In this article, WineSur picks the wine news that had the greatest impact on Argentine industry throughout the whole year and shaped the course of business.
Wine Enthusiast, Wine Spectator, Decanter and Wine Access awarded 23 wines from Argentina. The top publications in United Kingdom, United States and Canada, and the leading markets for Argentina’s exports, distinguished the quality of these products.
UK’s critics Tim Atkin and Oz Clarke referred to Neal Martin, the person in charge of rating Argentine wines replacing Jay Miller, for The Wine Advocate. Martin is European and his palate is used to wines whose style is “heavy” or more “elegant”. This way, these renowned critics gave their opinion in an interview with WineSur.
According to the publication, this list includes those “wines we would like to drink on a daily basis”. The Argentine exponents included in the list are all Malbec 2008, a difficult vintage in the country and yet, it emerges triumphant.
The specialist in sparkling wines maintained that the category has strongly grown and gives his view of the sparkling wine business in Argentina.