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To Move Beyond Malbec, Look Below the Surface

To Move Beyond Malbec, Look Below the Surface | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
In the Mendoza region of Argentina, winemakers are using soil pits partly to educate visitors, but also to educate themselves.
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Will Argentina Wine Export Growth Return in 2016?

Last week's column analyzed the reasons Argentina's wine boom fizzled out. Wine exports to the U.S market have more or less plateaued since 2010 after a decade of rapid growth. Part of the problem, I wrote, is increased competition in the wine market, particularly from the so-called Red Blends that seem to have taken some of the…
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Buenos Aires: Wine bars and restaurants - Decanter

Buenos Aires: Wine bars and restaurants - Decanter | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
From old favourites to the latest openings, Alejandro Iglesias names the best venues to wine and dine in Buenos Aires...
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How fair is fair trade wine? - PALATE PRESS

How fair is fair trade wine? - PALATE PRESS | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Like so many other do-good initiatives in the wine industry, this seems like a good thing, but that sticker on your bottle may not mean what you think it means.
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Wine Crisis Leads to Protests in Argentina | Wine News & Features

Wine Crisis Leads to Protests in Argentina | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine Crisis Leads to Protests in Argentina. Wine industry workers take to the streets as Argentina's economic crisis threatens this year's harvest.
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Argentine : la filière débat du développement exponentiel du vin en vrac

Argentine : la filière débat du développement exponentiel du vin en vrac | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

Entre 2009 et 2011, les exportations argentines de vins en vrac ont augmenté de 47,2 % en volume et de 161 % en valeur. Les professionnels s'inquiètent du grignotage des expéditions de vins embouteillés par les vins en vrac.

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Sustainability and social responsibility; issues central to the Argentine wine industry

Sustainability and social responsibility; issues central to the Argentine wine industry | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Argentine wine reached its privileged status thanks to Malbec, high scores from those in the know and hypnotic picture postcard vineyards. However, the industry
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Whatever Happened to Argentina's Wine Boom?

Whatever Happened to Argentina's Wine Boom? | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Whatever happened to Argentina's wine boom (and can that country's wine industry recover the momentum it has lost)? Argentina is an important player in world wine. Recent OIV statistics (click here to download the pdf) tell us that Argentina is the fifth largest wine producer in the world (behind the USA and ahead of Australia) and…
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Thirst developing for Argentine whites

Thirst developing for Argentine whites | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
While dwarfed by the country’s red wine production, a thirst is developing for whites made in Argentina, with both domestic consumption and exports on the rise.
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Nets to protect from hail, how do they affect the wine? | BKWine Magazine |

Nets to protect from hail, how do they affect the wine? | BKWine Magazine | | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
We hope that hail nets reduce the damage to grapes and vines if it hails, but how do the nets affect the ripening of the grapes, the development of the vines and the finished wine? Soon they will know in Burgundy. Hail nets are being tested here during a three-year period to see what happens …
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Chile and Argentina: Going to extremes

Chile and Argentina: Going to extremes | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Electric and refreshing flavours are cropping up in unlikely pockets of Chile and Argentina, at altitude and near the sea. Patricio Tapia discovers the risks and rewards of viticulture in uncharted territory
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Political instability affecting French winemakers in Argentina | decanter.com

Political instability affecting French winemakers in Argentina | decanter.com | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Political instability in Argentina is pushing up production costs for French winemakers based in the country, prompting questions over the rationale for making wine there.
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