4 October, 2016

Good to Know – Our News from Canada during November

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Viña Errázuriz at La Grande Dégustation de Montréal

The 2016 edition of La Grande Dégustation de Montréal highlighted Chile as one of its inspiring themes for this year, which allowed visitors to learn about our country’s wine regions, grape novelties and featured wines. Wines featured to the trade and consumers included Aconcagua Costa range (Syrah, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir) and Don Maximiano 2013.

 

Terroir Seminar at La Grande Dégustation de Montréal

One of the most interesting Conferences was about Chilean Terroir, entitled “Une nouvelle frontière dans l’exploration du terroir au Chili” (A new Frontier in the Exploration of the terroir in Chile). It included the participation of the most experienced wineries on this topic, where Viña Errázurriz was represented by its President Eduardo Chadwick. Seminar was moderated by Nadia Fournier, journalist and co-author of Le Guide du Vin Phaneuf, one of the most relevant wine guides in Canada. On the occasion, Viña Errázuriz showcased the exceptional terroir of Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve, 2013 vintage, from our Max vineyard blocks in Aconcagua Valley.

 

Love Wine, Love Chile

NOV 1st: Chilean Wine & Food Festival @ Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. Under the legend “Love Wine, Love Chile! Discover the Flavours of Chile”, around 120 wines from 26 Chilean wineries were available for tasting in this exciting event. Guests were treated to a truly rare cultural experience as they discovered, tasted and learned about the world of Chilean wine, while enjoying Chilean fusion cuisine and meet with representatives from the wineries as they sample from an array of red and white varietals. Viña Errázuriz participated with a Seminar showcasing the Aconcagua Valley with Aconcagua Costa Chardonnay 2015.

 

Other activities

NOV 1ST: Carolyn Hammond, wine writer of Canada’s biggest newspaper, the Toronto Star, met Viña Errázuriz’s President Eduardo Chadwick at Soho House. Wines enjoyed included our full Aconcagua Costa Range including Sauvignon Blanc 2016, Chardonnay 2016, Pinot Noir 2015 and Syrah 2014; Aconcagua Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 and Carmenere 2014; 2012 and 2013 vintages of The Blend Red, and our flagship wine Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve 2013.

NOV 1ST: Eduardo Chadwick hosted a Winemaker Dinner at Rosedale Club in Toronto, with Canadian wine writer Tony Aspler among the guests. Wines enjoyed: Aconcagua Costa Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Aconcagua Costa Syrah 2013, plus the full range of Icon wines Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve 2012, La Cumbre 2012, KAI 2012 and Viñedo Chadwick 2013.

NOV 2nd: VIP Wine Maker Dinner at Buonanotte Restaurant, along with the Fondation Charles Guindon por L’Epilepsie. Wines enjoyed: Estate Fumé Blanc 2015, Max Reserva Chardonnay 2015, La Cumbre 2013, Don Maximiano Founder’s Reserve 2013 and our Late Harvest Sauvignon Blanc 2014

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