AWToday 13/11/08

Wine News

Merchants can lead you to wines of value
Atlanta Journal Constitution – GA, USA
“The Gascon Malbec goes for $9.99 and cab drinkers love this wine,” Spann said. He also likes the Santa Carolina Carmenere from Chile’s Rapel Valley as a
http://www.ajc.com/services/content/printedition/2008/11/13/wine.html

Toast the turkey
BurlingtonFreePress.com – Burlington,VT,USA
I recommend vibrant, medium-bodied and aromatic whites to bridge this gap, like a Torrontes from Argentina.” Baker also points out that there may be guests
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20081112/LIVING/811120306/1004
High spirits
BusinessWorld Online – Quezon City,Philippines
that this event tops the usual wine-tasting event several times over in terms of consumables from Argentina, Australia, Chile, France, Italy, Germany,
http://www.bworldonline.com/BW111308/content.php?id=163
Fuzion is the newest red to tempt wine lover’s hearts
Metro Canada – Toronto – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Red wine has a new crowd favourite. And it’s not from Australia. The wine is called Fuzion and it hails from Argentina. Small quantities have been trickling
http://www.metronews.ca/toronto/live/article/140103
Sam’s Club(R) Introduces Fair Trade Certified(TM) Wine
MarketWatch – USA
Neu Direction(TM), a 100 percent Malbec from the renowned winegrowing region of Lujan de Cuyo near Mendoza, Argentina. The wine is one of only a handful
http://www.marketwatch.com/
Culinary student finds niche helping customers find wine
Charleston Post Courier – Charleston,SC,USA
He also reads a lot of wine publications to stay on top of what’s new. The hottest trend now is Argentinean Malbec, he said. With the holidays approaching,
http://www.charleston.net/
Fuzion is the newest red to tempt wine lover’s hearts
Metro Canada – Toronto – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Red wine has a new crowd favourite. And it’s not from Australia. The wine is called Fuzion and it hails from Argentina. Small quantities have been trickling

 

Wine Blogs

Mendoza and the Vineyards
By Lucybloom(Lucybloom)
Before long, the time came to return the bikes, just as well as by this stage the wine
was taking it’s toll. As far as Mendoza goes, there aren’t many other activities to take advantage of. Unless we wanted to go trekking, which, …
In the Sky With Diamonds – http://lucybloomwebb.blogspot.com/

Welcome to Mendoza!
Malbec has become the star grape variety in Argentinan. See why it shines bright in Mendoza with Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth.
Food & Drink Category – Brightcove… – http://www.brightcove.tv/category.jsp?category=200009

Malbec: Old Vines vs. New Vines
By Catie(Catie)
And unfortunately Dr. Jay Miller never asked my opinion about the wine, because Parker pointed it an 89 – only 89. Last week, we celebrated the evening of the election with another Malbec – – one from Mendoza, Argentina. …
~ Through The Walla Walla Grape… – http://wildwallawallawinewoman.blogspot.com/

Torrontes
By The Bloggers @ 67 Wine(The Bloggers @ 67 Wine)
I brought home a bottle of Urban Uco Torrontes from Fournier (Argentina) to try to match up with the dish. Before dinner, I wasn’t in love with the wine. Not a bad wine, but definitely not my favorite Torrontes.
Life at a Great Wine Store – http://67wine.blogspot.com/

2005 Crios de Susana Balbo Syrah-Bonarda
Tasted by stubbie999. A little soft and flabby in this vintage, but still a decent QPR – Tasted 11/12/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Santa Julia Organica Bonarda/Sangiovese 2007
By Tim(Tim)
what I like about Argentinian reds made from Italian varieties: a light, fruity and juicy wine. I wouldn’t say it’s great, but I think it would have matched a spicy pasta sauce very well. Santa Julia Organica Bonarda/Sangiovese 2007
Tim’s Wine Blog – http://timswineblog.blogspot.com/

Continuing with the bucket list
By stitchchick
Go an a wine tasting tour. Maybe in Argentina. I love Malbec grapes … and wine. I think Malbec type wines are my faves. I think that Cabernet’s are a bit too strong for my taste. I’m in love with argentinian wines, thus I’d love to
Stitchchick and her thoughts – http://stitchchick.wordpress.com/
Who needs to stop by Blackstone’s after a long, stressful day at …
By ahstorya
Furthermore, even though I have an abundance of pesto ziti in my fridge, why would someone want a delicious glass of Argentine wine to complement the flavor? These questions are rhetorical because it’s so obvious no one needs that gross
Place to Be – http://ahstorya.wordpress.com/

Australia, Chile & Argentina Wine Class & Tasting
Dec 05, 2008 (Fri): Join David Pennachetti, President of Wine Guru Services at the Culinary Focus demonstration kitchen for an all-encompassing overview of Australia, Chile & Argentina wines. The class includes major grape types, …
Dallas FW Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Dallas-FW-Wine/

Wine, wine, Mendoza, wine – Mendoza, Argentina
Argentina has a wine industry that is exploding in popularity.  Since 2003, the availability of high-quality wines at such a low price made Argentine wines super competitive on the international market.  Mendoza, which is at …
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/

Winery
By admin
Winery is a brilliant concept that includes a wine bar, wine shop, restaurant and cafe rolled into one location. There are several locations throughout Argentina, but the location in Mendoza is of particular noteworthiness. …
Sunflower Winetours – http://www.sunflowerwinetours.com/

Touring South America – Part One
By Yasmin Newman
To me at least, these are the most vivid memories of them all. Mmmmmm indeed. Santiago, fresh produce at a local market. Santiago, Chile – The winter sun. Mendoza, Argentina – Wine haze on a bike. Bariloche, Argentina – Local berries.
Almond & The Hazelnut – http://almondandthehazelnut.com/

Wine Vacations: Sipping in the Sun
By The Joggler(The Joggler)
Of course, you can also visit any number of resorts in wine regions around the world. Wine Hotels Collection has a directory of wine resorts in Argentina, Spain, France, Chile, Italy and South Africa, with plans to include Germany,
The Quaffer – http://quaffwine.blogspot.com/

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