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Peñaflor

With around 2,300 hectares of its own vineyards, this wine growing company is one of the largest Argentina (and also the world). The head office is in Coquimbito near the Andes, just under 20 kilometers from the provincial capital Mendoza in the wine-growing region of the same name. In 2002, the majority of shares in DLJ (US investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette) was taken over (previously 75% belonged to Luis Alfredo Pulenta). Almost a million hectoliters of wine are produced each year. The company owns several wineries and wineries in the provinces of Mendoza and San Juan. In addition to Peñaflor (the parent company), Andean Vineyards, Michel Torino (in Cafayate / Salta, are with ecological, environmentally friendly cultivation methods), Santa Ana (in Guaymallen / Mendoza) and the very well-known winery Trapiche,

However, the majority of the grapes or wine (in the form of must or young wine) is bought up by cooperatives and wineries. Around a tenth of the Argentinian grape quantity is turned into wine, grape juice and RTK (rectified grape must concentrate) processed. In addition, too Mineral water, Fruit juices and various foods produced. There is a huge wine portfolio from simple wines to absolute top products such as from the Trapiche company mentioned above. The main business, however, is simple barrel wines for domestic consumption. In addition, large quantities of light red country wine "Vino de mesa" from the local varieties Cereza. Criolla Chica and Criolla Grande produced.

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