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Argentina is about the 5th largest wine producer by volume in the world (after France, Italy, Spain and the USA). Argentina is, essentially, a red wine producing country.

The most important Argentinian wine regions are:
- Mendoza - Mendoza is the most important wine growing region in Argentina (about 2/3 of plantings)
- San Juan
- La Rioja
- Río Negro
- Catamarca
- Salta
- Neuquén

Varieties - Argentinian red wine (by importance):
- Malbec (Malbec is the grape on which Argentina’s worldwide reputation as a wine producing country is established)
- Bonarda
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Syrah
- Merlot
- Tempranillo
- Pinot Noir (Pinot Negro)
- Barbera
- Cabernet Franc

Varieties – Argentinian white wine (by importance):
- Torrontés
- Chardonnay
- Chenin Blanc
- Ugni Blanc (Trebbiano)
- Semillon
- Sauvignon Blanc
- Sauvignonasse (Sauvignon Vert)
- Riesling

 

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