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 …

Mendoza Produced 69% Of Argentina’s Wine Harvest

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, lifestyle, real estate, wine & vineyards

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 …

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 …

More Brazilian Winemakers Opening Vineyards in Mendoza

Patrick Archer aruba, competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate, wine & vineyards

As we learned last month, Brazil’s importance to Argentine wineries is evident in the export numbers and the rising number of Brazilian tourists discovering the wines and natural beauty of Mendoza. Now we find out Mendoza is beginning to lure more Brazilian bodegas to Argentina’s most prolific wine region. Jornal do Comercio’s Danilo Ucha says many of Brazil’s largest winemakers have …

Foreign Investors Account for 60% of Uco Valley Real Estate Investment

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

“Another luxury real estate investment in the Uco Valley,” reads the headline in Gabriela Balls article today in Los Andes about Tierra Mansa, a 254-acre project planned for Tunuyan, the same region where Robert DeNiro was looking to buy a 100-acre vineyard. Like other master-planned projects in Mendoza, the developer envisions subdividing their parcel into private vineyard lots, although these …