The Wines of Argentina 101
Taking a look at the where, what, whys and whens of Argentina
In Cuyo, centered around Mendoza, you find the driest regions of Argentina, regions with familiar names such as Pedernal, Valle de Uco, and Lujan. This is the heart of Argentina’s wine industry, both on a quantitative and qualitative level and this is where many of the greatest expressions of Malbec hail from.
Farther to the south one finds Patagonia with it’s cooler temperatures and long days of summer sunshine it is proving to be an ideal home for cool climate varieties such as Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.