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

  • Syrah

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

  • Merlot

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

  • 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...

  • Torrontes

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

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 SOPHENIA

    Following the advice of Michel Rolland, Finca SOPHENIA has made its dream true: preparing great w...

  • Loca Linda

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

  • Gouguenheim Winery

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

  • Michel Torino

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

  • 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...

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Argentina on Snooth

  • Santa Julia Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva Uco Valley 2014

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    A touch of black pepper and blackberry aromas with black cherry and a leathery smoke note. Dry and chewy on the palate with a generous blackberry and black currant palate, a thick finish of rich dark chocolate, fresh acidity livening the palate towards the finish and a touch of tar and black olive adding a bit of herbaceousness to the finish. Ve... Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Zuccardi Q Malbec Uco Valley 2014

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    Darkly concentrated black cherry aromas are simple with pleasant sweet spice. Tart acidity and textured tannins on the palate with a touch of an herbal note, a dryness towards the finish and fresh blackberry fruit. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Suggesting:  Pulenta Estate 2014 MALBEC ROSEFROM MENDOZA ARGENTINAA rich, full-fledged wine, it is great with a filet-mignon, great with pork loin.Tasting Note:Stewed dark fruitBerriesSome smoke Read More

    Forum post in the topic WE NEED THE ROMANCE OF WINE...


  • Zuccardi Serie a Cabernet Sauvignon Uco Valley 2014

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    Rich dark concentrated fruit with plum and blackberry aromas. Bold and full bodied palate of dark blackberry, chocolatey oak spice and a smoky finish with more fruit but also a strong tannin, black olive and herbal vanilla bean. Read More

    Wine review by Snooth Editorial


  • Bodega Norton Malbec 2015

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    No written review

    Wine review by lesteyes


  • 90 Cellars Lot 38 Reserve Malbec 2009

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    Wine review by lesteyes


  • Diseno Old Vine Malbec Mendoza 2014

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    Wine review by lesteyes


  • Domaine Bousquet Malbec 2015

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    Wine review by kjbkix


  • Luigi Bosca Malbec 2014

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    Wine review by kjbkix


  • MALBEC BELONGS TO CAHORS IN FRANCE!ARGENTINA is famous for Malbec.......their vines are from France.....they are both in a competition, of sorts, but are both agreeable AND FRANCE USUALLY INVITES Argentina TO CAHORS MALBEC DAY! Read More

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