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 …

Bodega del Fin del Mundo Enters Luxury Residential Arena

Patrick Archer agribusiness, average prices, creative class, lifestyle, real estate, wine & vineyards

Luxury residential developments offering private vineyard ownership and private label winemaking are nothing new in Argentina, but it is interesting when well established vineyards make their initial foray into the private ownership arena. Such is the case with Clos del Fin del Mundo, a new luxury residential offering from award-winning Bodegas del Fin del Mundo. Unveiled earlier this week, the 120-hectare …

More Brazilians Buying Vineyards in Argentina & Uruguay

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

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 …

San Rafael Celebrates The Wines, Surging Tourism and Beauty of Mendoza

Patrick Archer competitiveness, culture, lifestyle, tourism, wine & vineyards

We will remember 2011 in Argentina for many things, and one of the best was the weekend we fell in love with San Rafael, Mendoza. Our original trip in April was followed by a return trip in July. Sandwiched in between our visits was San Rafael being named one of the World’s Best Places to Retire by no less an authority …