Argentine wine is known throughout the world by its high quality. However, twenty-five years ago, the local market was very different and so was the social recognition inside Argentina. Nowadays there are many kinds of consumers, and a wide variety of price ranges, from entry-level to ultra-premium wines for the most exigent drinkers.
Treasury Wine Estates has set its sights on Latin America and will partner with the Court of Master Sommeliers, Americas to offer the first master sommelier courses and exams to the trade in the region
Red wine is a traditional component of Catholic communion, but the newly-appointed Pope Francis has been known to enjoy an occasional glass of wine outside the sacred religious ceremony, revealing that a man who is known for his austerity still relishes some of the specialties Argentina is known for.
Nomacorc, the world's largest producer of alternative wine closures, in cooperation with Insumos Andinos, Nomacorc's exclusive distributor in Argentina, has opened a manufacturing site located in the San Juan province of Argentina.
Luis Felipe Edwards, a Chile-based family operated winery that produces and exports wines, has acquired 700ha of vineyard in Pumanque, a commune in Colchagua province of O'Higgins region of Chile, for an undisclosed amount.