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.
For many, Malbec opened the door to the world of Argentine wine. Attracted by its aromas and flavours, wine lovers find the palate of Malbec smooth and juicy, a comfort so pleasing. The next step is to advance onto blends of Malbec which opens up an enormous diversity of styles and flavours. Below, we go […]
The path of Malbec is also the way towards elevation: the developments of one and the other began at a time when Argentina was a wine country outside the planisphere. Now, as they converge on a high, distant point, that road and that history find their moment of apogee.
Wines of Argentina, the organisation responsible for the global image of Argentine wines, is working on the details of the seventh edition of World Malbec Day. Under the slogan "Malbec, the heart of Argentina" the celebrations will take place in the main cities around the world during the month of April,...
Anyone who has tried more than three Malbec’s at any one time knows that a diversity of tastes and styles is what rules today in the variety. Over the past 15 year Malbec has come to represent an almost inexhaustible array of flavours. There are many reasons for this, from new terroirs to style changes...
All that is outstanding is different in an unexpected way. That’s what happened with the harvest of 2016 in Argentina, but particularly in Mendoza: a year in which nature will leave its indelible mark on both the wines and the memory of its winemakers. With a cold spring and an October with an average...
“While a novelty generates curiosity, only a classic has lasting value.” It is a maxim that counts for pretty much everything in life, and was whispered to me recently by an importer of English wines who was passing through Argentina. We had been talking for at least an hour about the incredible...
A simple question doesn’t always produce a simple answer, and less so in the case of Malbec. A grape variety that is planted between 250 metres – 3,000 metres above sea level in Argentina and offers many expressions depending on the type of soil it is found in, among its 39 thousand hectares...
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