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Argentina: Move over, Malbec

Published:  17 October, 2023

Jo Gilbert speaks to the trailblazing producers at the vanguard of Argentina’s white wine revolution.


Terrazas De Los Andes becomes 10th winery to achieve ROC status

Published:  03 July, 2023

Mendoza winery Terrazas de los Andes has become just the 10th winery in the world, and the first within LVMH, to be awarded ROC Certification (Regenerative Organic Certification).


The march of Malbec

Published:  21 June, 2023

Such is the success of Argentina’s flagship variety, it is now spreading its wings around the globe. Andrew Catchpole reports.


Jeroboams ups Argentine reach with Achaval Ferrer

Published:  15 March, 2023

Leading Argentine producer Achaval Ferrer has joined Jeroboams, which will now act as its exclusive UK agent.


BACC to host Mendoza tasting for UK trade

Published:  02 November, 2022

The British Argentine Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will welcome a Wine and Luxury Tourism Trade Delegation from the 14 to the 16 of November. 


Amanda Barnes: Argentina makes its move

Published:  31 October, 2022

With more than 211,000ha under vine and over 800 wine producers, Argentina is constantly awash with change. It isn’t only a numbers game, Argentina is also in a new golden age of winemaking with its wine industry at its most innovative to date.


Tim Atkin MW releases his 2022 Argentina Report

Published:  13 June, 2022

Leading UK wine writer and Master of Wine Tim Atkin has released his latest in-depth overview of the Argentinian wine scene. His annual report, now in its tenth edition and available through, is regarded as one of the most authoritative reviews of this major wine-producing nation.


Winemakers in Uco Valley are ‘growing up’, not just going up, says Argentine specialist

Published:  09 May, 2022

The Uco Valley region of Mendoza is undergoing a significant cultural shift, according to Argentine specialist Madeleine Stenwreth MW.


Talking up organic

Published:  13 July, 2021

Argentina is well placed to lead the charge in organic wines, with Malbec as an ever-popular ‘in’. Harpers talks to a couple of pioneers who are determined to make this happen


The Diversity of Argentina

Published:  28 June, 2021

James Lawrence reports from the recent Harpers webinar.


Top Argentine winery launches in UK

Published:  21 February, 2020

Leading Argentine winery Bodega Estancia Mendoza has launched its wines into the UK market.


Doña Paula loses head winemaker

Published:  02 December, 2019

Marcos Fernández, head winemaker at Argentine winery Doña Paula, is to step down from the role on 1 January 2020.


Friday read: Latitude, altitude and attitude – the quest for balance and personality in Argentina

Published:  15 November, 2019

Bodega Norton and Viñalba have both played key roles in Argentina’s vinous revolution, helping to establish the country as a beacon of quality and price on the world stage. Through the lens of these two Mendonza wineries in both Uco Valley and Luján de Cuyo, Jo Gilbert charts how the country got to where it is today, and how a new wave of winemakers are heading outwards to explore Argentina’s terroir.


San Pablo receives official GI status

Published:  12 November, 2019

Mendoza’s San Pablo has received official Geographical Indication (GI) approval.


Bodega Argento targets UK on-trade as it becomes Mendoza’s largest organic producer

Published:  11 October, 2018

Organic winemaking has gone mainstream in recent years as producers aim to keep abreast of health conscious and sustainability trends.


Bodega Argento’s Silvia Corti on going organic

Published:  01 June, 2017

Over her 13 years with Mendoza producer Bodega Argento, winemaker Silvia Corti has seen a number of major changes take place.


Tim Atkin MW: Argentina and Chile are a joint wine force to be reckoned with

Published:  12 May, 2017

This year is the 200th anniversary of one of the key events in Latin American history. In January 1817, the Army of the Andes set off from Mendoza, determined to end Spanish rule on the other side of the mountains. At its head were an Argentinian, General José de San Martín, and an exiled Chilean, the wonderfully named Bernardo O’Higgins, who, after a brave and arduous crossing of the Cordillera, did indeed defeat their common imperial foe.