At 60, Aurelio Montes could easily decide to slow down. After entering the business in 1972, he founded his own Viña Montes winery in 1988 and since then has built it into one of Chile’s premier wineries. But he’s not slowing down – at all. He's busy working the Asian market and has two project in California. But I sat down with the winemaker here at my office last week to get caught up on his latest efforts in Chile and Argentina, including the new vineyards he’s nursing along near the town of Zapallar, some new Malbec plantings in Chile and new bottlings from his Argentine brand Kaiken.
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