Chilean Wine

The Ancient French Variety: Carménère

The Ancient French Variety: Carménère Carménère is an ancient red grape variety from France, specifically the region of Bordeaux. Grande Vidure is another name for it. Phylloxera, an insect pest of commercial grapevines, decimated […]

October 25

October 25, 1909: On this day, Paul Draper, a California-based winemaker, was born. He has been the chief winemaker at Ridge Vineyards since 1969. October 25, 1946: On this day, Elías Ricardo Figueroa Brander, […]


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