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Red wine dominates the imagination in Argentina

The phrase ‘New World Wine' quite rightly describes the wines of Australia and New Zealand, but is something of an anomaly when applied to South America.

4th June, 2005

The phrase ‘New World Wine' quite rightly describes the wines of Australia and New Zealand, but is something of an anomaly when applied to South America. Vines first arrived in Argentina between 1551 and 1556.

At this time the main conversation about wine in the so-cal led Old World concerned the Spanish Inquisition, heresy and transubstantiation.

Argentina has been hugely influenced by its complex history, with grape varieties and wine styles mirroring those Spanish and, later,...

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