Read about Argentina
Argentina has quickly risen to become one of the wine world’s powerhouses. Mendoza is the epicentre for wine production in the country with the regions of San Juan, Córdoba, La Rioja, Salta, Jujuy and Catamarca to the North and Río Negro and Neuquén to the South. For red wines, Malbec accounts for 35% of all plantings followed by Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and other international varieties. For white wines, Pedro Gimenez is the most widely planted with 29%, followed by Torrontes Riojano, Chardonnay, Chenin and Torrentes Sanjuanino. With its incredible diversity of climate, altitude and soil types, the wines of Argentina, show great potential to be world class.