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

  • Malbec

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

  • Torrontes

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

  • Merlot

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

  • 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...

  • Chardonnay

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

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...

  • Uco Valley

    This region -which has experienced the greatest growth in the past few years- comprises the depar...

  • Catamarca

    Catamarca is a province of Argentina located in the northwest of the country. The province has ...

  • Rio Negro

    The region of the High Valley of Río Negro concentrates the greater viticulture surface of the pr...

Popular Wineries in Argentina View all

  • Cheval des Andes

    A joint venture between Terrazas de los Andes and the legendary Château Cheval Blanc in Bordeaux....

  • Finca El Origen

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

  • Bodega La Azul

    La Azul is just a little winery that merges into the sky. Is our own home, warm and simple, where...

  • Bodegas Etchart

    Bodegas Etchart was founded in the year 1850, in La Florida, Cafayate, province of Salta, Argenti...

  • Trivento

      Founded in 1996 by Viña Concha y Toro, Trivento Bodegas y Viñedos aims to preserve and sho...

  • Bodegas Santa Ana

    The place where you grow up and live great moments of your life is very important... because of t...

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Argentina on Snooth

  • Chardonnay would have been a good pairing with this lobster tail today.  I ... ... Sauvignon (from Mendoza, Argentina) before deciding to add this lobster tail to my flat bread lunch at Seasons 52.  I still enjoyed the wine, even though its a young 2013 vintag Read More

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  • Tilia Malbec-Syrah 2014

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    Medium bodies with lively tannins and blackberry and plum flavors. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • Trivento Malbec Reserve 20

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    No written review

    Wine review by laverve


  • Portillo Malbec 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by anstett


  • Diseño Malbec 2009

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    Wine review by snoothmcgullicutty


  • Concha Y Toro Malbec Casillero del Diablo 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by snoothmcgullicutty


  • Oak Cask Malbec. Trapiche 2013

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    No written review

    Wine review by snoothmcgullicutty


  • Trapiche Malbec 2014

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    Wine review by snoothmcgullicutty


  • We have enjoyed wines from Chile, even more so since we vacationed there last spring (Chile, Argentina and Brazil).  I really like Malbec and we toured three wineries in Chile on that trip.  Too bad we did not get up to the Mendoza region of Argentina though. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines


  • Conquista Malbec 2011

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    Too bitter for my taste. Initial taste of blackberry is quickly overcome by too much oaky taste. Read More

    Wine review by Lilac19


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