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Experto en vinos de Chile

Loreto Ruiz

Todo lo que tienes que saber sobre los nuevos vinos chilenos: nuevas regiones, nuevas variedades y aclamados productores de moda, una SommClass de la experta en vinos Loreto Ruiz. (Picture by Matt Wilson www.mattwilson.cl)

Free Class!

Chilean Wine Class

Nuevos vinos Chilenos

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Hours

NOV. 19th 5pm PST ***CLASS LED IN SPANISH***

Phone

(310) 856-5488

Price

$FREE

Overview

Meet Loreto Ruiz

All you have to know about new Chilean wines: new regions, new varieties and acclaimed trendy producers, a SommClass by wine expert Loreto Ruiz.

  • A quick review of History of wine in Chile: since the arrival of the Spaniards until now
  • Traditional Chilean wine regions at the new ones, from north to south
  • Current Chilean viticulture scene: wine stiles, revaluation of non-traditional wine varieties, ancestral techniques, sustainability vineyards, new winegrowers and much more…
  • Bonus track: Wine pairing with a delightful selection of Chilean wine styles.

Loreto Ruiz

Why take this SommClass?

Why take this Sommclass with Loreto Ruiz

  • Obtendrás un panorama completo y detallado sobre la historia, el pasado, el presente y el futuro de la vitivinicultura chilena.
  • Conocerás de primera mano casos de éxito de pequeños vitivinicutores y enólogos, que gracias a su propuesta vanguardista, están dando vida a ejemplares que están dando mucho ‘de qué hablar’ a nivel internacional.
  • Conocerás a profundidad nuevas variedades de uva y zonas vitivinícolas muy diferentes a loos tradicionales, en donde se están produciendo estilos de vinos con un pefil auténtico y diferenciador.
  • Aprenderás viñedos sustentables que ponen en práctica técnicas ancestrales.

Why Chilean Wines?

How many wine regions are there in Chile?

It is divided in two sub-regions: the Teno valley in the north and Lontue in the south. Wine production in this area is known for the variety of grapes, reliability and good value Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon blanc.

What kind of wine is Chile known for?

Chile's Top Wines Cabernet Sauvignon. Chardonnay. Sauvignon Blanc. Bordeaux Blends. Carménère. Syrah. Pinot Noir.

Who is Chile's largest exporter of wine?

Founded in the Santiago suburb of Pirque, Viña Concha y Toro is now the biggest name in Chilean wine. In fact, it's one of the five biggest wine producers in the world. It was named Wine Enthusiast's New World Winery of the Year in 2004, and currently produces more than 15 million cases annually.

Your host

Loreto Ruiz

Born in Santiago de Chile, Loreto Ruiz is an Agriculture Engineer – Winemaker of Universidad Católica of Valparaiso. She also has a Diploma in Chilean Wine at the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile.

Her interest in the world of wine, began while she was studying Agronomy, as well as her family custom of enjoying a glass of wine with every meal.

After she finished her studies, she made the decision to carry out her first harvest at Viña Cono Sur, an outstanding Chilean winery, where she worked in the oenological area for three years, thus beginning her real passion for wine.

In 2006, she joined Viña Concha y Toro, where she worked as a commercial winemaker for the Latin American countries, being an ambassador for the company’s Fine Wines brands, such as Don Melchor, Terrunyo and Marqués de Casa Concha, among others, representing them in the most important wine fairs in the region, as well as carrying out tastings, pairing dinners, sommelier training, presentations to specialized journalists, among other activities.

In 2018, she decided to start hes own project called Oh My Wine!, seeking to bring consumers closer to the world of wine through different experiences, such as sensory tastings of Aromas del Vino, as well as working with wines from small producers in Chile .

Loreto is part of the Asociación de Mujeres del Vino of Chile and certified Level 3 of the Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET)

How to participate

This experience is hosted online.
Once you book, you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.

What to bring

Indispensable

Desktop computer or mobile phone

Stable internet connection

Optional

Quality Chilean Wine/s

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Communication

Always communicate through our support email (class@sommtable.com)

ID Please

You’ll need need to confirm you're legally over the age of 21 before accessing the classroom

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.

More tips

Please make sure that you have the Zoom app (www.zoom.us) downloaded on your smartphone, computer, or tablet.

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 48 hours of purchase

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