of the Cape of Go
Continue to yesterday’s tip of the day, let’s look at the other important wine region of Southern France—Languedoc-Roussillon.
Going further down the river Rhone, you will reach the heart of Southern France, the region bordering the French Mediterranean coast.
The diverse climatic and geographic conditions in the Rhone Valley produce a variety of grapes. In the previous Tip of the Days, we already mentioned the most important varieties in both the Northern and Southern Rhone; today let’s talk about their styles