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    Bordeaux compared with the world outside

    The Bordeaux Place has a long history as a trading platform traditionally focused on young Bordeaux. It’s where reputations are made and lost as each…

    26 Sep 2018 Jancis Robinson
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    When terroir trumps quality

    This article has been syndicated. When might a wine producer not want to make the best possible wine? Now. Now particularly. All over the world…

    29 May 2018 Jancis Robinson
  • Article Don't quote me

    François Lurton's greener grapes

    ‘I have been travelling the world for nearly 25 years, and I do not remember a year in which the weather patterns have been so disruptive to the…

    13 Mar 2018 Tamlyn Currin
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    ​Introducing Ñuble – Chile’s newest wine region

    Chilean agronomist Max Morales reports on this new and interesting – possibly complicated and challenging – development. After many years of political…

    4 Sep 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Wines of the week

    ​Clos de Luz, Massal 1945 Carmenère 2015 Rapel

    From $17.99, 14,990 Chilean pesos, €19.98, £19.95, 119.90 Brazilian reals Find this wine It may seem a bit perverse not to be choosing a French wine…

    14 Jul 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    The world's most southerly vineyard?

    13 July 2017 To accompany Julia's tasting article on the wines of Argentine Patagonia today, we're reprising Jancis on a most unusual enterprise in…

    13 Jul 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Foreign winemakers help Maule's resurgence

    Chilean agronomist Maximiliano Morales brings us up to date. This picture shows some of the old labels of Maule wines that are part of INIA Cauquenes' …

    26 Jun 2017 Guest contributor
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    Scenes from Chile

    You may remember that in early February I was in southern Chile and saw the terrible effects of the late-January fires there (see Mainly Itata).…

    6 Jun 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Floods in northern Chile

    Maximiliano Morales of reports on truly exceptional weather in the Coquimbo region of northern Chile. See also pictures below of the…

    16 May 2017 Guest contributor
  • Article Nick on restaurants

    ​The mystery of Chilean cuisine

    Nick recalls a day in Santiago before the terrible recent rains in this article published by the Financial Times.The scene was enchanting. Dappled…

    4 Mar 2017 Nick Lander
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    Chile - the perils of monoculture

    A version of this article is published by the Financial Times. See Mainly Itata for relevant tasting notes. ‘It’s a fight we are starting, and…

    25 Feb 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Mainly Itata

    As Richard wrote recently in Chile runs wild and I outlined a couple of years ago in The new Chile, many of the most innovative and exciting Chilean…

    23 Feb 2017 Jancis Robinson
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    Chile runs wild

    See also this more recent account From the frontline of Chile's fires.  Until November last year, my most recent encounters with Chilean wine had…

    7 Feb 2017 Richard Hemming MW
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    From the frontline of Chile's fires

    2 February Encouraged by Purple Pager Wink Lorch, we are today republishing free Derek Mossman Knapp’s account of the terrible fires that have been…

    2 Feb 2017 Guest contributor
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    WWC 20 - Jonathan Bates

    Number 20 in our series of entries from our wine writing competition comprises two entertaining entries from Jonathan Bates, who describes himself…

    30 Jan 2017 Guest contributor