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Chile’s New Secret Underground Wine Bunker

The Singular Santiago Lastarria Hotel (www.thesingular.com), which opened nearly a year ago in Chile’s capital, continues to improve upon the already award-winning property.  Highlighting the hotel’s dedication to a strong food and beverage program led by Executive Chef Laurent Pasqualetto, the 62-room property has built out and just unveiled a new, private underground wine room celebrating Chile’s position as a versatile leading wine region.

“La Cava” — as it is known — has the allure of a secret bunker located underground and through double-height, imposing wooden doors.  Inside the intimate space, a dining table for 10 is at the centerpiece while over 2000 bottles of wine from around Chile line the wall racks. Singular Sommelier Rocio Castillo has successfully set out to show the breadth and depth of Chile as a wine producing country. 

“We are fortunate that Chilean wines come from a very diverse array of terroirs,” Castillo explains.  “The variety to which we have access not only allows us to provide our guests a dynamic selection of good wines, but also highlights our connection to all things Chilean as it is very much at the core of our brand.” 

The new wine room, housing the likes of Carignan, Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah and others, is available for private breakfasts, lunches, dinners and executive meetings for up to 10 persons or for small group wine tastings up to 15.  Chef Laurent Pasqualetto has designed a tapas menu that perfectly pairs with each varietal for light bites, as well as full menu options pulled from The Singular Restaurant’s contemporary menu of primarily locally sourced ingredients including Patagonian King Crab, Tilefish, Duck Breast, Free Range Chicken and Salmon to name a few.

For booking inquiries, interested guests can call +56 2 2306 8820 or email: anfitriona@thesingular.com to plan an event or tasting.

About Singular Hotels

Started in 2011 with the introduction of The Singular Patagonia, the family owned Singular Hotels group now operates two properties with the recent opening of The Singular Santiago.  Both properties reflect the history and the heritage of the country which remains paramount to the owners who descend from the original pioneers that settled in Patagonia a Century ago to start a new life.  Although both hotels share a dedication to the highest levels of service and hospitality, each hotel has its own identity offering a “Singular” experience.  The Singular Patagonia, born out of a 100 year old former Cold Storage Plant built by the owners’ ancestors, offers adventure minded guests unique expeditions connecting them to the unparalleled natural surroundings including access to the famed Torres del Paine. On the other hand, The Singular Santiago, although reflects the European influence of the Lastarria neighborhood, is a newly built property in the heart of what has become the cultural center of Chile’s capital. For more information, visit www.thesingular.com.

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