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Gauchezco Vineyard & Winery “Double Gold” – 2012 Argentina Wine Awards

The Argentina Wine Awards, the annual wine contest conducted by Wines of Argentina and Coviar, lets the world know about the best Argentine wines. In its 2012 edition, 734 samples were submitted.The 6th edition of the most important international contest for Argentina’s wine industry has ended. There, 12 international judges -all…

The ever changing Chilean Export Fruit Market

Since 1960, there are records of Chile, as an exporter of  Chilean Export Fruit  . Since then, every year there have been new varieties of fruits, of which not all are suitable for export. In Chile, for a variety of fruit to be considered suitable for export, it must have a life of postharvest of 5 degrees Celsius for 25 days (in other words, it must…

Is the commodity supercycle finished or just getting started ?

Is the commodity supercycle finished or just getting started ? The new Global world can be a confusing place at the best of  times when trying to forecast where we are heading economically. I have enclosed expert opinions to make my point. A new report by Credit Suisse has suggested the commodity supercycle is over.The report suggests…

Paraguay’s soy boom: a blessing or a curse?

Paraguay’s  is not often highlighted for its economic achievements. Yet after 20 years of stagnation at the end of the 20th century, the landlocked country has enjoyed almost a decade of economic growth, and in 2010, GDP expanded by 15%, the fastest rate in Latin America. by Guillermo D’Angelo @argentinaindependent.com Driving this impressive expansion…

Argentina-A visiting New Zealand Farmers view

by Jan Wills Secretary General of World Hereford Council. “I Travelled to Esquel in the Chubut area of Patagonia by bus from Bariloche. At the beginning of the five-hour journey I was surprised how similar the mountains and lakes were to many areas in New Zealand and in particular Queenstown in the South Island. Gradually the scenery changed.…

Argentina: Tika Group works towards exporting Pomegranate

1,000 hectares planted this year with 1,000 more next year Tika Group has began pomegranate production in Argentina, on a medium to large scale. Already 1,000 hectares of pomegranate have been planted. In 2012 between the end of February, March and April, where most of the production occurs, farms will be in their prime; and in 2013 it is…