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This winery is one of the largest in Argentina (and the world). The headquarters are located in Coquimbito near the Andes about 20 kilometres from the provincial capital Mendoza in the wine-growing region of the same name. In 2002, the majority of shares were taken over by DLJ (US investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette) (previously 75% belonged to Luis Alfredo Pulenta). The vineyards cover 3,200 hectares. Almost one million hectolitres of wine are produced annually. The company owns several wineries and cellars in the provinces of Mendoza and San Juan. Besides Peñaflor (the parent company), these are Andean Vineyards, Michel Torino (in Cafayate/Salta, with ecological, environmentally friendly cultivation methods), Santa Ana (in Guaymallen/Mendoza) and the very well-known Trapiche winery.

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