Truthfully, who among you didn’t think that was what Peter Gabriel was singing when, in fact, he was getting all French on us with Jeux sans frontieres?

All funning aside, (and on with the news), Carmenere is gaining in popularity, making Chilean reds produced with this lovely grape some of the more popular in the US wine market.  American importer Bruce Schneider (and former Wines of Chile consultant) talks about the variety’s appeal here.

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