A scotch whisky distiller, when asked recently if he made any blends, was gloriously sniffy and dismissive of blended whisky. It would have been interesting to see and hear what he would have made of the Johnnie Walker Directors Blends, which I got to taste last Thursday (November 28) in London.
IAS owns several hundre hectares of vineyards in Mendoza as well as Bodega Vistalba, Bodega Garzon in Uruguay and Renwood winery in Amador county, California.
AWC will continue to operate with offices in London, Mendoza and continental Europe. Argento was launched in 1999 and is available in more than 50 countries. Its main markets are: US, Canada, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, UK and the UAE.