Tag: wine

Saturday, December 18th 2010 - 21:08 UTC

Chilean wine industry booming: sales up 10% and exports 11.7%

Plans to double exports and add 26.667 hectares of vineyards by 2020

Between Jan and Oct 2010, 83 of the top 100 Chilean wineries increased their sales of bottled wine. According to figures from Wines of Chile, 68 of these wineries increased sales by more than 10%. Exports have increased by 11.7% compared to figures during the same period in 2009.

Wednesday, October 6th 2010 - 22:41 UTC

Chilean wine exports reach 1.5 billion USD in 12 months, but profits down

A cheap dollar is eroding the industry’s competitiveness

Chilean bottled wine exports soared 33.3% and 25.8% during August in volume and value helping to reach the 1.5 billion US dollars and 749 million litres in the last twelve months, with 18.9% and 11.2% increases in volume and value according to the latest release from Vinos de Chile.

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010 - 06:02 UTC

Chilean wine industry and pork plant clash over land planning and use

Wine production is a crucial part of the Casablanca Valley economy

Winemakers in Chile’s Casablanca Valley have been fighting pork-producing behemoth Expo Pork Meat for the past two weeks, as the company looks to construct a pork-processing plant in the region.

Thursday, July 1st 2010 - 06:52 UTC

Chilean wine retailer to promote sales in Peru, Brazil and Colombia

Three months after opening its newest store in Chile, The World of Wines - a key Chilean wine retailer – is looking to expand throughout the region.

Friday, June 25th 2010 - 00:29 UTC

Chile ranks fifth globally in wine exports and eighth in production

Chile’s valleys next to the Andes covered in vines for excellent wines

Chile has moved up two spots from its 2008 ranking, accounting for 3.7% of wine world production in 2009, according to a report released by the International Organization of Vin and Wine (OIV).

Friday, June 4th 2010 - 03:26 UTC

Falkland Islands love to drink wine according to California’s Wine Institute

Will it be red or Chardonnay, with squid?

The Falkland Islands figure among the world top ten per capita wine consumption countries according to the Wine Institute (2008), which brings together all of California’s wineries and vineyards and manages a vast inventory of statistics with commercial purposes.


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