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Viña Chocalán Reserva Sauvignon Blanc 2021 and Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon 2020

A Chilean Red and White Wine by Vina Chocalan for Your Summer PleasurePR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  June 10, 2024  0 Comments on A Chilean Red and White Wine by Vina Chocalan for Your Summer PleasurePR SAMPLE 

One of the newer winemaking families in Chile is the Toro family located in the Maipo and the San Antonio Valley.  They bought their first vineyard in 1998 and made their first wine in 2001 under the label Viña Chocalán. Chocalán is the indigenous word for the yellow blossoms from a shrub that blooms in the area. I received two…

Viña Chocalán and Their Premium Wines

Say Hola to Viña Chocalán and Their Premium Wines from Chile

 mywinepal  May 21, 2021

One thing that I learned from my time being a part of the South World Wine Society many years ago was that Chile produces many premium wines, but at the time the entry-level wines were only making it into BC liquor stores.  Things slowly change and you can now find more premium Chilean wines, usually from Cabernet Sauvignon, which is…

MyWinePal Attends Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fair – Part 2

 mywinepal  September 26, 2010

In Part 1 of my attendance at the Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Fair, I reviewed wines of New Zealand and Argentina. Here in Part 2, I’ll cover the rest of the world (or at least parts that I had a chance to taste)! If you like Italian wines, Altesino is a nice coice. I particularly liked their Brunello di Montalcino…