Video with Sebastian Labbe Winemaker at Carmen Winery during the VPIWF

 mywinepal  April 6, 2012

Did you know that Vina Carmen is Chile’s oldest winery, founded in 1850 by Christian Lanz, who named the winery after his wife, Carmen? The Carmenere grape variety was rediscovered at Carmen in 1994. In 1997 Carmen launched the first Chilean organic wine under the Nativa brand.  I remember buying the wine in WA state as it was not yet…

Talking with Miguel Torres Maczassek at the Vancouver Playhouse Intl Wine Festival

 mywinepal  March 28, 2012

Miguel Torres is best known as a wine making family with long pedigree from Spain.  From Spain they have spread out around the world.  One place where they have taken root has been Chile; the Curico Valley to be precise.  Their winery is very well known for their high quality Cordillera red blend. But when I was at the Vancouver…

MyWinePal Presents Emiliana Vineyards at the VPIWF

 mywinepal  March 26, 2012

Emiliana Vineyards has become very well-known for their organic and biodynamic wines that they produce in the Colchagua Valley, Chile. I speak briefly with Fernando Pavon, Export Director about the winery and their wines.  Enjoy.