News

10 keys to bear in mind when investing in wines

July 29, 2014

If you like wine and consider it a good investment, wine is one of the safest and most appreciated options in the market, provided you follow certain basic guidelines. With some wines you can achieve substantial profits.



South Africa: “the industry attracting a great influx of tourism”

July 28, 2014

Dr Winifred E Bowman is a Cape Wine Master and a wine, food and lifestyle writer. She is a renowned figure in the international wine scene, a wine judge at many prestigious competitions, as well as being a referent in her beloved country, South Africa. See in this article how is the viticulture in this country.

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.


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.


Sparkling wines went up 116%

July 16, 2014

Traditionally endowed with glamour, special occasions and toasts, in recent years, changes have been registered in both the productive sector and consumption trends.


Wineries

  • Norton

    Norton

    Astonished by the terroir, in 1895, Edmund James Palmer Norton planted in Mendoza vines imported from France, giving birth to Norton…

  • Salentein

    Salentein

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

  • Familia Otero Ramos

    Familia Otero Ramos

    The project that Manuel Otero Ramos had matured for many years was posed as one of seriousness and importance, strongly determined…

  • 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…

  • Altos Las Hormigas

    Altos Las Hormigas

    Altos Las Hormigas envisions a terroir in Argentina. Malbec specialists since 1995, well-known Tuscan winemaker Alberto Antonini, …

Wineries' News

  • “What is Malbec?” is the advertisement Trapiche made in Mendoza for the United States

    It is the first time the winery made an advertisement for other country. Argency was the agency chosen to do it. The history, the video and its protagonists. Trapiche, one of Argentina’s leading wineries, chose an advertising agency from Mendoza, Argency,…

  • Altos Las Hormigas, “the Winery of the Year”

    At the New York International Wine Competition, Altos Las Hormigas was distinguished as the Best winery of the year. Moreover, in this opportunity, the firm awarded a gold medal with its Altos Las Hormigas Malbec Clásico 2013.

  • 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…

Opinions

“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.

“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.

Business

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.

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.