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14% of Argentinian vineyards are planted with the Malbec grape

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Preliminary data from census made by INV (National Institute of Viticulture) reveal that 30,000 hectares of Malbec and 103,000 hectares of red varieties, covering 48% of the total grown area, are changing the historical ratio of basic and high-quality grapes. According to preliminary data resulting from the first wine census of Argentina within 20 years, […]

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“Malbec Top Design” has its winners « Winesur

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Over 200 wine labels of Argentina participated in this contest aimed at showing the world the image of Malbec. Gold, silver and bronze medals were the awards for the best label designs of the Argentina’s signature varietal. via “Malbec Top Design” has its winners « Winesur. Share and Enjoy:

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Malbec still the most exported grape variety from Argentina

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Varietal wine exports increased 6% in the first five months of the year. In this period, Malbec exports amounted to 48.2% of the total bottled wine exports, growing 39.2% in value and 39.5% in volume. In the first five months of the year, bottled wine exports grew 20.3% in turnover and 12.6% in volume. Malbec […]

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Malbec – the darling grape of Argentina – sees consumption triple

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According to a report issued by Nielsen, in the last 52 weeks, the consumption of Malbec grew by 60%. This makes Malbec the best performing variety in the US market. Read full story on WineSur Share and Enjoy:

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