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.
More and more winemakers are rediscovering long forgotten white wines from age old vineyards. Not Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling or Torrontés, the most consumed white in Argentina, no, their inspiration comes from Semillón, a low profile varietal with a long history in our country. The things which underpins...
When the quality of wines a region or country produces is evaluated, one of the main variables that is considered is their ageing potential. That is, how many years you can store them for. On the one hand, the life of the wine can give a measure of its value, and on the other an […]
“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...
In Argentina, seven out of ten bottles that are uncorked, are red. Of those seven, 60% are Malbec. A logical figure for a country with this varietal as the flagship grape of the wine industry. However, talk of Malbec is no longer just about young reds or reserve wines, today with this strain all possible...
Malbec. It seemed to be the first and last horizon of Argentine wine. At least from the point of view of a global consumer radar. But Argentina is a big country. So big in fact that it includes other horizons, which do not perhaps appear on radars from abroad. Grape varieties can be checked out […]
The production of organic wines is making progress here in Argentina, and some of these wines are doing well in the most demanding markets. The global surface area under organic certification has doubled over the last decade. An increase which is responding to the constant demand from every corner of the planet....
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