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Winemakers do a U-turn

January 29, 2015 by Jancis Robinson

In my little puddle of vinous life I am becoming aware of the most massive U-turn on the part of an increasing number of thoughtful wine producers. Interestingly, this is nothing to do with marketing but sheer disaffection with the wines they made in the past.



Robert Pepi: “I am trying to make wines that emphasize the origin of the fruit”

January 28, 2015 by Gonzalo Merino

The American consultant Bob Pepi visit Casa Bianchi in San Rafael to monitor the evolution of premium wines from the cellar.

Argentine wine varietals diversity

January 19, 2015 by Laura Ortiz

We began searching the shelves of wine shops and we found that, besides the classic sectors such as “Malbec”, “Cabernet Sauvignon” and “Chardonnay”, some stores had a special place for “Other varietals”. In this small corner, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc and Riesling made their shy appearances. With time, their outstanding performance along with human curiosity have incremented their demand and, therefore, their supply.



The future of retailers for 2015

January 14, 2015

Physical retail spaces are becoming less exciting, transparent and with less variety of options. And wine, like many other products sold in retail stores, are not exempt.


“ViñaVida is Focused on Consolidating with Premium Wines”

January 14, 2015 by Laura Saieg

Oscar Marcovecchio, Director of ViñaVida, spoke with WineSur about the path to be followed by the winery which, upon focusing on premium wines, was awarded many prizes during 2014. That brought about its consolidation both in the domestic and foreign markets.


Five Wines to get acquainted with Salta

January 13, 2015

Are you thinking of travelling to the north of Argentina by dint of drinks of good wines? These five wines are the synthesis of the land of vineyards that smells of jasmines and red wines as dark as night. Take note and dive into the wine aisle.


Wineries

  • Ruca Malén

    Ruca Malén

    Bodega Ruca Malén was born in 1998 as the result of the dream of two friends who shared the same passion: to make high-quality wines.…

  • Finca Decero

    Finca Decero

    As Decero means "from scratch", this way Finca Decero was born, from a land that once was a bare patch of soil in the Argentine foothills…

  • Salentein

    Salentein

    From vineyards in the upper reaches of the Uco Valley, Mendoza, Bodegas Salentein is changing the face of Argentinian winemaking.…

  • Dominio del Plata

    Dominio del Plata

    In 1999, after working more than 20 years as a consultant winemaker for national and international wine companies, Susana decided…

  • Viñas de Alto Salvador

    Viñas de Alto Salvador

    For twenty years Viñas de Alto Salvador S.A., has been growing its vineyards and wines under organic principles. The winery, the…

Wineries' News

Opinions

“At SinFin, we are going strongly for wine tourism”

Carlos Caselles, owner of the winery talked to WineSur and made an assessment of this year. Likewise, he stressed that in 2015, the industry will experience a process full of uncertainty and adjustments, propelled by inflation and exchange rate lag.

José Galante: “I’ve always loved producing refined and elegant wines”

The widely-recognized Salentein’s chief winemaker says that he has never endorsed the school promoting the production of highly aged and extractive wines. He thinks that the industry should work to keep maintaining the price-quality ratio.

Tomas Hughes, Finca Decero’s winemaker

“Winemakers are facing the challenge of keeping the quality by improving productive processes”

The new winemaker of the high-end winery made great stress on the importance and hard work of all technicians to alleviate the crisis, avoiding reducing cost at the expense of wine quality. By means of this interview, he talked about the steps to be followed at the winery and the future of Finca Decero wines.

Business

Same-day delivery: The next frontier for online wine?

August 20, 2014

The one advantage that wine shops have over online stores is the sense of immediacy. Online stores are now taking steps to address this particular problem through the use of same-day delivery.

How Hotels Can Engage Gen X and Millennial Guests

August 20, 2014

Gallup’s latest hospitality study reveals the preferences of the up-and-coming generations of guests, who could reshape the industry