Category Wine & Food Pairings

A view over Santiago from Cerro San Cristobal

Santiago’s Imaginative Food Scene: Where to Eat Now

We’ve discovered that many travelers to Santiago expect a “South American” vibe similar to what you might find in Peru or Ecuador. Usually people are surprised to discover that the city feels more European than Latin American. Situated at the base of the dramatic Andes, one of Santiago’s most notable features is its penchant for […]

CJ Kingston's chicken recipe served with Cariblanco

CJ Kingston’s Chicken Recipe

On occasion we come across tasty family recipes from years past that show a piece of our family’s history.  The one below, which we’ve dubbed CJ’s Chicken, is the first of many we hope to share going forward. This particular recipe was a favorite of CJ Kingston II, (not to be confused with his namesake, Carl John […]

Wine and Chocolate: Creative Pairings

Over the past few years we’ve had the great fortune to travel around the U.S. hosting wine dinners at top restaurants such as the James Beard House in NYC, La Mar in San Francisco, and the Amangani Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Through these experiences we’ve enjoyed how some of the country’s best chefs pair […]

FAQ: Where should I eat in Santiago?

This is the second post in our series which answers our friends and guests’ FAQs about Chile.  Most people  want to know the best places to eat while they’re here.  However, since we’re food lovers, this is a big list and we’ve decided to divide it into more specific FAQs like “Where should I eat […]

Macerado Restaurant, a great lunch option in Casablanca

Imagine walking up to someone’s house for lunch.  You stroll past their garden, continue up the front sidewalk and steps which are shaded by avocado trees and arrive in a house with a lovely shaded porch of wooden tables and a welcoming wooden front door.  Sounds dreamy, right?  That’s Macerado. With a beautiful huerta or […]

Supporting Local Producers in Casablanca

While Casablanca may seem like quite a small rural town with little to boast, we’ve tried to dig a little deeper to discover all the hidden gems that this valley has to offer.  Aside from the wines and a sprinkling of top-notch restaurants, we’ve found there are many local products which are not to be […]

Recipe: Pork Roasted the Way the Tuscans Do (paired with wine made the way the Chileans do)

Amidst stories of the winery we thought it would be nice to leave you recipes with which to enjoy your wine and your loved ones, be it from Kingston or anywhere else, especially as Valentines day quickly approaches us! Our friend Mariangela Sassi, a producer for Joanne Weir, passed along this great recipe and pairing […]