Argentine wine, the national drink, celebrates its day today

Almost ten years, Wine is considered the national drink of Argentina and its cultural value is transmitted through the production and consumption of this product.

  • In this way, the development of regional economies, their traditions and wine tourism activities in each area can be promoted.

  • Currently, Argentina is the world’s fifth largest producer of wine and the main exporter of must worldwide.

Viticulture is one of the most important agro-industrial activities in the South American country.

Considering that the area cultivated with vines worldwide is about 7.6 million cubic hectares (ha3), AArgentina occupies about 3.03%.

  • The Argentine viticulture It has comparative advantages compared to other wine regions in the world mainly due to the high production and quality potential of the environments in which it develops.

The Andes mountain range and the desert surrounding the growing areas provide a natural barrier against pests and diseases, favoring very healthy conditions.

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Trends in the Argentine wine industry

Sales from canned wine In Argentina, it became a trend that started at the end of 2019, so in 2020 there are already more than 10 wineries that offer this option.

The cans are largely responsible for the success of this new product, because it is practical when moving with them, it cools much faster, there is no danger of exploding in the freezer or freezer.

One of the first canned wines to appear was Santa Julia Chenin, a natural candy in a 375 milliliter can. After that, in January and February, new brands such as Dilema, Dadá, New Age among other brands and wineries were launched.

An aluminum can as a wine container has many benefits and advantages, for example:

  • It is inert
  • The wine is kept under vacuum
  • It does not take any aluminum taste
  • There is no need to use a corkscrew
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Argentine viticulture has comparative advantages compared to other regions of the world mainly thanks to the production and quality potential of the environment in which it develops.

The wine industry unites against climate change

The Mendocino Pollinator Network joined the global campaign through the “Mendoza Regenerativa” program, and members commit to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 50% before 2030 and to achieve a 100% reduction in the future.

The network established connections with companies and chambers of commerce; universities and centers for training and research; investors and financial organizations; professional and trade union groups, as well as distinguished and experienced persons, and sports and cultural figures interested in the transformation of reality.

We need leadership that manages to unite despite differences, which is why I emphasize the value of joint action in this project in relation to the value of harmony. Furthermore, we understand that designing and implementing actions that have a positive impact on the community, the environment and the economy are not possible if we do not face them together.” concluded Magdalena Pešcegeneral manager of Wines of Argentina.

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