AWToday 30/10/08

Wine Blogs

Design for Wine
By kristie
Argentina is not without its own world-class bodegas, and I visited two new winery buildings in the Mendoza region of Argentina – Catena Zapata in Lujan de Cuyo, and O. Fournier in Valle de Uco – which make an interesting contrast in
The Argentimes – http://www.theargentimes.net/

Mendoza’s No. 10!
By Wayne Bernhardson
In its annual “destination scorecard” of historic places, National Geographic Traveler has ranked Argentina’s “Mendoza Wine Estancias” as the tenth-best of 109 destinations around the world. According to Traveler, its wineries and
Cleared for Takeoff – The Triporati Blog – http://www.triporati.com/blog/

1884 – Long before Orwell, but a VERY good year!
By Aaron Epstein
As anybody reading this will know by now, those of us here at The Vines of Mendoza like wine and food – a lot. We are always exploring the ever-changing culinary scene in Mendoza (and Buenos Aires, when we can), and have worked to put
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Bike & Wine Tour in Maipu: It’s Better After a Bottle
By Kimberly
Content after a five hour day of bodega tours, we returned our bikes and got on a bus headed for Mendoza. The day wasn’t what we expected, but we still had fun. With good weather and good wine, you can’t go wrong.
Go Green Travel Green – http://gogreentravelgreen.com/

Wine Education Class – Argentina, Chile & Uruguay
Dec 03, 2008 (Wed): Wine Education Class – Wednesday, December 3rd, 7pm to 8:30pm “The Wines of Argentina, Chile & Uruguay” Must Register and Pay in Advance – Attendance is Limited Register by calling store and speak to Michelle Please …
Long Island Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Long-Island-Wine/

State of the Art Wines of Chile and Argentina
Nov 03, 2008 (Mon): Join us for our wine tasting here inside Bomberos wine bar to taste four wines from Chile and Argentina that are truly State of the Art. All of South America is seeing a growth in wine production and quality, …
Phoenix Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Phoenix-Wine/

Uncork Argentina with Boeger Winery!
… club administrator Tara De La Rosa, will be joining up with our friend Carolyn Gallagher of Uncorking Argentina to lead an unforgettable, action packed excursion to one of the most dramatic and unspoiled wine regions in the world. …
Sierra Foothills Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Sierra-Foothills-Wine/

2005 Trapiche Malbec Broquel
Tasted by MitchL. (83 pts.) – Tasted 10/29/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Trapiche Malbec (6 bottles)
By Fine Wines
click here to learn more.
fine wine trading – http://www.finewinetrading.com/

Malbec, Bodega Colomé, Estate Malbec, Valle Calchaqui, Salta …
By Adam Morganstern
Argentinean producers are very proud of their alt.credentials and so “mine is higher than yours” is a very big deal – you will see that altitude is frequently quoted on the back labels of Argentine wine bottles as a proxy for quality.
Organic Wine Journal – http://www.organicwinejournal.com/

Wine review: Colonia las Liebres 2007
By Jeff Siegel
WineFest 2008 is Saturday in Addison. More than a dozen wineries and two dozen restaurants will be on hand. Technorati Tags: red wine, Argentine wine,bonardo,Colonia las Liebres,$10 wine,cheap wine.
Back Talk Lakewood/East Dallas – http://backtalkeastdallas.typepad.com/back_talk/

Chilean Winery Invests in Land in Patagonia
By Gwen E. Kirby
Mendoza may be known as the quintessential Argentine wine haven, but Patagonia’s status as an up-and-coming wine region was confirmed earlier this month when a Chilean winery bought large tracks of land there.
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/

Wine of the week: Colonia las Liebres 2007
By Jeff Siegel
It’sa heftier, darker version of Beaujolais nouveau. Drink this with with any tomato-based Italian dish, grilled sausages or barbecue. Technorati Tags: red wine, Argentine wine,bonardo,Colonia las Liebres,$10 wine,cheap wine.
The Wine Curmudgeon – http://www.winecurmudgeon.com/my_weblog/

Wine Corner Review #38: Trapiche Mendoza Argentina Malbec
By Food Czar(Food Czar)
Well, a few years back, Argentina heard malbec’s frantic call for attention and came to the rescue, so much so that this noble blending grape assumed primacy in that South American country, rather than be allowed to rot on the vine,
Food Czar – http://foodczar.blogspot.com/

Independent Theater Week in Buenos Aires
By Gwen E. Kirby
Festival Beckett Buenos Aires Kicks Off for Third Year; Festival of Tango Starts Next Monday in Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires Sponsors Free Activities for Spring; Anuva Vinos Brings Argentine Wines to Select US Tasters; Verdi Opera Attila
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/

 

Wine News

YouTube – O.Fournier
Oct 29, 2008 José Manuel Ortega Gil-Fournier presents his wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.

New Eco-Friendly Varietal to Hit Shelves
Hospitality-Industry.com – Houten,Utrecht,Netherlands
J. Soif Wines is the only importer of Argentinian Yellow+Blue wine that offers quality taste in a sustainable package. Naturally produced at a certified
Argentine Wine Makers
The Fifth Annual VinoSub30 in Argentina is organized by ArgentineWines.Com. as the only contest where young consumers have a say. Young tasters under thirty
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