Young winemakers’ vision on the Argentine winemaking (

Posted: November 22, 2012 by Johan Botha in Oenology, Vinification, Wine, Winemaking, World wine news
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They are part of the new generation promoting worldwide the Argentine wine. They are awarded and recognized by the international press for their innovations.

These young winemakers are around 30 years old and started to make incursion into the wine world when it did well in the international markets, 7 years ago. These professionals are propelling the new style of Argentine wines. At the tip of the iceberg, Marcelo Pelleritti, Monteviejo winery’s winemaker is found, along with Alejandro Vigil of Catena Zapata, being the precursors of this generation. Then, they are followed by great winemakers such as Ignacio López (Etchart winery), Juan Pablo Michelini (Zorzal Wines), Marcos Fernández (Finca Decero), Matthieu Grassin (Alta Vista), Germán Masera (Noemia) Matías Riccitelli (Matías Riccitelli, Mr & Mr SA), and Sebastian Zuccardi (Familia Zuccardi).

All of them agree that the wine is not only for experts and they want to demystify it. They maintain that their challenge is to show the world that Argentina is not only Malbec. This group of winemakers seems to be thrilled to… read on


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