Uruguay Wineries Betting Tannat, Quality Will Open Export Markets

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Uruguay wine exports have surged over 500% since 2011, but many producers believe a new focus is needed to raise awareness and win more converts abroad. Uruguay Wines Look For Quality To Open The World’s Door is the headline of Mayte de Leon’s well-researched analysis in El Observador which documents how many Uruguay bodegas are producing more premium wines. In …

Uruguay Wines Bring Home The Gold And Silver At Paris Expo

Patrick Archer agribusiness, creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, wine & vineyards

Uruguay wineries just went head-to-head with forty of the world’s best known wine-producing countries at Vinalies Internationales 2014 and brought home fourteen gold and silver medals. The tiny South American country that perfected the art of Tannat received four gold medals for Tannat wines and ten silver medals for Tannats, Tannat blends and Viognier wines. The Vinalies Internationales is considered …

Uruguay Wines Winning Medals Abroad; Record Exports to China and Russia

Patrick Archer agribusiness, lifestyle, uruguay, wine & vineyards

Uruguay wine is garnering a good reputation and loyal following abroad, especially in BRIC nations where demand for bulk wine is strongest. El Pais’ Pablo Antunez says Uruguay will export record amounts of both wine (14 million liters) and grape juice (3 million liters) in the first half of 2012. In the first two months of this year, Uruguay exported …