The Central Valley Travel Guide
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Plan Your The Central Valley Vacation
The Central Valley is Chile's heartland. The combination of rich soils, long, warm, and dry summers offset by cold and rainy winters, and abundant supplies of Andean meltwater for irrigation, makes this ideal farm land. It is also the perfect place to grow wine grapes, and as such, wine has been a very big deal in much of the Central Valley for four centuries.
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No matter where or when you eat in the Central Valley, a good bottle of local wine is likely to be on the table, so knowing a handful of wine-related words...read more
Things To Do in The Central Valley
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
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