As the fifth largest producers of wine in the world, Argentina's original vine cuttings were brought from Europe in 1557. As quality improved in the mid to late 1990s, Argentina began exporting its wines to the rest of the world. The major wine regions of Argentina are located in the western part of the country among the foothills of the Andes Mountains.
Key Regions: Mendoza, Patagonia
Wine Styles: Red, White, Rosé, Sparkling, Dessert
Key White Grapes: Chardonnay, Torrontés
Key Red Grapes: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo