News

WineSur’s wineries present at the “Argentina Premium Tasting” in Brazil

July 24, 2014

The traditional event “Argentina Premium Tasting” moves from Mendoza to Sao Paulo after an agreement between the Argentine Tourism Ministry and Wines of Argentina to foster the national wine industry. WineSur’s member wineries will be present there with their wines.



Urraca wines, the result of tradition and innovation

July 23, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

After touring the major wine landscapes around the world, the Langley family found in Agrelo the perfect place to give birth to “Urraca”. Get to know in this article the projects for this year.

“A turning point for the Argentine viticulture”

July 23, 2014

This will be the theme for the first event of the current situation analysis organized by the Argentine Wine Society, which will be held on July 29. This event will count on the participation of Gustavo Reyes and Javier Merino.



Wine in Moderation is celebrating its 1st anniversary

July 21, 2014

After a year from its birth, Wine in Moderation, Bodegas de Argentina’s program fostering responsible wine consumption, has already gathered 24 participating wineries and closed different deals with companies and associations of all kind.

Marketing: how do wineries compete at sales outlets?

July 21, 2014 by Laura Saieg

Around 75% of purchasing decisions are taken at the point of sale. This way, those actions from wineries to encourage consumers to buy their products are crucial, as many of these decisions are the result of what brands make on shelves.



Mendoza will host again the international awards ceremony of the Great Wine Capitals

July 19, 2014

The event will be held from November 2 to 7. Registrations for the contest of local wine tourism have already been open; it is the prelude to the world competition.


Trends: “Flavored wine”, the boom among young consumers

July 18, 2014

According to a research conducted by Wine Intelligence, these wines, classed as aperitif, are a resounding success in the international market. Chocolate, grapefruit, cola, chestnut, coffee, are some of the new flavors.


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

July 16, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

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


Wineries

  • Urraca

    Urraca

    Viñedos Urraca is located in Mendoza's major wine region, at the foot of the Andes Mountains, at 950 meters above sea level, with…

  • La Celia

    La Celia

    Finca La Celia stands out for its production of Premium wines in the Uco Valley. It is a cutting-edge, young and modern winery, driven…

  • Andean Vineyards

    Andean Vineyards

    Andean Vineyards was founded in 1914, settling down in both Mendoza and San Juan provinces. The project, under the name of Andean…

  • Dante Robino

    Dante Robino

    Dante Robino, belonged to Squassini family, is a family company with an over 90-year-old experience, devoted to the production of…

  • Trivento

    Trivento

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

Wineries' News

  • Trivento awarded a Trophy at Decanter

    The winery won gold, silver and bronze medals at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2014. Moreover, the good news was the Trophy for its Trivento Golden Reserve Chardonnay 2012.

  • High scores for Finca El Origen

    The US publications Wine Enthusiast and The Wine Advocate granted excellent scores to different vintages of Finca El Origen Gran Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon. Its 2010 vintage, was recognized with 91 and 90 pts by The Wine Advocate. Moreover, its 2011…

  • Trapiche revamps the image of its Encabezado de Malbec

    The winery has incorporated Encabezado de Malbec to its Fond de Cave Reserva line, which boasts own style and expresses personality and elegance. Fond de Cave Encabezado de Malbec is a fortified wine made from Malbec grapes. It is a unique experience,…

  • Budeguer, a family winery

    In an interview, done by Silvia Maruccio from the program “El Provincial, Espacio del Vino”, with María Mendizábal, Brand Ambassador of the Budeguer winery, the professional shared some details about the firm. “It is a young project, born in…

  • Wine + Chocolate, the new experience at TRIVENTO

    The winery invites to discover the amazing combination of aromas, textures, and flavors of the wine and chocolate pairing. The new tourism activity of Trivento is an attractive experience that pairs TRIVENTO wines with the best Belgian chocolates made…

  • Caligiore recognized for its Reserve Bonarda

    The winery, which makes ecological wines, achieved a Silver medal with its “Caligiore Reserve Bonarda” in the first contest devoted to this grape variety, “Bonarda Argentina”, held in the city of Mendoza. The event gathered 40 participating wines…

  • Ruca Malén highly distinguished by Wine Spectator

    The winery was recognized by the famous US publication. Its wine Yauquén Bonarda 2013 received 90 points and was described as: “Juicy yet powerful, with a deep well of dark plum, kirsch and dark chocolate flavors that carry some meaty overtones. Creamy…

  • Norton incorporates winemaker David Bonomi in its winemaking team

    After working at Doña Paula, the renowned professional joins Norton’s winemaking team, headed by Jorge Riccitelli, to keep on the path of excellence in the production of wines and sparklers. Bonomi, young winemaker with a long experience, started…

  • New Age, sets Las Leñas’s dusks to music again

    For second year in a row, New Age, the brand whose main figure is the disc jockey, will participate in an event where the dusks of one of the most important touristic spots in the winter season of Las Leñas, “Condor Point” of Hotel Sagitario, was…

Opinions

“When consumers distinguish how Malbec or Cabernet Sauvignon express in Cafayate, the other varietals will be more appreciated”

Alejandro Pepa, winemaker of El Esteco winery, shares in this article how the regional features of the north of Argentina define its wines and which are the best-performing varieties and regions.

“Learning about wine is not so difficult”

Spanish critic Caius Apicius argues that the only way to learn is to taste many wines. Besides, he believes that it is a mistake to rate a wine.

“It is important to be cautious about the time a wine stay in oak in pursuit of its freshness”

These words were pronounced by Andreas Larsson during his visit to Mendoza. According to the world’s best sommelier in 2007, it is difficult to find elegant Argentine wines and he suggests making wines with less oak in pursuit of their fruit profile.

Business

2014: A good year for buying $15 wines

April 3, 2014

According to the Silicon Valley Bank, this year should be a fruitful year, with more choice and better quality wine

How to Make Your Wine Club Program More Successful

February 3, 2014

Wine club memberships are highly lucrative because they help you increase your volume per customer. This works to drive customer acquisition costs down while maintaining higher profit margins, according to a blog post from Talk Is Sheep Marketing.