Press Releases

  • 10.19.2016
    Algodon Fine Wines Wins Gold in Global Malbec Masters 2016

    Global Masters of Wine & Master Sommeliers Award Prestigious Gold Medal to Algodon's 2012 Black Label Malbec

    NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/19/16 -- Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO), a real estate development brand with luxury lifestyle assets and premium wines in Argentina, has been awarded a gold medal in the Global Malbec Masters 2016 Wine Competition for its 2012 Black Label Malbec.

  • 10.13.2016
    Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group Partners with Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty for Exclusive Vineyard Estate Lot Sales at Algodon Wine Estates

    Global Provider of Luxury Real Estate Brokerage to Market Algodon’s Luxury Vineyard Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina

    NEW YORK, NY – October 13, 2016 – Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO), an emerging luxury brand and luxury real estate developer, has selected Ginevra Sotheby's International Realty to provide sales representation for the company's luxury residential development in the San Rafael, Mendoza wine region of Argentina. Algodon Group's collection of luxury assets currently includes Algodon Fine Wines, Algodon Wine Estates, Algodon Wine & Wellness Resort, Algodon Mansion, and Algodon Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

  • 10.11.2016
    Algodon Mansion Recognized as Top 20 International Hideaway for Andrew Harper's 2016 Readers' Choice Awards Luxury Boutique Hotel in Recoleta Neighborhood of Buenos Aires Takes 8th Place from Leading Travel Publication in Luxury Travel
  • 09.12.2016
    Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group Commences United States Rollout of Fine Malbec Wines with Seaview Imports NEW YORK, NY - September 12, 2016 - Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO), a real estate development brand with luxury lifestyle assets and premium wines in Argentina, has appointed Seaview Imports as its sole U.S. agent and importer of Algodon's complete portfolio of fine wines produced in the San Rafael, Mendoza wine region of Argentina.
  • 08.18.2016
    ALGODON MANSION RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE NEW YORK, NY – (August 18, 2016): Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires was today honored with an Experts' Choice Award for 2016 from TripExpert, which rates hotels and restaurants around the world based on reviews from journalists and professional travel writers.
  • 04.14.2016
    ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP, ON MISSION TO MAKE THE WORLD'S BEST MALBEC WINES AND MALBEC BLENDS, WINS SILVER FROM GLOBAL MALBEC MASTERS

    NEW YORK, NY, April 14, 2016 -- Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO) (Algodon Group), is pleased to announce that Algodon Fine Wine’s Malbec Bonarda 2010 recently received the honor of Silver Medal from the Global Malbec Masters 2015 Wine Competition, whose judging panel was comprised exclusively of Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and senior buyers.  Yesterday’s timely award announcement was received prior to Algodon Fine Wines’ observance of Malbec World Day, a global celebration held annually on April 17.  The company’s luxury Argentina properties, Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires, and Algodon Wine Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza, celebrate with food & wine events throughout the month, honoring Argentina’s signature Malbec varietal. 

  • 04.13.2016
    ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES COMMON STOCK NOW DTC ELIGIBLE

    NEW YORK, NY – (April 13, 2016):  Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, Inc. (OTCQB: VINO) (Algodon Group), a luxury lifestyle brand company focused on Argentina with a portfolio of real estate assets and world-class wines, announced today that its securities have become eligible for deposit at the Depository Trust Company (DTC).  The DTC provides clearing and settlement efficiencies by immobilizing securities and making “book-entry” changes to ownership of the securities and also brings efficiency to the securities industry by retaining custody of more than 3.5 million securities issues valued at US$37.2 trillion, including securities issued in the United States and more than 131 countries and territories.

  • 11.09.2015
    ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES 4TH ANNUAL BONARDA WEEK AT ALGODON WINE ESTATES AND ALGODON MANSION Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (Algodon Group), today announces Algodon Wine Estates’ 3rd Annual Bonarda Week to be held November 09-15, 2014 at the luxury boutique hotel Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires, and at Algodon Wine Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza. The celebration honors Argentina’s Bonarda varietal, the country's second most planted and important red grape after Malbec, with food & wine events celebrated throughout the week at Algodon’s luxury properties.
  • 03.09.2015
    ALGODON WINE ESTATES FORMS PARTNERSHIP WITH JIM COURIER TENNIS NEW YORK, NY – (March 9, 2015): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (Algodon Group), today announced that Algodon Wine Estates, the luxury wine hotel, golf and tennis resort in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina, will immediately begin a limited partnership with Jim Courier Tennis (JCT), one of the world’s top suppliers of tennis coaches to the hospitality industry. JCT provides resorts with a full service tennis program featuring teaching professionals that are the finest in the world.
  • 01.28.2015
    ALGODON MANSION HONORED WITH TRIPADVISOR TRAVELERS’ CHOICE LUXURY HOTEL AWARD 2015 NEW YORK, NY – (January 28, 2015): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (“Algodon Group”), is pleased to announce that TripAdvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice® awards has selected Algodon Mansion, a luxury boutique hotel located in the Recoleta neighborhood of Buenos Aires, as one of the TOP 25 winners in the category of Best Luxury Hotel in Argentina. TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel website, with more than 200 million reviews and opinions by travelers around the world. Now in its 13th year, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels, earning their distinction from those who know them best – real travelers.
  • 12.16.2014
    Algodon Uncorks Preview of 2015 Wine Line & New Blend for Chinese Market

    NEW YORK, NY - (December 16, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group ("Algodon Group"), announces a preview of Algodon Wine Estates' line of wines for 2015. The new line-up includes Algodon’s new blend, "OCHO (8) Fincas", which was recently introduced to the Chinese wine market at the Guizhou International Wine Fair and at China's ProWine China 2014 in Shanghai, one of the world's leading international trade fairs for wine and spirits.

  • 11.03.2014
    ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES 3RD ANNUAL BONARDA WEEK AT ALGODON WINES ESTATES AND ALGODON MANSION! NEW YORK, NY – (November 3, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (Algodon Group), today announces Algodon Wine Estates’ 3rd Annual Bonarda Week to be held November 10-16, 2014 at the luxury boutique hotel Algodon Mansion in Buenos Aires, and at Algodon Wine Estates in San Rafael, Mendoza. The celebration honors Argentina’s Bonarda varietal, the country's second most planted and important red grape after Malbec, with food & wine events celebrated throughout the week at Algodon’s luxury properties.
  • 09.16.2014
    SCOTT MATHIS ON ARGENTINA’S DEFAULT: “HEAVY HITTER INVESTORS ARE DOUBLING DOWN ON ARGENTINA. NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST.” NEW YORK, NY – (September 16, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (“Algodon Group”), responds to Argentina’s recent default with an update to the company’s 2014 Whitepaper on Investing in Argentina. Algodon Group has been investing since 2006 in Argentina’s vineyard operations, luxury lifestyle properties, and other real estate assets and opportunities. Algodon Group’s 2014 Whitepaper Investing in Argentina reports the company’s position on why they believe there has never been a better time to seek investment opportunities in Argentina’s real estate market.
  • 08.20.2014
    ARGENTINA’S ALGODON MANSION AND ALGODON WINE ESTATES OFFER TANGO AND GAUCHO THEMED THANKSGIVING PACKAGES

    NEW YORK, NY - (August 20, 2014): This Thanksgiving, families can escape North America’s winter and head to warm Argentina - where the seasons are reversed - for a stay at Algodon Mansion or Algodon Wine Estates, each offering special “Tango-” or “Gaucho-” themed packages.  “Guests can save the energy they would be spending slaving over a Thanksgiving meal, and instead use it to take in Buenos Aires’ many sites or learn to horseback ride through vineyards in Mendoza,” says Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Properties.  Both packages include a Thanksgiving meal Argentine style complete with Algodon’s award-winning wines.

  • 08.13.2014
    ALGODON WINE ESTATES INTRODUCES RED WINE SORBET TO WELCOME ARGENTINA'S SPRING New York - August 13, 2014: Algodon Wine Estates has just introduced Bonarda Sorbet A.W.E., a homemade red-wine sorbet made from the estate's award-winning varietal wine, Bonarda. Available now at Algodon Wine Estates and its sister property in Buenos Aires, Algodon Mansion, just in time for Argentina's warmer months, the sorbet is served à la carte and as pictured in the above dish of Stewed Pear Parfait with Bonarda Sorbet A.W.E. Bonarda is the second most widely planted grape (after Malbec) in Argentina, and Algodon Wine Estates' home of San Rafael, Mendoza offers the best climate for its growth. Produced from vines that date back over half a century, Algodon Wine Estates' Bonarda features intense aromas of dark cherry and dark chocolate with a rich and creamy texture, and is one of the estates' most popular wines. Algodon Wine Estates' vintage 2010 Bonarda was recently ranked the world's best Bonarda by the World Association of Wine & Spirit Writers' and Journalists' "Top 100 Wines of the World 2014."
  • 08.08.2014
    ALGODON WINE ESTATES LAUNCHES NEW “OCHO (8) FINCAS” BLEND FROM SAN RAFAEL, MENDOZA

    SAN RAFAEL, ARGENTINA – (AUGUST 8, 2014):  Algodon Wine Estates, a boutique winery located in the southern heart of Mendoza, Argentina, today announces the launch of its new OCHO Fincas (“8 Vineyards”) wine label.  Algodon Wines’ OCHO Fincas is a cuvée hand-harvested from several original independent family farms, which date as far back as 1946, and which today compose the basis for what is now Algodon Wine Estate’s 325 acres of productive vineyards.

  • 05.15.2014
    ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC. FILES FORM 10 WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION NEW YORK, NY - (May 15, 2014): Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group, a leader in the fine wine, real estate development, and luxury hospitality sectors (“Algodon”), filed a Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), yesterday, May 14, 2014, after close of business. Form 10 registration statements become automatically effective 60 days after the date of filing at which time Algodon will be subject to the reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These rules require Algodon to file annual reports on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and current reports on Form 8-K with the SEC on an ongoing basis.
  • 04.22.2014
    ALGODON WINE ESTATES WELCOMES JAMES GALTIERI TO ADVISORY BOARD AS SENIOR WINE ADVISOR NEW YORK, NY – (April 22, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (“Algodon Partners”), is pleased to announce that James Galtieri will be joining Algodon Wine Estates’ Advisory Board as Senior Wine Advisor. Mr. Galtieri is a founding partner and former President/CEO of Pasternak Wine Imports, a renowned national wine importer and distributor, founded in 1988 in partnership with Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite). He specializes in corporate management in the Wine & Spirit Industry, and has a considerable background and experience in wine knowledge and wine market dynamics.
  • 04.21.2014
    ALGODON PARTNERS SIGNS ENGAGEMENT AGREEMENT WITH NATIONAL SECURITIES NEW YORK, NY - (April 21, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group ("Algodon Partners"), is pleased to announce that the company has signed an engagement agreement with National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:NHLD), who will provide investment banking and financial advisory services, and guide Algodon Partners through the Form 10 registration process in order to become a public reporting company. National Securities will provide strategic introductions, potential joint venture opportunities and assist Algodon Partners in developing a well-coordinated plan to increasing its visibility within the market, enhancing liquidity, and other general advisory services. Algodon Partners anticipates completing its filing Q2 2014, and has pre-reserved the trading symbol "VINO" on the NASDAQ OMX in anticipation of a listing of its common shares there.
  • 03.17.2014
    BOOM TIMES AHEAD FOR ARGENTINA: ALGODON WINES & LUXURY DEVELOPMENT GROUP RESPONDS TO ARGENTINA PESO DEVALUATION; “NOW IS THE TIME TO INVEST IN ARGENTINA REAL ESTATE AND OTHER ASSETS.” NEW YORK, NY – (March 17, 2014): Scott Mathis, Chairman & Founder of Algodon Wines & Luxury Development Group (“Algodon Partners”), announced today the release of Algodon Partner’s 2014 Whitepaper on Invest in Argentina, which reports the company’s position on why they believe there has never been a better time to seek investment opportunities in Argentina’s real estate market. Algodon Partners has been investing in Argentina since 2006 in the wine, real estate development, and hospitality sectors.

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