PGIW zwiększy import Malbec z Argentyny

Telekomunikacja Polska SA
30.1.2014 | Press Release

Jan Król, Prezes Grupy, poinformował, że z 19% dewaluacji Peso Argentyńskie przeciwko Euro, które PGIW argentyńskie portfel będzie bardziej konkurencyjny z win z Europy. Peter Demzak, Dyrektor Generalny, powiedział, że PGIW wzrośnie Malbec przywóz z Argentyny do teraz obejmują zarówno w butelkach wina i Granel.

Polska Grupa Importerzy Wina Sp. z o.o. (Spółka z Ograniczoną Odpowiedzialnością)
– Biura: Warszawa i Kraków.

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“World Malbec consumption amounts barely 3% and the limit is still far away”

In an interview with Vinos & Bodegas, Mario Giordano, manager of Wines of Argentina, talked about the present and future of the industry within a complex context

Last year, with an increasing loss of exchange competitiveness and wine-producing countries having aggressive price policies, the Argentine wine had no great results in the world.

Bottled and bulk wine exports ended 2013 with a drop of almost 2% in terms of volume. However, in value, numbers showed no changes in comparison with the previous period, since turnover experienced an increase as a result of a 2.4% boost in the average export price.

“It is a situation that has been noticed since 2011, with a gradual loss of competitiveness within medium and medium-low price segments. Today, Argentina has lost opportunities,” maintained Mario Giordano, manager of Wines of Argentina, entity in charge of promoting Argentina wine in international markets.

In relation to the present and future of Malbec, varietal accounting for the half of exports of local wineries, Giordano stressed: “the world Malbec consumption amounts barely 3% and the limit is still far away.”

The world’s 100 best wines according to Wine Spectator

The American magazine has published the Top 100 list of 2013, which includes three wineries from Argentina.

The average score of the wines in the 2013 Top 100 is 93 points and the average price USD 51 (around 38 euros) —an impressive quality/price ratio. This Top 100 includes wines from 13 countries and Argentina is present through: Norton winery, in 36th place with its Norton Malbec Reserva, receiving 92 points; Altos las Hormigas Malbec Reserva 2011, in # 42, with 91 points; and Achaval Ferrer Malbec Finca Mirador 2011, in #73, with 96 points.

PGIW importuje z Argentyny 7200 butelek Champagne

Telekomunikacja Polska S.A.
10.1.2014 | Press Release

Jan Król, Prezes Grupy, poinformował PGIW importuje z Argentyny 7200 butelek Champagne (proces Charmat). Będzie to czas dojazdu do świętowania Wielkanocy. GM,Peter Demzak powiedział: “To będzie mieszanka winogron 60% Chenin Blanc i 40% Chardonnay z Mendozy. Jesteśmy podekscytowani, aby dodać to wino do naszego portfela, który obejmuje Malbec.”

Polska Grupa Importerzy Wina Sp. z o.o. (Spolka Z Ograniczona Odpowiedzialnoscia )
– Biura : Warszawa i Krakow.

The origin of red grapes’ names -Malbec

They are always present when we talk about wine: Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, etc. But, how did they get their names? Where are their names from? Are they scientific or mythological, modern or old words? Get to know below how the names of some of the well-known red grapes were originated.
The source of the grape varieties’ name is really controversial, and there is few documentary evidence of it. When carrying out a research, we can find one, two or three possible origins. This article includes those stories most supported and accepted about the origin of the name of some grapes.

Malbec

The story says that a Hungarian nursery owner, whose surname was Malbek, was the first person to discover this grape and spread it out across France, and then Bordeaux. Later, the word Malbek was altered, replacing “k” by “c”, meaning in French “bad mouth”, referring to the disagreeable and bitter taste this grape displayed in that region.