Chile Expedition Video Series 2013
WE's Editor for South America set out on a journey to discover what Chile has to offer. From Santiago to Colchagua Valley, he explored nine wineries and sat down with winemakers at each to talk terroir, top wine picks and tourism opportunities.
Ninth stop on this Chile Expedition: Lapostolle
Chief Winemaker takes South American Editor Michael Schachner on a tour of the innovative and stunning seven-floor underground winery, both they taste through a top Lapostolle bottling.
Eighth stop on this Chile Expedition: Viña San Pedro
Chief Winemaker at Viña San Pedro—a Wine Enthusiast New World Winery winner—takes South American Editor Michael Schachner into the vineyards to talk about how their unique terroir results in top wines.
Seventh stop on this Chile Expedition: Viña Ventisquero
Felipe Tosso, head winemaker for Viña Ventisquero, reveals the secrets behind the making of their top bottlings: Heru and Pangea
Sixth stop on this Chile Expedition: Santa Rita
South American contributing editor Michael Schachner visits Viña Santa Rita to learn more about one of his favorite Chilean wines, Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon. Plus, he picks up insider tips for traveling to this top destination.
Fifth stop on this Chile Expedition: Montes
Wine Enthusiast's Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, visits Montes winery to chat with founder Aurelio Montes about the inspiration behind the stunning Feng Shui architecture, plus top food pairings.
Fourth stop on this Chile Expedition: Viña Santa Ema
Wine Enthusiast's Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, talks to Viña Santa Ema's winemaker about their must-buy bottlings that range in price and style—and are perfect for this time of year.
Third stop on this Chile Expedition: Root: 1
Winemaker for Root: 1 reveals the tips to pairing his Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon with the perfect foods, plus talks to Wine Enthusiast's Michael Schachner about the cool Casa Blanca subregion and the original rootstock.
Second Sto p o n t his Chile Expedition: Viña MontGras
In episode two of the Chile Expedition series,Wine Enthusiast's Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, visits Viña MontGras to get a behind-the-scenes look at a cool blending class offered to winery guests. >>>
First stop on this Chile Expedition: Viña Santa Carolina
At this urban winery located in the city of Santiago, Michael sits down with Christian Wylie, commercial director for Santa Carolina Brands, and Andrés Caballero, chief winemaker, to talk about post-earthquake renovations and two top bottlings you can buy now. >>>