AWToday now is part of ArgentineWines.Com

Hi,

If you want to continue reading all the news from Argentina and our wines just go to ArgentineWines.Com

Rgds
DLR

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Estimados amigos, ArgentineWines.Com se renueva. Cambios para hacer aún más efectiva nuestra comunicación. Sitio Web El sitio web ha sido renovado por completo, pueden visitarlo en http://www.argentinewines.com. El primer sitio de información sobre vinos argentinos está una vez más a la vanguardia en cuanto a tecnología. Incorporamos la plataforma WordPress que agiliza el manejo de información y permite, entre otras cosas, los comentarios de los lectores, y una efectiva búsqueda en nuestros archivos. Newsletters Luego de años de contacto diario les informamos que, para mejorar el envío de nuestros newsletters desde ahora utilizaremos los confiables servicios de Feedblitz, empresa dedicada al manejo de contenidos y su envío a suscriptores. Suscripciones En cualquier momento podrán suscribirse a nuestros servicios o desuscribirse con un simple trámite sin mediar ningún inconveniente. ArgentineWines.Com conserva en absoluta reserva los datos de sus suscriptores registrados. Les presentamos nuestro nuevo servicio AWToday, un compendio de links hacia las notas sobre vinos argentinos publicadas en el día en los medios de todo el mundo en idioma Inglés. Todo esto es posible gracias al apoyo permanente de nuestros suscriptores, auspiciantes, amigos, colegas y colaboradores. Nos renovamos manteniendonos fieles al espíritu con que hace más de 12 años iniciamos este camino: ser siempre útiles a los productores así como a los consumidores de los buenos vinos argentinos. A todos muchas gracias, Daniel Lopez Roca Director ArgentineWines.Com

AWToday now is part of ArgentineWines.Com

Hi,

If you want to continue reading all the news from Argentina and our wines just go to ArgentineWines.Com

Rgds
DLR

—————————-

Estimados amigos,

ArgentineWines.Com se renueva. Cambios para hacer aún más efectiva nuestra comunicación.

Sitio Web

El sitio web ha sido renovado por completo, pueden visitarlo en http://www.argentinewines.com. El primer sitio de información sobre vinos argentinos está una vez más a la vanguardia en cuanto a tecnología. Incorporamos la plataforma WordPress que agiliza el manejo de información y permite, entre otras cosas, los comentarios de los lectores, y una efectiva búsqueda en nuestros archivos.

Newsletters

Luego de años de contacto diario les informamos que, para mejorar el envío de nuestros newsletters desde ahora utilizaremos los confiables servicios de Feedblitz, empresa dedicada al manejo de contenidos y su envío a suscriptores.

Suscripciones

En cualquier momento podrán suscribirse a nuestros servicios o desuscribirse con un simple trámite sin mediar ningún inconveniente. ArgentineWines.Com conserva en absoluta reserva los datos de sus suscriptores registrados. Les presentamos nuestro nuevo servicio AWToday, un compendio de links hacia las notas sobre vinos argentinos publicadas en el día en los medios de todo el mundo en idioma Inglés.

Todo esto es posible gracias al apoyo permanente de nuestros suscriptores, auspiciantes, amigos, colegas y colaboradores.

Nos renovamos manteniendonos fieles al espíritu con que hace más de 12 años iniciamos este camino: ser siempre útiles a los productores así como a los consumidores de los buenos vinos argentinos.

A todos muchas gracias,

Daniel Lopez Roca
Director
ArgentineWines.Com

AWToday 20/01/09

 Wine Blogs Alert

Welcome! Milonga – Argentine Tango
Wine by-the-glass available for pruchase. Learn about membership benefits. Dancing, socializing, fun! 6:30 Get Happy Hour 7:30 Beg. Tango lesson 8:00-11:30 Milonga $20 per person $15 pp w/RSVP & payment by Feb.
Latest Activity on Argentine Tango – http://tangoconnections.ning.com/

FunkiDeli Blog: The valleys around Maipu
By MC Deli
Another night bus brought us to the highly regarded city of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes, and famous for being the centre of the Argentinian wine industry. We found cheap digs in the centre and set out to …
FunkiDeli Blog – http://funkideli.blogspot.com/
Mendel Malbec ‘06 « The Winesleuth
This entry was posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:12 pm and is filed under Argentine wine, Mendel Malbec ’06, Mendel Winery, oddbins, …
Beijing This Month- Celebrate with Wine
These are estate-grown varietal wines from one of Argentina top wine-growing areas, Mendoza , distinguished for their aromatic intensity and complexity. Production Place: Argentina. Style: Distinguished for their aromatic intensity and …
Beijing This Month Magazine – http://www.btmbeijing.com/contents/en/btm
Help with 4+ week itinerary Argentina, … – Thorn Tree Travel …
While I enjoyed Mendoza I didn’t find it as interesting as the Salta region – perhaps because I am not into wine. But even if wine is your motivation, as nahuel said, you can explore the Cafayate area in the northwest. …
Thorn Tree Forum : Thread List… – http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree
2003 Bodega O. Fournier Beta Crux (Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de …
It’s probably because O Fournier’s production site is one of the most modern I have ever seen not only in Argentina but elsewhere. My wife enjoyed the wine though… This wine is to consumed with heavy meats, never alone. (171 views) …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Santiago Achával: “Mendoza Has the Highest Potential Within Argentina”
It has already been demonstrated that Mendoza, like other large wine producing countries, has some zones and vineyards that have the capacity to transmit “character” to a wine, such that its origin is clear. …
Invest in Mendoza – http://www.investinmendoza.com/

2006 Ricardo Santos Malbec El Malbec La Madras (Argentina, Mendoza …
Happily, the vines thrive in the arid climate of the Mendoza region in the foothills of the Andes. Made in the context of this South American nation’s Spanish and Italian heritage, it produces a delicious wine that has almost nothing in …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Pefect time to drink Malbec | Vines of Mendoza Blog
Stunning growth in core wine-drinking population But some consumers are trading down I came across this article on wine business.com and was pleasantly.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Stephen Tanzer Awards 91 Points to 2005 Durigutti Malbec Reserva …
2005 Durigutti Malbec Reserva, Mendoza “Bright ruby-red. Complex, soil-driven aromas of blackberry, spices, licorice and fresh herbs; perfumed and enticing. Then juicy and intense in the mouth, with a crushed cassis flavor complicated …
Southern Wine Group’s Blog – http://southernwinegroup.wordpress.com/

Great Grapes: Argentina’s finest
By Jonathan
Set against the Andes range, Mendoza produces some of Argentina’s top Malbec grapes. Because Argentina is still fairly new to the global wine scene, good Malbecs are still difficult to find, and the best are rather pricey because of …
Great Grapes – http://jonathanecoleman.blogspot.com/

Are you frickin’ nuts women?!?! | Jennifer’s Review
You Should Also Check Out This Post:. Are you frickin’ nuts women?!?! My Ménage à trois…….. My $6 Malbec Wine Review · Twitter: to URL or not to URL – Part 2 · A New “Barbie Song”? …
Jennifer’s Review – http://www.jenniferreviews.com/

Sampling Reds : Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana wines and wine guide
In the same tasting, we tried a 2007 Tamari Malbec, a chewy, toasty wine with a very appealing cherry color. It comes from the Tupungato Vineyard high in the mountains, from which it derives a crispness and freshness not usually …
Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana… – http://www.hoosierwinecellar.com/blog/

Poor Girl Gourmet: Finca el Origen 2007 Torrontes Reserva
By Amy
I dispatched myself to the wine rack, which holds only a few whites, and found this Argentine Torrontes that I had purchased a little over a month ago, and figured I would give it its moment to shine, as I imagined it had been awaiting …
Poor Girl Gourmet – http://poorgirlgourmet.blogspot.com/

Ocean Prime set to make waves in Tampa | Daily Loaf
feature interesting selections like Susana Balbo Torrontes ($10) and Drouhin Laforet from Burgundy ($10), as well as the opportunity to try cult and high end favorites (albeit at cult prices), like Miner Family Vineyards Oracle ($35) …
Daily Loaf – http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/

Wine Club – For the parents « Cook.Diego.Cook
A Torrontes from. Argentina really surprised me with its intense aromas and straight forward acidity. The second was Bordeaux from Chateau Cap de. Faugeres. This wine had intense blackberry and cassis jam like flavors. …
Cook.Diego.Cook – http://cookdiegocook.com/

“to do everything with passion” – 2007 Tamari Reserva Malbec …
Comprised of 95% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Bonarda the 2007 Reserva comes from vineyards in the Uco Valley of the Mendoza region. (see map) The vineyards are located on hillsides with predominately stony soil allowing for …
Anything Wine – http://anythingwine.wordpress.com/

Northern Virginia Wine Tastings: The Best Ticket in Town
By McGinnes
It is no longer a secret that the Gaucho wines (Malbec, Cabernet, Bonarda and Chardonnay, etc…) deliver great quality sophistication and complexity on our palates. Come and witness the improvement that Maradona’s country has …
Northern Virginia Wine Tastings – http://tcgrape.blogspot.com/

Tamari Malbec: An Argentinian ruby « She speaks.
The Tamari contains its own grape varietal, as well as about three-percent Cabernet Sauvignon and approximately two-percent Bonarda grapes. Malbec originated in the Bordeaux region as a black grape varietal; it is now the most important …
She speaks. – http://sableminded.wordpress.com/

De Lauren Wines » Colonia Las Liebres
Upcoming Events. DeLaurenWines.com Launch · Fathers Day Special Event · Home » Red Wines » Colonia Las Liebres. Type: Red Wine; Variety: Bonarda; Region: Argentina; Vintage: 2007; Size: 750 ml; Price: $9.99 …
De Lauren Wines – http://www.delaurenwines.com/

SECOND HELPINGS: Wine dinner at Amanda’s
2005 Bonarda,. San Juan. ,. Argentina. ~. Pork Empaadas with Mixed Salad, Olives and Capers. 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, San Juan, Argentina. 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Reserva, San Juan, Argentina …
SECOND HELPINGS – http://njmg.typepad.com/

 

Wine News Alert

A taste of Argentina
Daily Sundial – Northridge,CA,USA
The wine list features eight types of cabernet sauvignon and seven types of Merlot from Argentina as well as white wine from Italy. …
Oswego business features Argentina wines
The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com – Syracuse,NY,USA
The Familia Zuccardi Winery of Argentina is being featured at the next wine tasting event at Andrew’s Wine Cellar from 1 to 5 pm Feb. 7. …

Coe swallows HBJ
Offlicence News – Crawley,England,UK
HBJ handles wines including Trapiche from Argentina, Torbreck and Sticks from Australia, Steininger of Austria, as well as a comprehensive portfolio from …

Wine Column – January 18-24
Southwest Booster – Swift Current,Saskatchewan,Canada
You also might want to check out Trapiche Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, a 60/40 blend that is food friendly, and eminently quaffable. …

Wine recommendations
Hertfordshire Mercury – Hertford,Herts,UK
Guentota Estate Chardonnay Viognier, Mendoza, Argentina (13.5% abv) is £3.99 (from £7.99) it’s fruity and full-flavoured, with melon, pineapple and apricots …

 

Wine Web Alert

WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE: 89 points from Stephen Tanzer
By FINCA MENDOZA
On january 15th the US wine journalist Steve Tanzer published his annual review of wines from Argentina. 600 wines were tasted and we got an excellent result for our Malbec. These are the exact words of Tanzer`s tasting notes, …
WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE – http://von-wigstein.blogspot.com/

AWToday 19/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

Art of the Table » Blog Archive » Ryan’s musings on Grammy & wine
I had tasted it a few months ago with other Argentinian Malbecs and thought it was appropriately priced. It’s complex and interesting~ A nice step up from ten dollars without having to shell out $20. Both my older sisters liked it a lot …
Art of the Table – http://www.artofthetable.com/

Tradewinds: Best Value White Wine on the Planet?
By theWinepress
Best Value White Wine on the Planet? Bodega Catena Zapata Alamos Viognier Mendoza, Argentina No oak, no malolactic fermentation, no B.S. No tutti fruity syrupy dreck. No chills, spills, or bellyaches in this beautiful example of one of …
Tradewinds – http://mm1015.blogspot.com/

Friends of the Library: Valentine’s Day Gift Baskets – Part 2
By Lorie Linnell
Pair of red wine goblets; red tea light holder and tea light; champagne fridge magnet; Robert Parker: The Emperor of Wine; Clos de los Siete, Mendoza (Argentina) 2004; wine presentation box. (Est. value $50) …
Friends of the Library – http://friendsofdoverlibrary.blogspot.com/

Blog entry from Mendoza, Argentina | The FT’s escape from reality …
The main draw to Mendoza is its status as the wine capital of Argentina, and as you may know, we like wine. After our experience of free wine tasting in Cafayate, we decided to pay for a good wine tour in order to get to know some of the …
The FT’s escape from reality – http://www.offexploring.com/jamesandjodie

Travels with our corn plasters: A taste of Mendoza (while you are …
By Maggie&Jenks
They also grow Cabernet Sav in all the vinyards we saw. Incidentally our favourite wine (albeit the most expensive) was a Humberto Canale Malbec from Patagonia. Fin del Mundo from Patagonia also one to watch out for. …
Travels with our corn plasters – http://corntravel.blogspot.com/

Small State: Mendoza wine tour on two wheels, not quite as quaint …
By Benjamin N. Gedan
The decision by my friends from Manhattan, Maddy and Jeff, to hire a driver for their Mendoza wine tour last August, had never made much sense to me. That is, until I picked up a bike last month from BIKESANDWINES and headed off with my …
Small State – http://benjamingedan.blogspot.com/

Oh Shit! I went to Mendoza! « Claire’s Buenos Aires Blog
I went to Mendoza and had a ballin’ time with Sarah and Sophia. Although the purpose of our trip wasn’t to get tipsy, we went on two wine tours and got to see 4 vineyards/ wineries- Viniterra, Wienert, Las Cavas de Don Arturo and some …
Claire’s Buenos Aires Blog – http://cbab.wordpress.com/

2004 Clos de los Siete (Michel Rolland) Clos de Los Siete …
2004 Clos de los Siete (Michel Rolland) Clos de Los Siete (Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de Uco). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$. Vintage, 2004, Label 1 of 12. Type, Red …. Wines of Mendoza. © 2003-09 CellarTracker! LLC. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Expat Argentina: Anuva Vinos in the News
By jammer
On the agenda to start off the new year is a visit to Mendoza and Salta, two of Argentina’s most exciting viticultural regions. We’ll be there to taste new wines, meet with winemakers, and tour new wineries so that we can find and …
Expat Argentina – http://expat-argentina.blogspot.com/

Tampa : Ladies Lounge at Avenue Cellars
Enjoy a 2 for 1 Happy Hour on select Malbec and Torrontes by the glass from 6-8pm. Explore over 120 boutique wines and a select menu of craft beers. Expand your palate with a cheese flight or chocolate truffle. …
Tampa Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Tampa-Wine/

SavannahFoodie.com › New Year’s Resolutions for Wine Lovers
Try Tempranillo from Spain, Granacha/Grenache (from Spain and France) respectively, Malbec from Argentina and Chile. Real values are coming from South America and Spain. South African wines are unique and intriguing – and also represent …
SavannahFoodie.com – http://savannahfoodie.com/

2007 Jacques et François Lurton Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza …
2007 Jacques et François Lurton Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$. Vintage, 2007, (NOTE: Label borrowed from 2006 vintage.) … Torrontes: the White Wine of Argentina · Wines of Argentina …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Key West : Kelly’s Pan Am Global Women of Wine Dinner
Nomade Torrontes – Gabriela Celeste, Winemaker. Baked Lobster Filled Avocado with Orange-Chipotle Coulis. Second Course. Mommessin Hospice de Beaune “Cuvee Anne de Milliere”- Lide Nesme, Winemaker. Mixed Baby Greens Tossed in a Black …
Key West Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Key-West-Wine/

Wine Talk » Blog Archive » How a Wine Club Can Help You
For example in the “Fragrant but Dry” category, wine drinkers will find Argentinean Torrontes as a great value alternative to a pricey French Muscat – a recommendation that you won’t get from a wine club or shop that focuses simply on …
Wine Talk – http://winetalksite.com/

Wine News Alert

Price-savvy newcomers are trickling on to the market. By Jeni Port.
The Age – Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
The industry continues to produce large quantities of wine for a shrinking market. It can no longer compete with super-efficient Chile and Argentina at the …

AWToday 18/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

Berlin Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Lost Embrace (El Abrazo …
“A FILM OF UNEXPECTED, ALMOST INDESCRIBABLE OFF- CENTER CHARM that deepens as it goes on.” –Kenneth Turin Los Angeles Times After the film (included in your ticket price): ARGENTINE WINE TASTING at Cavas Wine Tasting Room! …
Soul Of Miami – http://www.soulofmiami.org/
Concurring Opinions
Trapiche Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 $9.99 6. Tres Picos Borsao Garnacha 2007 $13.89 7. Epicuro Salice Salentino Riserva 2004 $5.99 8. Gouguenheim Malbec 2007 $9.89 9. Denis Gayte Harmonie Cote du Rhone $9.99 …
Concurring Opinions – http://www.concurringopinions.com/

Learning through Living: A new (to me)wine I tried
By Stephanie
“Originally grown in the Southeast of France, this grape has turned into the premier wine from Argentina, where it has found the most propitious ecological features for its development. Argentinian malbec has become worldwide known and …
Learning through Living – http://learningthroughliving-stephanie.blogspot.com/

Some Sweet Deals
A Gaucho Weekend, Algodon Wine Estates, San Rafael Mendoza, Argentina. Highlighting the best of Argentinean food and wine, the Valentine’s weekend package includes two nights in a double room, private transfers to and from the airport, …
TBO Life – http://www2.tbo.com/content/list/life/

8 weeks in argentina: mendoza – argentina’s wine region
By gregsinargentina
i took a Friday off so we could get a bus to mendoza – argentina’s premiere wine region. The bus trip takes about 12 hours, but was much better than i expected. we went on the first class bus – all the seats recline to be completely …
8 weeks in argentina – http://gregsinargentina.blogspot.com/

Wine Reviews Online » Blog Archive » South America’s Napa – Newsweek
Argentina is the world’s fifth-largest wine producer, and … Read more of this article click here –> wine – Live Search News. This entry was posted on Saturday, January 17th, 2009 at 3:31 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. …
Wine Reviews Online – http://www.winereviewsonline.info/blog/

Maipe Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon – 2007 – 8.2 – James Meléndez …
Maipe Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon – 2007 – 8.2 – James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez. This wine presents with a multitude of blueberry confit,; underbrush, sage, fennel and Malabar pepper; disappointed this has a synthetic closure–I …
James the Wine Guy – http://jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com/

2002 Achaval-Ferrer Quimera (Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de Uco …
Tasted by astrauss on 1/1/2008 & rated 82 points: I love this producer and I typically love this wine but this bottle was very very tight and closed. Initially I thought perhaps a bit flawed or corked but after another 12 hours it …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Miami : Great Value Eclectic Wine Tasting at Wine69
He finally launched his own wine import and Distribution company and consultant. Thursday, January 22nd. 2008. 7:30-9:30 p.m.. • Paarl Hill Sauvignon Blanc, South Africa. • Sonador Tri-Varietal (Chenin Blanc/Torrontes/Chardonnay) Mendoza …
Miami Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Miami-Wine/

Wine review of 2007 Terrazas De Los Andes Malbec
Wine Category: Malbec. Grape blend: Malbec. Region: Mendoza. State or country: Argentina. Price: $11. Cases produced: unknown. KWG Score: 87.7 (based on 4 reviews). Ken’s Wine Rating: Very Good (87). Review date: January 17, 2009 …
Ken’s Wine Guide RSS Feed – http://www.kenswineguide.com/

Wine, the ‘petty luxury,’ sparkles in a sour economy
Sales of wine priced at more than $20 a bottle rose a mere 0.1 percent in the year ended Oct. 20, while wine priced at $3 to $5.99 increased 6.5 percent, according to Nielsen. One of the hottest-selling categories is Argentine Malbec, …
StarTribune.com Business – http://www.startribune.com/business/
Jenny Winny Whiney: Alamos Malbec 2007
By Jenny the Mighty
Ok I just opened the Alamos Malbec 2007. Stinky and oaky. Heavy but clear. Does not coat the tongue. Not sweet. Not very dry, but with a slight chopping action on the back of the tongue. Fruity and metallic. Good. Like it. …
Jenny Winny Whiney – http://jennywinnywhiney.blogspot.com/

January 27, 2009-Tuesday-Tasting Seminar – The Bottle Report
2009 | By admin | Category: Calendar Event. January 27. Tasting Seminar, 7 p.m., “Lost Grapes Alive & Well in Argentina” Torrontes, Bonarda & Malbec with Dick & Sally Benjamin of Wine World. Reservations through Wine World. $20. …
The Bottle Report – http://grandhorizons.com/bottlereport.com/

Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full: Finally Found a Bonarda Worthy of …
By Howard Hewitt
But tonight I opened a 2005 Dante Robino Bonarda and soon remembered why I loved this wine so much. It’s a refined wine that immediately catches your attention with the nose where you can detect the oak. It is nice bright fruit on the …
Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full – http://redforme.blogspot.com/

2006 Vistalba Corte A, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina | The …
Finca Vistalba, an estate owned by the Pulenta Family (of Trinchero), is made up of mostly Malbec, with some Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Bonarda, all of which have a minimum age of sixty years old, and all of which are carlos-pulenta …
The Extraordinary Wine Club – http://wineclub.jakekosseff.com/

2007 Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec Alamos Selección (Argentina …
The true potential of Argentine Malbec, and indeed in the entire spectrum of Argentine wines, is demonstrated by the fact that many of the world’s most renowned winemakers have come to Argentina to make wine. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Good UK source for low sulphate wine « Greg Pyes blog
Fairtrade Argentine Malbec – Famatina Valley (Co-Op, ~£5). Pretty uninspiring. Not especially smooth, not a particularly full flavour (for a 14% wine). No after effects noticed the next day, and not bad per se., but not something we’d …
Greg Pyes blog – http://gregpye.wordpress.com/

 

Wine News Alert

There’s More Than Grapes
Newsweek – USA
In the Uco Valley, the futuristic O. Fournier winery also houses an impressive collection of Argentine and international paintings, well lighted and …

Wine, the ‘petty luxury,’ sparkles in a sour economy
Minneapolis Star Tribune – Minneapolis,MN,USA
One of the hottest-selling categories is Argentine Malbec, a dry red wine that sells for as little as $7 a bottle. Increasingly, wine has become a …

In the red? Drink it, instead!
Ottawa Citizen – Ontario, Canada
It’s a really lovely wine, with rich, concentrated flavours and a refreshing texture. Of course, Argentina has made its name with Malbec (although I’m …

Sinatra keeps making it in (Albany) NY
Examiner.com – USA
Hors d’oeuvres: Calamato (anchovy-eggplant garlic dip), polpetta (little meatballs), imported pecorino; Elsa Bonarda 2007 (Mendoza, Argentina). …

AWToday 21/01/09

Wine News Alert

Argentina delivers surprises that pack a punch
The Toronto Star
Argentina has been winning a tango contest with the taste buds of the world. Where once Chile dominated the best-buy aisles, then Australia, now the intense grapes harvested in the dry sun-stroked Andean …
http://www.thestar.com/article/570446
Boutique Vineyards: A Dream Becomes Reality
Nu Wire Investor
.. in these regions when compared to those in more affluent countries. One such region is the Mendoza valley in Argentina. Argentina is the world’s fifth largest wine-producer, ranked just behind the U.S., according to a 2005 U.N. report. It is the …
http://www.nuwireinvestor.com/articles/boutique-vineyards-a-dream-becomes-reality-52460.aspx
Tasting Room
Jan 14 | Food & Wine
Argentina’s red wines are one of the great success stories of the past few years – and for good reason.
http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/argentinas-best-reds-for-10-to-20-dollars
Burgundy that wona t break the bank
Jan 14 | San Marcos Daily Record
.. unique and reflect the terroir. Following are our comments on two of his offerings: * Layer Cake Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2007 ($20). An amazing nose of blackberries, blueberries, chocolate and cinnamon spice. Ripe fruit but good acidity with …
http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/features/local_story_014102336.html?keyword=secondarystory
Top Wine Selections from 2008
Wednesday Jan 14 | Times Record News
.. wines more than $20, and the winery of the year. TOP TEN WINES UNDER $20 10) New Age White: This white wine from Argentina is sweet and delicious and perfect for our summertime heat. Retails around $8.99. 9) Casal Garcia Vinho Verde: This light dry …
http://www.timesrecordnews.com/news/2009/jan/14/wine/?partner=RSS
Sampling Malbecs, rich, affordable red wines
Wednesday Jan 14 | The Baltimore Sun
Malbec, a red wine from Argentina, delivers good taste at a low price. Malbec is a wine for recessionary times.
http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/dining/bal-fo.beverage14jan14,0,6287139.story
For a bold taste of reds, get a taste of Argentinian wines
Wednesday Jan 14 | ReporterNews.com
Argentina continues to be a leading source of unique red wines. I especially enjoy wines produced from Malbec, Argentina’s signature red grape.
http://reporternews.com/news/2009/jan/14/for-a-bold-taste-of-reds-get-a-taste-of-wines/?partner=RSS
V V List Release
January 17, 2009 cetoblog.com
New releaseHello Everyone! Wine from a very popular region is the feature this weekend – we’re going to Argentina – a formidable wine producer on the global stage. Wines from Argentina tend to be big and bold – to be drunk with beef – cattle ranching being another predominate industry of the region. Argentina produces Malbec – a wine that has gained a huge following over the past several years. Vintages is bringing us more than the ubiquitous Malbec this time – check out our picks below … http://www.cetoblog.com/2009/01/v-v-list-release-january-17-2009.html
Fine wine values ring in a thrifty new year
Saturday Jan 10 | The Toronto Star
.. left on the cutting room floor, these are unquestionably worth a detour. Cheers! Alamos 2007 Chardonnay $13.95 (Argentina) Lavish aromas of woodsmoke, butter tart and hazelnut are not for the faint of heart. The rich flavours show golden apple …
http://www.thestar.com/article/562641
Food Network(TM) Star Guy Fieri Joins Cabo Wine & Food Fest 2009
Friday Jan 9 | PR Newswire
.. the soil, grape selection and maintenance. The festival will also be graced by the attendance of Susana Balbo of Argentina as she represents the wines from her namesake vineyard. Moreover, Mutual Trading Company will participate representing …
http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-09-2009/0004952097&EDATE=
Wines to pick you up when your stocks go down
Friday Jan 9 | The Napa Valley Register
.. do what I do: Buy a mixed case and have the delight of picking your favorites, and then go for those by the case. Argentina Two years ago, I went to my first all-Argentine wine tasting, with 25 offerings produced from the malbec grape, a …
http://www.napavalleyregister.com/articles/2009/01/09/wine/
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The Chronicle Wine Selections Argentine Malbec
Thursday Jan 1 | SFGate
Malbec, one of the six red Bordeaux grape varieties, has come into its own in Argentina.
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/01/01/
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The 2007 Bodega Norton Malbec was, at $9 a bottle, the best bargain of ’08.
Thursday Jan 1 | MiamiHerald.com – Miami & Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Dolphins & More
.. in pursuit of really nice wines under $10. Last year’s winner was the 2007 Bodega Norton Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina: chocolate-cherry aromas and flavors; soft, ripe and mellow; $9. * I will try wines in boxes. Lots of them. I will do it with an …
http://www.miamiherald.com/living/story/832149.html
2009 A time to eat, drink and be frugal
Wednesday Dec 31 | The Globe and Mail
.. up across the land over the past 20 years. The economic malaise is playing into another trend, bargain wine from Argentina. Ms. Mogk-Edwards says the trend is exemplified by the Fuzion phenomenon. That’s a reference to Zuccardi Fuzion, a smooth, …
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20081231.wldecanter31
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Best wines have sense of novelty
Wednesday Dec 31 | The Times-Tribune
.. to check them out. Argentine torrontes For many, 2008 will go down as the year of torrontes. The white wine from Argentina has captured a lot of attention this year for its low price, perfumed fruitiness and satisfying taste falling somewhere …
http://www.scrantontimes.com/articles/2008/12/31/lifestyles/
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Torrontes, and Why Not?
Wednesday Jan 7 | Food & Wine
My upcoming February Tasting Room column will be on Argentina’s red wines – a grab-bag of tasty, affordable bottles that isn’t quite online yet.
http://www.foodandwine.com/blogs/tasting-room/2009/01/07/
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From the Cellar: Be it resolved: Better wines at sweeter prices
Tuesday Dec 30 | East Valley Tribune
.. known as stewards of the land at Lodi and farm their properties organically. $25. Graffigna Grand Reserve Malbec, Argentina. Here’s another good illustration of stepping away from $10-and-under and finding something special. Sure, it’s exotic …
http://www.eastvalleytribune.com/story/133396
Singe city
Monday Jan 5 | The New Zealand Herald
.. in the middle of a dust storm. Dry red earth settles dustily on everything, including the grapevines in this arid Argentine wine region, nestled at the foothills of the Andes mountains. Home to more malbec than any other grape, Mendoza’s hot days, ..
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10550680&ref=rss
Argentine wine holds up to test of time; bag-in-box wine wows
Riccardo Barraza / Special to the Times
01/07/2009 12:00:00 AM MST
EL PASO — A few months ago, I mentioned my odyssey into selecting a bag in box wine to import.The last time I was in the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adigo, I did a midnight tasting of several bag in box wines. After many tastings, I located an excellent price- to-quality bag in box from Italy, only to discover that it is an atypical product in Italy that demands a minimum purchase beyond my present needs ..
http://www.elpasotimes.com/living/ci_11388679


Wine bargains from Argentina and Chile

San Jose Mercury News
I’ve been trolling for wine bargains lately, and I’ve found some good ones from South America – specifically, Chile and Argentina.
http://www.mercurynews.com/lifeandstyleheadlines/ci_11500215Wines from once-overlooked locales gaining respectability
Sunday Jan 18 | The Oregonian
.. ghetto and were eclipsed by better marketed rivals of equal or better quality from Australia and, more recently, Argentina. To their credit, ambitious Chilean producers resolved to make better wines than anything previously offered. Starting in the …
http://www.oregonlive.com/foodday/
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Wine Column – January 18-24
Monday | Southwest Booster
.. h Africa. $11.49 **** Sauvignon Blanc, Fleur du Cap, South Africa. $13.99 **** Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, Trapiche, Argentina. $10.40 **** Chardonnay, Little Penguin, Australia. $12.99 **** 15/01/09
http://www.swbooster.com/
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What to Bring to Caracas Williamsburg
The village VOICE
.. quors (268 Grand Street). We told Allman we’d be having some meaty arepas. Their wine suggestion? An easy-drinking Argentine Malbec that kept us on the same continent as our arepas and held up to their beefy spiciness. Dona Paula, 2007 Malbec, $13
http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/
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For a bold taste of reds, get a taste of Argentinian wines
Wednesday Jan 14 | ReporterNews.com
Argentina continues to be a leading source of unique red wines. I especially enjoy wines produced from Malbec, Argentina’s signature red grape
http://reporternews.com/news/2009/jan/14/
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Maybe it’s time to move to Bonarda
Wednesday Jan 14 | Now Toronto
WHY: If you’re no longer wowing friends with the novelty and value of Argentinian Malbecs, maybe it’s time to move to Bonarda.
http://www.nowtoronto.com/food/story.cfm?content=166757

Wine Blogs Alert

Dona Paula Los Cardos Cabernet Sauvignon 2007 Wine Review
Saturday Jan 10 | The Wine Cask
Great value Cabernet from Argentina! This is a well-regarded Malbec producer who also does a nice job with Cab at a bargain price …
http://winecask.blogspot.com/2009/01/dona-paula-los-cardos-cabernet.htmlVinos in the News
AnuvaSunday | Expat Argentina
.. this one won’t last long. On the agenda to start off the new year is a visit to Mendoza and Salta, two of Argentina’s most exciting viticultural regions. We’ll be there to taste new wines, meet with winemakers, and tour new wineries so that we can …
http://expat-argentina.blogspot.com/2009/01/anuva-vinos-in-news.html

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Wine Blogs Alert

JUST IN! NEW FAVORITES FROM POLANER | Gnarly Vines Wine & Spirits …
2008 Yellow + Blue Torrontes 1L – Cafayate, Argentina – $12.50. Organic, aromatic white from Yellow + Blue, the makers of our popular Malbec in a tetra-pack. Full-bodied lychee fruit flavors and crisp acidity – round, rich fruit gives …
Gnarly Vines Wine & Spirits -… – http://www.gnarlyvines.com/

The Eclectic Dilettante: Zuccardi Q Malbec 2006
By Eclectic Dilettante
Zuccardi Q Malbec 2006. Area: Argentina, Mendoza; Grape: Malbec; Alcohol: 14%; Rating: Black 88 Dilettante 87 Nwjr 87. Description: Full bodied and decently structured, this wine has notes of cherry, earth and a bit of red fruit jam. …
The Eclectic Dilettante – http://eclectic-dilettante.blogspot.com/

Cayman Islands – Cay Compass News Online – Get ready for Cayman …
For wine aficionados, Anthony Giglio will educate on the different flavours, aromas and characteristics of different Argentinean vintages and types with interactive wine tastings; and Hundred Acre Partner Chris Radomski and award …
CayCompass: Features – http://www.caycompass.com/CFPCCfeatures.shtml

The Next Big Thing – January 2009 | The Extraordinary Wine Club
And lastly, in an hemispheric about face, to the mountainous vineyards of Vistalba, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina for a wine that combines power and elegance with an artistry rarely seen anywhere. Salud y amor y tiempo para …
The Extraordinary Wine Club – http://wineclub.jakekosseff.com/

dtraCorp – sudamerica 2009: i’m 27 and in mendoza!!
i’ve got three full nights (pretty much four days, late bus on tuesday) left in mendoza, maybe do a wine tour by bicycle tomorrow, and not sure what for the rest of the time, probably not too much again, or maybe i’ll go on a hiking …
dtraCorp – http://dtracorp.com/

lam-on-the-lam: malbec madness
By lam-on-the-lam
after 4 incredible days in mendoza, i´m sad to report that i am no better at picking out the ´woody cedar berries with a smidgen of marshmallow´ or the ´buttery pear with a crinkle of vanilla´ in my wine glass. nope, apparantly, …
lam-on-the-lam – http://lam-on-the-lam.blogspot.com/

2006 Doña Paula Malbec Doña Paula Estate (Argentina, Mendoza …
One of the traditional “Bordeaux varietals”, Malbec has characteristics that fall somewhere between Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. A midseason ripener, it can bring very deep color, ample tannin, and a particular plum-like flavor …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

CheapEats Ottawa restaurant guide blog: V V List Release January …
Argentina produces Malbec – a wine that has gained a huge following over the past several years. Vintages is bringing us more than the ubiquitous Malbec this time – check out our picks below:. WHITE WINES …
CheapEats Ottawa restaurant guide blog – http://www.ceotblog.com/

no reason to whine « Emily Rose Posts
Malbec, the best of the best, is a red wine originally produced in the South of France and actually translates to “bad grape” since the climate is all wrong and it never came out right. But in Argentina, the weather and land conditions …
Emily Rose Posts – http://emilyroseposts.wordpress.com/

Cheap Eats Toronto restaurant guide blog: V V List Release January …
55475 J & F Lurton Flor De Torrontés 2007 (Argentina – $13.95). Hail the brothers Lurton, yet another beauty – Torrontés the little white hero of Argentina offering up floral aromas, refreshing acidity and peach pit flavours. …
Cheap Eats Toronto restaurant guide blog – http://www.cetoblog.com/

Wine.com: Last Chance for 1 cent shipping + “Phenomenal Values …
Ranked #3, Crios de Susana Balbo Torrontes 2008, Special Price: $12.79. Regular Price: $15.00 15% Savings! Buy Now. Argentina, South America Item No. 95953. white wine screw cap The Wine Advocate 90 The Wine Advocate 90 …
Store Specials from iStorez – http://www.istorez.com/

Ink and Vellum: Friday linkage
By John M. Jackson
Friday linkage · Google search strategies · 2008 Crios Torrontes (Salta, Argentina) · And we’re back! Goals for 2009 · ► 2008 (155). ► December (7). Happy holidays from Ink and Vellum · Learning to speak penguin · Strange and Norrell …
Ink and Vellum – http://inkandvellum.blogspot.com/

Sinatra wine dinner at La Serre – Steve Barnes – Albany NY …
Hors d’oeuvres: Calamato (anchovy-eggplant garlic dip), polpetta (little meatballs), imported pecorino; Elsa Bonarda 2007 (Mendoza, Argentina). Calamari; Castell Silvaner Trocken 2006 (Franken, Germany); Radiatorre with broccoli, …
Table Hopping – http://blogs.timesunion.com/tablehopping/

Taurino Salice Salentino 2004
Crios de Susana Balbo Syrah-Bonarda 2006. The Wine Advocate 90 point rating The Wine Advocate 90 point rating. Special Price: $12.79. Regular Price: $15.00 15% Savings! Buy Now. close. Our recommendations are based on a sampling of our …
wine.com presents: wines – http://www.wine.com/v6/rss/rss.aspx?N=16&Ntk=All&Ntt=Silver+Oak&D=Silver+Oak&

Wine News Alert

Wine Seller
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
Amazingly, this Argentinian red is less than a year old but already its … and owes its name to the slight greenish (Verdi) tinge in the wine it produces. …

Anthony Rose: Except in great years, the wine world no longer …
Independent – London,England,UK
… three features required of a top wine property: prestige, great wine and location. … reds and 2006 is the year of Argentinian malbec, more of which soon.

A Very Private Label
Newsweek – USA
… planted grapes and are eagerly awaiting their first yields, including Wolfgang Puck, who plans to sell his Argentine vinos at his US restaurants. …

Art Deco Weekend: Celebration Of Argentine Design
CBS 4 – Miami,FL,USA
The theme for the 32nd annual Art Deco Weekend is “Down Argentine Way: Deco • Vino • Tango. All the fun and festivities kick off January 16th and runs …

Un-Corked, the Tequila Tap, And a Not So Tranquil Base
LA Downtown News Online – Los Angeles,CA,USA
The wine samplings will include vintages from Argentina, France, Italy and California. Tickets are $65 per person or $110 a pair. …

2009 wine wishes are plentiful
Times and Transcript – Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
Don’t be shy to ask your wine friends for advice and suggestions. For reds the wines made from Malbec grapes (Argentina) are increasingly popular,

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Wine Blogs Alert

Greg and Tash World Tour: Mendoza and one big (well not really …
By Greg
We decided to taste some of the local produce – just about every bottle of vino in Argentina is from this area – and so thought we would ventur outside the city to do a popular wine-bike tour. Sound simple – right? …
Greg and Tash World Tour – http://gregandtash.blogspot.com/
Greg and Tash World Tour: Cafayate – wine country
By Greg
Cafayate – wine country. From Salta we headed for wine country about 4 hours south. A cute little bus carried us through the many coloured hills. As usual we were accosted by people trying to sell us accomodation, well one bloke on a …
Greg and Tash World Tour – http://gregandtash.blogspot.com/
2006 Luigi Bosca Tempranillo Finca La Linda (Argentina, Mendoza …
Wines of Argentina. Argentina has been making wine since the 1500s, tracing its wine heritage back to Spain, France and, perhaps surprisingly, Italy. Italian immigration is second only to Spanish in Argentine culture, and the flavors of …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther
Our First day… the long version « America del Sur
1 Amazing Bottle of Trapiche Origen Malbec 2007. 1 Large Tenderloin Steak cut into 4 generous portions. 13 sides:. Canelli beans with a red sauce; Lentils with capers and olives; Whipped Butter; Warm Artichoke hearts; Hearts of palm in …
America del Sur – http://erinandoliver.wordpress.com/
1st Spaghetti Bolognese of the New Year on January 14 « Dinner …
dried blueberries, daikon, Parmesan cheese, pear, and pine nuts (slightly burned) that were toasted with olive oil and truffle salt. The dressing was a blood orange vinaigrette and the wine was Trapiche malbec 2006. …
Dinner with Pati & Bruce – http://patid.wordpress.com/
2005 Trapiche Falling Star Merlot-Malbec (Argentina, Mendoza …
They have a very well knowed range of products and is one of the most knowed argentinean winery in the world. In the “Iscay”, Michell Rollad is winemaker and the trapiche Malbec Single vineyard is another very good ranked wine. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther
Mendoza travel, culture & history | TravelersEdition.com
Wine Country. That is Mendoza, Argentina, with its world-class wineries and vineyards which set themselves apart from other vineyards in that they share their | TravelersEdition.com.
Traveler’s Edition – http://travelersedition.com/

Private Wine Tour part 1 « Ashley’s Blog
They have a line of Malbec from each of the three different vineyards that they blend to make their Reserve Malbec. If one has the tongue, the interest, the time and the money one can try all three and then the final outcome in the …
Ashley’s Blog – http://aedlund.wordpress.com/

Hillside Liquor Store: Montes Wines
By Hillside Liquor Store
In addition to our current selection, we are soon to be carrying the ‘Limited Selection’ Sauvignon Blanc, Classic Series Malbec, ‘Limited Selection’ Pinot Noir and Alpha Merlot. The Limited Selection Sauvignon Blanc is a clear, …
Hillside Liquor Store – http://hillsideliquor.blogspot.com/

Alta Vista Alto 2005
Has a long, authoritative finish. This winery has quietly been getting better and better. Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. Best from 2009 through 2015.” 94 Points, Wine Spectator. user reviews & wine lists: number of reviews: 0 …
wine.com presents: wines – http://www.wine.com/v6/rss/rss.aspx?N=16&Ntk=All&Ntt=Silver+Oak&D=Silver+Oak&

vigna uva vino: Bodegas Montecillo Crianza 2003 Spain ,wine …
By Dave Trieger
Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2006 Argentina · Concha Y Toro Casillero del Diablo Merlot Reserve … Lamùri Nero D’Avola 2005 IGT · Santa Rosalia Nebbiolo d’Alba Brezza 2006 Piemonte… WHAT’S YOUR PREDICTION · Il Poeta Ristorante …
vigna uva vino – http://vignauvavino.blogspot.com/

Wine News Alert

In the Drink: Dudley’s has a fine wine collection
Kentucky.com – Lexington,KY,USA
An upcoming trip to Argentina probably means we can look forward to interesting malbecs, wines that are delicious and a bargain. Dudley’s has a well-earned …
Boutique Vineyards: A Dream Becomes Reality
NuWire Investor – Bellevue,WA,USA
The US is one of the largest importers of Argentine wine—imports increased 40 percent in 2007—and some industry experts predict that the US will soon …
Warm up winter with these reds
Fall River Herald News – MA, USA
Los Quimiles Malbec Reserve at two for $30 should be included in every winter survival pack. This seductive wine from Argentina will certainly warm up …

AWToday 15/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

MY FOOD BLOG. – Bahia-Style Shrimp in Coconut Sauce
By Angela
wine recommendation To complement the sauce here, look for a fruity, lightly spicy and aromatic white, such as an Argentinean Torrontés—either the 2002 Susana Balbo Crios Cafayate or the 2002 Santa Julia. Search for easy-to-find light, …
MY FOOD BLOG. – http://itzallgravy.livejournal.com/

Fair Trade Argentine Wine Welcomed in US
TransFair USA, an NGO that has worked ensuring fair trade for the past 10 years, has put it’s first seal of approval on Argentine wine. A Fair Trade certified product means TransFair, or another accredited organization, has determined …
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/
About Christine Michaels: Deco-Tango-Vino
By Blog Sisters
Start with a stroll down Argentine Way with street side cafes. Then travel in time to learn how viticulture and wine-making techniques evolved in the countries of Argentina and Chile through one of the free lectures. …
About Christine Michaels – http://aboutchristinemichaels.blogspot.com/
MY FOOD BLOG. – Bahia-Style Shrimp in Coconut Sauce
By Angela
wine recommendation To complement the sauce here, look for a fruity, lightly spicy and aromatic white, such as an Argentinean Torrontés—either the 2002 Susana Balbo Crios Cafayate or the 2002 Santa Julia. Search for easy-to-find light, …
MY FOOD BLOG. – http://itzallgravy.livejournal.com/
Mendoza | Benchland Blog
I just got back from Mendoza — Argentina’s most notable wine region at the foot of the Andes. It makes me laugh to write that since I, too, have.
Benchland Blog – http://benchlandblog.com/
My $6 Malbec Wine Review | Jennifer’s Review
Jennifer’s Review – Reviews done with a glass of wine … Let’s Wine About it!
Jennifer’s Review – http://www.jenniferreviews.com/
Travels with our corn plasters: Mendoza and on – catch up
By Maggie&Jenks
Mountains, with Aconcagua the highest peak outside the Himalayas just a a couple of hours away and fantastic Malbec wineries and pretty good whites (Torrontes – apologies of the lack of accents & ny signs – my keyboard won’t manage …
Travels with our corn plasters – http://corntravel.blogspot.com/
Exotic and Voluptuous
It adapts very well to warm climates, which is why I believe it to be an alternative to Bonarda and Syrah for the production of quality wine without sacrificing yield. In cooler climates where they do fruit thinning, fresh wines with a …
Invest in Mendoza – http://www.investinmendoza.com/

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NH s wine
Manchester HippoPress – Manchester,NH,USA
Chile and Argentine continue to produce great wine, like Australia did 20 years ago. By Jeff Mucciarone jmucciarone@hippopress.com Now a Granite State and …
Pairing Off: Grilled Cheese
Dallas Observer – Dallas,TX,USA
And, as an added bonus, the Malbec carried enough weight to wash away the bitter sting of charred crumbs, leaving in its wake subtle notes of dried fruit …
Pig in a Poke stays simple
Morning Advertiser – UK
… cherries and much more) at a great value-for-money price — that’s the Argentinian bit,” said Wheelbarrow Wines MD Alistair Morrell. The wine doesn’t …
Wine, etc.: Recent favorites from Drouhin, Spanish finds and Layer …
Annapolis Capital – Annapolis,MD,USA
Following are our comments on two of his offerings: Layer Cake Malbec Mendoza Argentina 2007 ($20). An amazing nose of blackberries, blueberries, …
Food and wine calendar
Dallas Morning News – Dallas,TX,USA
SINGLES GOURMET DINNER: Singles Gourmet DFW hosts a five-course dinner at Nana with Pascual Toso Malbec and Jekel Vineyard Chardonnay among the selected …
Pisco Sours and “Kung Fu” Squid
San Diego Reader – San Diego,CA,USA
I placed my bet on an Argentine white, Torrontes, to stand up to the Asian flavors of the appetizers. Dry, full-bodied, as straightforward as a marine …

Wine Web Alert

Travel blog: Argentinean wine tasting with the French
In an attempt to avoid the credit crunch, the bleak prospect of winter and another final of X Factor, Greg Ash has gone to South America for 6 months.

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 Wine Podcasts

A Huge Announcement – Episode #606
(I wouldn’t say she is a Vayniac, being under age and all, but what a coincidence when I was watching Wine Library TV one day and she caught a glimpse and said that the town she lives in in New Jersey is right near Wine Library and she …
Wine Library TV – http://tv.winelibrary.com/

Wine Blogs Alert

Argentina Travel BLOG » Blog Archive » Argentine Wine and Mendoza …
Argentine Wine and Mendoza’s Wineries. January 14, 2009 – 4:40 pm. “One of the most exciting wine-producing countries is Argentina. Where Chile was five years ago and Australia was 15 years ago, Argentina is today, producing lots of …
Argentina Travel BLOG – http://buenosaires54.com/blogen/

Ministers to discuss recession busters – New Zealand’s source for …
Argentine wine exports seen growing · Hellaby fix-it pilot unfazed by clouds · Women’s happiness recession proof · Just when the sums were adding up . . . Editors’ Picks. • Blood and guts trail found along highway …
Stuff.co.nz – Top Stories – http://www.stuff.co.nz/

Scoop: The People’s Pinot wine tasting
Wine Tastes are pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural “People’s Pinot”. “The People’s Pinot” is a special wine tasting event that will allow the public and visitors to Queenstown to taste the latest release Pinot Noirs from 40 …
Scoop NZ – Business – http://www.scoop.co.nz/

Redhead Ranting: Wine Blogging
By Jen
I am currently in love with a few California wines and one Argentinian wine. Right now Big House Red is probably my favorite wine. It’s a simple red table wine, goes with just about anything and it isn’t buttery, bitter or too sweet. …
Redhead Ranting – http://redheadranting.blogspot.com/

Wine Matters: A grape in search of the perfect terroir
Wine Matters: A grape in search of the perfect terroir. READ. comments. COURTESY PHOTO. The malbec grape needs a longer growing season than it got in Bordeaux. Argentina, along with California and Texas, provides that, and the grape has …
mySA.com Life – http://www.mysanantonio.com/life

New Year’s Eve Dinner « The Smallest Kitchen
when I say we had these for dinner, I mean a longer period than a standard British dinner. It is a bit more Mediterranean style – like all night, bits and pieces- with an Indian touch served with Corsican and Argentinian wine : ) …
The Smallest Kitchen – http://thesmallestkitchen.wordpress.com/

The Eclectic Dilettante: Trapiche Broquel Malbec 2006
By Eclectic Dilettante
An acidic lift brightens it up beautifully and gives this wine nice balance. The long finish is filled with sweet tannins and delivers a bone dry encore. Decanting not required although it will be as smooth as silk in 25 minuts. …
The Eclectic Dilettante – http://eclectic-dilettante.blogspot.com/

The Frugal Oenologist: Navarro Correas Malbec 2006
By Arnulf
Navarro Correas Malbec 2006. This Argentinian red has a considerable affinity to the vineyard’s Syrah, previously reviewed here. It too is considerably, but not excessively, oaked, but the red fruit accents come through somewhat more …
The Frugal Oenologist – http://thefrugaloenologist.blogspot.com/

The Gesture! « The DirectClarity Blog
He gave me a case of Malbec that I will never drink. My fiancé tells me its very good wine. I am dropping by on Friday to touch base with Katie, so let me know so I can bring a few bottles.” This simple gesture was all it took to propel …
The DirectClarity Blog – http://directclarity.wordpress.com/

CAFEaeby: GONE BANANAS!
By CAFE AEBY
For wine pairing, we sipped on a buttery Chardonnay with the soup while the pizza was cooking and a jammy Malbec – such a great compliment to the sweetness of the fig and the creamy tartness of the goat cheese (try Maipe 2007 Malbec …
CAFEaeby – http://cafeaeby.blogspot.com/

Wine Blogging Wednesday #53 – Wine for Breakfast! « Bloviatrix
2007 Crios de Susana Balbo Malbec · 2006 Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Wolff Vineyard · 2004 Quinta de S. Francisco Óbidos · 2005 Bodega Mustiguillo Vino de la Tierra El Terrerazo Mestizaje · 2007 Weingut Markus Huber Grüner Veltliner …
Bloviatrix – http://bloviatrix.wordpress.com/

One Mighty Nice Zinfandel for a Cold Winter Night – Tasting Room …
Tasting Room. Recent Entries. One Mighty Nice Zinfandel for a Cold Winter Night · A Few Good Values for the Weekend · Torrontés, and Why Not? Today Show: Hot Drinks for Cold Weather · Ultra Last Minute Super-Duper Wine Gifts …
Tasting Room – http://www.foodandwine.com/blogs/tasting-room

Wine News Alert

Argentina-Wine production.
Farming UK – Brighouse,England,UK
Argentina will have the record production of wine for the Southern hemisphere in 2009, totaling 15.25 million hectoliters, compared to the 15.046 in 2008. …
Sampling malbecs, rich, affordable red wines
Baltimore Sun – United States
By Rob Kasper Malbec is a wine for recessionary times. This red, found in the South American aisle of wine shops, is affordable, with plenty of pleasing …
Argentina rising star in wine world
Scranton Times-Tribune – PA, USA
Mouthwatering acids and a nice finish make this a good food wine. I see this graceful wine with Thai food. $11. HHHH 1/2 Crios 2007 Malbec, Mendoza, …
If you’re ready for bold reds, why not try Argentina wines?
San Angelo Standard Times – san angelo,tx,USA
La Linda Malbec is medium-bodied and flavorful, with dried cherry fruit and accents of smoke and spice. The wine finishes a bit tart on its own, …