News

The ABC of Pinot Noir: 10 keys to knowing more about this variety

November 28, 2014

Marcelo Miras, winemaker of Bodega del Fin del Mundo, talked about the special characteristics of this grape sourcing elegant and delicate wines.



Fresh wines for high temperatures

November 26, 2014 by Laura Saieg

In this article, WineSur spotlights those ideal wines to enjoy during afternoons in the swimming pool or outdoor gatherings. From whites to rosés and sparklers, are the products wineries have chosen to launch for this summer season. Many of them are premium and highly awarded labels.

How and from where are the World’s Top 100 Wines?

November 26, 2014

From the New or Old World, reds or whites, their hemisphere of origin, what were the most or least awarded countries. In this article, WineSur shows everything about this famous top 100 list.



The winners of “Argentina Terroir Awards”

November 26, 2014

The contest, assessing and rewarding Argentine wines based on their quality, identification with terroir, and varietal character, has recently announced its results. See all the winners in this article.

Tomas Hughes, Finca Decero’s winemaker

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

November 26, 2014 by Laura Saieg

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.



Ruca Malén’s secret

November 25, 2014

The growth of wine tourism in Argentina is indisputable. This phenomenon has repercussion on those wineries in need of capturing more visitors. The question is: how to endure? See in this article the answer: the secret lies in the team that pays attention to “every detail”.


The genealogy of wine is the most intimidating family tree we’ve ever seen

November 21, 2014

Appellations, vintages, varieties, alcohol and more, make the wine world a really confusing and complex topic. Through this Infographics, get to know more about the genealogy of wine.


“We should become more efficient and competitive when producing”

November 19, 2014 by Maria Jose Merino

Gustavo Caligiore, owner and winemaker of Caligiore winery, talked with WineSur about its Premium organic wine production and sales. Moreover, he made great stress on the reality of this segment, which is consolidating firmly in the international market.


Wineries

  • La Rural

    La Rural

    The winemaking tradition of Rutini family was born in the beginning of the 19th Century, when Mr. Francisco Rutini started producing…

  • Salentein

    Salentein

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

  • Pulenta Estate

    Pulenta Estate

    For over three generations, Pulenta family has been involved in Argentine viticulture. After Antonio Pulenta sold Trapiche´s majority…

  • Trivento

    Trivento

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

  • Estrella de los Andes

    Estrella de los Andes

    Estrella de los Andes is located in Perdriel (Luján de Cuyo) at 945 meters asl, 32º56’ south latitude and 68º 49’ west longitude.…

Wineries' News

  • Trivento winery, distinguished by Wine Spectator

    The American magazine granted 90 pts to Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec 2011. The wine was described as a “vigorous example displaying aromas of plum, redcurrant, and dried raspberry, combined with a vivid acidity. On the medium palate, this wine is…

  • Familia Schroeder, Patagonia’s leading exporter

    There are 20 wine companies in the country selling wine abroad. According to statistics, Familia Schroeder winery is “the number one”. Since few years, the winery has sent high-quality wines from the Patagonia to the world. According to Caucasia…

  • Luigi Bosca | Familia Arizu, present at “Diez manos para dar un mano”

    The winery was part of “Diez manos para dar un mano” (in English: Ten hands to give a hand), event organized by  a group of chefs made up of Mauro Colagreco, Darío Gualtieri, Narda Lepes, Germán Martitegui, and Fernando Trocca. The event was held…

  • Enzo Bianchi: past, present, and future of a wine embodying the best of San Rafael

    Casa Bianchi winery dusted old and new vintages of its icon wine and showed how its concept stands the test of time. In an intimate setting, at the underground cellar of La Bourgogne, Bianchi offered a vertical tasting of old and new vintages of its…

  • Colorful and lively vernissage at La Rural

    Martín Villalonga opened a thrilling art exhibition at La Rural winery. Through a delicious cocktail paired with its amazing varietal wines, this winery invited friends, customers, and art lovers to the opening of a new exhibition of artist Martín…

  • Viñas de Alto Salvador receiving great recognitions

    In recent months, Viñas de Alto Salvador winery has had a great performance in different wine contests where it took part, reaching important awards with its products. On the one hand, at Vinus 2014 contest (Mendoza), the company submitted 3 varietal…

  • Altos Las Hormigas will launch its Terroir Malbec from Cahors

    The Malbec producer based in Mendoza (Argentina) went to Cahors to discover the birthplace of Malbec. There, Leonardo Erazo-Lynch, technical director of Alto Las Hormigas winery, is working on a “micro terroir” project to showcase the expression…

  • Norton recognized for its quality and excellence

    For 27th year in a row, the “Premios a la Exportación Argentina” awards, organized by the Prensa Económica magazine, was held on November 12 at Salón Auditorio of Banco Nación. In the event, 32 companies were awarded for having been the best…

  • Salentein Reserve Chardonnay, highly recognized at Japan Wine Challenge

    Salentein winery had an excellent performance at the Japan Wine Challenge 2014, the Asia’s most prestigious event. It gathered 1,400 samples from 26 countries to be assessed by important professionals from the United Kingdom, Japan and other countries.…

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