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Uruguayan specialist Vinos Latinos spreads wings over Andes

Published:  10 June, 2022

The UK’s Uruguayan specialist importer Vinos Latinos is set to embark on a “new phase for the business” having secured significant investment for growth.

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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.

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How the on-trade is advancing Chile and Argentina up the wine list

Published:  06 April, 2022

With its menu populated by Central and South American delicacies, Paladar aptly defines itself as “the taste of Latin America in the heart of London SE1”. To match its geographical scope, the restaurant’s wine list consists of labels from Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, and Mexico. Chile and Argentina feature too, of course – South America-themed restaurants serve as their natural home. Elsewhere however, the continent’s two leading wine-producing countries tend to be relegated to the cheaper end of the wine list.

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Raising the flag for Argentina

Published:  01 April, 2022

Looking back on Malbec’s ascent, it has followed quite a remarkable trajectory, delivering for Argentina the kind of hero grape recognition that perhaps only New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc can rival. In most of its markets, though, Malbec has firmly embedded itself a couple of notches above entry-level, typically with only a handful of rarefied listings on a more premium perch. In some ways, it’s a story reminiscent of Rioja’s, with the wines providing ample pleasure, accessibility and quality for just a small number of pounds above the entry-level.

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Talking heads; Malbec and beyond

Published:  30 March, 2022

Buyers and critics alike share a snapshot of what currently excites them about South America with Sonya Hook.

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Andean offer

Published:  28 March, 2022

Both as wine producers and countries, Argentina and Chile offer very different profiles. The former has its hugely successful hero variety in Malbec, while the latter, having driven its reputation on affordable and accessible international varieties, is gaining ground as a producer of genuine interest and value in the mid-price range. Argentina too, with Malbec having secured a strong foothold at a more premium ‘entry’ price level, has been pushing its diversity, while climbing its flagship variety higher up the price ladder in independents and the on-trade.

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Santa Rita Estates predicts record production in Molina, Pumanque, and Cauquenes in mid-harvest report

Published:  17 March, 2022

Santa Rita Estates (SRE) has published its mid-harvest report, and it’s good news for Chile, along with Santa Rita and Carmen.

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Argentina’s future should embrace ‘ancestral winemaking’

Published:  07 March, 2022

It’s been a few years since globetrotting oenologist Alberto Antonini proclaimed in Mendoza that the future should be ‘a little less Malbec and a little more Argentina’, set against that flagship variety’s exponential rise.

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Domaine Bousquet taps into organic growth with launch of new range

Published:  24 February, 2022

Argentina’s leading organic winery, Domaine Bousquet, launches its Cameleón range into the UK market. 

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Enotria & Coe marks 50th anniversary with new agency quartet

Published:  08 February, 2022

Leading distributor Enotria & Coe has welcomed four leading brands into its portfolio: Susana Balbo, from Argentina; Martín Códax, from Galicia; Frescobaldi, from Tuscany; and Teusner, from the Barossa Valley.

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Redefining Malbec

Published:  28 October, 2021

Argentina’s flagship grape continues to evolve, with renewed emphasis on vineyard sites and terroir. Amanda Barnes, author of The South America Wine Guide, reports.

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Hallgarten bolsters New World offering

Published:  11 August, 2021

Hallgarten & Novum Wines has bolstered its New World wine portfolio with 11 new wines from five producers.

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VSPT Wine Group posts 11% Q2 sales increase

Published:  09 August, 2021

South American wine producer VSPT Wine Group has posted an 11% increase in sales during the second quarter of 2021 in spite of low exchange rates.

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The Diversity of Argentina

Published:  28 June, 2021

James Lawrence reports from the recent Harpers webinar.

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Start-up Propeller brings The Rolland Collection to the UK

Published:  08 June, 2021

Indies distribution incubator Propeller is bringing The Rolland Collection to the UK as it continues to grows its model-defying footprint. 

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Atkin awards first South American perfect score to wine from “best ever” Argentina vintage

Published:  20 May, 2021

Harpers columnist and UK wine writer Tim Atkin MW has given his seal of approval to the 2019 Argentinian vintage, which he says is “the best I’ve tasted” from the country.

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Last chance to register: The Diversity of Argentina webinar

Published:  26 April, 2021

With just one day to go until our The Diversity of Argentina webinar – a must for buyers and those interested in the latest category update – Harpers and Wines of Argentina are inviting final sign ups for this free-to-attend webinar on 27 April at 3pm.

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Harpers upcoming webinar: The Diversity of Argentina

Published:  22 April, 2021

How up to speed are you with Argentina’s ever evolving vinous diversity?

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Armit adds Argentina's Mendel Wines

Published:  08 April, 2021

Armit Wines has has signed a deal as the exclusive UK distributor for Argentina’s family-owned winery Mendel Wines.

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South America: Cross-party collaboration

Published:  02 April, 2021

James Lawrence looks at the partnership between Chile and Argentina, and how the wine communities are tackling climate change

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