AWToday 03/11/08

Wine News

Love, Buenos Aires-style
Chicago Sun-Times – United States
Stop in one of its upscale restaurants for a $6 glass of Malbec red wine along the docks. But then head a few blocks east to the Costanera. …

Pendock’s Pick:
The Times – Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa
… flavours of red fruit and vanilla and you want to follow Lou Reed and take a walk on the wild side, this exciting blend of Malbec and shiraz is for you. …

Cafayate Wine Resort Review | The Northwest | Fodor’s Hotel Reviews
Read the Fodor’s review of Cafayate Wine Resort, or post your own.
Price freeze on quality wine as glut and credit crunch hit
The West Australian – Perth,Western Australia,Australia
He said he was conscious consumers could turn to cheaper wine from Chile and Argentina and was not planning to increase prices for the next 12 months. …
All That’s Wrong With Global Wine Is in This Bottle: Review
Bloomberg – USA
… wine — in fact, it’s a very carefully made wine — but it is not the kind of wine that expresses the best coming out of Argentina’s Mendoza Valley, …

Wine Blogs

Malbec on 150th
By Daniel
Walking into The Beaumont on 150th last night, I felt at ease with the marble inlay and incredible decor of this gorgeous apartment building. My comfort and Janis’s wonderful ability to host (and project her voice) made this evening …
AnuvaBlog – http://blog.anuvavinos.com/

Los Cerrillos: Finca El Peral Reserva 2006 – Silver Medal Blend in …
By Jerrold
Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Carmenere are often blended in France to produce Bordeaux wines. Here in Ontario and in California similar blends are created but called Meritage. …
The Woodside Wine Appreciation Club – http://www.woodsidewine.com/

OK, so tell me exactly why I thought signing on for NaBloPoMo …
By Stefanie(Stefanie)
And really, who better to rattle on about dating than the girl who is home alone at 9:30 on a Saturday, drinking Malbec in her yoga pants instead of being out on an actual date? Seriously, WHO? I am totally qualified to elaborate on …
Stefanie Says – http://stefanie-says.blogspot.com/

Autumn in DC
By vinicultured
This wine–70% Malbec, 15% merlot, and 15% tannat–was one of my favorites from Kermit Lynch in Berkeley, and I was so excited to see one lone bottle at the Wine Specialist the other day… for $13.99 it was a bit more expensive than in …
Vinicultured: A Wine Blog – http://vinicultured.com/

Chileans Continue Investing in Local Wine
Chile capital in the Argentine wine producing industry are growing and will continue the investments in the coming months with the acquisition of vineyards and wineries of this region. If the total of Argentine wines bottles is …
Invest in Mendoza – http://www.investinmendoza.com/
Organic Wine & Cheese Pairing (continued)
By Dave Trieger(Dave Trieger)
Argentina. Rich ruby color with full bouquet of boysenberry, blueberries and oak. Dry and full bodied with spicy cherry flavors. paired with Les Freres. Crave Brothers. Pasteurized cow’s milk. Soft, washed and rind cheese developed in …
vigna • uva • vino – http://vignauvavino.blogspot.com/
Lovin’ Lobsters in Landlocked Colorado
By ClaireWalter(ClaireWalter)
We did manage to finish three bottles of white wine that were as international — actually intercontinental — as our varied experiences: Cepas de Familia Torrontes, Gimenez Riili, 2007, from Mendoza, Argentina; Kenwood Vineyards …
CulinaryColorado – http://culinary-colorado.blogspot.com/

Wine News (6)
By wineinindia
In France, the wine-store chain Nicolas (owned by french Castel group, like Oddbins in the UK) seem to have capitalized on the leftist mythology for one of its foreign imports: Che, San Juan, Argentina Syrah 2004 is a cheap argentina …
Wine in india – http://wineinindia.wordpress.com/

Outside Brown
By Liana(Liana)
Our friend Regan came out to watch the Florida-Georgia game and hang out and drink Argentinian wine and throw the football around out in the yard. She brought pretty little turnips from Locally Grown Athens, for which she volunteers …
Pie and Beer – http://pieandbeer.blogspot.com/

Of wine and wine-making
By Jason(Jason)
I think the average Singaporean palate is partial to spicier wines, with more fruit, which make New World wines like Spanish Riojas, South Africa Syrahs, Chilean Cabs, and Argentinean Malbecs generally more popular here – and I’m just …
Gluttony: The High Cost of Living – http://www.gluttons-anonymous.com/

Crios Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza (2006)
By Tom & Melody
I purchased this wine on the recommendation of my new wine consultant from a wine club to which we belong! Nice job, Cathy!! This Crios Cabernet from Mendoza, Argentina is fabulous. As soon as I poured the wine into my glass, …
Tom and Melody’s wine blog – http://tomandmelodywine.com/

More Martinborough Wines
By redbankjames
The pale golden wine opens in the glass with aromas of tropical fruits and ripe peaches to delight the nose. The wine fills the palate with great fruit flavours typical of Mendoza, and finishes with a refreshing hint of citrus. …
RedbankJames’s WineBlog – http://redbankjames.wordpress.com/

Bienbebidos.
By katielewis
Bikes & Wines, situated in Mendoza, Argentina–a wine lover’s heaven–lent me my exploratory vehicle, handed me a map, and said, “Bienbebidos.” And that’s exactly what we did. 11 bodegas/vineyards on the map, 8 hours to make the 12 …
Katie in BUENOS AIRES – http://katielewisbuenosaires.wordpress.com/

2006 Trapiche Malbec
Tasted by kramsauer. (75 pts.) – Tasted 10/31/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Hints of cherry, cedar smoke, and sweet, sweet victory
By sockmonkey
… VQA Twenty Mile Bench (Niagara) – Ontario; Temparanillo (and others) – Marques de Riscal Reserva 2003 – Spain (Rioja); Malbec – Trapiche Malbec Reserve 2006, Mendoza – Argentina; Cabernet Sauvignon – Santa Carolina Reserva 2007, …
melle.ca – http://melle.ca/

Artisan Argentine Wines Fare Very Well at the 2008 Cellars of the …
By Jerrold
These, amongst other fine Argentine wines and others from all around the world, will be available for tasting at the Spectrum Wines booth at the 23rd Annual Ottawa Food & Wine Show from November 7th to 9th, 2008. Earning GOLD medals: …
The Woodside Wine Appreciation Club – http://www.woodsidewine.com/

Where In The World (err..South America)?
By Jason(Jason)
“Mendoza is a city in western Argentina, in the desert Cuyo region. Mendoza is the center of the Argentinian wine industry, for which it is world renowned. It is also near the Aconcagua, the highest mountain outside of the Himalayas.”
Jason’s In South America – http://jasonsinsouthamerica.blogspot.com/

[Wines Til Sold Out] Valentin Bianchi Particular Cabernet …
One can clearly identify the traits of the Argentine Cabernet Sauvignon wines, with distinct aromas of berries and small wild berries like mulberry and blackcurrant, with a combination of spices, vanilla, chocolate and toasted scents of …
DODTracker.com New Deals Feed – http://www.dodtracker.com/

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