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  • Sampling the many wine regions at Casablanca is a must inclusion on all Chile tours

Something different on a Chile vacation will be a visit to Casablanca, or “White House” in English, a Chilean city located in the Valparaiso Province on Route 68, linking Santiago to Valparaiso.

For most of its history, the region that Casablanca covers was used for dairy farming, however, in the past thirty years it has been transformed into Chile’s fastest growing wine region.  It began in 1982 when winemaker Pablo Morandé recognised that the conditions in Casablanca were similar to those found in California’s Carneros region.  While many considered the idea to be crazy, Morandé planted twenty hectares of chardonnay, riesling and sauvignon blanc grapes.  The result was crisp, fresh wines that gained appreciation around the world.  Casablanca is now considered by many to be the great discovery in winemaking of the modern era and is responsible for producing most of Chile’s white wines.

Today, Casablanca is home to eight wineries and over 10,000 acres of vines.  While best known for its white wine production, the area also makes great reds including pinot noir, merlots and carménere.  The vineyards are open year round except for major holidays and provide excellent tours and wine-tasting facilities as well as stylish restaurants.  This beautiful stretch of coastal land invites and attracts a high number of tourists each year on Chile vacations.

 


Chile Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to a Chile vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Chile, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Chile's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Chile for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Chile tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Chile vacation packages,  why not consider another of Goway's Latin America tours. These include a large selection of other exciting countries in Central and South America. We offer Ecuador vacation packages which include Galapagos cruises, Peru vacation packages which include Machu Picchu tours and Brazil tours including Iguassu Falls tours among many others.

 

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