Chile – the guide


Jancis spent the early days of February escaping the biting cold in Britain and immersing herself in the extraordinary metamorphosis of the Chilean wine scene. The links below take you to all her tasting notes and the articles written about those five ram-packed and exciting days, as well as to a Throwback Thursday article, which provides some revealing historical context.

Chilean vine growers have long been aware of the country’s wide range of climates, but Chile is also getting in touch with its very varied soils in no uncertain way currently, as this photo, taken at Viña Leyda, of one of many soil pits dug recently in Chile’s burgeoning vineyards shows.

Chile v Argentina – a transatlantic divide
(Throwback Thursday, Free for all) 5 Mar 2015 (and 25 Sep 2010)

The new Chile (FT, Free for all) 21 Feb 2015

Chile answers back to red bordeaux (Tasting articles) 20 Feb 2015

Chile's fresh whites and a pink (Tasting articles) 19 Feb 2015

Chile's revolutionary new reds (Tasting articles) 18 Feb 2015

Chilean wine map in a ferment (Inside information) 9 Feb 2015

How our taste in wine styles has evolved (Free for all/Throwback Thursday) 31 Dec 2001 and 15 Feb 2015