The Colchagua Valley it’s been called “The Next Napa.” And for excellent reason. As the modern Chilean wine industry has matured, and come to rely ever more on scientific methods for drawing the best from its exceptional soils and microclimates, it has become apparent that the Colchagua Valley offers exceptional advantages for growers and producers alike.
Located about 80 miles southwest of Santiago, the Colchagua Valley is about 75 miles long and averages 22 miles in width. It enjoys a balmy, Mediterranean climate matched in only a few other places on earth.
The Colchagua Valley is becoming an increasingly preferred destination not just a day trip as savvy wine enthusiast become more aware of all it offers. Wine critics have fallen in love with the region. Colchagua has been described as “The Next Napa” , “Chile’s premier region for world-class wine production” , and as “2005 Wine Region of the Year,” One of the leading hotels in the Colchagua Valley is the elegant Viña La Playa Winery & Hotel, a beautiful boutique resort offering a unique wine experience. … Continue Reading