Among the main varieties, only Malbec and red blends increased in volume.
In 2015, the amount of bottled wine brands rose to 2,681, a growth of 88 compared with 2014.
In 2015, out of the top 10 destinations, 7 grew in volume and value. The United Kingdom grew the most (+255.6 thousand boxes), United States (+156 thousand cases), China (+94.8 thousand cases) and Mexico (+77.2 thousand cases).
In 2015, bottled wine came to $722.9m with market share at 77%.
In December, Argentina’s wine industry exported 28.1 million litres valued at $70.6m.
In 2015, total wines and must exports came to $933.6m and amounted to 359.8 million litres.
A month of Malbec is coming to an end so we spoke to some of the key winemakers and winery owners in the country, and posed two very simple questions to them: what does Malbec mean for each of them, and what can we expect in the future? Here are twelve promising answers.
In terms of pairing, you could say that Malbec is a wine with everything to offer. Where a Cabernet is too tannic, Malbec offers a smooth texture; where a Sauvignon Blanc is very sharp, Malbec offers moderate freshness; where Pinot Noir is very sophisticated and delicate, Malbec is carefree, doing its own thing....
In the eyes of a foreigner, Argentina is an inexplicable combo: the first world for the research and development of technologies as sophisticated as nuclear, together with an unprecedented passion for football, haute couture and a wine more famous than its vineyards, Malbec. For us Argentines it is an equally...
There are many ways to recount a success: with a story, a tale or with numbers that describe trends. In terms of Malbec, we chose numbers, which say more than words. These are the digits that define Argentine Malbec. 1316. Pope John XXII founds the University of Cahors, in south-western France, where...
It is increasingly common that, when talking about Argentine Malbec, consumers and specialists cite the places of origin as if they were surnames: Malbec from Gualtallary, Malbec from Las Compuertas, Malbec from the Calchaquí Valley. If the common factor in this lineage is the variety, the origin is the new mystery.
Vinómanos has now finished tasting and reporting on the wines for the 2018 Malbec Report. Below are the main conclusions and trends that emerged from the tasting.
With a month full of activities paying homage to our flagship strain, Malbec has been strengthened as the flag of Argentine winemaking. Thousands of users around the world shared their toasts on social networks.
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