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San Juan

Vineyard Altitude: 1,500 feet above sea level
Average annual temp.: 63 F
Average rainfall: 4 inches/year
Total vineyard area: 84.161,00 acres
Main wine regions: Tulum, Ullum-Zonda, Calingasta, Iglesia and Valle Fertil
Main grape varieties: Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Chardonnay & Torrontés

Ranking second among the wine-producing provinces of Argentina, San Juan has a cultivated area of 116,700 acres standing between 1,970 and 4,590 feet above sea level.



With valleys like Tulum, Pedernal, Ullum-Zonda and Calingasta, and a warm, sunny climate most of the year (less than 30 days with cloudy skies), San Juan grows grapes that are rich in polyphenols and yield wines with intense, fruity flavors.



Syrah, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Bonarda, Chardonnay and Torrontés are the most widely cultivated varieties. San Juan’s Syrah deserves special mention as its varietal expression has earned increasing attention worldwide.

Map of the region