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What type of wine we can find in Argentina?

Argentina is recognized worldwide for its diverse and high-quality wine production.

Due to its geographical extension, Argentina produces different types of wines, each with its characteristics and personality. This is attributed to the environment, the soil and the climate, where this grape grows, which makes it unique and different from the others.

These are just some of the main regions in Argentina where wine is made:

  1. Mendoza: If you are a wine lover, you probably heart about Mendoza. The most famous wine region in Argentina, known for its high-altitude vineyards and diverse microclimates, especially in areas like Luján de Cuyo and the Uco Valley. It produces excellent Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Chardonnay. These are some of the wineries in Mendoza that we recommend you to visit for their exquisite wines and lanscapes: Andeluna, El enemigo, Huentala, Zuccardi, Gimenez Riili, among others.
  1. Salta: Known for its high-altitude vineyards in the north of Argentina, actually, some of the highest in the world, producing aromatic Torrontés and robust Malbec, which have a unique aromatic profile and a pronounced mineral character. These are some of the wineries in Cafayate, Salta that we love: El esteco, Finca las Nubes, Viñas en Flor, Piatelli Wineyards and El porvenir.
  1. Patagonia: Cooler climate region, producing elegant Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Sauvignon Blanc. Some of the wineries that are very well known in this area are Bodega del Fin del Mundo in San Patricio del Chañar, Neuquen, Humberto Canale Winery in General Roca, Rio Negro, Malma Winery or Patritti Winery both in Neuquen too.
  1. San Juan: Produces a variety of wines, including Syrah and Bonarda such as Finca Sierras Azules, Merced del Estero, Entre Tapias, as some of the most famous wineries in the province. 

The most iconic Argentinian wine is Malbec, and it is the variety that you should try at least once if you are travelling in Argentina. You don’t need to buy the most expensive bottle on the supermarket to try a good wine. All wines in Argentina are very good, famous for their excellent raw materials and excellent production. Malbec is known for its deep, rich flavors and versatility. So, if you don’t know which wine to choose while you are in a restaurant, Malbec is always a good option. It is a wine that rarely fails.

We invite you to come to Argentina and taste some of their best wines while you enjoy of the majestic Argentinian landscape.

Winemaking in Argentina and its beloved Malbec is changing, for the better and very fast…. something very few consumers know. By Ruma Singh

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