REGION: Mendoza, Argentina
So, Argentina is all about Malbec, right? Well, sadly, that has often been the case for the last 10 years or so as everyone fell in love with the soft, easy-drinking fruit bombs. But if there is one grape that can truly claim to be Argentina's own, it's Bonarda, even if its origins are originally Franco-Italian. Now the second-most planted grape variety in Argentina, it's often a great value option since it is capable of producing high-quality wines.