Get to know: Chilean Wine
Chile is a diverse and fascinating country for wine lovers. It produces wines from a wide range of grape varieties, from the classic Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to the distinctive Carménère and País. Chile has several wine regions, each with its own climatic and geological characteristics.
Key wine making regions Chilean wine
Chilean wines offer quality, diversity and value for every palate. They are a reflection of the country's unique geography, history and culture.
Aconcaguais a hot and dry region in the north, famous for its powerful reds from Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Carménère.
In Limarí you'll find a cool and coastal region in the north, with pockets of limestone that give a mineral edge to its Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
Maipo is historic and prestigious region near Santiago, where some of the finest Cabernet Sauvignon wines are made, often blended with other Bordeaux varieties.
Rapel covers a large and diverse region that includes the sub-regions of Colchagua and Cachapoal, known for its rich and fruity reds from Merlot, Carménère, Syrah and Malbec.
Curicó is a warm and sunny region in the central valley, with a wide range of grape varieties and styles, from crisp Sauvignon Blanc to spicy Carignan.
Over in Maule you discover a traditional and rustic region in the south, where old vines of País, Cinsault and Carignan produce low-intervention natural wines with character.
Key Grape Varieties