Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Optimism about the quality of the harvest, despite the decrease in the quantity of grape

April 25, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

The quality of grape did not decrease, although the quantity for this harvest is expected to decrease. Wines from the Uco Valley would set people talking.

Harvesting under the moonlight

April 25, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

In the past month, the demand for mechanical harvesters has been significant: over 3,000 hectares were harvested with this method. In most cases, this was done at night due to the winemaking advantages of harvesting grapes at low temperatures.

23 climates suitable for grape-growing detected in South America

April 25, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

That was the result of a research project conducted by the Universidad de Madrid, which included researchers from Spain, Portugal and from Argentina´s INTA (National Agricultural Technology Institute) and comprised 8 countries. Those 23 climates “represent 60% of the total grape-growing climatic groups identified worldwide.”

“Wine in the global market”

April 25, 2008

Over 150 thousand people visited one of the major European fairs. Experts talked about Argentina and her wines.

“Argentina is open to different wine styles”

April 25, 2008

The Italian investor and owner of Masi Agrícola, one of the largest winemaking companies in Italy, praised the Argentinian wine culture and highlighted that the country does not need to copy styles because it has full potential for creating a new identity.

Wineries, wine and olive oil

April 24, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

A growing number of wineries is producing premium olive oil. Although selling this product is still considered a secondary business, wine-related brands keep entering the market with their oils and promoting them with the same emphasis they have put on wine.

Argentinian table grape will have its brand

April 21, 2008 by Gabriela Malizia

Fresh grape producers want to promote their products abroad following in wine´s footsteps. For the time being, they seek to lower the tariffs of Latin American markets in order to increase export figures.

“Argentina has woken up and is showing she can make it”

April 19, 2008 by Laura Saieg

During her brief stay in Argentina, María Isabel Mijares, the famous winemaker known as “the wine woman”, talked about the goal of her visit.