Archive for January, 2014
I thought someone was joking when they said that the bikes were waiting for us at Cono Sur.
But, as we rolled up the driveway to the Santa Elisa estate in Chile’s Colchagua Valley, there they were – a row of black, slightly careworn cycles.
I should have clicked, given that Cono Sur’s entry level range of wine is called Bicicleta. (more…)
You could call the arrival of Carmenere in Chile a happy accident.
It was Merlot the Chileans were after, back in the day. Unbeknown to them, they got Carmenere vines as well. (more…)