The changing face of Chilean wines

The long thin country of Chile is bound by four very distinctive geographical limits – the Atacama Desert, the Andes, Patagonia and the Antarctic and the Pacific Ocean. It is also the producer of quality, stylish, distinctive appealing wines offering value for money.

Chile has a long history of vine growing and due to its location, which was quite inaccessible in the 19th century, it escaped the ravages of phylloxera that was destroying European vineyards. Production costs are also low and there is a plentiful supply of water from the Andes in the main wine-growing regions.

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