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2015 year in review and hopes and fears for 2016: Clare Griffiths, Concho y Toro

Published:  04 January, 2016

Our final look back at 2015 is from Clare Griffiths, commercial director for Concho y Toro UK which saw an impressive performance for 2015- which may be tough to beat.  But looking ahead Griffiths is most excited about continuing the work her team has been doing in 2016 by focusing on building strong brands that deliver value in the UK market.


2015 year in review and hopes and fears for 2016: Anita Jackson, Wines of Chile

Published:  31 December, 2015

Anita Jackson, UK director of Wines of Chile, looks back at a successful 2015, with volume and value figures up over the previous year.  She was particularly pleased with the success of the innovative Mercado Andino tasting in 2015. But over the Christmas period she looking forward to putting her feet up and enjoy a little down time before 2016, where she sees the biggest challenge ahead is getting consumers to trade up in their wine purchases. 


Accolade signs three-year British tennis sponsorship for Anakena

Published:  07 December, 2015

Accolade Wines is to spend £500,000 on its newly acquired Anakena Chilean wine brand over the next year.


Insight: Consumer wine style trends into 2016

Published:  07 December, 2015

 Will Malbec and Prosecco continue to attract consumers at a break-neck pace or is that so last year? Angela Mount reports


Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

Published:  01 December, 2015

Chile's Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.


Concha y Toro posts strong third-quarter figures

Published:  19 November, 2015

Sales at leading Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro hit £156.7 million for the third quarter, according to the latest report from the company.


Q&A: Andrés Lavados, Chile's Santa Rita Estates

Published:  04 November, 2015

Andrés Lavados has been heading up Chile's Santa Rita Estates for more than a year. He talks about his vision for the company and how he plans to crack the UK market.


Wines of Chile reveals annual Sommelier Challenge winners

Published:  21 October, 2015

The winners of the annual Wines of Chile Sommelier Challenge have been announced.


Guy Woodward: Chile produces good quality wines, but still needs to market them globally

Published:  09 October, 2015

In recent years, Chile's winemakers have started to show greater ingenuity and initiative in the vineyard and the winery. That sense of risk and personality needs to carry over to the way the wines are promoted.


Caliterra winemaker tips Malbec to do big things in Chile

Published:  16 September, 2015

A leading Chilean winemaker thinks Malbec could be a grape with a big future in the country.


South America | Strength in diversity

Published:  11 September, 2015

Bringing together the flavours and cultures of South America paints a wine picture that's as colourful as it is diverse


Chile's Errazuriz plans assault on top-end wine market in 2016

Published:  09 September, 2015

Chilean wine producer Errazuriz is lining up a UK release for two top-end wines from its cool climate Aconcagua Costa vineyards in the spring of 2016.


Chile's Viña Ventisquero lines-up Root 1 additions and Wild Swan for UK debuts

Published:  04 September, 2015

Chilean producer Viña Ventisquero is the latest to line up new UK launches for a big reveal at next week's Mercado Andino tasting in London.


Chilean producer to release wine made from wild vines

Published:  02 September, 2015

Chile's Bouchon Family Wines is launching a wine made from Pais vines that grow wild among the trees of its Mingre Estate in Maule Valley.


Casillero back on TV as CyT prepares line-up for Mercado Andino tasting

Published:  25 August, 2015

Chilean wine producer Concha y Toro is coming back to British TV screens with a new ad for Casillero del Diablo as part of its Wine Legend campaign.


UK release for wine from Chilean vineyard given new lease of life after 2010 earthquake

Published:  24 August, 2015

Torres claims a Chilean first for wine from slate terraces

Published:  13 August, 2015

Bodegas Torres has produced what it claims is the first Chilean wine to be grown on terraced slate terrain.


Wines of Chile launches Mercado Chileno event for consumers

Published:  05 August, 2015

Wines of Chile has announced a new consumer event to follow its trade tasting in September. Mercado Chileno will take place at Old Spitalfields Market in London on 11 and 12 September.


Volume declines of Southern hemisphere harvest pushes up demand for bulk wines

Published:  14 May, 2015

Smaller harvest in the Southern hemisphere are set to boost demand for bulk wine, the latest report from Ciatti has said.


Chilean brand Viña Montes introduces early 'spring harvest' Sauvignon Blanc

Published:  24 April, 2015

Chilean wine brand Vina Montes has introduced a 'spring harvest' Sauvignon Blanc to its range of wines, which is available at Liberty Wines.