Top 5: the best options to enjoy a good wine in this grape harvest season.
In March Chile dresses up as a party. With the arrival of autumn begins the harvest of grapes, celebrations and harvests. The valleys of the central zone summon tourists, wine lovers and neighboring communities in parties that unite the tradition of the Chilean countryside with the good gastronomy and the tasting of the best wines of the country.
At GoChile, we invite you to live the experience in one of these seven valleys. Cheers!
- Santa Cruz, Colchagua Valley
In its 20th edition, Colchagua will offer more than 150 wines from the Apaltagua, Bisquertt, Casa Silva, Koyle, Laura Hartwig, Lapostolle, Los Vascos, Luis Felipe Edwards, Maquis, Montes vineyards , MontGras, Neyén, OWM Wines, Santa Cruz, Siegel, Ventisquero, Viu Manent, Polkura, Encierra, Escondida and Emiliana.
As usual, there will be a Premium wine bar that this year will grow 10 meters and will be attended by professional sommeliers. Around the square there will be stands with typical Chilean handicrafts, gourmet products, foodtrucks and a show starring the Bafona Group, María José Quintanilla and Marama.
Coordinates: Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March in the main square naturally.
- Casablanca Valley Harvest Festival
Live music, local gastronomy, grape stomping, sale of handicrafts and of course tastings of the best wines from the Veramonte, Emiliana, Indómita and Viñamar vineyards. All this is what Casablanca will offer in its 2019 vintage as well as the possibility to taste the sparkling wines of the area along with the delicious local ceviche.
Coordinates: Saturday 30 and Sunday March 31 at the Plaza de Armas in Casablanca. Entry Released.
- Ovalle Harvest Festival
The central quarter will receive its guests with local gastronomy, artistic exhibitions, a handicraft fair, gourmet products and a space where the vineyards and pisco will offer tastings. There will also be a special sector to inform participants about the solar eclipse of June 2, 2019.
Coordinates: Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 March at the Plaza de Armas de Ovalle. Entry Released.
- Fiesta de la Vendimia de Chile Curicó
The celebration of the Maule region will have as the guest of honor the country of Japan, whose representatives will delight with wines from the Curicó Valley Wine Route that includes the vineyards Miguel Torres, Requingua, Valdivieso, Echeverría among others.
Coordinates: 21, 22, 23 and March 24, 2019 in the Plaza de Armas de Curicó. Entry Released.
- Fiesta de la Vendimia de Rengo
Attendees will be able to taste the most acclaimed wines of the area in one of the most popular vintage festivals in the country. With international artists, 80 food stands, more than 100 craft stands throughout Chile and even fireworks, the Vendimia de Rengo aims to captivate all audiences. Coordinates: Friday the 15th and Saturday the 16th of March in the Plaza de Armas de Rengo. Entry Released.
Live the experience
Concha y Toro Winery Tour4 Hours
The history of the Concha y Toro vineyard began with the first vineyards brought by the Spaniards. This has made it a successful and…
- FromCLP $29.867per person
- FromUS$38per person
In this tour we’ll travel to the Chilean coast and visit the house of the poet Pablo Neruda in Isla Negra and we will cross the valley…
- FromCLP $68.000per person
- FromUS$86per person
Santa Rita Vineyards Tour4 Hours
Tour to visit Viña Santa Rita, one of the oldest and most traditional vineyards in Chile. We will visit its natural surroundings, its…
- FromCLP $32.000per person
- FromUS$40per person
If you are in the Colchagua Valley and you want to know its vineyards then this is the tour for you! You choose which vineyard you…
- FromCLP $298.000per person
- FromUS$375per person