Chilean Wine

Winemaking was first introduced to Chile by Spanish settlers in the 1500’s, but it wasn’t until the 1980’s that much of the world had their first sips of Chilean wine.  At this time, Chile began exporting its wine reserves after strict trade barriers were lifted that once prevented wines to be released from Chile. Since then, Chile has experience remarkable growth.  In 1984, Chile’s total wine exports amounted to 2%, less than 30 years later they’re currently exporting 70% of their wines, making Chile responsible for roughly 8% of the world’s wine.

Chile is dominated by red wines, accounting for almost three quarters of their total production. The most prominent red wine is Cabernet Sauvignon followed Merlot and, finally, Carmenere, the “lost grape of Bordeaux.” Chile has also received high praise for the production of wines made from Pinot Noir despite the fact the plantings of this grape a relatively small. Chile’s red wines are often Read more »

Mentor for Chilean Wines

Constance Chamberlain

Wine Marketing Professional for Austria, Chile, and Pernod Ricard, millenial wino,WSET Diploma student, freelance wine writer, permanent Greek wine supporter. My favorite wine regions are generally those that are the lesser-known, come find out why!

View Profile » View Top Lists »

Other Mentors

See all Mentors »

View More

Popular wines made in Chile under $20

Find local availability for these wines:Submit

Varietals Produced in Chile View all

  • Carmenère

    History of the grape: Carmenère was once widely planted in Bordeaux’s Medoc for its deep color and unique gaminess. I...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Subregions of Chile

  • Aconcagua

    To the north of Santiago is the Aconcagua Valley, a small winegrowing area of just 1,098 hectar...

  • Cachapoal Valley

      Cachapoal Valley is known for its red wines that make up 80% of production. The star varie...

  • Central Valley

      Valle Central, or Central Valley, is a large expanse of Chile that is one of the most sign...

  • Colchagua Valley

    Colchagua Valley is set close to the Coastal Range and to the sea. It is largely recognized as ...

  • Coquimbo

      The Coquimbo Valley is a region that encompasses the Elqui, Limarí and Choapa Valleys in n...

  • Southern Chile

Popular Wineries in Chile View all

  • Sant Ema

    In 1917 a young Pedro Pavone-Voglino left his homeland in Italy’s Piamonte wine region and emb...

  • CREMASCHI FURLOTTI

    The tradition of Viña Cremaschi Furlotti starts in Italy with my great-grandfather ", indicates P...

  • Casas del Bosque

    Casas del Bosque is located 70 km from Santiago, the capital of Chile, and 30 km from one of t...

  • Viña Casa Rivas

    Winemaking processes at Casa Rivas are oriented to produce Premium quality wines. To this end, ea...

  • Valdivieso

    Producing quality wines requires careful and balanced management in every stage of the winemaking...

  • Viña Tarapaca

    Viña Tarapacá Ex Zavala came into being in the nineteenth century, in 1874, and was then named "V...

Page 5 of 635

Chile on Snooth

  • Leyda Pinot Noir Rose Valle de Leyda 2017

    Snoothrank:

    Mellow and aromatic with cherry and earthy strawberry aromas, mineral notes and a bit of red apple. Lots of tart sour cherry and strawberry fruit on the palate, zesty acidity, smoky mineral earth and an herbal note that finishes a bit raw and rough. Nice depth, very tart. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Poland vs Chilehttps://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/https://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/https://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs Chile LivePoland vs Chile Live StreamPoland vs Chile Live StreamingPoland vs Chile Live OnlinePoland vs Chile LivePoland vs Chile Live StreamPoland vs Chile Live StreamingPoland vs Chile Live O... Read More

    Forum post in the topic https://tvson.de/germanyvssau...


  • Poland vs Chilehttps://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/https://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/https://livevsstream.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs Chile LivePoland vs Chile Live StreamPoland vs Chile Live StreamingPoland vs Chile Live OnlinePoland vs Chile LivePoland vs Chile Live StreamPoland vs Chile Live StreamingPoland vs Chile Live O... Read More

    Forum post in the topic https://tvson.de/germanyvssau...


  • https://rolandlive.ca/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs Chile LivePoland vs Chile Live FreeChile vs PolandChile vs Poland Livehttps://rolandlive.ca/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs JapanSwitzerland vs Japan LiveSwitzerland vs Japan Live FreeJapan vs SwitzerlandJapan vs Switzerland Livehttps://rolandlive.ca/scotlandvscanada/Scotland vs Cana... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Click...


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live stream


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live online


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live online


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live online


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live online


  • ...schile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/https://watchvslivehd.de/polandvschile/Poland vs ChilePoland vs ChilePoland vs Chile livePoland vs Chile live streamPoland vs Chile live stream onlinehttps://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/https://watchvslivehd.de/switzerlandvsjapan/Switzerland vs ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Switzerland vs Japan live online


prev 1 ...  3 4 5 6 7  ...  635 next




View larger map



Best Wine Deals

See More Deals

Chilean Wine Top Lists


Recent Forum PostsView all


Chilean wine ratings and reviews





Snooth Media Network