News

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.



10 Gadgets Your Bar Cannot Miss

January 12, 2015

If you love wines and in a corner of your house you keep your prized wine cellar, you must read this article where we show you the accessories perfect to enjoy a cup of wine.

Are blends the next Argentine revolution?

January 9, 2015

The classic formula of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is giving way to new proposals at the hand of atypical varieties and wine blends which are gaining expression. Which combinations shall we consider?



Terroir of contrasts: Uco Valley and Pedernal vs. East of Mendoza and Tulum Valley

January 8, 2015

In the wineries, in the press, at wine tastings, one question reverberates around the glass: what is the difference between the terroirs of Argentina and the rest of the world? The question is as wide as it is elusive, because in every region, every micro-terroir, Argentina has an answer to give.


“Decanter’s Recognition of Trivento Reserve Malbec Increased Sales by 382%”

January 6, 2015 by Laura Saieg

Germán Di Cesare, winemaker of Trivento, spoke with WineSur about the winemaking year at the winery, the recognitions obtained, and consequently, the growth achieved. He also mentions some of the launchings they are preparing for this year.


The New Lionel Messi of Argentinean Wines

January 5, 2015

Wines produced with Cabernet Franc grapes are driving the main world experts crazy.


Wineries

  • Finca Sophenia

    Finca Sophenia

    Finca SOPHENIA is an Argentine winery recognized as one of the top quality wine producers from Argentina. Roberto Luka, inspirer and…

  • Carelli

    Carelli

    Bodega Carelli has been owned by the Carelli family since 1943, when Santos Carelli planted the first vineyards with high quality…

  • Piattelli Vineyards

    Piattelli Vineyards

    Jon Malinski, Piattelli Vineyards´ American owner, visited Argentina for the first time in 2002. He fell in love with Mendoza, where…

  • Trivento

    Trivento

    Trivento means three winds: The Polar, Zonda and Sudestada winds that blow across the sunny and arid land of Mendoza. The history…

  • Veteris Conventus

    Veteris Conventus

    Veteris Conventus is the fourth generation involved in the cultivation of grapes and continues the legacy of Carlo, Umberto and Roberto…

Wineries' News

  • Dante Robino Adds a Chardonnay to its Line Novecento Raíces

    Dante Robino winery has added a Chardonnay to its line Novecento Raíces that, so far, consisted of only two red wine varieties –Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. The brand-new Novecento Raíces Chardonnay 2014 has been produced with grapes from Los Árboles…

  • SinFin and stellar product

    This is the Grappa produced by the Mendoza winery SinFin with selected Malbec grapes from old vineyards in Maipu harvested as late marc, is a delicate staple, floral character with citrus aromas and menthol and great intensity and presence on the palate.…

  • Enemigo Makes History

    The Enemy Malbec 2011 started off with 93 points in the post 53 in the Top 100 Wine Enthusiast 2014.

  • Montechez Alma de Luna in the Journal Mercedes Benz Argentina

    Montechez presents its recent creation, brand new icon. It emerged from the careful selection of strains of vineyards in La Consulta, Valle de Uco (1050 m.) Is a blend of 60% Malbec, 30% Cabernet Franc, 10% Syrah prepared by the winemaking team winery…

  • Santa Claus, Tim recommends it

    Pulenta Estate Gran Cabernet Franc 2010 was chosen among the top 100 wines to taste this Christmas as the renowned english journalist, Master of Wine Tim Atkin. With a particular sympathy, Tim refers to the wine saying: The Pulenta family has been making…

  • Grappa Norton, recommended among the best in Argentina

    Grappa Norton Malbec is limited edition and only occurs in some vintages. The grappa comes in a special bottle of exclusive design features certified organic produce. It made from Malbec grape marc Lujan de Cuyo and aged for 36 months, super premium…

  • Bodega Montechez arrives in Denmark

    Montechez, Mendoza winery focuses on premium wines and premium grapes. With its positioning, now has a new international market for marketing their wines. During the second half of this year, it began exporting its lines, Montechez Reserve Chardonnay…

  • Urraca Wines awarded in Hong Kong

    After recognition in London, URRACA WINES unique wines of Argentina rewarded with multiple medals in Hong Kong. This time the wines were recognized: Urraca Chardonnay 2013 (Plata) Urraca Primera Reserva 2008 (Silver) Urraca Familia Langley Gran Reserva…

  • Finca El Origen 2012 Reserva Malbec in the Top 100 Best Buys of 2014

    Wine Enthusiast published the Top 100 Best Buys of 2014, chosen by its select tasting panelists. In the 2014 edition of its well-known ‘Best Buys’ list, the American magazine, Wine Enthusiast, included wines from all over the world within the USD…

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