News

Countdown to the “X Foro Internacional Vitivinícola”

August 22, 2014

“The time of productivity” will be the title of the next wine forum to be held on October 10 at Nave Cultural. National and international speakers will be in charge of analyzing the local panorama, Argentina’s consumption trends, as well as the patterns that influence purchasing decisions.



WineSur wineries awarded at VINUS 2014

August 21, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

A new edition of this renowned international contest, held in Mendoza, has finished. Wineries member of WineSur received Double Gold, Gold, and Silver Medal. See all the winners in this article.

Three wineries from Mendoza received top awards at VINUS 2014

August 20, 2014

Viñavida, Luigi Bosca, and Bianchi, were the first wineries recognized in the price categories at this wine contest, showing that both established and new wineries have potential to make more and better high-end wines.



The 25 most used adjectives in a wine tasting

August 20, 2014

Although wine may cause different effects to those are drinking it, see in this article a series of adjectives that will help to describe it.

Russia, the 8-billion dollar wine market

August 15, 2014

Wine has been released from Russia’s restrictions on food imports from the European Union; so, many wine-producing countries of Europe will continue exporting wines to Russia.



How To Increase Your Wine Club Sales

August 15, 2014

Online wine sales have grown as the result of the wine club development. This way, Beverage Trade Network has collected a series of successful actions and brings them in this article.


Torrontés wine from Argentina is aromatic, bold

August 11, 2014

Some grape varieties and wine styles hang around for years before they are properly recognized and appreciated by the wine sipping public.


WineSur’s wines were recognized at the Wine MDQ

August 11, 2014

This year, the Wine MDQ Tasting was focused on the Argentina’s signature grape variety, Malbec.


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…

  • Santa Ana

    Santa Ana

    Bodegas Santa Ana was founded in 1891 by Luis Tirasso, an Italian immigrant, one of the pioneers in the development of grape-growing…

  • Eclipse

    Eclipse

    The winery was founded in 2002 by his current owner Mr. Adrian Sanchez Linares.    After many years of family tradition in working…

  • Aleanna

    Aleanna

    Two romantics -a winemaker (Alejandro Vigil) and a historian (Adrianna Catena)- go back in time to capture an era when European immigrants,…

  • Ojo de Vino

    Ojo de Vino

    The story of Ojo de Vino SA begins in 1972 when Dieter Meier, owner and alma mater, arrives in Argentina to help his father on a business…

Wineries' News

  • A Trophy for FIN Single Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2010

    Del Fin del Mundo winery awarded a “Trophy Valles Patagónicos” with its FIN Single Vineyard Cabernet Franc 2010 in the 2014 edition of the Argentina Wine Awards 2014 contest.

  • Altos Las Hormigas, with top scores from James Suckling

    Altos Las Hormigas Altamira 2012 received 94 points from the wine critic and was described as: “a wine that shows an amazing complexity with iodine, plum and berry character. Full body, with super refined tannins and a subtle yet intense finish”.…

  • “Nosotros” recognized by James Suckling

    Wine critic James Suckling granted “Nosotros” 2010 95 points. This label of Dominio del Plata winery was described as: “a powerful and rich wine with great structure. It boasts a full body, velvety tannins, and a long and tasty finish. Displaying…

  • Monte Cinco Malbec R 2010 revives the experience of Agrelo’s Malbec

    This wine was born in Mendoza, Argentina, in the land of Malbec, in an old vineyard located in Luján de Cuyo, boasting a balance and aromas granted by its oak aging and a classical style. It is a really exciting Malbec.

  • Finca Sophenia presents its new web design

    The winery has recently launched a new profile of its web page as a tool to communicate directly with its consumers, sharing news, last releases, recognitions and scores obtained worldwide, as well as exclusive pictures of one of the most important wine…

  • Trapiche’s top wine revamped its image

    Trapiche Oak Cask is Argentina’s third most exported wine. Gustavo Arroyat, Exports director at the winery, explained the key to its success: “excellent value for money, quality consistency, a right distribution in the suitable retailers, an easy-to-recognize…

  • CEM distinguished Salentein’s founder

    The Mendoza Business Committee (CEM) paid a tribute to Mr. Mijndert Pon as pioneer in the Uco Valley and wine tourism. The ceremony was carried out in Killka and Ben Pon, Mijndert Pon’s son received a commemorative plaque. Mijndert Pon arrived in the…

  • Doña Paula Selección recognized by por James Suckling

    This 2009 Malbec scored 93 points and was described by the wine critic as: “a wine displaying wonderful aromas of blueberry, smoke and tar. Floral too. Full body, with ripe and juicy fruit and an orange undertone. Round texture. Flavorful finish. What…

  • Trivento achieves the BRC standard’s top scoring

    Last July, the winery reached A+ grade of the BRC Global standard. This way, it became the only wine company in America and Argentina in awarding this score. Since 2009, Trivento has worked accomplishing BRC requirements in A grade. This year, the winery…

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