Chile may be considered “New World” and the popularity of its wines may have only exploded internationally in “recent” years. However, grapevines for use in winemaking were planted hundreds of years ago.
Learn about how Chilean grapevines escaped a dreaded disease in the 1800s, and how the country is thus home to some of the world’s oldest vines, in this VinePair article!
Would you like to read more fun facts about Latin America? Download this FREE e-book 33 Latin America Culture Facts.
If you enjoyed this post please LIKE or SHARE. To learn more about Spanish Language, Latin American history and culture, FOLLOW Over The Andes today via WordPress or Facebook or subscribe to my mailing list.