More Families Moving To Small Farms Around Punta del Este

Small farms in Uruguay’s countryside now account for half of all new construction permit requests in the southeast coastal department surrounding Punta del Este, according to Maldonado tourism data. Between 2007 and 2012, Maldonado authorities approved 3 million square meters of new residential construction of which 1.89 million square meters or 63% were single-family homes, and 50% of those homes …

Mendoza Produced 69% Of Argentina’s 2013 Wine Harvest

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 …

VanityBA: The 10 Best Wines From Argentina

The Vinos & Bodegas section of iProfesional features a rundown of the Top 10 Wines in Argentina according to Stephen Tanzer and his bimonthly publication for wine enthusiasts, International Wine Cellar. The Top 10 Argentine Wines on Tanzer’s list have scores ranging from 93+ to 95+ and prices ranging from $59 to $230. Both Malbecs and the Catena Zapata Bodega …

More Brazilians Buying Vineyards in Argentina & Uruguay

Exactly one year ago, we shared the news that Mendoza is now the second-most popular destination for Brazilians in Argentina after Buenos Aires. According to the Ministry of Tourism, the southern region of Mendoza was the most sought after in January with San Rafael topping the list of visitors and hotel occupancy with 92%. Now, one year later, it seems many Brazilians are …

Russia Emerges As #1 Destination For Uruguay Wines

According to the Uruguay National Wine Institute (INAVI), 2013 is projected to be a big year as the country will significantly boost its wine exports to Russia. In the process, Russia will become the number one export destination for Uruguay wines. By the end of this year, 20 million liters of Uruguay wine will be exported to Russia, and the …