Off-trade

Argentine Wine Fair set for 15th April

To co-incide with the ninth Malbec World Day the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Dublin and Wines of Argentina are holding their seventh Argentine Wine Fair on Monday 15th April in the Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2, from 12:00 until 18:00. 

‘Elegance doesn’t need perfection’ sets the theme for this year’s ‘trade & press only’ event.

Malbec is the grape most associated with Argentina around the world and Malbec World Day is an initiative created by Wines of Argentina that seeks to position Argentine Malbec globally. First celebrated on April 17th 2011 Malbec World Day has created an historical and cultural event, part of the global marketing of wine from Argentina’s 900 wineries.

Last year over 120 events took place in 100 cities around the world including Dublin.

With 41,301 hectares planted, Malbec is the most widely-cultivated varietal in Argentina which has witnessed a wine export market worth less than €23 million in the 1990s grow to a figure of just under €900 million by 2010. Indeed exports have increased by 375% in the last 11 years.

As before, this year’s Fair will include many other Argentine wine styles apart from wines made from the Malbec grape.

The wineries signed up to take part include:

Alta Vista, Altos Los Hormigos, Amalaya, Andeluna Cellars (seeking representation), Bodega Bianchi, Bodega Luigi Bosca, Bodega y Viñedos Renacer, Bodegas Salentein, Chakana, Colome, Durigutti (seeking representation), Domaine Bousquet, Dona Paula, El Esteco, Familia Arizu, Familia Schroeder (seeking representation), Finca Flichman,  Finca las Moras, Kaiken, Mascota Vineyards, Mendel, Navarro Correas, Noemia (seeking representation), Piedra Negra (Francoise Lurton), Tapiz (seeking representation) and Trapiche.

Contact:  Diego Sadofschi or  Andrés Guiñazú Embassy of Argentina  e-mail: comercial_eirla@mrecic.gov.ar

Event Organiser:   Jean Smullen. e-mail:  jean@jeansmullen.com

Telephone (086) 816 8468 or for more information visit  http://www.malbecworldday.com/.

 

 

 

Sign up for Drinks Industry Ireland

Get a free weekly update on Drinks Industry trade news, direct to your inbox. Sign up now, it's Free