“Sabor A Mendoza” Seeks to Expand Argentina Olive Oil Tourism

Patrick Archer agribusiness, tourism, wine & vineyards

Mendoza is a unique Argentine province with multiple trails devoted to promoting local industry and generating more inbound tourism. First there was the Wine Trail, then came the Golf Trail and now Mendoza is ready to promote La Ruta del Olivo or The Olive Trail. Like grapes, premium olives and olive oil are now synonymous with Argentina, the #1 olive …

Mendoza Struggling To Adapt Land Ownership Law to Local Realities

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate, wine & vineyards

The first major deadline for Argentine provinces to comply with the new national law limiting the sale of Argentine land to foreign investors is fast approaching, and Mendoza authorities will definitely need more time, according to MDZOnline. Veronica Gordillo says there’s no way Mendoza can comply with the new law’s first mandate in the 60-day window allowed: the compilation of …

Global Grape: US Malbec Consumption Approaching Argentina Levels

Patrick Archer agribusiness, competitiveness, lifestyle, wine & vineyards

Yesterday, for the second consecutive year, celebrations were held in 45 cities and 36 countries to toast Argentina’s signature grape. For Argentine wine makers and exporters, a few toasts of gratitude must have been raised for US wine enthusiasts who now consume almost as much Malbec as Argentines, according to a new article in Cronista. Nuria Rebon  charts Malbec’s meteoric rise: …

Announcing The New Issue of InvestBA Privada…Powered by Hoteles.com

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, culture, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, wine & vineyards

The new issue of InvestBA Privada has arrived, and the new edition powered by Hoteles.com is our biggest issue ever. Featuring over 100 pages of original lifestyle content, InvestBA Privada introduces you to some of the most amazing destinations, people and properties in Buenos Aires, Argentina and Uruguay. In Artista we’ll give you a preview of some of the featured …

Chinese Demanding More Premium Wines From Argentina, South America

Patrick Archer foreign investment, global rankings, lifestyle, wine & vineyards

China, the world’s fifth-largest consumer of wine, is already one of the Top 10 wine export markets for most South American countries. Chinese consumers drank more than 1.4 billion liters of wine in 2011, a number that is projected to grow to 2.2 billion liters by 2015. According to industry analysts, much of that 60% increase will come from vineyards …