Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category

Luján de Cuyo, under the watchful eye of Jorge Riccitelli

August 13, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

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”

August 5, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

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%”

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.

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

July 4, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

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”

April 24, 2014

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”

April 7, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

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.

“We expect to grow by 100% in terms of production in 2014”

April 3, 2014 by Laura Saieg

The winemaker of Estrella del Sur, Lucas Morán, talked to WineSur and explained that this increase will be mainly the result of the development the company has made through different distribution channels and deals with supermarkets. Nonetheless, the quality consistency of wines goes hand in hand with this growth.

Advantages and disadvantages of Argentine wines in China

March 21, 2014

Demei Li, considered China’s best winemaker, was one of the judges at the Argentina Wine Awards 2014. In this article, he talks about Argentine wines, their performance in the Asian market and the need to promote all the wine regions to raise the influence of the wines from this country.

“If you train sommeliers you will have hundreds of ambassadors of your wines all over the world”

March 18, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

Tommy Lam, belonging to the Asia Wine Institute of Singapore, visited Mendoza to give a lecture at the “Argentina Wine Awards” about the Asian market and its consumption needs. He considers that Argentina should further promote its Torrontés in this destination as it goes very well with Asian food.

“Argentina should make wines without considering markets”

March 10, 2014 by Claudia Ortiz

Patricio Tapia, the specialized journalist, with a diploma in wine tasting, works currently for Wine & Spirits magazine in New York and was one of the judges at the Argentina Wine Awards wine contest. In this article, he shares his opinion about the Argentine viticulture and where it should focus to remain establishing worldwide.