Thursday June 4, 2020

Wine: Cry for Argentina

Argentinian wine is disappearing from our shelves, but there are still some brilliant possibilities to explore

26th April, 2015
Mendoza produces vast quantities of fruits and olives. Pictiure: Getty

There’s something troubling on the Argentinian wine scene – and I don’t mean the increasing difficulty in finding a good malbec for under €20.

The South American country is the world’s sixth-largest wine producer, yet it exported only €823 million worth of wine in 2014. That’s for a sector of the economy that accounts for 1.2 per cent of GDP and employs just under half a million people. In neighbouring Chile,...

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