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...

  • 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

  • Finca El Origen

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

  • Cheval des Andes

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

  • Loca Linda

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

  • Bodega Familia Schroeder

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

  • Bodegas Santa Ana

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

  • Gouguenheim Winery

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

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  • Pascual Toso Malbec Maipu Vineyard 2007


    New to the Malbec (only) wines and am impressed with this low cost Malbec. It has a very deep purple appearance and did not hit my nose with much more than some fruit. I found this to have an excellent balance, smooth and light, if any, tannins. After some breathing, some pepper and spice came out that were not apparent at first taste. Blackberr... Read More

    Wine review by scotchlife

  • Layer Cake Malbec 2007


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    Wine review by bluedrew

  • Bodega Norton Malbec Reserva 2000


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    Wine review by pmurphy

  • Crios Syrah Bonarda 2006


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    Wine review by donccpa

  • El Dueno Shiraz Mendoza Argentina 2007


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    Wine review by enotheque

  • Dominio del Plata Malbec Crios Rose of Malbec 2007


    Very nice, depp pink color. Solid taste of fresh ripe strawberries. Aroma filled with strawberries and cherries. Read More

    Wine review by wolszczak

  • Simonassi Malbec 2007


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    Wine review by EPerdomo

  • Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Agrelo 2006


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    Wine review by fabiogr

  • Zuccardi Zeta 2007


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    Wine review by Don Lenihan

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