AWToday 16/10/08

 

Wine News

In Credit Crunch, New Yorkers Seek Fun in Crushing Own Grapes
Bloomberg – USA
Pruzanski will help move his fermented juice to barrel next month, blend the wine in early 2009 and bottle it a year later. (Grapes from Chile and Argentina

Leesburg Vintner Turns 20 Wednesday
Leesburg Today – Leesburg,VA,USA
But, his big sellers are wines from France, Italy and Spain, followed by those from South Africa, Chile and Argentina. Wine drinking has exploded over the

Buenos Aires: Steak and the tango on a budget
eTaiwan News – Taiwan
Stop in one of its upscale restaurants for a glass of Malbec red wine for about 18 Argentine pesos (US$6) along the docks. But then head a few blocks east

LOCAL TASTINGS
Minneapolis Star Tribune – Minneapolis,MN,USA
ALL ALONG THE ANDES WINE TASTING: Featuring wines from Chile and Argentina. Bob Plantenberg, a representative for wineries in South America, will speak.

The Pouring Wine
Jamaica Observer – Kingston,Jamaica
Alfredo Roca Malbec, Argentina – Full-bodied concentrated wine with plummy notes and some dark berry flavours on the palate. Casillero del Diablo RISERVA

Bodega NQN, Neuquen, Patagonia, Argentina – Wine & Gastronomy with
Luis Maria Focacci, managing partner and owner, with a glass of wine in the vineyard. Bodega NQN Winery, Vinedos de la Patagonia, Neuquen, Patagonia,
Governor of Argentina Province Urges Lebanese Investments
Naharnet – Beirut,Lebanon
The governor of Argentina’s San Juan province Jose Luis Gioja has urged Lebanese businessmen to invest in the region and help it open up to the Arab world.

 

 

Wine Blogs

Argentinean Style Beef with Fresh Herb Chimichurri
By petermarcus
Because of the Bocuse d’Or blitz, Christey and I took a day to eat our way around the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. One of the city booths was Buenos Aires, where they served a beef with chimichurri that was probably one of our top-3
Fotocuisine – http://fotocuisine.com

[Wines Til Sold Out] Bodega Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon 2005
By Wine Enthusiast 2005 Chakana Cabernet Sauvignon,Mendoza â??A Best Buyâ? Rating: 90 Producer: Chakana Vintage: 2005 Varietal: Cabernet sauvignon Appellation: Mendoza Few Argentinean wineries are doing everyday red wines better than
DODTracker.com New Deals Feed – http://www.dodtracker.com/

WORLD’S HISTORIC SITES RATED FOR AUTHENTICITY, STEWARDSHIP
found a wealth of historic destinations worldwide to celebrate, from Vilnius, Lithuania’s Historic Center which has “burst out of Soviet gloom,” to Argentina’s Mendoza Wine Estancias, with vineyards and the Andes as a backdrop.
Travel – http://press.nationalgeographic.com/pressroom/rss/category1.html

Malamado, Familia Zuccardi Winery, Mendoza, Argentina
By The Good Life in Buenos Aires(The Good Life in Buenos Aires)
Don´t miss next wine tasting of Novus wines at the Vinoteca de Caballito, Neuquén 681, Capital Fedreal, Buenos Aires, on Thursday October 16th at 9:00 PM sharp. Reservations only in advance. Invite your friends. And take a taxi.
The Good Life in Buenos Aires – http://thegoodlifeinbuenosaires.blogspot.com/

Chile and Argentina… – 28-Aug-2008 (23:24:51)
and we started to work our way south through Argentina: a day in Tucumán (the cradle of Argentine independence) here, a few in uni town Córdoba there, and several more in Mendoza enjoying the delights of the country’s wine region.
Cigarette Break for the 21st Century – http://www.pastemagazine.org/matt.php

Fincas Patagonicas “Tapiz” 2006 Malbec – Mendoza
By Mike B(Mike B)
Not a lot of technical data available for this Mendoza Malbec produced by Bodega Tapiz, a Fincas Patagonicas, SA winery. But the wine is worthy of record, so… This very extracted Malbec sports an opaque, almost powdery, purple robe.
Feisty’s Wines – Wine Tasting… – http://feistyswines.blogspot.com/

Special Wine Tastings
Oct 15, 2008 (Wed): Special wine Tastings: Join us for, weekly wine adventures. $15 per person Argentine wines are great wines at a great price! Argentine wine, has its roots in Spain. The quality is stellar and the price is right.[…]
Sarasota Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Sarasota-Wine/

Value Wine Experiment – 3 Reds under $15.00
By Adrian Bryksa
Finally, the most expensive selection in our experiment, this Argentine Malbec displayed a deep, rich purple tone to it. Slow to open up, the nose gave off hints of subtle oak and had such a delectable perfume to it that I couldn’t help
Reading For New Times – http://r4nt.com

Chilled out at Roys…
By Alison Smith(Alison Smith)
Soon after the original Roy’s opened in Honolulu, Food & Wine Magazine dubbed it the “crown jewel of Honolulu’s East-West eateries,” and it was named one of Conde Nast Traveler’s “Top 50.” Gourmet acknowledged Yamaguchi as “the father
TexaCali Wine Trail – http://texacaliwinetrail.blogspot.com/

Strange Pairings: Gołąbki & Absinthe
By Admin
Maybe it was that I knew the Argentine cabernet would just not work. Neither would any of the white wines in the wine bar – too clean and fruit for cabbage. Pinot grigio is too insipid for gołąbki and would not stand up to the flavors.
LA Wine – http://winela.wordpress.com

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