Argentine Wine

Argentina is one of the top five wine-producing countries in the world. For a long time, most of the wine was made for local consumption. But in the past quarter-century, an increasing number of vintners began making very serious releases with the most widely planted red grape, Malbec. These made a big splash on the international scene, winning awards, garnering high ratings and amassing enthusiastic disciples. Torrontes is the star indigenous white grape, now on many restaurant menus for its refreshing, aromatic qualities and affordability. An increasing number of international grapes are grown, most notably Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. All styles of wine are made from dry whites and reds, rosés, sparkling, late harvest sweet wines and fortified wines.

Argentina boasts an impressive number of wine-makers under the age of thirty-five, and a growing number of women innovating the field. This is a country that has learned that investing quality and Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Argentina View all

  • Torrontes

    Torrontes is really three closely related grape varieties -- Torrontés Riojano, the most common, Torrontés Sanjuanino...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Merlot

    The Occitanian word “merlot” translates to “young blackbird.” An accurate description for this popular, early-budding...

Subregions of Argentina

  • La Rioja

    La Rioja, not to be confused with the Spanish wine region, is a wine region within the Cuyo in ...

  • Mendoza

    Mendoza is by far the largest and most prolific wine region in all of Argentina. It’s part of t...

  • Patagonia

    Patagonia is a region in the southernmost, lowest and coolest part of Argentina. It is literall...

Popular Wineries in Argentina View all

  • Finca Flichman

    Finca Flichman is a winery in Barrancas, in the Maipu Valley of Mendoza, Argentina. Is is name...

  • Bodega Familia Schroeder

    One of the winery's main distinctive feature is its location on the hillside of a plateau, allowi...

  • Finca El Origen

    Finca El Origen began in the 1990s, when Chile’s Carolina Wine Brands decided to expand its v...

  • Michel Torino

    The Winery was founded in 1892 when the French brothers David and Salvador, planted the first vin...

  • Gouguenheim Winery

    Seventy kilometers away from the city of Mendoza, at the Andes foothills, lays one of the best ke...

  • Loca Linda

    "Loca Linda" translates loosely to 'Crazy Beautiful.' We first heard the phrase while hanging wit...

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Argentina on Snooth

  • Zolo Signature Red 2012

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    Wine Sellers of Saugatuck, 8/2016. I have always been a fan of red blends, and I know that makes me a low brow to some, but to me they are just tastier (of course not all) and more drinkable than most red varietals in my price range. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


  • Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Malbec 2008 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by jcthomas44


  • Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Malbec 2008 2008

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    No written review

    Wine review by jcthomas44


  • Los Cardos Malbec 2015

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    The coloration is cherry with purple hues....nice clarity! Aromas of heavy cigar tobacco, leather, peppercorn spice, cinnamon heat, woodsy Earth, berries, beef and some alcohol warmth. The flavors follow suit, with the finish being tart like and of high bush cranberry & raspberry. I get some damp leather and warm spice as well....light on the... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Vendaval Mendoza Argentina Malbec 2014

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    it seemed to fresh to me, a person who has grown accustomed to a bold ancient distinct flavor of this cuvee Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • OT-looks more like $14 Gruner....... But who's counting........Last Friday ... 2011 Mascota Unanime from Argentina: 60% Cab Sav, 25% Malbec, 15% Cab Franc....... I'm certain I have never had a blend like this before.......It's big, rich and bold so it's not for everyone but at $25 we took one home.  Black fruit, plum, red fruit, a little earth... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?


  • Santa Julia Brut Rose Mendoza

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    Light cherry and strawberry aromas with a touch of cream. Puckeringly acidic in the mouth, tart and refreshing with beautifully floral and ripe cherry and strawberry fruit and a warming finish. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • J. Opi a.k.a Rodolfo Sadler Malbec 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by LetUsTaste


  • Trapiche Varietals Pinot Noir 2012

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    Wine review by DCE


  • Alta Vista Classic Torrontés 2011

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    rather deeply yellow with slight green touches, intense honeyed nose, grapefruit and minerals on palate Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


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  • Muga is a winery from Spain at DOC rioja, not from Argentina

    Comment by 99030fedor agelan 99030 fedor agelan


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