Chile Expedition

Chile Expedition Video Series 2013

WE's Editor for South America set out on a journey to discover what Chile has to offer. From Santiago to Colchagua Valley, he explored nine wineries and sat down with winemakers at each to talk terroir, top wine picks and tourism opportunities.

Powerful & Elegant Lapostolle Wines

Plus the winemaker gives South American Editor Michael Schachner a tour of the property's innovative and stunning seven-floor underground winery.

Root: 1—High Scores, Top Quality and Affordability

Winemaker for Root: 1 reveals the tips to pairing his Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon with the perfect foods, plus talks to Wine Enthusiast's Michael Schachner about the cool Casablanca region and original rootstocks.

Award-Winning Winery Reveals Secrets of Success

Chief Winemaker at Viña San Pedro—a Wine Enthusiast New World Winery winner—takes South American Editor Michael Schachner into the vineyards to talk about how their unique terroir results in top wines.

Discover Chile's Oldest Winery, Home to Top-Rated Chilean Wines

South American contributing editor Michael Schachner visits Viña Santa Rita to learn more about one of his favorite Chilean wines, Casa Real Cabernet Sauvignon. Plus, he picks up insider tips for traveling to this top destination.

Ventisquero’s Treasure, Heru—a Top-Rated Pinot Noir

Felipe Tosso, head winemaker for Viña Ventisquero, reveals the secrets behind the making of his top bottlings.

Chile Expedition Video Series 2013: Santa Carolina

MontGras: Dine, Horseback Ride & Make Your Own Wine at the Winery of the Sun

In episode two of the Chile Expedition series, Wine Enthusiast's Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, visits Viña MontGras to get a behind-the-scenes look at a cool blending class offered to winery guests.

Chile Expedition: Viña Santa Ema

Wine Enthusiast's Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, talks to Viña Santa Ema's winemaker about their must-buy bottlings that range in price and style—and are perfect for this time of year.

Montes Winery: Feng Shui Design & Fine Dining

WE’s Contributing Editor for South America, Michael Schachner, chats with founder of Montes winery, Aurelio Montes, about the inspiration behind the stunning Feng Shui architecture, plus top food pairings.

Special Promotion: Chile's Southern Valleys

The origin of Chilean wine begins in the southern part of the country, where traces of its 460 year history are still visible.

Special Promotion: Maipo y Aconcagua Valleys

At these Chilean valleys, there are vineyards that stretch to the sea and produce notable reds and whites.

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