A LITTLE About Me

I’m a British wine professional living in Chile, enjoying the delicious flavours of this extraordinary country. I live by the Pacific Ocean, but travel to different wine regions in Chile and elsewhere whenever I can. I translate all sorts of documents for Chilean wineries, Pisco, tea and food producers, the Chilean government and other organizations. I write about wine and food for my own blog and sub-edit for Around the World in 80 Harvests and South America Wine Guide. I now also offer bespoke wine tastings, food and wine pairing events and wine-related classes in English or Spanish at any level from beginner to expert.

I love growing, cooking, tasting and learning about wine and food and have just completed the Wine and Spirit Education Trust Diploma in Wines and Spirits.

I set up this website to share the flavours of Chile with you: I hope you like it.

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  • Andi Jure
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    Mujer Andina: sparkling despite the pandemic
    July 22, 2020
    We’ve all heard about small businesses that have been hard-hit in one way or another by the Covid-19 pandemic. This week I was inspired by the positive attitude of the woman owner of one such company here in Chile: Andrea (Andi) Jure, who makes and sells sparkling wines through...
  • dish of porotos granados
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    Porotos granados - vegan, dairy and gluten-free recipe
    May 16, 2020
    This dish celebrates some of South America's best and most emblematic flavours - beans, pumpkin, sweetcorn and tomatoes. It's wholesome, warm, comforting, a fabulous healthy option that is vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free and it looks beautiful too.   Porotos granados is the name in Chile for the Borlotti beans so widely used...
  • Chilean Sauvignon Blanc
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    Cool, fresh Chilean Sauvignon Blanc
    December 9, 2019
    If you're looking for a thirst-quenching wine, there's really nothing to beat a glass of Sauvignon Blanc. And there are some some cool, fresh, Chilean Sauvignon Blanc wines that can easily hold their own with those from New Zealand or the Loire. A few of us got together recently to...

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