AWToday 06/11/08

Wine News

Happy Hour: 2008 Colomé Torrontés | 2008 Colomé Torrontés
Nov 5, 2008 Last week I went to an Argentine wine tasting where I tried Colomé’s 2008 Torrontés ($10.87). One of Argentina’s most popular white grapes,

No crying for Argentina
Prague Post – Czech Republic
Argentina is one of the largest nations in South America, with a population of some 40 million, and a long-established wine tradition.
FIU kindled `raging passion’ – Miami,FL,USA
She went to work doing public relations, teaching wine classes, raising their baby, Sophia, and selling her Argentine wine. “It’s all happened pretty fast.
Turn to American pinot gris for lighter taste
Battle Creek Enquirer – Battle Creek,MI,USA
The finish of this refreshing Argentine wine was backed by notes of tangerine peel and pineapple. 2005 Chateau St. Jean Belle Terre Vineyard Chardonnay,
Wine, etc.: Colome wines impressive, well made
Annapolis Capital – Annapolis,MD,USA
Bodega Colome has operated as a winery in Argentina since 1831 and growers still farm some of the original pre-phylloxera Malbec and cabernet sauvignon
The Miller of Mansfield, Goring-on-Thames: Staying over – United Kingdom
I chose a glass of Finca Flichman Malbec for the pork, and the waitress suggested a glass of Italian Pillastro Primitivo 2004 (£4.75) for my mother.

Wine Blogs

Curious Grape Tastings & Events Nov 6-13
By McGinnes(McGinnes)
Stop by the tasting bar TONIGHT (Thur, Nov 6) for all new Vosges chocolates paired with wine & Fri for Cheryl’s all-new lineup from Spain & Argentina! (For details, see “On The Tasting Bar”). In This Weekend’s Issue:
Northern Virginia Wine Tastings –

11th Hour
By Jackson Family Robinson(Jackson Family Robinson)
Obviously overjoyed with Obama’s win yesterday. We went to a friends house, made pizza, glued ourselves to the tv and then had a solid bottle of Argentinian wine brought back from a friend who was there last week to celebrate.
Jackson Family Robinson –

Argentina Wine Tasting
Dec 09, 2008 (Tue): Join us as Chin, our representative from Victory Selections, leads us on this Wine Tasting of wines from Argentina.[…]
Central Jersey Wine Tasting and… –

3 Great things– Burgundy, Dynamic Dish, and Tasty China!
By Dirty
This wine deserves its own post…. So much aroma, a nose like “a maze of twisty little passages”. Domaine Weinbach is a favorite. 2005 Bodega Catena Zapata Chardonnay Alta. (Argentina, Mendoza). I haven’t had a lot of great Argentina
Dirty South Wine –

Buenos Aires, Argentina and Colonia, Uruguay – August 2008
By Katie Hammel(Katie Hammel)
We ended up making about 100 to share between 6 people, and drank a ton of wine. When we were done, we enjoyed the tasty pastries for lunch and then all too soon the driver came back to pick us up. When we got back, it was raining,
The Great Affair –

2006 Trapiche Malbec Broquel
Tasted by mgribble94. Not my favorite Malbec. Lacked the depth and structure of other Malbec’s I’ve had. (85 pts.) – Tasted 11/5/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… –
Oh Come All Ye Faithful
By james strauss(james strauss)
I had a few friends over and they fidgeted about, eating my ‘victory stew’ and drinking some Argentine red wine that is great, but cheap enough to have in good supply. Ohio hit for Obama and we all went wild.
On The Beach –

The Evron Wine Tour – Part II
By Sharyn
After the debacle of renting bikes in Mendoza centro, I was a bit hesitant about repeating the performance, but while Mike was persistent and with wine as a prize, I relented. Thankfully Alberto and Maria Gracia took care of the rental
Sharyn and Mike’s Travels –

Red states, failed merger, global wine – sipped and spit
By Dr. Vino
SPIT: global wine John Mariani has a sip of the Andeluna Grand Reserve Pasionado, a $50 red from Mendoza, and calls it “an explosion of high-alcohol, grapey, oaky flavors that seemed to epitomize all that is wrong with what has been
Dr Vino’s wine blog –

Argentina Tips
By Katie Hammel(Katie Hammel)
2 round trip tickets on LAN from BA to Mendoza – $700 3 nights hotel in Mendoza – $240 Wine tour – $130 Horseback riding – $60 Mountain tour – $60 Food and drink for 3 days in Mendoza – approx. $140 6 nights hotel in Buenos Aires – $360
The Great Affair –

Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbec Wine Tasting Friday
Nov 07, 2008 (Fri): Friday 3 for $5 Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbec Tasting, Wine Hall Pass $20 Friday, November 7th: 4 – 9:30 pm Join us while we pull out some of our favorite Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbecs for a big wine Tasting.
San Diego Wine Tasting and Dinners… –

The Evron Wine Tour – Part I
By Sharyn
Ruca Malen Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 and their Kinien Malbec 2004, both served with the grilled beef tenderloin served with a sweet potato puree, potato chips and eggplants with a black pepper and rosemary sauce.
Sharyn and Mike’s Travels –


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