Maipo Wine Valley
The oldest wine valley in Chile and the closest to Santiago, the Maipo Valley blends sun, wind and winter rains to create Mediterranean climate conditions that make it perfect for producing Cabernet Sauvignon wines.
Located less than an hour’s drive from Santiago, the valley is famous for its well-balanced red wines. The salts carried in the water of the River Maipo irrigate the fields, creating a unique balance between flavor and acidity in the resulting wines.
The Maipo Valley can be visited all year round, especially during March and April, when visitors can enjoy the Wine Harvesting Festival in Chile’s wine valleys.
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The Maipo Valley is the country’s most traditional wine-growing area, deriving its name from the Maipo River, the largest in the [...]