With over 6000 hectares under vine between the Velasco and Famatina Sierras, teams of committed professionals and an eagerness to grow, La Rioja can also boast its own distinct grape variety, Torrontés Riojana, which is joined in local vineyards by Bonarda, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah.
The head of the Tapiz, Zolo and Wapisa Wineries, Patricia Ortiz has spent twenty years making high quality wines. Working in both Mendoza and by the sea in Río Negro, innovation and overcoming professional challenges are both her inspiration and trademark.
Vineyards of Buenos Aires. Far from the traditional regions with a varied geography, the number of wine producing establishments is growing, some of which offer gourmet and wine tourism experiences.
In 1999, the renowned winemaker Federico Benegas Lynch began a personal project involving the production of premium wines. Today, the wines of Bodega Benegas are established as a guarantee of quality and are earning plaudits across the world. The winery also played a key role in the development of Cabernet Franc in Argentina.
Bressia Casa de Vinos: 20 years of elegance and quality.
Susana Balbo Wines: A commitment to sustainability and protecting the environment, as well as their investment in promoting quality oenotourism through high end hospitality and cuisine have made the winery an industry leader.
Gamboa Viñas & Bodega: in Campana, about 40 miles from the city of Buenos Aires, a project that began ten years ago is establishing an attractive reputation for its original wines and a restaurant set among vineyards and a stunning natural landscape.
ira Wines: the Argentine experts in Sangiovese talk about the challenges involved in restoring the legacy of Italian winemakers in Mendoza and establishing their brand.
Sustainability at Bodega Lagarde: the centennial winery in Luján de Cuyo is implementing a working philosophy in which sustainability plays a key role, establishing strategic alliances across the region and expanding internationally.
Leading UK wine writer Tim Atkin MW has released his latest in-depth look at the Argentinean wine scene. His annual report, now in its eighth year and available through timatkin.com,…