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GTSA – Staff News Update. Expanding into the Cordoba Region

GTSA – Staff News Update.  Expanding into the Cordoba Region For those who dont know much about this part of Argentina here is some basic details. Córdoba city is located near the geographical center of Argentina 700 km northwest of Buenos Aires and is the capital of Córdoba Province. It is the second largest city in Argentina after Buenos Aires with 1.4 million inhabitants. It was founded in 1573. The Universidad Nacional de Córdoba is the oldest university in Argentina. founded in 1613 by the Jesuit…

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 of them top winemakers- assessed Argentine wines where only 70 (less than 10% of the 734 wines) reached a Gold Medal. Gauchezco “Oro” Malbec 2009 and Gauchezco “Plata”…

Malbecs from Argentina: a dream of spring

Malbecs from Argentina: a dream of spring Fifty degrees in February and I can’t help but think that it’s already summer in parts of the world right now, like Argentina. My Mediterranean genes are yearning for some Vitamin D… and some good wine. By Demetra Balodimas @Metro&Vine I fell in love with Argentina a few years back when I tagged along on a friend’s trip on a last minute whim. I was happy I did. I quickly realized that the country that brought us tango had a lot more to offer, especially…

Lionel Messi enters the Argentine wine industry business

Football superstar Lionel Messi is to become the latest sportsman to enter the wine industry after Argentinian winery Bodega Valentin Bianchi announced it is to launch a new wine bearing his name. The wine will be called “Leo” after the Barcelona and Argentina star and it has the full backing of the three-time FIFA World Player of the Year. According to the winery – which is based in Messi’s home province of Mendoza – the project will be carried out in cooperation with the Leo Messi Foundation, with…

Behind an expat’s wine startup success in Argentina

Vines of Mendoza managed to overcome the pangs of the global financial crisis and Argentina’s inflation woes by keeping a close eye on costs and cutting deals whenever possible. By Ian Mount @Fortune Language and cultural differences make it hard to be an expat entrepreneur under any circumstances. It’s doubly hard if the main market for your product plunges into a wrenching economic crisis. And it’s even more difficult if your costs are in a country that suffers incredibly high inflation.…

HSBC has released a report predicting the rise and fall of the world’s economies in the next 40 years.

The global research department of HSBC has released a report predicting the rise and fall of the world’s economies in the next 40 years. The world’s top economy in 2050 will be China, followed by the United States. No surprises there – since China’s reforms in the 1980s, economists have said it’s not a question of if, but when, China’s collective economic might will top the U.S. #adp02 But among the smaller, developing nations, there are several surprises by HSBC prognosticators:But among the smaller,…

The vines of Argentina

The vines of Argentina The Mendoza province of Argentina—set against the panoramic backdrop of the Andes and occupying a total area of around 57,000 square miles in the country’s far west—is best known as Argentina’s charming and illustrious wine country. In fact, Argentina is the fifth largest producer of wine in the world. By Sonia Havele | The Chronicle The viticulture here is astoundingly ubiquitous—radiating far beyond the bottle. From the geography of the region, to wine’s imperative role…

A new Hilton in Argentina

Hilton Worldwide announced the signing of a management agreement with HH Developments to operate a Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Santa Fe – the capital city of the province of Santa Fe, Argentina. The new-build Hilton Garden Inn Santa Fe, expected to open at the end of 2013, represents the brand’s second development project in Argentina, following the recent announcement of the Hilton Garden Inn Zarate project – a management agreement with the same ownership group. “We couldn’t be happier to announce…

Argentina, Chile and Uruguay with highest human development index in Latam

Argentina, Chile and Uruguay have the highest standards of living in Latin America according the latest report from the United Nations Human Development Index (HDI). Worldwide out of 187 countries Chile ranks 44, Argentina, 45 and Uruguay 48. The HDI is calculated from a set of indicators including literacy rates, years of schooling, life expectancy and per capita income. On a scale from zero to one Uruguay’s HDI was 0.783 this year which means it has sustainedly advanced in the last few decades improving…

Urgent Sale of a Lifestyle Property in the Heart of the Polo Meca of Buenos Aires

Polo Meca outside Buenos Aires Polo Lifestyle Opportunity – Urgent Sale Location: This outstanding property is situated on the outskirts of Pilar on route 28, 50 km from Capital Federal. 10 km from Pan Americana Highway. Estimated travel time, from Buenos Aires is 45 minutes. Alternative option is come via 25 de Mayo highway, then use route 7th till 51 km and then take Route 28. Time frame and Sale Process is Expresson of Interest or vendeRAPIDO Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Asking: Base Only Code:…

Well Respected Argentine Artist Adriana Zaefferer selling her Lifestyle Paradise in the centre of Pilar Polo

Polo Lifestyle Opportunity – Motivated to Sell Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Code: ARATL200 Hectare: 11.5 to 18  size options Description Location: This outstanding property is situated on the outskirts of Pilar on route 28, 50 km from Capital Federal. 10 km from Pan Americana Highway. Estimated travel time, from Buenos Aires is 45 minutes. Alternative option is come via 25 de Mayo highway, then use route 7th till 51 km and then take Route 28. Time frame and Sale Process is Expression of Interest…

Polo Schools close to Buenos Aires near Pilar

Argentina polo Schools has always been the pride of the South American nation Argentina. Since 1949 Argentina polo team has uninterruptedly been the world champions. Argentina supplies the best 10 polo players of the world. Horse riding is a popular sport in the lands of Argentina. This tradition has helped in the triumph of Argentina polo in the international arena. Argentina has set up a good number of polo teaching classes to maximize the triumph by Argentina polo players.. Such polo schools set up their…

Argentina – Brand Storming

Argentina – Brand Storming Como parte del 4° Congreso Internacional de Shopping Centers organizado por la CASC, se desarrolló el tema ‘desarrollo y gestión de marcas’. Brainstorming, así fue titulado este segmento, en el que se planteó el desafío de repensar las marcas, y analizar las nuevas tendencias sobre el diseño de puntos de venta. La exposición estuvo coordinada por Fernando Noguera (Centro Comercial Nordelta).  Gabriela Scalise, New Business Director, Interbrand El valor de una…

Adriana Zaefferer – Artista Real en Argentina

# Adp03Adriana Zaefferer knows no masters painting or art schools, either contests or prizes. “The truth is I’m not interested; for me, I just like to paint, “says the interviewee in the meeting at his home in San Isidro, while a trio of purrs around cats and she apologizes for newly arrived holiday South Argentina and does not even his brushes and his canvas carrying bags. What is innate talent of Zaefferer from girl had a natural inclination for drawing and painting, without the need to…

More foreigners investing in vineyards in Mendoza

Aziz Abdul has come a long way from his humble background in Asia to build a sprawling wine chateau in this beautiful Andean nation that is home to star footballers like Digeo Maradona and Lionel Messi. Born to a Tamil father and a half-Vietnamese mother, Aziz can speak fluent Spanish and Vietnamese. ‘I am a foreigner in any country’, he beams with a smile when asked to which country he belonged. #adp02 Aziz has named his chateau Hana, a combination of the initials of his two daughters, wife and…