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 […]
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....
In Argentina, women are holding key positions more and more these days. The wine industry is no stranger to this healthy trend. It is a relatively new phenomenon, however, which started with some pioneers in the 1980s and 1990s, such as the winemaker Susana Balbo, the first woman to graduate in enology...
In Argentine wine, tannins are often talked about as if they were demonyms, like Belgians or North Americans. But the reality is that there are different types of tannins within the general name, just as there are different people within a nationality. And now, the exploration of new terroirs and the application...
Argentine wine reached its privileged status thanks to Malbec, high scores from those in the know and hypnotic picture postcard vineyards. However, the industry has other reasons to feel proud of itself. Among these, the time and resources dedicated to sustainability programs, with a strong environmental...
The tenth edition of the Argentina Wine Awards came to an end on 19 February. After a decade this latest edition was a turning point and the results have shown us that there are new paths for Argentine wine to go down. Not only for the fourteen Trophies that were awarded, nor for the other […]
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