2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!

2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!

It’s time for our annual Vendimia listing! Don’t know what all these vendimia’s (harvests) you’re hearing about are? The term applies to all fall harvests, but is most often used to define the wine harvest and the festivals that celebrate the year’s harvest for the winery and the local community (including visitors!). You can learn more here! If you already know all about vendimias then get ready for this year’s festivities in Chile and beyond.

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias 2015 in Chile

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias 2015 in Chile

NOTE: For those of you worried about damage and cancellations due to the earthquake Wednesday evening, please check with the individual events and organizers. Most places in and around Santiago that are not ocean front communities experienced minimal damage and should...
Celebrate the 2015 Vendimias in Chile and Beyond!

Celebrate the 2015 Vendimias in Chile and Beyond!

For 2016 Vendimia’s check out our new article! 2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!   It’s Vendimia time! If you’re not familiar with the vendimia (harvest) it applies to all fall harvests, but is also used to define the wine harvest and the...
Fondas for Fiestas Patrias in Chile, 2014

Fondas for Fiestas Patrias in Chile, 2014

Looking for Fonda’s in 2015? Check out our Fonda’s for Fiestas Patrias 2015 article! Fiestas Patrias is one of the most important holidays in Chile; it’s also known as Dieci-ocho (eighteen). Though the event itself is made up of two days (the...
Day Trips from Santiago, Chile

Day Trips from Santiago, Chile

Article Updated April 2016 Santiago’s proximity to mountains, countryside, vineyards and beaches makes it a perfect place to set up your base. From the city, you can travel by car, bus, taxi or train to any number of day trips. If you need to get out of the city...
30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

30 Things To Do When Visiting Santiago, Chile

Article updated March 2016 So many people come to Santiago on their way to somewhere else in Chile or South America, Chile’s capital city is often overlooked as a destination in its own right. In reality there are so many things to do in Santiago, and its location in...
Experience Vendimias (Wine Harvest Festivals) in Chile

Experience Vendimias (Wine Harvest Festivals) in Chile

For 2016 Vendimia’s check out our new article! 2016 Vendimias Celebrate Wine in Chile and Beyond!   Vendimias (wine harvest festivals) are very popular in Chile. Most towns in the wine regions and some wineries will have one during the fall harvest,...
Santiago Metro Wine Tours: Visit Viña Concha y Toro

Santiago Metro Wine Tours: Visit Viña Concha y Toro

Article Updated April 2016   If you have access to a car, there are a lot of vineyards to visit near Santiago, but Viña Concha y Toro is one that you can easily access by the Metro! Concha y Toro, founded in 1883, is a well known winery both in South America and...