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Production and Export

Chile occupied the year the 2004 ninth world-wide place in wine production with 6.479.000 hectolitres, after Italy, France, Spain, the United States, Argentina, Australia, Germany and Portugal. In the 2005 wine production in Chile it increased to 7.885.510 hectolitres. The Chilean wine exports are distributed in a 25% to the United States and a 55% to Europe, being the main Great Britain destiny. The wine production in Chile is concentrated mainly in the regions I SAW, VII and Metropolitan, totalizing 92% of the total. VII the region takes 47% of the total of the production of the country.

The Quality of the Chilean Wine

The Chilean wine has been characterized by an excellent quality, constant and to a reasonable price, has positioned which it like The Chilean wine has been characterized by an excellent quality, constant and to a reasonable price, has positioned which it like the wine producing country of the new world par excellence. The incorporation of technology has allowed to improve the quality of the Chilean Wine is the Mediterranean climate, whith noticiable stations good, summmers droughts, warm and  whith great variations of temperatures between the day and the night, that can reach up to 20 °C of difference. The white wines are described like fresh, easy to drink, fruits and of suitable balance sugar-acidity. In as much Chilean red wines their color and its body are distinguished by. The Cabernet Chilean Sauvignon continues outstanding and being valued, although new variety – as the Syrah and the Carménére – takes terrain.