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If you're the Grand Prize Winner, you and a friend will explore many of the wonders of Chile, and delight in an enticing array of Chilean cuisine and wine. Grand Prize includes roundtrip flights on LAN Airlines, plus gear, clothes and wine from other participating partners. Enter now.

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A Taste of Chile
with Carolina Bazan

A couple of videos to whet your appetite

A mouth watering journey

A mouth watering journey

Take this fast-paced trip from the seaside to the city, and see how a Chilean meal comes together.

Food with friends

Food with friends

What's it like to join a master chef for dinner in her own home? Find out when Carolina Bazan shops for, then prepares locos and leg of lamb.

What You'll Win!

Win a mouth-watering 9-day journey

If you're not a food lover and Chile-phile before this 9-day trip, you will be after it. If you're the Grand Prize Winner, you and a guest will spend days in Santiago, the picturesque island of Chiloé and the UNESCO port town of Valparaiso. Along the way, you'll take a private yacht tour, go horse trekking on the beach, stroll through markets and visit several renowned wineries. Of course, you will dine superbly throughout, with the highlight being a market-to-table cooking class with the acclaimed chef of Ambrosia (Santiago) Carolina Bazan. That night, you'll return to Ambrosia for a special dinner as her guests. In short, this trip is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to work up, and then sensationally satisfy, your appetites in Chile.

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What You'll Win!

Culture Xplorers

Culture Xplorers

While this trip certainly offers its fair share of active adventure, you'll also enjoy plenty of relaxation, luxury accommodations and gourmet cuisine. This 9-day tour of Chile includes most meals, airport transfers, English-speaking guides and more. (Total value of $12,000)

Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek is a leading travel outfitter, providing smart innovative travel bags and accessories since 1975. Their brand is all about discovery and innovation. Today, their Travel System of products includes a wide selection of luggage, packing organizers, accessories, and day bags. Building smart dependable gear, Eagle Creek backs all products with industry-leading warranties so that travelers can stay focused on new discoveries knowing their gear is built for the road.

If you win this prize, you'll be outfitted with the latest from Eagle Creek

(total value of $750)

Eagle Creek is a trusted travel outfitter with gear to help you prepare for every leg of your journey. If you win this prize, you'll be outfitted with the latest from Eagle Creek: Super-light and ultra-versatile, gear that's built organized and durable so that you can count on it every time you're on the road.

Be outfitted with the latest from Eagle Creek

Santa Rita

Santa Rita

Heritage and enterprise are hallmarks of Santa Rita, one of Chile’s premier wine estates. Founded in 1880 in Chile’s Maipo Valley, this historic property was among the first to pioneer plantings of European grape varieties in Chile. Initiatives include the highly successful launch of Santa Rita’s 120® Series and Reserve wines and a range of ultra-premium wines, notably the highly acclaimed Casa Real, Triple C, Bougainville and most recently, Pehuén. The Santa Rita property accounts for outstanding vineyards in Chile’s most important appellations -- the Maipo Valley; Apalta; Casablanca; Rapel; Leyda; and Curico -- enabling access to diverse climates and terrain. Visitors to Santa Rita can look forward to accommodation at the estate’s luxury hotel, the Casa Real, with its breathtaking 100-acre gardens, its magnificent museum housing a breathtaking collection of pre-Columbian artifacts, or enjoy dinner at the property’s landmark restaurant, the Doña Paula.

What You’ll Win!

(total value of $1,500)

A two-night stay at the Santa Rita winery/vineyards with meals. Also, a hand-picked case of Santa Rita wines will be shipped to your home (prizing and shipping redeemed through Wine.com).

Santa Rita

 

Toad&Co

Toad&Co

Toad & Co believes that the choices they make are as important as the clothes they create. Founded on the idea that you should never have to choose between living well and doing good, Toad & Co clothes are meant to inspire you to live your fullest life. They do their best to make choices that are socially and environmentally smart, so you can feel as good as you look.

What You’ll Win!

(total value of $900)

Three Toad & Co outfits for you and your guest to guide you through Chile with style and comfort.

Toad&Co

 

Wine.com

Wine.com

Wine.com delivers the world of wine to your front door. We’re building the planet’s largest wine selection, with thousands of choices right at your fingertips. Our friendly online sommeliers are here to provide expert guidance at your convenience and free shipping options are always available.

What You’ll Win!

(total value of $299)

A $250 gift certificate on Wine.com PLUS a year of free unlimited shipping with their StewardShip program (valued at $49). Wine.com offers over 200 unique Chilean Wines. Some of the many varietals are Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier, Carmenere, Carignane, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Toad&Co

 

Wines of Chile

Wines of Chile

Wines of Chile offers unique sustainable premium quality and diverse wines, ranging from cool-climate to full-bodied and fruity, with consistent high quality and value. To learn more about the Wines of Chile visit: http://www.winesofchile.org.

 

How You'll Get There

Flying on LAN Airlines

Whether you dream of seeing the wonders of Peru, awe inspiring glaciers of Patagonia in Chile and Argentina, visiting historic Quito on your way to Ecuador’s Galapagos Islands, tasting the award winning wines of Chile or touring Brazil's exotic jungle destinations along the mighty Amazon - LAN Airlines and its affiliates and TAM Airlines can take you there. Together, we fly to over 115 destinations in South America.

LAN Airlines and its affiliates and TAM Airlines are part of LATAM Airlines Group, South America’s largest airline group, and operate out of the US and Canada gateways of Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Orlando and Toronto. Don’t live in one of our gateway cities? No problem! We serve South America from over 30 US cities through our airline and oneworld alliance partners.

Passengers enjoy complimentary food, beverages, blankets, pillows, head phones, in-flight entertainment and can also check up to two bags free of charge.

LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines Premium Business Class

Experience: When flying Premium Business class for LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines, passengers’ South America experience begins the minute they step onboard with an award-winning wine lists, letting guests unwind with exceptional service and comfortable seating.  Seats have ample leg room and recline 180 degrees full-flat.

Wine List: The wine list in Premium Business Class is hand-selected by Latin America’s only Master Sommelier, Hector Vergara, and is updated monthly showcasing the region’s best wines. He has worked with LAN Airlines on its wine lists election for over 20 years.

  • After a rigorous pre-selection process 300 wines remained for the final tasting undertaken by a panel of wine experts of LAN, including Latin American only Master Sommelier, Hector Vergara.
  • The 36 selected wines will be featured on six distinct wine menus throughout the year featuring six wines at a time. 
  • Passengers can also look forward to reading In-Wines, created specifically for Premium Business Class to celebrate the quality and variety of wines from Chile, Argentina and other countries throughout South America.

Hector Vergara, Master Sommelier

Hector Vergara, Master Sommelier

Hector is one of the most influential figures on the Chilean wine scene and LATAM Airlines Group’s personal sommelier. He is Latin America’s only Master Sommelier, making him one of the greatest authorities on Chilean wine. He attained his Master Sommelier qualification in 1982, while working at Frederick’s in London, before moving on to the Crillon in Paris. He returned to Chile in 1991, setting up one of the country’s most respected merchants, CavasReunídas, supplying both the public and the restaurant trade. As creator of the wine list for LAN Airlines, based in Santiago, Chile, he’s able to introduce air travelers to Chilean wines at a time when they are achieving more and more recognition around the globe. Today, in addition to his job as sommelier for the airline, he is a co-owner of El Mundo del Vino, a collection of three boutique wine shops in Santiago.

About Chile

10 things you cannot miss in Chile

The Andes

It's Chile´s spinal cord. Few countries have such a majestic mountain range that can be admired from almost wherever you're standing. Skiing in the winter, climbing the Altiplano and trekking volcanoes--there's no comparison.

Valleys and Vino

There are 11 wine routes throughout Chile: Aconcagua, Cachapoal, Casablanca, Leyda, Colchagua, Curicó, Elqui, Limarí, Itata, Maipo Alto and Maule. Each valley gives its grapes its own signature. Don't miss the Carménère from the Colchagua, the Sauvignon Blanc from Casablanca and the Cabernet from Maipo.

Glamping in the Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert is vast, stark and breathtakingly beautiful. But that doesn't mean you have to rough it. The desert is also home to some world-class resorts and spas. Take a guided desert excursion, then return to relax in serene comfort.

Rapa Nui

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) is the most remote inhabited island in the world. Many mysteries surround the island's ancient Moai, giant stone statues, but they're not talking. The Rapa Nui people, however, and their ancestral traditions are still very much alive today.

Paragliding in Iquique

Serious paragliders consider the city of Iquique to be one of the 10 best spots for flying around the world. The temperate climate of the area makes for ideal beaches and outdoor life, as well.

World famous stargazing

The area of San Pedro de Atacama is one of the best spots on Earth for stargazing. In ideal conditions, you can distinguish up to 3,000 stars. Professional astronomers come here to observe the heavens, you should, too.

Legendary trekking

Torres del Paine National Park is a spectacular, 60,000 acre protected area. Lonely Planet calls the park's W circuit one of the best treks in the world. It's one of the best ways to get to know the Chilean Patagonia.

The Juan Fernández Lobster

The Juan Fernández Archipelago, thought to be the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe, is home to dozens of endemic species, including the Juan Fernández lobster, which is considered a delicacy in Chile and the world.

The Churches of Chiloé

Chiloé Island is home to over 400 churches and chapels, 60 of which are examples of the Chilote School of Wooden Religious Architecture and 16 of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Chile's Capital: Santiago

Bustling and vibrant, with all the energy you'd expect from a major city, Santiago is home to a variety of clubs, cafes and cultural gems. And when you're ready for a little day trip, world-class ski resorts, Andes trekking, colonial hacinedas and legendary vineyards are only minutes away.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1

Depart US gateway for Santiago. Included meals: dinner aboard your LAN flight.

Day 2

Arrive in Santiago and transfer to domestic flight to Chiloé. Transfer to your base at one of South America’s most admired eco-lodges, Tierra Chiloé (or similar upscale boutique), included meals: breakfast aboard LAN flight, lunch and dinner in Chiloé.

Day 3

Maritime adventure aboard the Williche private yacht. Dalcahue market visit. Kayaks and sea urchins. Lodging @ Tierra Chiloé (or similar upscale boutique), included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 4

Horseback ride and seaweed foraging walk along the beach. Transfer and fly to Santiago. Dinner on your own in Santiago. Lodging @ Hotel Luciano K (or similar upscale boutique), included meals: breakfast, lunch.

Day 5

Market-to-table visit and cooking class with Carolina Bazán. Tonight return to Ambrosía for dinner as guests of Carolina Bazán. Lodging @ Hotel Luciano K (or similar upscale boutique, included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 6

Explore Santiago through its many parks by bike. Break for a picnic lunch under the trees. Late afternoon transfer to the Santa Rita winery in the nearby Maipo Valley. Lodging at the splendid Casa Real, the old landowner’s estate which has been lovingly converted into a 16 room boutique lodge. Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 7

Ultra premium tasting tour of Santa Rita winery, including a walk through the gardens. Lodging at Casa Real. Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

Day 8

Transfer to the characterful bustling UNESCO port town of Valparaíso, or Valpo, as locals call it. Explore Valpo’s storied hilly streets by foot and funicular railways (ascensores), including a stop into La Sebastiana, one of three houses of the much beloved Chilean poet Pablo Neruda. Lodging at Casa Higueras (or similar upscale boutique) Included meals: breakfast, lunch.

Day 9

After a last, unstructured morning to reflect on the poetry of Neruda, Chile and this trip, transfer to the nearby nearby seaside resort town of Viña del Mar, stopping for one last, splendid meal. Transfer to the Santiago airport with plenty of time to check in for your LAN airlines flight home. Included meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner aboard flight.

Tip one

Start out at Santiago’s La Vega Central Market, which is overflowing with seasonal fruits and vegetables. It’s authentic, loud, disorganized and a lot of fun. Try a sopaipilla sandwich made with pumpkin pastry. For a more civilized experience head to Mercado Central.

Tip two

Visit a vineyard. Old-vine Carignan grapes were replanted in the Maule Valley after Chile’s earthquake in 1939. They’re now producing wines that are garnering a lot attention and worthy of a taste.

Tip three

Zapallar is a beautiful beach town near Valparaiso. Book a table at Chiringuito restaurant and enjoy the ocean view over machas a la parmesana (razor clams with parmesan cheese) and the local catch of the day.

Tip four

Taste a frothy pisco sour in La Serena, also known as Pisco Valley, for the region’s quantity of pisco distilleries.

Tip five

The southern lake region has a strong Bavarian influence. Try murta berry marmalade, which they use in German-style pastries and lamb sauces.

Chiloé
Photo credit: LATAM
Valparaiso
Photo credit: LATAM
Chiloé
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Valparaiso
Photo credit: Turismo Chile
Ruta del Vino, Casas del Bosque
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Santiago
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Valparaiso
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Chiloe
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Ruta del Vino
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Ruta del Vino, Casa Lapostolle
Photo credit: Turismo Chile
Ruta del Vino, Valle de Colchagua
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Valparaiso
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Chiloé
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Valparaiso
Photo credit: Green Team Global
Chiloé
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