Archive for the ‘News’ Category

“Terroir is fundamental for wine quality to be homogenous”

July 21, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

On July 11th, the renowned international consultant on terroir, Pedro Parra, offered a lecture in Mendoza on “How to know and interpret terroirs”. WineSur features an interview conducted prior to the event.

The Uco Valley: new undertakings in a fascinating setting

July 21, 2008

Mendoza´s Uco Valley is comprised by the departments of San Carlos, Tupungato and Tunuyán. The region offers numerous natural and historic tourism attractions, including a growing number of impressive new wineries open to visitors.

Consulates in Mendoza to promote the Wine Routes

July 21, 2008 by Laura Saieg

In a cocktail organized by Bodegas de Argentina along with the Association of Hotel Owners, an agreement for the consulate body to promote the Wine Routes as an international tourism attraction was launched.

Argentinian winery owners become partners with major wine companies

July 21, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

E&J Gallo, Constellation Brands and Lafite (France) are some of the great names that have entered different types of agreements with Argentinian wineries. A look into the undertakings that multiply the presence of Argentinian wine around the world.

Brazil would impose non-tariff barriers on Argentinian wine

July 21, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

In a meeting in Buenos Aires, consensus was sought for raising the minimum export price to

“My Argentinian revelation”

July 7, 2008

The UK-based wine consultant and specialized journalist Steven Spurrier, who writes for Decanter, traveled to Argentina, where he was astonished by the wines produced in the country. Find here the highlights of the article he published in the prestigious British magazine.

WRAP study focuses on carbon emissions

July 7, 2008

A study by the UK-based Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has revealed that the carbon impact of bottling wine in light glass bottles with a high recycled content compares favourably with using PET containers.

Despite the conflict, Argentinian wine exports would not fall

July 7, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

This information arises from the opinion of Argentinian analysts and winery owners that remain confident that 2008 will be an excellent year for local grape-growing and winemaking.

“Wine bottles are promotional brochures for destination markets”

July 7, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

Dolores Lavaque, MSc, is the director of STG, the consulting company that was in charge of conducting the study about Wine Tourism Demand and Benchmarking in Argentina, framed by the Argentinian Wine Tourism Consolidation Project IADB/FOMIN and Bodegas de Argentina. In this interview, she approaches the results yielded by this extensive study and describes Argentinian and international wine tourists.

“Argentinian wine has strong competitive advantages”

July 7, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

Juan José Llach, the Argentinian sociologist and economist who will be a lecturer in the upcoming International Wine Forum, evaluated as positive the future of the local industry, although he emphasized that Argentina needs a systematic reduction program of distortive taxes in order to offset the value of the peso.