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Chile expands vineyard area with 6.5%

According to the latest statistics vineyard acreage grew with 6.5% in Chile in 2009. They now have 111 52 ha planted with vines to produce wine. 73% of the vineyards are planted with red grapes and 27% are planted with white grapes. these are the main grape varieties:

  • Cabernet sauvignon, 40 728 ha
  • Chardonnay 13 082 ha
  • Sauvignon blanc 12 159 ha
  • Merlot 10 041 ha
  • Carmenère 8 827 ha

Read more in vitisphere.com

Vineyard, Region del Maule, Chile

Vineyard, Region del Maule, Chile

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