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