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Wines of Chile: Exploring Chilean Sauvignon Blanc

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Last week, we had the pleasure to take part in an online Chilean Sauvignon Blanc tasting hosted by Wines of Chile. Sauvignon Blanc is the primary white variety planted in Chile. Eight Chilean winemakers/winery representatives convened in Chile to talk about their wines via video conference to 51 wine bloggers across the United States while […]

Filed under: Chilean Wine, Sauvignon Blanc, White Wine, Wine Activities/Events, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

Wines of Chile: Exploring Carmenere

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Carmenere, a red varietal originally found in the Bordeaux region of France, disappeared from European vineyards almost completely in the mid-19th century. Today, Carmenere is known as Chile’s signature grape, having been discovered in that country in 1994 among vines that were previously thought to be Merlot. It is a deeply colored red grape that […]

Filed under: Carmenere, Chilean Wine, Red Wine, Wine Activities/Events, Wines NOT To Buy (1 & 2 Star), Wines Over $25, Wines Under $15, Wines Under $20, Wines Under $25 |

Another Chilean Wine to Try: 2010 Apaltagua Signature Cabernet Sauvignon

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

During my media trip to Chile last fall, I had the opportunity to visit many of Chile’s wine regions, meet many of the movers and shakers in the Chilean wine industry, and taste many of their wines.  Since returning home, I have continued to explore the wines of Chile. Recently, I had the opportunity to […]

Filed under: Cabernet Sauvignon, Chilean Wine, Red Wine, Wines Over $25 |

Highlights and Final Thoughts from the 2012 Wine Bloggers Conference

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

Recently, Dad (John), Colby, and I spent three jam-packed days in Portland, Oregon, for the fifth annual Wine Bloggers Conference. Over 350 fellow wine bloggers, wine industry participants, and media members participated in tastings, keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and visits to local vineyards and wineries. [See the bottom of this post for a recap of […]

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Happy 3rd Birthday to Wine Peeps!

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Yesterday marked three years since we started sharing our wine adventures with you here on Wine Peeps. What an exciting three years it has been! We have written 768 posts and tasted over 3,750 wines. We have had the pleasure to meet so many wonderful people in the wine industry as well as fellow wine […]

Filed under: Birthday, Survey |