Tag Archives: Elqui Valley

Foods From Chile – The Wines: Part One- Viñedos de Alcohuaz

I have never seen bluer skies than the sky I saw in northern Chile’s Elqui Valley, high up in the Andes. The sky is so clear, the area of the Atacama Desert (the Elqui Valley is at the southern edge […]

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Sunday Photo – Grape Stompin’

At Viñedos Alcohuaz high up in the Andes overlooking  Chile’s amazingly blue skied Valle de Elqui they make wines the old fashioned way. Amongst the ancient techniques they use is the time honored tradition of crushing grapes underfoot. They say […]

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Chile – A Land of the Exotic and the Familiar – An Overview

Chile, the country, first came to my attention a couple of years ago when I saw Rodolfo Guzman of the Santiago restaurant Boragó speak at the StarChefs ICC. His presentation which featured ingredients indigenous to the country and totally unknown […]

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