Perfect climatic conditions of hot summers, cool coastal breezes and gentle rainfalls ensure bountiful grape harvests that create delectable varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Carménère, the emblematic grape of Chile which hails from France and is now exclusive to Chile. Cushioned between the Andes and Coastal Mountains lies the Central Valley where the first vineyards were established in the colonial era.
World-class estates are found in 14 principal valley regions, however notable destinations include the Aconcagua, Casablanca, Colchagua, San Antonio-Leyda, Maipo, Cachapoal, Curico and Maule Valleys. Here, travellers are treated to world-class wine tasting tours led by renowned sommeliers, luxury accommodation and a range of additional adventures such as food pairings, cycling through the vineyards and museum excursions.
- Chile is one of the most prestigious “new world” wine producing regions
- World-renowned, scenic wine estates offer private guided tours and informative wine tastings
- Exclusive vinotherapy spa treatments
- The Carménère grape variety is the emblematic grape of Chile and found nowhere else in the world
Summer (November to March)
Average daily highs of 26°C/79°F
Winter (May to August)
Average daily highs of 15°C/59°F
The warm, dry summers and cool, wet winters provide the ideal climate for wine production.