Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Best of Wine Tourism contest entries open

July 7, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

It is organized by the Argentinian chapter of the Great Wine Capitals network. The fourth edition of this international contest was kicked off at ProMendoza´s meeting hall.

San Juan: stunning valleys and wines

July 7, 2008

The San Juan Wine Route has become one of the most traditional options for San Juan visitors. Ten wineries integrate the tour and offer very different features and suggestions. From organic wines to sparkling wines elaborated at the very heart of the mountains, visitors have a good deal to see and taste.

“Argentine bottled table wines have great prospects in the United States for the immediate future”

July 7, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

The president of Gomberg, Fredrikson & Associates will be a guest speaker in the 2008 edition of the International Wine Forum, to be carried out next September. In this interview, as in his upcoming lecture, he shares his view on the prospects for the US market.

Screwcaps in Argentina

June 24, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

According to Decanter journalists, the screwcap is the best closure for a great majority of wines, both white and red. Here are the opinions of Argentinian winemakers on the matter.

“The impact of this crisis is the distrust at destination markets”

June 24, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

The blow against wine exporters as a result of the agrarian strike will leave long-term wounds. “Year after year, Argentina keeps trying to demonstrate its reliability but this situation forces us to start from scratch once again,” Panighini evaluated.

Will China become the major wine market in the world?

June 24, 2008 by Laura Saieg

The boom of wine consumption in the Eastern country for the past eight years and its production are increasingly higher. Here, some of the features of the Eastern giant, of the changes underway and facts to be considered.

Incentives to achieve high quality wines

June 23, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

Chandon created a scoring system for its associate grape growers. They are over 200 growers working under quality standards that eventually influence the price of raw material.

More companies committed to the community

June 23, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

There is an increasing number of wineries working under the concepts of Corporate Social Responsibility. In the wine industry, numerous activities towards improving the quality of life have been implemented. Programs involving training, education, child-care, employee assistance, and fair trade events are just some of the examples of CSR activities carried out in Mendoza province.

“It will take a month for us to normalize export shipments”

June 23, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

The president of Bodegas de Argentina talked to WineSur and described the current situation of Argentinian wineries as the result of a strike in the center of the country, which has brought about total and partial roadblocks.

The best Argentinian Malbecs according to the New York Times

June 23, 2008

Argentinian wines are having great impact in the international press. Eric Asimov, a New York Times journalist, and his team of experts, chose the best Malbecs under 25 dollars. Read below a transcription of Asimov´s article.