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Boutique winery from 1.921 – Clos de Chacras

October 18, 2010

Its founder Bautista Gargantini was from the swiss canton of Ticino and he eagerly took on the winery to continue the legacy left by his father: to explore and to work in the noble land of Mendoza, highlighting the best of it.
For reasons of fate (perhaps?) today Clos de Chacras is owned by the granddaughter [...]

Earth First – Tres Wines

October 18, 2010

With my friends, we use to gather at the First Tuesday’s “Asado”, a men-only monthly event where we discuss Argentine politics, economy, and (of course) soccer. A couple of us decided to start a project that could put together every one of our values, and that would eventually be our ideal job.
The project, Tres Wines, [...]

Kóoch: the myth comes alive – Universo Austral

October 18, 2010

Before the creation of this austral paradise called Patagonia, this place was surrounded by darkness and its only resident was Kóoch, a lonely God that lived in the shadows. He was so lonely that one day he started to cry, and his cry was so deep an intense that he formed the oceans, and then [...]

Calafate: fruit of the Patagonian Earth – Universo Austral

October 15, 2010

The Tehuelche’s traditions tell that the Chief of the tribe had a beautiful daughter called Calafate, and he really loved her. But one day an young men from another tribe came into the Chief’s community, and he and Calafate fall in love.
The father of Calafate was against this relation, so he asked for help to [...]

Don Quinto – Bodega Don Quinto

October 15, 2010

As a kid I used to visit the farm of my grandfather, Quinto Pirán, man Medrano winemaker in Mendoza. During these years, Lino Puppato, my father worked as a winemaker at Bodega de Ramón Puppato, my other grandfather, which was only a few meters from my house.
Inspired by my experiences and the legacy of my [...]

New Age – Casa Bianchi

October 15, 2010

New Age was born in 1995 when the Bianchi family winery was already 67 years old, having some flagship traditional wines such as Enzo Bianchi and Don Valentin Lacrado. The third generation of the family struggled to convince the second to create a new type of wine targeted to young people, with bubbles and a [...]

Punto Final – Renacer

October 15, 2010

Looking for the name for your first wine could be as difficult as deciding when it´s time to stop trying and say “this is the one”. For us, both findings came together. Our Punto Final wines are blends from different Malbecs of different terroirs, so after a long time of tasting and trying different blends, we [...]

Enamore – Renacer

October 15, 2010

Enamore is a wine made together with the Allegrini family from Veneto – Italy, by applying the “appasimento” technique to local grape varieties, producing an “Amarone- style” wine. When it was time to name the wine, the renowned Italian wine producer Marilisa Allegrini thought of it as an almost perfect anagram of Amarone (Enamore). The [...]

Navarro Correas Spakling Wines – Navarro Correas

October 14, 2010

Elegant, fresh and of great quality, the sparkling wines of Bodega Navarro Correas are 100% produced with the two best “noble” varietals: Pinot Noir, which gives it structure and body, and Chardonnay, which provides its elegance and freshness. Versatile and subtle, they were conceived to be enjoyed at all times, mainly in those nice moments [...]

Cuatro Primos – Familia Mayol

October 14, 2010

Our winery is a family business. The label and name for our blend Cuatro Primos truly reflect this. The blend consists of four varietals- Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Bonarda- from our vineyards in Lujan de Cuyo, Tupungato and Vista Flores. When we were thinking about the name for it, there were four cousins in [...]