Argentinean winemakers must do more to use water wisely, says co-operative chief

Argentinean winemakers must change and improve their water consumption habits, according to a wine co-operative member. Mauricio Castro of VinoDinámicos,  a non-profit group of 10  Mendoza-based organic and biodynamic producers, told Forbes it was vital that producers changed the way they irrigated their grape crops. “The wine industry will have no choice but to improve its use of…

Argentine Winemakers Put Water Resources And Soil Health As Top Priorities

Argentina is one of the fastest-growing New World wine exporters, an exciting region of diverse terroirs and highly dedicated producers. Most of the country’s vineyards surround the foothills of the Andes Mountains, extending into a range of environments including cooler southern latitudes, high-altitude sites, arid plains, and newly explored Atlantic vineyards. Most of the moisture supplying…

News Briefs for December 7, 2021

•The energy was electric inside Las Vegas’ Mirage ballroom Dec. 4 as wine lovers gathered for the first installment of Wine Spectator’s 2021 Grand Tour. This sold-out event was the first Grand Tour since April 2019, and represented a much-anticipated reunion for the wine community. Wine Spectator has a full recap. •Argentina’s Domaine Bousquet has launched Uco…