AWToday 01/11/08

 

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2006 Colomé Estate Malbec 91 points
By rich board(rich board)
Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, $25 Intense, bold with big ripe dark fruit; With a velvety palate of Blueberry liqueur, cassis, cinnamon and french oak. With 14.9% alcohol it’s warm but balanced, the earth and ground coffee flavors coming out
DAILY WINE TASTING – http://dailywinetasting.blogspot.com/
November 2008 Wines of the Month – Wines from Argentina
By neil
Our November wines of the month (El Cipres Torrontes, Malbec, and Cabernet Sauvignon) come to us from Bodegas Correas in Argentina. Their vineyards and winery are now owned and managed by fourth generation Correas family members,
WineSmith Blog – http://www.winesmithonline.com/blog/
SOHO 119 Wine Pairings Dinner Series–Argentina 11/19/08
Nov 19, 2008 (Wed): the argentinean wine dinner 11/19/2008 7pm $50/person 1st course creamy andean humitas en chala–traditional argentinean tamales tucuman-style beef and salta-style chicken empanadas […]
Kansas City Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Kansas-City-Wine/

Mountains and Wine – Mendoza, Cuyo, Argentina
Arrived in Mendoza about 8:00 after not such a great trip. Well last time we traveled on the bus it was a Cama, this was a semi Cama. The difference was that the Cama is a full size type of lay dowm bed, semi Camas are seats which
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/

Travel Suggestions for a Strong Dollar
By Nanoose
Me? I’m drinking the red wine. As in Mendoza. I’m going to ship up 4 years worth of Mendoza wine to get me through Obama’s administration until the people wise up and throw the bum out. Put him in a cell with Rezko.
Extravigator – http://extravigator.com/

Ivy by Mountainsmith Recycled Backpack Review
By Elizabeth
We’ve used it for several day trips where we’ve needed extra water, jackets, or extra room to store some Mendoza wine. Because you can only access this bag from the top it’s very secure. A thief would have to unstrap the top cover and
Go Green Travel Green – http://gogreentravelgreen.com/

One Year Anniversary – Join Us All Day on Saturday, Nov 1st and …
www.corkandcanvas.com Saturday, October 1st, 2008 1pm to 4pm Free Wine Tasting 2006 Avanti Chardonnay San Juan, Argentina 2005 Trinitas Old Vine Zinfandel Contra Costa, CA 2003 Del Golf Bonarda Mendoza, Argentina 2004 Maryhill […]
Northern Illinois Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Northern-Illinois-Wine/

New Ad Pitching Argentine Wine Proves Argentinians are all White …
By latinbeauty
Verdades Cantadas is the title of this 2008 spot promoting the virtues of Argentine wine. Created by Buenos Aires-based ad shop La Negra, the 40-second spot shows Argentinians are not your typical Hispanics.
Mi blog es tu blog – http://lauramartinez.wordpress.com/

TO Events for October 31st-November 6th
By Greg Clow
ticket info tba Wine tasting event presented by Wines of Argentina, a body that groups more than 100 wineries, spread around every wine region of the country. These wineries represent 95% of the total of exports of Argentine wine.
Taste TO – Food & Drink In Toronto – http://www.tasteto.com/

Thoughts on Urban Survival (2005)
By FerFAL(FerFAL)
Another important factor is that now, with our new economy, it’s not good business to sell Argentine food to Argentina. Why sell a kg of meat to the local market for 17 pesos when they can now sell it to Spain for 17 Euros when 1 Euro
Surviving in Argentina – http://ferfal.blogspot.com/

Friday October 31, 2008 – Wine Bottles
By Austin Ramsey(Austin Ramsey)
Elsewhere in the world the major plantings are in Argentine and California. In the latter region it is called Valdepenas and is regarded as a unsuitable for making fine wine. Tempranillo has taken off in Australia only in the past few
Blueberry Wine Information Blog – http://blueberry-wine-infoblogs-672.blogspot.com/

Navarro Correas Alegoria Malbec 2005 added by kevkeisha.
By Kevkeisha
Navarro Correas Alegoria Malbec 2005 added by kevkeisha.
Recent Activity Report at WineLog.net – http://www.winelog.net/

2006 Colomé Estate Malbec 91 points
By fireontop06
Malbec, Calchaqui Valley, $25. Intense, bold with big ripe dark fruit; With a velvety palate of Blueberry liqueur, cassis, cinnamon and french oak. With 14.9% alcohol it’s warm but balanced, the earth and ground coffee flavors coming
DAILY WINE TASTING – http://dailywinetasting.wordpress.com/

Media Round Up Saturday 1st November 2008
By admin
Norton Barrel Select Malbec 2005, O’Briens , €9.99. “The Norton Malbec has always been one of my favourite wines from Argentina. Rich juicy dark fruits, without any bully-boy tannins”. Mitchelton Blackwood Park Riesling 2006 Central
Robert Francis Wine Blog – http://www.robertfranciswine.ie/wordpress/

2006 Trumpeter (Familia Rutini) Malbec
Tasted by Hi-Ho-Silver. (84 pts.) – Tasted 10/31/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Champagnes – The Vine Times Daily Wine Pick – Alamos Malbec
By Noel
2003 Almos Malbec – The Vine Times Rating – 3 Glasses out of 5 Glasses (Well Recommended) A deep purple colored full bodied and bold Malbec with dominant black cherry, blackberry, cocoa, smoky oak and slight spice characteristics.
Fine Wines (Re)Visited – http://finewines.meetuon.com/

Wine News

Chilean group invests $15m in Argentina
decanter.com – London,UK
In Rio Negro, one of Argentina’s oldest wine zones, the group has bought a 65ha vineyard dating back to the 1930s. The vineyards will produce Pinot Noir and

Belt-tightening leaves wine exporters strapped
The Australian – Sydney,Australia
While the falling dollar would boost the export industry, other New World producers such asChile, South Africa and Argentina were becoming more competitive

There’s more to Malbec than meets the palate
Globe and Mail – Canada
75101) hails from a 100-year-old family-owned winery in the southern region of Patagonia. Full-bodied, smooth and silky, it shows coffee and vanilla over a
Chilean wine giant Ricardo Claro dies
decanter.com – London,UK
Dona Paula, an Argentinian winery, was acquired by Claro in 1997. The Claro Group is worth an estimated £1.85bn (US$3bn).
Making a Case for South America
Richard Nalley 10.09.08, Forbes Magazine October 27, 2008
The wine lover’s map of the world just got a little larger New data can be pretty inconvenient when you’ve already made up your mind.
Twenty Exceptional South American Wines
Richard Nalley 10.09.08, Forbes Magazine
New data can be pretty inconvenient when you’ve already made up your mind. In the case of the opinion-altering South
Malbecs Maligned? A difference of opinion on what’s usually a reliable bargain.
By Blair Campbell October 29, 2008
Perhaps it was the power of suggestion; value Malbecs have never let me down before, so I had every reason to believe that all three wines
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