ArgEnology is a Portmanteau Word.A Portmanteau Word is formed by combining two (or more) words and their definitions, blending both the sounds and the meanings of its components.
ArgEnology was formed by the combination of Argentina and Enology, the art/science of wine and winemaking.
WHO WE ARE
ArgEnology is The Argentine Fine Wine Merchant. Our exclusive portfolio is made up of the top quality wines from Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia, and includes the best known brands with various generations of wine tradition & pedigree. We also seek out and represent a selection of the new small & upcoming producers that are still building a brand and are crafting excellent but mostly unknown wines… some of which we expect to become the “Cult” wines of tomorrow…
Our cellar includes limited release wines no distribution outside of Argentina. ArgEnology is the exclusive merchant/distributor for a series of cult/high-end labels, including various special family reserves wines crafted for a chosen few – and not originally intended for commercial release.
Through our long standing relationships with the owner-families, we are able to offer the true wine aficionado access to these otherwise unavailable & exclusive wines.
WHAT WE DO
ArgEnology will offer a unique & bespoke Argentine Wine Experience for the serious Wine Aficionado. A member of the Wine Trade since 2004, we can source just about any wine label made in Argentina. Our Worldwide delivery spans almost the entire Globe, including the United States, the United Kindom, the European Union and Skandinavia. We can also deliver to Hong Kong, Singapore, Mainland China, Japan, Korea and Australia. Select destinations in the Middle East are also possible with additional arrangements. Please inquire with us if your destination of choice is not listed. For visitors to Argentina, we also offer local and domestic delivery of wines ready for Airline Travel, including varios professional grade packaging options.
If you are coming to Argentina on a Hunting or Fishing trip, ArgEnology can arrange to deliver wine directly to your Lodge, or to the airport of your choice so that you can travel with your wine to your final destination. Just passing through Buenos Aires airport for a connecting flight…? Coming down on Business and have little or no time for a conventional store visit…? Argenology will arrange for Hotel and/or Office delivery of wines ready to travel, including Airport Curbside delivery. We can handle the entire shopping experience by email/telephone to make sure you maximize your time and still get to enjoy the ultimate wine shopping experience. ArgEnology can arrange for Hotel or Office deliveries, airport curbside delivery of wines, packed in airline approved boxes. Telephone, email and online ordering options are available for your convenience.
Alejandro Audisio is the owner of ArgEnology Wine Merchants.
ArgEnology is a Fine Wine Merchant & Broker based in Buenos Aires. Mr. Audisio has been a member of the wine trade since 2004, having developed long standing relationships with the principal owner families of Argentina’s best Bodegas that date back long before his entry into the wine business. ArgEnology acts as a full-service wine retailer, exclusive agent/broker and brand representative for a selection of premiere quality, limited production wines made by the best producers from the best wine growing regions of Argentina. ArgEnology’s cellars include the top high-end and cult wines from Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia, as well as special edition and mailing-list only labels that are normally not available to the wine trade and General Public. ArgEnology stocks a varied selection
of back vintages, including various complete verticals of Argentina’s most famous wine labels. Other features of the ArgEnology cellar include a unique large format bottle collection of the top Argentine wines. Mr. Audisio has developed close relationships to the most prominent wine families in Argentina, allowing ArgEnology to source and offer its Clients exclusive wines and special services that are unique to the Argentine wine industry.
ArgEnology has the complete package to offer the serious Wine Aficionado the best “bespoke” Argentine Wine Experience. Our services include International door-to-door delivery of wines to the USA, the European Union and most Asian destinations including (but not limited to) Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. Select destinations in the Middle East & Africa are also reachable through our logistics partners.
ArgEnology’s portfolio of wines includes a lot more than just Malbec, the Argentine insignia grape-variety. The complete selection features various Malbec based blends, as well as traditional Bordeaux style and Meritage blends. Sparkling Wines, Chardonnays, white blends and also several Pinot Noirs from the “end of the world” –Patagonia-, are some of the highlights of a comprehensive portfolio made up of more than 700 labels. The various expressions of Terroir throughout Argentina offer distinct styles of both pure Varietals and Blends, with examples of bold New World styles and also more traditional Old World winemaking. Before entering the wine business, Mr. Audisio -an Economist by training- worked in Banking & Investment Management for 12 years – having lived and worked in different cities in Asia, Europe and the Americas. Aside from his Wine related business, he is an Investment Management Consultant, advising international clients on business opportunities in Argentina. He lives in the suburbs of Martinez, just outside of the City of Buenos Aires with his wife and two children.