News

Is there a perfect glass for each wine?

October 17, 2014

Yes, there is. WineSur made an Infographics containing a specific glass for a wine in particular. The purpose: to enhance and enjoy the characteristics of the product. Get to know in this article the selection of 16 glasses for 16 wines.



What are the best wines of the New World?

October 15, 2014 by Laura Saieg

The objective of the wine contest “Six Nations Wine Challenge” is to discover the New World Champions among Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, South Africa, and United States. Of its 17 categories, Argentina awarded 2 Trophies and 19 medals, including double gold and gold.

Champagne report 2014

October 15, 2014

Champagne faces genuine pressure from rising costs and the popularity of sparkling wines. “Project 2030” aims to rectify the situation by reaffirming the image and quality of the region.



“Icon effect”: more wineries go for a great battle horse

October 15, 2014 by Juan Diego Wasilevsky

In a scene where wine consumption is going down, there is a trend towards the premiumization of the portfolio. A decade ago, an icon wine embodies a really different concept than today’s.

Consumption habits among US consumers

October 15, 2014

Wine Market Council, the non-profit association of grape growers, wine producers, importers, distributors and other affiliated wine businesses, has compiled relevant research available to any journalists covering holiday wine consumption.



A regional wine route linking Argentina, Chile, Brazil, and Uruguay

October 15, 2014

Andes Wines company designed a route that includes these four countries, looking for gaining visitors, business people, and investors. The objective is to promote worldwide the Argentine Malbec, Brazilian sparkler, Uruguayan Tannat, and the Chilean Carmenere.


“Prosecco has positioned itself for its elegant but, at the same time, modern and informal style”

October 14, 2014 by Laura Saieg

Elvira Bortolomiol, vice-chairwoman of Consorzio Conegliano Voldobbiadene Prosecco Supperiore, talked to WineSur and explained how this beverage, appreciated by consumers worldwide, has consolidated in the market. Besides, she spotlighted its versatility to pair with various cuisines.


Argentine organic wines: a growing and consolidating category

October 8, 2014 by Laura Saieg

Of the country’s total production, 95% is intended for the foreign market, being the United States the main destination. The organic wine has experienced such a growth that has become Argentina’s second most important product among the industrialized ones, in terms of production and exports.


Wineries

  • Luigi Bosca

    Luigi Bosca

    Established in 1901 by Leoncio Arizu, Bodega Luigi Bosca has more than a hundred years’ experience in the local winemaking industry.…

  • El Esteco

    El Esteco

    The Calchaqui Valley is a hidden gem located in the Northwest of Argentina, at 1000 kilometers North from Mendoza, capable of delivering…

  • Familia Blanco

    Familia Blanco

    It is the trunk of Spanish roots that has prevailed. For three generations, the company has devoted itself to the cultivation of the…

  • Cavas La Capilla

    Cavas La Capilla

    Cavas La Capilla owns two vineyards located in Mendoza, Argentina. The first one is in Luján de Cuyo, Ugarteche, known today as the…

  • Finca La Luz

    Finca La Luz

    Founded 60 years ago by an italian immigrant, our vineyards are located in what many consider to be the most desirable area for viticulture…

Wineries' News

  • Ojo de Vino, present at “Feria de Vinos Orgánicos”

    Ojo de Vino winery will participate in the first wine organic fair “Primera Feria de Vinos Orgánicos”, which will gather wineries, organic oil producers and stands to raise environmental awareness, among others. The fair is an initiative aimed at…

  • Trapiche’s Concept Store celebrates its 1st anniversary

    In order to celebrate its 1st anniversary, Trapiche’s Concept Store, located at Palmares Open Mall in Mendoza, is offering a cycle of wine tastings free of charge, run by Mantegini Sommeliers. The initiative is being carried out on all weekends throughout…

  • Spring at Piattelli Vineyards

    Piattelli Vineyards, from Cafayate (Salta), invites to enjoy the regional cuisine and the landscape in the cradle of Torrontés. The winery presents its spring-summer menu of its restaurant and offers a complete program of outdoor activities, celebrations…

  • Finca el Origen in Wine Enthusiast

    Finca el Origen 2012 Reserva Malbec was included in the Wine Enthusiast’s Top 100 Best Buys for 2014. The wine was in 58th place, receiving 89 points. The product was defined as a wine displaying aromas of dark fruits, well-balanced with an intense…

  • Trivento’s Syrah, highly recognized by James Suckling

    Trivento Syrah Golden Reserve 2012 scored 92 points from James Suckling, renowned wine critic worldwide. The wine was described by the expert as: “well-structured Syrah with intense fruit aromas, which offers velvety tannins, spicy, meat, and blackberry…

  • El Esteco, present at the “Semana del Torrontés” event

    From October 8 to 13, Cafayate hosted the event called “Semana del Torrontés de Altura” (Week of High-altitude Torrontés). The event included different activities featuring Torrontés, Salta’s signature grape variety. El Esteco winery was one…

  • Casa Bianchi celebrated with the Italy’s Embassy the Trophée at Vinalies Internationales 2014

    The Italy’s ambassador in Argentina, Teresa Castaldo, was hostess of the Tribute held on September 25, in Buenos Aires. The winery was recognized for having obtained the Trophée as the world’s best red wine with its Familia Bianchi Reserva Malbec,…

  • NQN, awarded for its sparkling wine

    Malma Cuvee Reserve Extra Brut of NQN winery scored 91 points in the ranking of the “Best Sparklers” by the wine guide “Descorchados 2015”. It is a deep golden-colored sparkler, displaying aromas of red and citrus fruits. On the palate, it is…

  • Dominio del Plata’s Osadia de Crear, awarded at the “Best of Wine Tourism”

    At Espacio Cultural Julio Le Parc, Dominio del Plata’s restaurant, “Osadia de Crear”, was recognized at the “Best of Wine Tourism”. This international competition distinguished the best wine tourism experiences. This project, created by Ana…

Opinions

Luján de Cuyo, under the watchful eye of Jorge Riccitelli

In this article, Norton’s winemaker shares the characteristics of one of Mendoza’s most traditional wine regions and explains how the multiplicity of factors helps to obtain exceptional wines.

“We will perform the most important actions in Mexico, United States, and Canada”

Eng. Gustavo Arizu, Luigi Bosca’s Research and Development Director for new businesses, mentioned some of the actions the winery will carry out in the coming months. Exports, markets, investments, wine industry context, are some of the topics he talked about in this interview.

“In the first months of 2014, Norton’s exports have grown by 10%”

Luis Steindl, Operations manager at Norton, anticipates the winery’s new releases for this year and the expectations for both domestic and foreign market.

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