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Argentine Wine Needs a Revolution

French barrels at the Bodega Santa Julia near Mendoza, Argentina. Frederick Bernas/emerge85

Argentina has a rich tradition of winemaking that dates back nearly 500 years. But today, the country’s famous wine industry is in crisis, thanks to a complex array of factors – including bad weather, price volatility, and the rise of craft beer. This week, reporter Frederick Bernas tells us about the challenges plaguing Argentine wine, and what producers are doing to breathe new life into the beverage.