Learn About Dallas Conte
Dallas Conté is a joint venture between Beringer Blass and the fourth-largest Chilean wine producer, Vina Santa Carolina. Santa Carolina is the leading brand of Chilean wine in Australia.
There has been a dramatic increase in Australian imports of Chilean wine. No longer is it sufficient for the wine lover to try Chilean wine - the questions are which Chilean wine brands, which varieties and which wine regions.
Santa Carolina manages 600 hectares of vineyards in the four best vineyard regions of Chile.
Learn About Chile
Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....
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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon
(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...
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