The 5th annual edition of the Argentina Wine Awards has honored Argento Bonarda 2009 with a Trophy, the only Bonarda in the competition to be awarded such a prize. This wine comes from vineyards in the Rivadavia region of Mendoza and is characterized by intense color, vibrant aromatics, great freshness, and round red fruit flavors.
If a developing country’s economic health can in part be judged by the foreign investment it attracts, then by the same yardstick Argentina’s wine industry appears to be in fantastic shape. Some of the biggest names of the global wine fraternity been drawn here, and they have all come to make high quality wines.
Patagonia is an up and coming wine region in Argentina, with a number of provinces becoming famous for their outstanding wines. We have put together a list of some the best of Patagonia’s wineries, where you can sample a little of what this exciting region has to offer.
If you are visiting Argentina, chances are that you will be wanting to sample some of the country’s famous wines. Of course, you can do this in many places, but there is no substitute to going straight to the source in one of Argentina’s famous wine regions. Chief among these is the verdant Mendoza province, home of some of the country’s greatest wines. Our writers have been around many of the region’s wineries and have picked out those which they think are the best of the bunch.
If you’ve chosen to visit Buenos Aires, you probably enjoy a splash of vino colapso. But don’t let a tiny thing like not speaking Spanish affect your wine tasting in Argentina, as plenty of English-speaking sommeliers are based in BA. Here, three top sommeliers talk about my favourite subject, Argentinian wine
Travelling through Argentina’s vast and beguiling landscapes leaves no doubt as to the incredible variety and contrasts found in this country’s wine regions. From the dizzying heights of northerly Salta, to the wind-swept southerly climes of Patagonia, experience Argentina’s terroir.
Argento wines were recently launched within Argentina itself, and they are popping up in restaurants, bars and shops all over the country. We have created a Google Map showing some of our favorites places in Buenos Aires where you can drink…
Most wine lovers will have munched on meat and Malbec and tangoed with Torrontés and summery fare but Argentina’s wines offer many other food-friendly temptations besides. And one of the most exciting finds is Argentine Pinot Noir.
Already blessed with a superb flagship variety in Malbec, Argentina’s winemakers are increasingly revealing their hand as masters of the art of blending. This is especially true of their top red wines where the sumptuous, aromatic purity of high altitude Malbec is proving a perfect partner with a host of Bordeaux and other red varieties.
The Argento Wine Company is thrilled to announce a welcome new addition to our team — Operations Director Matt Douglas. Matt will oversee all our finance and operations, bringing his wealth of experience and practical approach to the business…