Chilean Reds

The first vineyards in Chile are believed to have been planted by Francisco de Aguirre Copiapó northern Chile before 1554. Grapes from the Santiago area were used in the mass production of wine, according to 1555 records. Cultivation and wine production moved south during the next one hundred years, Chilean wine exports increased rapidly between 1784 and 1789, competing with with European wines in the international market. By 1850 the state agricultural centre alone had more than 40,000 vines and 70 different varieties of grapes. The arrival of Bordeaux varieties, sparked the Chilean modern era of winemaking, the very best of which are here for you./p>

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