Gala del Vino celebrates 20-year anniversary in Santiago

Wines of Chile’s yearly Gala del Vino wine tasting was held at Casas del Lo Matta in Santiago, Chile, November 22-24. This year’s Gala commemorated the event’s 20-year anniversary, a special and momentous occasion for Chile’s wine industry. On the evening of Thursday, November 22, the Gala’s inaugural ceremony opened the festivities with a series … More Gala del Vino celebrates 20-year anniversary in Santiago

Virtual Blogger Tastings in Santiago

After Wines of Chile’s tremendously successful Blogger Tastings last week, the persuasive message of Chilean wine is now sweeping through the blogosphere. With the help of 60 wine bloggers in United States and six wine bloggers in Chile, a virtual Blogger Tasting on Wednesday October 24 generated 853 Tweets through the designated #BlogChile hashtag, creating … More Virtual Blogger Tastings in Santiago

Decanter World Wide Wine Awards winners promoted around the world in Global Tastings

Chile’s recent success at the Decanter World Wide Wine Awards (DWWA) is being tangibly expressed in up to 28 countries with Decanter’s Global Tastings program. Beginning on September 29 and continuing into October, the program gives wine lovers the unique opportunity to taste Decanter winners at more than 60 venues around the globe. The event, … More Decanter World Wide Wine Awards winners promoted around the world in Global Tastings

The European Southern Observatory invites online visitors to an astronomical event

Virtual tourists from around the world can take an unprecedented look inside several of Chile’s key astronomical observatories on Friday, October 5. In a live-streaming webcast, the European Southern Observatory – ESO – will present “A Day in the Life of ESO,” consisting of six hours of lectures and interviews, a virtual real-time astronomical observation, … More The European Southern Observatory invites online visitors to an astronomical event

Escape from Chile’s mainland for Fiestas Patrias: Island celebrations on Chiloé

Fiestas Patrias is one of Chile’s most vibrant expression of culture and tradition, and the particular hue of the festivities varies throughout the country, as different regions add their own customs to the celebrations. A long coastal country, Chile’s political boundaries include a number of inhabited islands. Throughout the nation’s history, these island cultures typically … More Escape from Chile’s mainland for Fiestas Patrias: Island celebrations on Chiloé

Fiestas Patrias in Patagonia: celebrating at the tip of South America

Winter’s chill still hasn’t released Patagonia in September. For this reason, warm Fiestas Patrias festivities are especially welcome in the far south of Chile. Aisén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region – Aysén Communities throughout the Aysén commune host a variety of events for Fiestas Patrias. The small port town of Puerto Ibáñez celebrates … More Fiestas Patrias in Patagonia: celebrating at the tip of South America

Fiestas Patrias in Chile’s south: celebrate within the regions of lakes and volcanoes

Fiestas Patrias celebrations in southern Chile assume the rustic flavors of the local “campos” – farms and ranches – that inhabit the forests and valleys of these regions of lakes and volcanoes. Participate in the following Fiestas Patrias activities, experiencing folkloric traditions firsthand, and enjoying the warm and welcome sensations of home and family that … More Fiestas Patrias in Chile’s south: celebrate within the regions of lakes and volcanoes