19 Jan 2024
Malbec, the signature varietal that put Argentina on the world stage
In just over 30 years, Malbec has catapulted Argentina into the competitive international world of wines. It arrived in the South American country in the 1850s and subsequently managed to avoid the ravages caused by phylloxera in France, thus preserving its original genetics. Fast forward to 2022, and it accounted for 56% of Argentina’s total wine exports.