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Chilean Wines Blending Class

While Italy, France, and California are probably the areas that people most associate with winemaking, Chile is fast making a name for itself as one of the premier producers of wine grapes.

The original grape vine is considered to be the red país variety, which was introduced to the world by the Spanish conquerors. For instance, in California the país variety is known as Mission, and in Argentina, it’s known as Criolla. To this day, país is the most cultivated grape variety in Chile, where it is revered for its ability to produce a very high yielding grape that is ideal for creating simple, rustic red wines.

Today, Chile is internationally known for cultivating outstanding grape varieties, including those used in making the top ten brands, such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, or Merlot. But Chile also produces rare grapes that aren’t as regularly grown in Europe, such as Carménère and Syrah. While traditionally, blendings have not been common in Chile, recently more winegrowers have been experimenting with blending the country’s different grapes to create genuinely unique vintages.

And now, wineUdesign gives wine lovers in the Long Island area the opportunity to put their own spin on this trend with our Chilean wine blending classes. Our wine blending class is fun, interactive, and absolutely delicious, and it’s a great way to spend time with friends and family while creating your own wine blends.

Why Take a Chilean Wine Blending Class?

In traditional Chilean winemaking, most wine is composed of just a singular grape variety because they were prized for being opulent and voluminous. But today, Chilean winemakers understand that modern drinkers prefer a fresher and more food-friendly style of product. And the best way to accomplish these goals is by blending different varieties of grapes that balance each other’s unique characteristics and flavor profiles. This same concept is how our Chilean wine blending classes work.

When you attend a Chilean wines blending class at wineUdesign, you will learn all about the different grapes coming out of Chile and what makes them so special and interesting, including Cabernet Sauvignon, Riesling, Pinot Noir, Syrah, and Carménère, the national symbol of Chilean wines.

During your wine blending class, you will have the opportunity to blend from several different bottles of completed and aged Chilean wine to create a blend that is delicious and interesting. How much of each wine you choose to include in your custom blend is up to you and experiencing the results is part of the fun.

By the end of your class, you will have learned more about Chilean wine and which types of wines complement each other, and you’ll have a great time doing it.

Enter the Emerging World of Chilean Wine Blending at wineUdesign

At wineUdesign, our Chilean wines blending class gives you the opportunity to partake in one of the hottest trends in winemaking but on a much more intimate scale. If you want to discover the remarkable world of blended wine, just call us today at 516-939-WINE (9463) or contact us to schedule your wine blending class.

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Chilean Wines Blending Class