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20 years of Berlin Tasting

av Livets Goda

It has been two decades since Viñedos Familia Chadwick made history with the Berlin Tasting, which marked a historic turning point. For the winery, which rose to the Olympus of fine wines, but also for Chile, which has developed into a world-class wine-growing nation since 2004. The anniversary was a star-studded celebration and tasting spanning five decades of award-winning Chilean wines in the city where it first won global recognition from the fine wine world.

Photo© Michael Holz

Two decades after wines from Viñedos Familia Chadwick were rated ahead of their French and Italian counterparts in a landmark blind tasting dubbed “The Berlin Tasting” (a reference to the famous “Paris Tasting” of 1976), a “Who’s Who” of the European wine world gathered at the Regent Berlin hotel on 19. and 20. February 2024.

But this time, Eduardo Chadwick and his co-host Caro Maurer MW, were not anxiously awaiting a verdict from the assembled critics and sommeliers on how the Don Maximiano, Seña, Viñedo Chadwick wines rated against Bordeaux First Growths and Super Tuscans.

Instead, Viñedos Familia Chadwick unveiled four verticals of their award-winning Don Maximiano, KAI, Seña, Viñedo Chadwick, dating back to the 1984 vintage and including the 2004 winner, Viñedo Chadwick 2000. Guests were left in no doubt that the pioneering Chilean winery group has found its own way and expression when it comes to making wines of outstanding quality and ageability.

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