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Saturday 31 January 2015

Argentina

Matthew Clark hails sparkling end to ’14

Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.

Monday, January 19th, 2015 No Comments »

5,000 grape growers protest in Argentina

Some 5,000 grape growers have taken to the streets in Mendoza to protest against the government’s lack of action over a bailout for the country’s troubled wine industry.

Friday, January 16th, 2015 No Comments »

Italian winemakers to meet with the pope

A group of 150 Italian winemakers, grape growers and sommeliers are to meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican in January to ask for him to pray for a good harvest in 2015.

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Gaucho HK an opportunity for Argentina

The opening of Gaucho’s first Asian restaurant and its all-Argentine list is a chance for the country to promote its wines, according to its director of wine.

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

Uncorked: Aurelio Montes Jr.

Chilean winemaker Aurelio Montes Jr. hopped over the Andes in 2001 to establish Kaiken. His greatest vices are skydiving and drinking wine

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Malbec becoming more ‘Michelangelo’

Limestone soils and new winemaking techniques are turning Argentine Malbecs from “Schwarzenegger” to “Michelangelo”, according to one wine consultant.

Monday, October 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Gaucho to open HK venue

Argentine restaurant Gaucho is to open its first Asian franchise in Hong Kong later this month promising the city the best of Argentine steak and wine.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 No Comments »

New range advances Argentine terroir focus

Argentina is ready to direct greater focus towards its sub-regional differences, believes the winemaking director of Luigi Bosca as the producer releases its own terroir-driven range in the UK.

Friday, October 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Tesco to launch priciest own-label ever

UK supermarket Tesco has doubled its Argentine wine range and next month will launch its most expensive own-label wine ever.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 wines in the US press

A selection of Tuscan reds, including a “baby Brunello” and New World Rieslings, make it into this week’s roundup.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 No Comments »

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