AWToday 22/08/08

Wine Sites

Drink outside the box to savor the wine
China Daily – China
A succulent unoaked Malbec from organically grown grapes in Argentina is now available in the United States thanks to the 1-liter TetraPak, which is also

Unusual name, unusual price, unusual bottle
Toronto Star – Ontario, Canada
It is the number one selling red wine in Quebec at 290000 cases a year. And the Mommessin in the “cool dot” aluminum can is winning awards for packaging and

Dreaming of Argentina – and chimichurri over grilled steak
The Patriot Ledger – Quincy,MA,USA
The ingredients of chimichurri sauce: garlic, fresh cilantro, fresh parsley, olive oil, a dash of vinegar, salt and red wine vinegar, and a sprinkle of

A calendar of wine and beer tastings and events
Tampabay.com – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
Pinot grigio from Italy, Malbec from Argentina, lush pinot noir from California. Free. (727) 367-1921. Beers of Summer: 6-8 pm Fri., Toasted Pheasant Bistro

Brazil’s beautiful game turns ugly
CNN – USA
With no caipirinhas on the menu I order a glass of Argentine malbec in protest. (That said, the food really is amazing — after two weeks of Chinese fare a

At an outdoor party, drinkers should see red (wine)
Muncie Star Press – Muncie,IN,USA
The wine had red cherries, berry flavors and a pleasant medicinal taste. Jammy fruit tastes made this wine from Argentina lively in the mouth.

Box wine: responses to your comments on Drink Outside the Box
Dr. Vino – Chicago,IL,USA
I have brought the succulent Yellow + Blue organic Malbec in 1L TetraPak (find this wine) though to friends–it’sa great conversation piece.

Wine Blogs

Wine of the Week: Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2006 (Argentina) $14
By Vino
Wine of the Week: Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2006 (Argentina) $14 This is a delicious Malbec with intensity and kick, fruit and firm tannins. Malbec continues to be Argentina’s signature grape and for good reason – it is rugged enough…
Wine News – http://www.winedirectory.org/news

To Argentina! (again)
By pinatapalace(pinatapalace)
Me and a couple of other girls at the hostel hired some bikes, talked to some locals, and headed on around to a great say of vino-ness. It was all that you thought it would be – romatically riding along dirt roads framed by millions of
pinatapalace – http://pinatapalace.livejournal.com/

Ten Days in South America
By heidi@heidiswanson.com(heidi@heidiswanson.com)
The plan was to meet up with her friend Mai (who is Chilean and also works at Quintessa), head over to Mendoza (a wine region just a short hop over the Andes in Argentina), and then back to Santiago for a couple days of work/meetings.
101 Cookbooks – http://www.101cookbooks.com/

Yellow + blue make green: a new organic malbec in TetraPak 
By Dr. Vino
A new wine made from certified organic Malbec grapes will soon be available in the United States. But instead of a bottle, the wine will use lightweight packaging known as TetraPak, traditionally associated with juice boxes, in the name of lowering its carbon footprint.
http://www.drvino.com/2008/04/21/yellow-blue-make-green-a-new-organic-malbec-in-tetrapak/

Luca 2004 Syrah – Syrah/Shiraz Red Wine
By admin
Varietal composition: 85% Syrah, 15% Malbec Intense, deep purple color. Aromas of toasty oak. Rich, lush, and mouthfilling on the palate. Deep fruit flavors of blackberry jam, blueberry, black cherry and hints of sweet oak.
THE WINE MERCHANT – http://www.wine-merchant.us

Blind Wine Tasting
By bottleofwine
-look: extremely dark, inky, almost opaque. -taste: oaky, strong finish, powerful, nicely balanced. -Jonathan liked this wine and he usually is not a Sangiovese fan! 8. Graffigna Malbec (Argentina). -look: dark and inky like seven
Bottle of Wine – http://bottleofwine.wordpress.com

Elsa Bianchi Malbec 2007 Mendoza, Argentina
By Laney
Malbec was born in France but it seems to have found a good home in the drier Argentina. Valentin Bianchi founded the winery after immigrating from his native Italy to Argentina. The grapes for this single-vineyard wine come from San
pull the cork out – http://pullthecorkout.com/blog

Malbec Mania At Laithwaites
wines has grown so much in the past year that Laithwaites now boasts an eclectic portfolio of over 50 different wines and comprising 17 different grape varieties. And will shortly offer its first ever mixed Argentinean Malbec case c.
Article-Treasure – http://www.article-treasure.com

Catena Malbec, 2006
By J. Alan Hirsch(J. Alan Hirsch)
This 2006 Argentine Malbec has a deep ruby color with purple highlights. On the nose is the sweet scent of black cherry, current and coco. This is a medium to full bodied wine with flavors of dark berries, cranberries, chocolate and
Red, White and Food – http://redwhiteandfood.blogspot.com/

Zette Malbec
By William M. Dowd(William M. Dowd)
Malbec wines have largely become the property of Argentina in recent years. That’s because its vintners made the once lowly French blending grape stand on its own as an excellent example of a robust, fruity red.
http://dowdtastingnotes.blogspot.com/

La Posta “Angel Paulucci Vineyard” 2007 Malbec
The 2006 vintage of this wine was a big hit. …
Ken’s Wine Guide RSS Feed – http://www.kenswineguide.com/

Argentina – Tango & Malbec
By susannah16
I liked many of the wines that I tried during those days in Mendoza, perhaps few as much as the 2001 Malbec from this producer. I found the wood treatment just right, the flavors were big and bold without being overwhelming.
avvinare – http://avvinare.wordpress.com

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