Learn About Sur de los Andes
Bodega Sur de los Andes was created by Guillermo Banfi, a young Argentine professional who entered the wine industry in 2002.
Today, the Banfi Family owns a 25 ha. vineyard in Agrelo, Luján de Cuyo planted mainly with Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Also, the winery has long-term contracts with their growers and the grapes are as close to state grown as possible, an arrangement very similar to those made by the traditional vineyards in Rioja, Spain.
Learn About Argentina
(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...
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Learn About Malbec
Angel of Argentina
Originally a common grape in Bordeaux,
Malbec adds only a small percentage to the blends there. It has, however, found another region in which to flourish -the bourgeoning wine region of
In fact, Argentinians have adopted Malbec as their national grape!
Malbec is used in small amounts in...
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