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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2012

Argentina’s Visionary Vintner

Nicolás Catena earns Wine Spectator’s 2012 Distinguished Service Award
Nathan Wesley
Issue: November 15, 2012


Argentina's wine history dates back more than four centuries, yet as recently as three decades ago the country's wineries were producing large quantities of rustic, typically oxidized wines intended primarily for local consumption. Nicolás Catena changed all that. For his achievements in transforming Argentina's wine industry, and his philanthropic spirit, Nicolás Catena receives Wine Spectator's 2012 Distinguished Service Award.


For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 15, 2012.


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