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Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety Torrontes: Argentina's Only Native Wine Grape Variety


Of all the varietal wines produced in Argentina, Torrontés is remarkable in that it is a truly native Argentine grape variety. The grape is...

How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine How Malbec Came to be Argentina's New World Signature Wine


It may then come as a surprise to many to learn that Malbec is actually a French grape variety, brought over in the 1800s after The Great...

Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History Why the 2016 Argentine Harvest was One of the Worst in History


The 2016 Argentinian varietal harvest has only recently been completed - more than one month late in certain parts of the country. The...

Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants Experiencing Mendoza with Adventure Consultants


Recently featured in the blockbuster film Everest, I caught up with Adventure Consultants’ General Manager of 20 years, Suze Kelly, during...

Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise Patagonia: Argentina's Pinot Noir Paradise


While Pinot Noir grapes are grown in Mendoza, Argentina’s best-known wine region, it is in Patagonia that the variety truly thrives....

Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine Introduction to Argentinian Wine


While Malbec remains the country’s most recognized grape variety, the country also offers a mixture of reds in the way of Bonarda, Syrah,...

Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World Salta, Argentina: Land of the Highest Vineyards in the World


The Province of Salta, Argentina is Cafayate, home of the highest vineyards in the world. The vineyards here in Cafayate of Salta sit at...