New Geographic Indications
The national Wine-Growing Institute (INV) issued two resolutions (N° 19/2010 and N°20/2014) related to the acknowledgement of “LA CONSULTA” and “CHAPADMALAL” as Geographic Indications.
“La Consulta” is a well-known wine producer’s zone, which is located in the district of San Carlos in the province of Mendoza, in the south of Argentina.
“Chapadmalal” region is located in the district of General Pueyrredon in the province of Buenos Aires. It has special characteristic for producing quality Wine. This resolution is a result of a request filed by the Winery ANALYN S.A. and several studies made in order to evaluate the region.
According to article 4° of law 25163 -published on January 2014- (that establishes details regarding the wines and the corresponding rules), the term geographic indication is defined by “the name that identifies a product originating in a certain region, a city or an area delimited in the country no more than surface of a province (…) and the GI would be justified only when certain quality and product characteristics of are essentially attributable to its geographical origin.(…)”