AWToday 25/12/08

Wine Blogs Alerts

Chicago Pinot (and Other Favorites): Two Torrontes – Tetra and Glass
By Chicago Pinot
Today I look back on a week of tasting two different Torrontes, a varietal native to Argentina. The two contenders are a 2008 from Yellow + Blue, packaged in an environmentally-friendly Tetra Pak, and the 2007 Familia Zuccardi Santa …
Chicago Pinot (and Other Favorites) – http://chicagopinot.blogspot.com/

The Arkonbey Challenge_Financial_HOT001
Two longest car rides:a. Milwaukie, OR to Elko, NV (12 hours/700 miles)b. Hillsboro, OR to Clear Lake, CA (10 hrs/about 550 miles)10. Two of your favorite beverages:a. Waterb. La Yunta Torrontes wine from Argentina …
HOT001 – http://www.hot001.com/index.php

The Year in Wine: Highs, Lows, Bargains & Holiday Picks » Wine
From the southern Hemisphere, Sauvignon Blanc from Chile; Torrontes from Argentina; Verdelho, Semillon, and Sauvignon Blanc whites from Australia, as well as Grenache from Australia for reds; New Zealand Cabernet Sauvignon; …
Wine – http://wine.auppp.com/

2007 Matua Valley Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand, South Island …
Could fool me for a Torrontés. Not near as crisp as the 2005 vintage. Not a bad wine, but not what I look for in a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. (169 views). Tasted by bobbert on 10/23/2008 & rated 90 points: All aropund good s. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Wine Peeps: A Wine Blog » Wine Tasting Dinner: Washington Malbec
You may remember that we tasted Argentine Malbec in June. While Malbec has become the signature grape in Argentina and is also used as a blending grape in Bordeaux and Bordeaux-style blends, I believe that it is on the cusp of becoming …
Wine Peeps – http://winepeeps.com/

Goodies First: El Almacén
El almacen wine cup Fiambres (salumi) and quesos headline the menu and would be a great accompaniment to a glass of Malbec or Torrontes. But as it stands, there is no liquor being served and I hesitate to say it’s BYOB either. …
Goodies First – http://www.goodiesfirst.com/

Unique Argentinian Wines | Wine Basket Guide – Your friend for …
My desire to visit Argentina was not based solely on that country?s wines but also a life-long fascination with all things South America. This curiosity was.
Wine Basket Guide – Your friend… – http://www.winebasketguide.com/
Wine Matters: Last-minute gifts just pour off shelves, at several …
High Note Elevated Malbec 2007, $9.99 — This full-bodied Argentine wine is a Bordeaux blend in that it features 8 percent cabernet sauvignon, 6 percent cabernet franc and 3 percent petit verdot in addition to the 83 percent malbec. …
mySA.com Life – http://www.mysanantonio.com/life

2006 Crios de Susana Balbo Syrah-Bonarda (Argentina, Mendoza …
Tasted by LionGaucho on 9/7/2008 & rated 84 points: A decent young wine. Nose of roses and cotton candy. Or maybe powdered sugar, but definitely something you’d find at one of those food booths at a carnival. Very juicy wine with …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

 

Wine Web Alerts

Argentine wine exports seen growing despite crisis – Worldnews.com
By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Dec 16 (Reuters) – Argentine wines have won international acclaim for their high quality and affordability, and winemakers …

Fuzion Chenin blanc / torrontes 2008 – Vinivino | Wine – The Wine …
Vinivino, the wine social network. A wine lover community that provides efficient ways to review the wines you taste, to share your wine recommendations …

2005 Finca Santa Justina Malbec Gamela (Argentina, Salta, Cafayate …
2005 Finca Santa Justina Malbec Gamela (Argentina, Salta, Cafayate) … It is a seductive wine that is typically warm and generous in the mouth, …

Wine Profile for the 1996 Michel Torino – Cabernet Sauvignon …
Read what wine lovers are saying about the Wine Profile for the 1996 Michel Torino – Cabernet Sauvignon Cafayate Bodega La Rosa on The WineFetch Grapevine.

Great Wine Capitals – Global Wine Network : Bodegas y Viñedos O …
The Urban restaurant at O. Fournier is found within the Visitors Center of O. Fournier winery. The restaurant’s glass cubicle structure floating over a …

De-vino | Wine Boutique | O Fournier Urban Uco Malbec
De-vino wine boutique. 30 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002.

Argentinean Wine: Torrontes Wine from The Sussex Wine Company
Santa Ana Eco Organic Torrontes Wine has very typical and elegant aromas of white flowers and roses on the nose layered with citrus notes, and crispy and …

Cavas Wine Lodge Hotels & Resorts South America – XO Private – The …
The ‘cava’ is underground providing the perfect temperature and atmosphere to store the best labels of Argentinean wine. From the cava wine cellar, …

Wines of Argentina
Argentine wines are not as well-known in North America as those of Chile, but the areas just below the Andes Mountains, such as Mendoza and San Juan
Argentina’s Newest Wine Region – Patagonia – Topix
Argentina’s Newest Wine Region – Patagonia. Argentina has experienced a swell of wineries and vineyard plantings in the wine region of Patagonia. …

 

Wine News Alerts

Swadesh, Bowden
Manchester Confidential – Manchester,England,UK
… but tasted as clean as the air of the vineyard it came from, 3900 ft up in the Argentinian Andes. Our starters built on the promise created by the wine. …

Divine On Whyte
See Magazine – Edmonton,AB,Canada
After changing her mind half a dozen times, Diner #2 decided on the lamb shank in fig compote ($34), with a glass of Argentine malbec ($10). …

Boston Wine Expo 2009 is a great gift to give for the holidays!
Examiner.com – USA
Whether it is powerful yet elegant Argentine Malbec from some of the world’s highest elevation vineyards in the Uco Valley, intensely aromatic Sauvignon …
Everyman Elegance
Black and White – Birmingham,AL,USA
(Mendoza province, Argentina) This blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes produces small bubbles and has a yellow color. I usually like Pinot Noir–heavy …
Property investment for those with a good wine palette
Fly to let – Dartford,UK
Located in the Mendoza province, one of the ‘Great Wine Capitals of the World’, near neighbours in the Valle de Uco include some of the biggest names in …
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