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The business end of Chile
24 Oct 2011 by Richard Hemming
See also Derek Mossman Knapp's more heartening tale of another aspect of the current Chilean wine scene, also published today. When I visited Chile in 2009, I came back chock-full of enthusiasm for the diversity and quality of wine available - as you can read in Trench warfare in Chile . I tried desperately to remind myself of this as I trudged through the bottom end of Chile's winemaking at this year's generic tasting in London last month. For here was a sorry selection of el plonko if ever there was one. I am torn between sympathy for the un-glamorous hardship of wineries working on a large scale and...

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