Argentine Wine

Argentina is one of the top five wine-producing countries in the world. For a long time, most of the wine was made for local consumption. But in the past quarter-century, an increasing number of vintners began making very serious releases with the most widely planted red grape, Malbec. These made a big splash on the international scene, winning awards, garnering high ratings and amassing enthusiastic disciples. Torrontes is the star indigenous white grape, now on many restaurant menus for its refreshing, aromatic qualities and affordability. An increasing number of international grapes are grown, most notably Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Merlot, Syrah, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. All styles of wine are made from dry whites and reds, rosés, sparkling, late harvest sweet wines and fortified wines.

Argentina boasts an impressive number of wine-makers under the age of thirty-five, and a growing number of women innovating the field. This is a country that has learned that investing quality and Read more »

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Varietals Produced in Argentina View all

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Torrontes

    Torrontes is really three closely related grape varieties -- Torrontés Riojano, the most common, Torrontés Sanjuanino...

  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

Subregions of Argentina

  • La Rioja

    La Rioja, not to be confused with the Spanish wine region, is a wine region within the Cuyo in ...

  • Mendoza

    Mendoza is by far the largest and most prolific wine region in all of Argentina. It’s part of t...

  • Patagonia

    Patagonia is a region in the southernmost, lowest and coolest part of Argentina. It is literall...

Popular Wineries in Argentina View all

  • Trivento

      Founded in 1996 by Viña Concha y Toro, Trivento Bodegas y Viñedos aims to preserve and sho...

  • Michel Torino

    The Winery was founded in 1892 when the French brothers David and Salvador, planted the first vin...

  • Gouguenheim Winery

    Seventy kilometers away from the city of Mendoza, at the Andes foothills, lays one of the best ke...

  • Layer Cake

      Layer Cake is a wine brand created by Jayson Woodbridge, winemaker of the cult Californ...

  • Don Cristobal 1492

    Latinfina S.A., organized as a corporation (“sociedad anónima”) and validly existing under the la...

  • Finca El Origen

    Finca El Origen began in the 1990s, when Chile’s Carolina Wine Brands decided to expand its v...

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Argentina on Snooth

  • Gran Medalla Malbec Trapiche 2014

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    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002


  • Ricardo Santos Mendoza Argentina Semillon 2018

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    very fruity and clean causing one to insist that it may be a little young Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • I don't know how Bruce got the wines. I know that we used to drop them off ... He was importing wines from Argentina and he had his top wine. Not the top from Argentina, just the top in his portfolio. Everyone tried it and nobody complained. He said he was happy if the wine wasn't out of place at the table with the other wines. It wasn't. I do... Read More

    Forum post in the topic More on BC wine


  • La Puerta Alta Famatina Valley Argentina 2017

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    very nice blend, smooth and pleasant.very likely to become sublime with aging. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Antigal Uno Malbec 2014

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    this Malbec is just perfect, strong, full and pleasant in flavor: not too tart, not too sweet. this wine was oaked very nicely . Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Susana Balbo Crios Rose of Malbec 2017

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    Binny's 9/2019. Read More

    Wine review by raindance


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  • Alamos Malbec 2017

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    Ruby red black cherry juice in color with an oily film created around the inside of the wine glass and even a slight rusty tinge around the outer rim of liquid. The aromas are of deep yet firm blackberry, dark cherry, chokecherry, woodsy oak tannin and slight vanilla peppery spice. On the palate, more fruit forward berry, dry Earthy tannin, an... Read More

    Wine review by chriscage


  • Love the Alamos Malbec!!!!!! Do you carry this wine????

    Comment by 1045721stevie23 1045721 stevie23


  • Argentina is destined for success in the production of fine wines, because there are all the elements for excellent raw material (grapes). Is otherwise considered as natural elements, the water that comes from the thaw of the Andes, the dry land and with minimal humidity, and more than 300 days of sunshine a year, and little nesecidade use of pe...

    Comment by 917056Phillipe Nash 917056 Phillipe Nash


  • I would like to suggest this gorgeous wine when you are in Salta - Argentina EL MOLINO DE CACHI BY ALBERTO DURAND - VALLES CALCHAQUÍES 2500 m.a.s.l. - SALTA - ARGENTINA - MALBEC UNOAKED - ESTATE GROWN AND BOTTLED BY ALBERTO DURAND IN BODEGA EL MOLINO - CACHI - VALLE CALCHAQUÍES - SALTA - ARGENTINA 2009 14,8% TOTAL PRODUCTION: 2000 BOTTLES...

    Comment by 707240Sommelier Guglielmo 707240 Sommelier Guglielmo


  • Had a great Malbec from Argentina at a wine tasting in Catalina. Bodega Colome Amalaya Malbec, I think it retails around $20

    Comment by 635881Tara Kuzmick 635881 Tara Kuzmick


  • Can someone please tell me whether Maipe Malbec 2008 is matured in a wooden barrel or a plastic barrel.

    Comment by 625512pnb 625512 pnb


  • I am going to Buenos Aires in September and am so looking forward to ejoyling wines perhaps that aren't exported!

    Comment by 537182granvin 537182 granvin


  • I happened across Argentina's Notro--Tinto DeMontana--Sangiovese/Bonarda. OMG, try it with chocolate! Essence of chocolate-covered-cherries, sensual! Don't cry for me Argentina, just make more, please.

    Comment by 479292muscadinewinelover 479292 muscadinewinelover


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  • For all of those interested in Argentine wines and which ones do particularly well in the US, UK and European markets...stay tuned for the forthcoming results of the Wines of Argentina Awards event in Mendoza http://bit.ly/8XKE8x.

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