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POLKURA is a hill in Marchigue,the Western end of the Colchagua Valley, where our Syrah wine comes from. It means “yellow stone” in the ancient Mapuche language

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Quite a different view from this morning... // Una vista bastante diferente que en la mañana...

Sun came out.We are working again.Peter from IMW / Salio el sol.Nuevamente trabajando.Peter del IMW

A rainy day to stay inside drinking tea. // Un dia lluvioso para quedarse encerrado tomando té.

Watch this small batch of Grenache cold soaking with an ice bucket. #improvisingcooling

Weather forecast wasn't wrong I am afraid. This is the Colchagua Valley today. No harvest obviously!

Grenache not purple enough yet. 1 more week // Garnacha no esta suficientemente morada. 1 semana mas

Cordero al palo: Vendimia 2011 // Lamb Patagonia style: Vintage 2011

First grapes in the new winery.900kg!! Early picking/low alcohol trial."Serious" harvest yet to come

Happy birthday with in Santiago tonight

New Casablanca Syrah project I was invited to join as a winemaker. Cooool

This is my dear AYLIN 2011.Still 2 weeks to go // Esta es mi querida AYLIN 2011.Aun faltan 2 semanas

Winery toys just arrived. And the grapes? // Llegaron los juguetes para la bodega. Y las uvas?

Started moving barrels... // Comenzó la mudanza de barricas... #funtofillnewwinery

Pic Nic with Danish importer Vinslottet(Anders & family) on the POLKURA hill this evening

Some interesting juice this evening...

Derek explicando super Alto Maipo Mountain Cabernet a Rodrigo y Orlando

it was a matter of time for a Chilean wine brand like this to appear

Con Rodrigo Fonseca y Orlando Rodrigues de Brasil en la POLKU-bodega

Con rematando el dia en POLKURA tras recorrer Casablanca y Leyda buscando uvas 2011

Winery building finally became 3-dimensional // Al fin construcción de bodega se hizo tridimensional