Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Lower grape volumes and excellent quality

May 2, 2012 by Laura Saieg y Mariano Zalazar

These are the characteristics of Argentina’s 2011 harvest. Only 3 weeks from the end of the harvest season, a 23% drop has been already estimated in the grape yield compared to the last year. However, Argentinian winemakers stressed the high quality and health of the crop.

Climate change and viticulture

May 2, 2012 by Maria Jose Merino

Carried out by several institutions in Argentina, the first research on the perception of climate change in the wine industry was developed. Below, find the conclusions of the report.

Argentine wineries celebrated the “Malbec World Day”

April 17, 2012 by Laura Saieg

In different parts of the globe, on April 17, people paid tribute to Argentina’s signature grape variety. For this reason, Argentine wineries performed numerous actions in their facilities. See below the best pictures of this special day.

“The competitive Malbec is placed within the USD 15 – 35 range”

April 16, 2012

According to Paul Gregutt, wine adviser of the US “Seattle Times” newspaper, Argentina’s emblematic varietal wine captivates palates in this price range as “it is the real sweet spot for quality and value.”

Investments are still made in vine seedling

April 10, 2012 by Ma. Soledad González

In spite of the current situation, it is expected that the demand for this year will be similar to the one of 2011. Malbec remains at the top of the hottest varieties demanded by producers. Among the whites, Sauvignon and Torrontés are the favorites.

Boost in exports to United Kingdom and Brazil

April 4, 2012 by Redacción

United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Brazil, And the Netherlands -in this order- were the main export destinations of Argentina’s bottled wines in the first two months of 2012, together accounting for 70.4% of the total amount in dollars.

Fizzy wines, the youngest people’s pick

March 28, 2012 by Laura Saieg

This category has managed to position in consumption occasions in which still wines has failed to do it, such as discotheques and bars. Beyond Argentina, registering a steady growing, wineries gamble successfully on the foreign market.

An early grape harvest for 2012

March 26, 2012 by Laura Saieg

A grape yield reduction and higher temperatures were the factors that caused this phenomenon. According to data provided by the National Institute of Viticulture (INV), 949,562,030 kilos of grapes have been picked up to date.

Asia, the continent to capture

March 16, 2012 by Ma. Soledad González

This continent has experienced one of the fastest growths in terms of wine consumption. It is anticipated that China will become the world’s leading wine consumer. However, Argentina is the “great” unknown as well as Malbec.