Under A Blood Red Malbec: Bono Looking To Purchase A Mendoza Vineyard

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, visionaries, wine & vineyards

When rock stars are jetting around the world on sold-out tours, they usually finish a show, pack up the gear and kite off to the next country or continent ASAP. That is unless you are U2 and the country in question is Argentina where the quality of life is tops in Latin America. So far the band has spent ten days …

In The Land Of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah Gaining Ground

Patrick Archer agribusiness, lifestyle, real estate, wine & vineyards

Argentina may now be synonymous with Malbec, but some other red vines have seen exponential growth in the number of hectares planted in recent years. In The Country of Malbec, Cabernet & Syrah Wines Gain Market Share is the headline of Nuria Rebon’s detailed analysis in today’s Cronista. Indeed, Malbec is the most commonly planted vine in Argentina accounting for …

Mendoza Produced 69% Of Argentina’s Wine Harvest

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, lifestyle, real estate, wine & vineyards

2013 was a good year for Mendoza vineyards, as production surged back to historical levels following a disappointing 2012. The 2013 Argentina wine harvest resulted in 28.51 million quintals (100 kilograms) of grapes, a 28% increase over the 22.30 million quintals harvested in 2012, according to Cronista. The 2013 rebound was something to celebrate following the 2012 harvest which was …

More Brazilian Winemakers Opening Vineyards in Mendoza

Patrick Archer aruba, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, wine & vineyards

As we learned last month, Brazil’s importance to Argentine wineries is evident in the export numbers and the rising number of Brazilian tourists discovering the wines and natural beauty of Mendoza. Now we find out Mendoza is beginning to lure more Brazilian bodegas to Argentina’s most prolific wine region. Jornal do Comercio’s Danilo Ucha says many of Brazil’s largest winemakers have …

Malbec Inside: A New Look and Bottle for Argentine Wines

Patrick Archer competitiveness, entrepreneurs, wine & vineyards

As the country’s signature grape, Argentine Malbecs have taken the world by storm in recent years. From New York reviews to French wine expos to World Malbec Day, the quality of this Argentine varietal is unmistakable to novices and connoisseurs alike. Now an Argentine glass maker wants you to know your Malbec was “Hecho en Argentina” before you even pull …