Trapiche: Forging The Path of Argentine Winemaking Since 1883

Lifestyle / News / Outstanding / Sin categoría / 19 December, 2016

By: Wines of Argentina

A brief history of Trapiche
Trapiche’s story began in 1883, in a small vineyard called ‘El Trapiche’, in Mendoza, Argentina’s main winemaking region. With more than 130 years of experience, Trapiche is in a continuous quest for the latest best practices and product innovations, such as the first Argentinean Oceanic region’s wines.

Trapiche’s winemaking team is led by Daniel Pi, Director of Winemaking. The winery is located in Maipú, Mendoza, at the foot of the Andes Mountains. This Florentine style building from 1912 is an icon of Mendoza’s wine architecture.

Trapiche ranks among the most internationally awarded wineries. It has been honored with 580 international awards and accolades since 2014, impressing the world’s most renowned wine critics and leaving a mark in the most important wine competitions.

A worldwide leader
Trapiche was one of the first Argentine wineries to enter the international scene. In 1889, the winery received its first international award in Paris. In 1920, two Trapiche brands, Fond de Cave and Broquel, began to captivate the world’s most demanding palates. The 70s saw a significant increase in exports, a trend that has remained constant to date. It is in this way that Trapiche has become Argentina’s largest fine wine exporter.

Our Restaurant: Espacio Trapiche

Espacio Trapiche - Panorámica

Espacio Trapiche is a stage where the wines of Trapiche, created by chief winemaker Daniel Pi are combined with the dishes of renowned chef Lucas Bustos. The wine menu includes new harvest and old vintage wines as well as the winemakers’ creations.

The dishes are prepared with freshly-made, tasty products from the winery’s farm and orchard. These products are cultivated in a biodynamic environment, according to the “0 KM” philosophy, a concept developed by the winery and concerned with fostering a closer connection between the land and the kitchen, and working with local producers.

Our goal is to be among the Top 100 Latin American Restaurants.

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Wines of Argentina
Wines of Argentina es la entidad que, desde 1993, promueve la marca y la imagen país de los vinos argentinos por el mundo dando a conocer todas las regiones productoras de Argentina. Además, ayuda a orientar la estrategia exportadora de Argentina estudiando y analizando los cambios que se dan en los mercados de consumo. Su misión es colaborar en la consolidación de Argentina entre los principales países exportadores de vino del mundo y contribuir al éxito global de la industria vitivinícola argentina a través de la construcción de la marca “VINO ARGENTINO”, procurando elevar la percepción positiva en el trade, los líderes de opinión y los consumidores. Wines of Argentina is the organization that, since 1993, promotes the Argentine wine brand and image worldwide, spreading knowledge of the winemaking regions of Argentina. In addition, WofA contributes to direct the country's export strategy by studying and analyzing changing trends in consumer markets. Its aim is to contribute to the consolidation of Argentina as one of the main wine exporting countries in the world and to the global success of the Argentine wine industry by enhancing its positive image in the wine trade, among opinion leaders and consumers. It currently provides services to member wineries from every Argentine wine region and helps them to promote their products around the world. It organizes numerous events such as fairs, trade shows, tastings and other activities in the USA, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Europe and elsewhere.

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