MOVI stars and VIGNO hits from Chile
MOVI and VIGNO are acronyms for two winemaking movements in Chile, spearheaded by the 2010 Geoffrey Robert's Award winner , Derek Mossman Knapp. A self-described 'pushy Canadian from Maule', Knapp is indefatigably devoted to his cause of championing the lesser known face of Chilean wine. MOVI represents a union of small, independent vintners, as described by Jancis here , while VIGNO is a series of wines made from old-vine Carignan, as Knapp himself explained for Purple Pagers in 2011 . I tasted the current offerings earlier this year, and can certainly appreciate the spirit in which they are made. Many of them are refreshingly...
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