In Memoriam Christian Villamor

In Memoriam Christian Villamor (by Cees van Casteren MW) Christian Villamor. The most passionate winemaker of Bolivia and the best company around. I was lucky enough to be his coach and friend and the void created by the sudden death […]

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Unico Tannat – DWWA 2016

The fusion of Tannat Malbec “Unico” of Campos de Solana, took platinum medal in the Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) 2016 as the best red wine from Central and South America. Congratulations Campos de Solana !!!

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Congratulations Bolivia!

Congratulations Bolivia country of geographical and cultural diversity and ancestral land of strains.

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Cocoa-Infused Singani

This homemade infusion of singani and cocoa from Restaurant GUSTU in La Paz uses two native and beloved products to produce a flavored brandy that tastes distinctly of Bolivia, and can be enjoyed on its own or in a cocktail. INGREDIENTS […]

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The New York Times suggested 52 places to visit in the world in 2015 and Bolivia is in place Nº8

Finally stable and opening up to the world. Bolivia’s days of relentless transportation strikes and roadblocks are mostly behind it. And travelers who try out the now tourism-friendly infrastructure will be rewarded with new attractions once they arrive. Claus Meyer’s […]

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Bolivian Wines and Singanis: Cultural heritage and strategic concern of the Plurinational State of Bolivia

In the past month, the Bolivian Lower House established the Productive Complex promotion as a government priority where High Altitude Bolivian Wines and Singani were declared cultural heritage and a strategic concern of the Plurinational State of Bolivia. The Plural […]

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52 Places to Go in 2015

8. Bolivia Finally stable and opening up to the world. ­Bolivia’s days of relentless transportation strikes and roadblocks are mostly behind it. And travelers who try out the now tourism-friendly infrastructure will be rewarded with new attractions once they arrive. […]

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GUSTU, Singani & La Paz’s Booming Drinks Scene

Nobody has ever heralded La Paz, Bolivia, as a great place for a night on the town. But it’s about time somebody did. Sure, it’s a mess of a city located in South America’s poorest country (or “plurinational state”). Sure, it’s […]

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Bolivia, between heaven and earth

“Vinos de Altura” Healed, we took the direction of the central valley of Tarija to the south, where 2,400 hectares of vineyards, cultivated at between 1,600 and 2,150 meters, were awaiting us. A unique wine topography named Vinos de Altura […]

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Soderbergh backs Bolivian spirit

Hollywood film director Steven Soderbergh has put his faith in Bolivian grape spirit Singani 63, for which he has become the sole importer in the US. The director, known for his diverse back catalogue including Sex, Lies & Videotape, Ocean’s […]

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Wines of Bolivia for the first time at ProWein

For the first time, Bolivian wines and singani were present at the wine fair of ProWein 2015 in Dusseldorf, Germany. With the presence of eight wineries, Aranjuez, Kohlberg, Casa Real, Campos de Solana, Los Parrales, La Concepción, Sausini and Magnus, […]

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Wines of Bolivia at ProWein 2015 Hall9 F58: A Treasure to be Discovered

At the 2015 ProWein, Bolivia will offer the opportunity to taste wines and singanis of altitude, a concept that was coined in the valleys of Bolivia. All of our vineyards grow between 1,600 and more than 3,000 meters above sea level, […]

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Bolivia obtains its first Grand Gold Medal

Join us in congratulating Aranjuez for having obtained the first Grand Gold Medal awarded to a Bolivian wine. The accolade was presented during the 5th Edition of the International Contest “Tannat al Mundo”, where Montevideo was once again chosen to host […]

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Remembering the XIV Latin American Conference of Viticulture and Oenology

Almost a year ago, Tarija, the wine capital of Bolivia, had the privilege to host the XIV Latin American Conference of Viticulture and Oenology. The event originated in Uruguay as far as 1986 and has been held since then in Argentina, […]

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Vice President of the Country: The Wine Sector of Tarija is the Pride of Bolivia

“One gets full of Bolivian pride learning that in Tarija endures a wine and singani sector with the highest quality, a sector that initiates with the peasants, goes through the ability and complexity of winemaking and later through trade”, said […]

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Bolivian Government commits to supporting the Viticulture Supply Chain by issuing a new bill

During the visit of Bolivia’s Vice President Álvaro García Linera to Tarija, a bill that would directly support the supply chain of grape, wine and singani was discussed. The proposed bill is divided into three different sections, covering incentives, protection […]

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