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In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, a man pours a glass of Erasmo wine at the Reserva de Caliboro vineyard in Maule Valley, Chile. A bold new wave of independent vintners are challenging Chile's reputation for producing oceans of agreeable but predictable wines.

In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, a man pours a glass of Erasmo wine at the Reserva de Caliboro vineyard in Maule Valley, Chile. A bold new wave of independent vintners are challenging Chile's reputation for producing oceans of agreeable but predictable wines. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

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In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, a man walks through a vineyard in Maule Valley, Chile. Chile has been making wine since the mid-1500's, when Spanish settlers brought the first vines to the coast-hugging nation.

In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, a man walks through a vineyard in Maule Valley, Chile. Chile has been making wine since the mid-1500's, when Spanish settlers brought the first vines to the coast-hugging nation. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, used bottles lay in a pile at the Antiyal, a byodinamic vineyard in the Maipo Valley in Chile. A bold new wave of independent vintners are challenging Chile's reputation for producing oceans of agreeable but predictable wines. Their quirky, small-batch harvests are capturing the attention of wine connoisseurs at home and abroad.

In this Jan. 25, 2014 photo, used bottles lay in a pile at the Antiyal, a byodinamic vineyard in the Maipo Valley in Chile. A bold new wave of independent vintners are challenging Chile's reputation for producing oceans of agreeable but predictable wines. Their quirky, small-batch harvests are capturing the attention of wine connoisseurs at home and abroad. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

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