Category Archives: Chile

New Year Offers – part 1

25% off selected New World wines After an exciting if unpredictable 2014, we look forward to what 2015 bring. December was our busiest to date, and while we still have a wide portfolio of wines to offer, we’re also keen … Continue reading

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Seña and the Judgement of Berlin… Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul…

Reading a marketing handout for Seña yesterday in preparation for our offer, reminded me of the film “Bottle Shock” which I happened to watch at the weekend. In Randall Miller’s 2008 film, Alan Rickman (a rather curious choice to play Steven … Continue reading

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Seña – product of a united vision

Seña had its genesis in a collaboration between two of the modern wine industry’s leading figures, Eduardo Chadwick and the late great Robert Mondavi. In 1995 Mondavi, Californian wine’s most vociferous and passionate advocate, and Chadwick, of one of Chile’s … Continue reading

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Treasures of Chile – Carménère

Forget Sierra Madre, this is a real story of hidden treasure lost for 150 years! This variety is practically unique to Chile. Carménère once formed part of the blend in classic Bordeaux wines, along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc … Continue reading

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