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Argentina (II)

Second episode on Argentina, focusing on its wine regions. Altitude is key, to prolong the growing season in the dry, hot conditions. Now, Argentian producers are looking to diversify to show that the country is more than just fruit-forward Malbec - from Torrontés in high-altitude Salta to Pinot Noir in Antarctic influenced Patagonia.

Argentina (I)

An overview of the history of Argentinian wine and the grape varieties planted there. After a tumultuous twentieth century, the wine industry has boomed over the last thirty years, based largely on the success of Malbec. The question is, where next?