Wine exports from Chile stood at US$1.066bn during the 12 months from April last year, according to recent reports.

Chile exported 544.83m litres of wines since last April to the same time this year, with the amount from the wine exports from the country rising consistently throughout the year. Local reports cited Rafael Guilisasti, from Vina Concha y Toro as unveiling the figures this week.

Guilisasti added that wine exports also jumped 56% for the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2006.