Top 10 Argentine winemakers to watch

24th March, 2015 by db_staff

Honourable mentions

2

Daneil Pi (Trapiche, Mar & Pampa)

While this list is mainly composed of the new generation of winemakers, or those taking Argentina in a more radical direction, there are of course many excellent winemakers not on the list who have been leading the segment and making award-winning wines for numerous years.

Distinguished winemakers who have been producing some of the highest regarded wines in Argentina over the last decade or more include (in alphabetical order):

  • Susana Balbo (Dominio del Plata)
  • Walter Bressia (Bodega Bressia)
  • Roberto de la Mota (Mendel), Mariano di Paola (Rutini)
  • Jose Galante (Salentein), Marcelo Pelleriti (Monteviejo, Marcelo Pelleriti Wines)
  • Daniel Pi (Trapiche, Mar & Pampa)
  • Jorge Riccitelli (Norton)
  • Alejandro Sejanovich (TeHo, ZaHa)
  • Alejandro Vigil (Catena Zapata, El Enemigo)

Other winemakers from the new generation who are beginning to impact the Argentine wine scene include (in alphabetical order):

  • Paula González (Casarena)
  • Andrea Mufatto (Bodega Gen, Zorzal)
  • Alejandro Nesman (Piattelli), Mariano Quiroga (El Porvenir)
  • Laura Sotelo (Zuccardi), Soledad Vargas (Finca La Anita)
  • Mauricio Vegetti (Gauchezco)

3 Responses to “Top 10 Argentine winemakers to watch”

  1. Andres says:

    And how about Rodolfo OPI Sadler? He is one fo the most multi awarded winemakers in Argentina and succesful in UK. Much more than 90 % journalist mentions. Big mistake folks!!

  2. Astor says:

    Claramente… Falta Bernie

  3. Sebastian Alan says:

    BRENNAN FIRTH OF CEPAS ELEGIDAS SHOULD DEFINITELY BE ON YOUR LIST.

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