While they are the 5th largest wine producer in the world, Argentina only began exporting in the 1990’s and is now the largest wine exporter in South America. It’s wines continue to grow in popularity.
There are many different varieties of grapes cultivated in Argentina, reflecting her many immigrant groups. The French brought Malbec, which makes most of Argentina’s best known wines. Torrontes is another typically Argentine grape. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Chardonnay and other international varieties are becoming more widely planted. The wines from Argentina show depth, quality and value.