NYC Investors Acquire Major Mendoza Real Estate Development

Patrick Archer agribusiness, lifestyle, real estate, us companies, visionaries, wine & vineyards

A high-profile residential vineyard development south of Mendoza City just received a major boost of cash and confidence from a large New York shareholder who is taking control of the entire development. Manhattan-based real estate developers Youngwoo & Associates (YWA) are taking over the 2,000-acre Santa Maria de los Andes (SMdlA) project in Agrelo, a gorgeous Mendoza terroir with breathtaking views of the …

What Do You Need to Become a Winemaker in Argentina?

Patrick Archer aruba, creative class, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, wine & vineyards

From Bono to De Niro, the list of ricos y famosos buying their own private vineyards in Argentina keeps getting longer, as global appreciation and demand for Argentine wines continue to soar. But you don’t have to be the frontman for rock’s top-grossing act or the world’s greatest living actor to own your own vineyard and bottle your own private …

Brazil’s Importance Keeps Rising for Argentina Wine Exports, Tourism

Patrick Archer agribusiness, global rankings, real estate, tourism, wine & vineyards

The Portuguese accents and “Muito Obrigados” covering the Masters of Food & Wine barrel in the lobby of the Park Hyatt Mendoza were a good clue earlier this year. Now, mid-year wine export numbers and a Trapiche study of consumption habits confirm Brazil’s untapped upside as a consumer of Argentine wine and wine tourism. On assignment in Mendoza, Luiz Guimares of …

More Foreigners Buying Vineyard Properties in Mendoza

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

The number of foreign investors buying real estate in Mendoza continues to rise according to a new survey of buyers and brokers in Los Andes Online. Gabriela Balls says investors view Mendoza as a safe place to invest with regions like the Valle de Uco, Vistalba, Chacras de Coria and San Rafael as some of the most sought-after destinations in …

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 …