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Argentina

Trivento goes for BBQ market with on-pack promo

Trivento is rolling out a new on-pack promotion to capitalise on the UK barbecue season.

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 No Comments »

Montes: Malbec is for ‘lazy’ winemakers

Aurelio Montes Jr. has spoken out about Argentina’s flagship variety, admitting that the ease at which Malbec grows makes it a grape for “lazy winemakers”.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Trapiche opens $1.3m Argentine restaurant

Argentina’s Trapiche winery has opened a restaurant on its estate in Mendoza following investment of US$1.3m, adding to Mendoza’s growing wine tourism offer.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

El Niño sees Argentine harvest drop 25%

Argentina’s grape harvest dropped 25% by volume in 2016 in what was described as a “very different” but “very good” year, with delayed maturity resulting in fresher wines with less alcohol.

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 No Comments »

El Niño wreaks havoc on 2016 Chile harvest

The El Niño current has wreaked havoc on the 2016 Chilean harvest causing heavy rains that have wiped out a large chunk of the grape crop.

Friday, July 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Chef Francis Mallmann slams wine pairings

Acclaimed Argentine chef Francis Mallmann has slammed the concept of food and wine pairings, going as far as to say that he “hates” them.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 No Comments »

Francois Lurton set to refocus on UK market

Francois Lurton is eying up wider distribution of its global wine brands as he celebrates twenty years making wine in South America.

Friday, June 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Chandon takes F1 car on UK tour

Argentine sparkling wine brand Chandon is to take a McLaren Honda Formula 1 car on a mini-UK tour, making ‘pitstops’ at four Majestic stores.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Argentina in pictures

Last month db’s Lauren Eads jetted off to Argentina, discovering stunning scenery and a passion for purity and provenance among its winemakers.

Friday, June 3rd, 2016 3 Comments »

Wines of Argentina to launch HK wine course

A new educational wine programme will launch in Hong Kong, hosted by Wines of Argentina and the Open University of Hong Kong.

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 No Comments »

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