Argentina Launches its 'Argentine Vitivinicultural Strategic Plan 2030'
Argentine wine production closed 2020 with an increase in volume of wine exports of 26.7%, compared to 2019. Argentina was one of the 4 countries that were able to achieve volume growth, being the one that grew the most. During 2020, 395 million litres of wine were exported, the highest volume in the last 12 years. Exports destinations include more than 160 countries.
President Alberto Fernández, on his first official visit to the Province of Mendoza, attended the presentation of the Argentine Vitivinicultural Strategic Plan 2030.
The event, which was organized by the Argentine Wine Corporation (Coviar), counted also with the presence of the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and fishing, Luis Basterra.
The National Institute of Viticulture (INV) signed three important agreements with other national Intitutes focused on quality assurance and traceability, unification of documentation for wine producers and training in trade and wine related issues for diplomats from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Agricultural and commercial attaches abroad.
Argentine wine production closed 2020 with an increase in volume of wine exports of 26.7%, compared to 2019. Argentina was one of the 4 countries that were able to achieve volume growth, being the one that grew the most, followed by Italy, NZ and Portugal. During 2020, 395 million liters of wine were exported, the highest volume in the last 12 years. Of that total, 202 million corresponded to fractioned and 193 to bulk. This allowed the country to climb several positions in the world ranking of wine exporting countries, expecting to reach the 8th place in fractionated and 6th in bulk wine. Argentina exports to more than 160 countries: the main destinations for fractionated wine were the USA, UK, Brazil, the Netherlands, Ireland, Paraguay and Canada. While for bulk wines were Spain, China, Canada, UK, USA and Czech Republic. Source: INV.
the new strategic plan contemplates continuing to improve the plant health of the vineyards, as well as their competitiveness with a main focus on Innovation and environmental and social sustainability.