Country Competitive Analysis: Argentina -- Malbec Exports to U.S. Rise 61 percent in 2008
Gains registered across price points by large producers and small wineries
by Ken Koppel
May 2009 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
For a PDF version of this article, click here. Like the altitudes at which its vines are planted, sales of Argentine Malbec in the U.S. are sky-high. In 2008, the F.O.B. value of Argentine Malbec exported to the U.S. increased 61 percent, according to data compiled from customs filings by Argentine research firm Caucasia Wine Thinking. Over the past two years, Malbec exports to the U.S. increased by an annual average of 54 percent, while the varietal's share of wine exports grew from 44 to 55 ...
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