AWToday 25/11/08

 

Google Blogs Alert for: mendoza wine

The road to Argentina was short..
From the tropical rainforests along the Brazilian border that boast the world’s largest waterfalls, to the aired climate of Mendoza wine country – backdropped by the Andes Mountain Range – to the culture, history and diversity of Buenos …
TravBuddy.com: Latest Travel… – http://www.travbuddy.com/

Alamos Malbec 2007
By Mike Pape(Mike Pape)
As I am studying the wines of South American my study companion tonight is Alamos Malbec 2007 from the Mendoza region of Argentina. Truth be told I wasn’t sure what to expect for $10 but being the adventurous types (and always on the …

Amant de vin – http://amantdevin.blogspot.com/

Oh Mendoza I Love You
By tylerspot
The night previous while indulging in Mate, Kevin, Amanda and I decided we’d figure out the wine tour where you ride bikes to the different wineries and taste wine all day. Amanda was meeting a couple of her friends she’d met around as …
Trip to South America – http://tylerspot.wordpress.com/

Sun, wine and cycle
By JENNIFER MCKENNA(JENNIFER MCKENNA)
After a few days we headed to Mendoza, further north again. This is the wine making region of Argentina and gets mostly sunny weather. What a nice change as we had sun for the three days we spent there. It’s funny but since we are …

JENS ROADTRIP – http://jensroadtrip.blogspot.com/

Malbec with the bird
By Pablo Lastorta(Pablo Lastorta)
This will be the first Thanksgiving since I started my Argentine Wine Importing Business and I’m very curious to see how the wines I imported will pair with turkey. I will be pouring a 2006 Malbec Reserva from NAIARA Wines and a 2004 …

Malbec Madness – http://malbecmadness.blogspot.com/
NQN Winery – Neuquén – Patagonia
By admin
The Essence of Patagonia Its silence, color and mystery are reflected in each bottle of NQN wine. Our pionerr spirit has taken root in the southernmost valley of the world. Duration : 0:10:37 …

Chimere Winery – http://chimerewinery.com/

2007 Fabre Montmayou Torrontés Phebus
Tasted by jjlobi. Ditto last note. (88 pts.) – Tasted 11/24/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

How to Win Friends and Influence People
By raj
Fuzion comes in two varieties – the Shiraz Malbec, 70% Syrah – 30% Malbec, and the Chenin Torrontes, 70% Chenin Blanc and 30% Torrontes. Pacific Western brewery has been bottling beer since 1957 and is now BC’s largest independent …

Urban Mixer Blog – http://www.urbanmixer.com/

so, i’ve been tagged
By Julia Allen
… make you think i love the premier wine there is: the Cabernet, but alas – i don’t. i guess it’s because i am not a heavy meat eater: the heaviest reds i’ll drink these days is a pinot or zin, maybe a torrontés or perhaps a rioja. …

Folia Design: Gathering Inspiration – http://foliadesign.typepad.com/weblog/

Sweet White Wines – Instant Smiles
By Gera(Gera)
… getting – a very sweet grape must – for further preparation and /or aging in oak barrels. Worthy representatives are Riesling, Semillon, Torrontes and to a lesser extent, it can be a Viognier, Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc. …

Sweets Foods Blog – http://www.sweetsfoods.com/

mad about madison!
By dharmagirl(dharmagirl)
I purchased a French pinot noir and an Argentinian torrontes. Loaded down, I walked back down State Street, past the hippie shops and fair trade coffee shops, smelling nag champa incense whirling on the air and mingling with a thousand …

bliss: towards a delicious life – http://blissdeliciouslife.blogspot.com/

2004 Imagery Estate Winery Malbec Artist Collection Red Hills Lake …
Tasted by Snoman. Major change from the Malbecs so popular from Argentina. Not overly extracted, and medium-light color. Nose of sweet red fruit, with slight floral background. Soft and smooth on palate, with fruit opening up in …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Thanksgiving Edition 2008
By Thames River Wine & Spirits(Thames River Wine & Spirits)
This is Roland’s first foursquare look at Malbec. Will it rank as one of the great expressions of Malbec and join the ranks of Trapiche and Tikal? From the winemakers notes: Appearance and nose: very deep, dark purple-red colour. …

Wine Fever – enjoying wine is… – http://newlondonwine.blogspot.com/

Champagnes – The Vine Times Daily Wine Pick – Raymond Reserve
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/

Casa Toscana Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
Nov 26, 2008 (Wed): Take a brake from your thanksgiving preparations and join us to taste the fabulous Blends from Vistalba Argentina such as: Malbec-Merlot, Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Bonarda. …
Miami Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Miami-Wine/

2005 Vignamaggio Chianti Classico “Gherardino”
By Mr.Sato
Still, it is a pretty good wine, and for 10 bucks (retail $15) I felt like it was good wine for the money. On the other hand, the Durigutti Bonarda is less money and better wine… and a similar style. Rating: 89. Price: $10-15.

Decant Stop Tasting Wine Blog – http://decantstoptasting.com/

Non-Stop To South American Food Adventure
By Kris
Tango, San Telmo Markets, city tour, cooking classes, food shop tours. 21 Salta, Argentina City tour, authentic Andean food dinner. 22-24 Cafayate, Argentina Wine tours, Argentinean asado, ancient Indian sites tour. …

CHEFS Network RSS – http://www.chefsnetwork.com.au/blog
If you’re interested in traveling to South America then you should
By TravelGurl(TravelGurl)
Argentina has great beef, pastas, pizza, and wine. In addition, in Buenos Aires contains many international restaurants if you’re in the mood for something other than Argentinian food. If’ you want more information don’t forget to check …

Travel101 – http://travelinfo101.blogspot.com/
Trapiche
By Vinni(Vinni)
It is an elegant wine with intense scents of red apples, honey, and cinnamon. Well-rounded flavors offer good body and a mild, harmonious finish. Wine Advocate The 2006 Broquel Chardonnay. Malolactic fermentation for 25% of the wine …

Alcohol Freaks – http://alcohol-freaks.blogspot.com/
The Cost of Going to Buenos Aires, Argentina
By gearheart
We cooked in the evenings, or just had wine or beer and cheese, etc. We had ice cream every single day (it was next door). We walked a lot. We had a cafe con leche and two media lunas (small croissants) every morning before class ( $6 …

Learn Spanish, Travel Spanish Blog – http://gearheart.wordpress.com/
2004 Bodega O. Fournier Ribera del Duero Spiga
Tasted by Wrighty. A little red fruit. Palate is a little tight. Nice freshness on finish. (90 pts.) – Tasted 11/22/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Vago Rojo
By gravisman
One glass was all I could stomach the first night, and I don’t know if I’ll even get that far tonight. This bottle has pour-me-out written all over it. —-. 2006 Vago Rojo, Mendoza. The Wine Link.

Chronicles of a San Francisco Wino – http://cawine.wordpress.com/

2007 fuZion – Shiraz-Malbec
By Taku Kumabe
fuZion Shiraz-Malbec Mendoza, Argentina, 2007 Recently, the Argentinian shiraz-malbec, fuzion, has been causing quite the stir. It’s simple note, not too fruity, and dry aftertaste has made this wine a great casual drinking wine, …

::Smaku’s World – http://www.smaku.com/

Turdus wine label
By cynthia canobas – andres quintana(cynthia canobas – andres quintana)
diseño grafico web interiores fotografia books mendoza
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diseño grafico web interiores… – http://depto-creativo.blogspot.com/

Last-Minute Travel and Gift Ideas for the Holidays
Algodon Wine Estates for Barrels of Joy… Located in San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina, Algodon Wine Estates offers personalized wine barrels that can be custom-designed and come with the owner’s private wine label. …
Punchin Intl. & The Walman Report… – http://punchin.com/blog/

Casa Toscana Thanksgiving Wine Tasting
Nov 26, 2008 (Wed): Take a brake from your thanksgiving preparations and join us to taste the fabulous Blends from Vistalba Argentina such as: Malbec-Merlot, Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec-Cabernet Sauvignon-Bonarda. …
Miami Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Miami-Wine/
Vino-Versity: The Wines of South America!
Mar 31, 2009 (Tue): Taste dozens of world-class Cabs, Merlots, Chards, Sauvignon Blancs, Malbecs, Carmeneres, and others from Chile and Argentina. Delight in tasty Ceviche hors d’oeuvres, roasted meat kebobs, and empanadas as you sip …
New York City Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/New-York-City-Wine/

The Globalization of Wine
By Mike Carter
The United Kingdom is a great wine consumer and therefore is a good barometer when it comes to imports. In order to climb aboard the wine train, Chile and Argentina had to do a quality turn-around, which has been accomplished and …

Serious About Wine – http://www.seriousaboutwine.co.za/

Vacation: Week One
By ElizaBeth(ElizaBeth)
beds, one of which was occupied by an older Argentinean lady who had been there for two weeks, kept the room shockingly cold, and snored. She was very sweet, even tucking me in one night, and I was grateful for the wax earplugs I …

La Vida Desconocida – http://vidadesconocida.blogspot.com/

Beer Events :: RE: Gourmet Food & Wine Expo
It was quite hectic at my booth last night (Luigi Bosca, Wines of Argentina), and I managed to sell out of every single bottle!!!!! Makes for a nice short weekend Totally agree with Cass regards the OCB, they really missed a trick with …
The Bar Towel – http://www.bartowel.com/board/

A Strong Finish – Santiago, Chile
We started with a bottle of waiter recommended 2005 Dona Paula Malbec from the Mendoza region of Argentina (Why are we being told to drink Argentine wine in Chile?) then a shared appetizer of shrimp(s)! ha ha! …
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/

Vino Latino @ The Wine House
Jan 29, 2009 (Thu): Join us this evening to enjoy an array of Spanish, Argentine, Chilean, and other Latin-Mediterranean wines. We will discover the great quality/price ratio that wines from Latin countries have to offer! …
Los Angeles Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Los-Angeles-Wine/

Malbec – Dawn Of Our Age (2008)
By mayomayomayo(mayomayomayo)
The origin of the name Malbec is derived from the Argentine grape popularly used to make wine. Within the band, the word represents Pablo’s patronage to his descendants and family from Argentina. A Large part of what inspires Pablo’s …

THE PASSION OF INDIE MUSIC – http://indiepassion.blogspot.com/

Buenos Aires actually COULD be the Paris here. – Buenos Aires …
By TravelPod.com TravelStream(tm)(TravelPod.com TravelStream(tm))
If you don´t know who Evita Perón is, she´s an important political figure in Argentine history, and her character was played by Madonna in the movie Evita, where Madonna sings ¨Don´t Cry for Me, Argentina¨ off the balcony. …

TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/syndication/atom/

Schneider’s Thanksgiving Wine Picks
By Cellar Forum – Schneider’s of Capitol Hill(Cellar Forum – Schneider’s of Capitol Hill)
Torrontes is a grape originally from Spain that, grown in Argentina, produces a wonderfully crisp, aromatic wine. This Torrontes is pale yellow in color with silver tinges. The nose has subtle floral notes with lively aromas of tropical …

The Cellar Forum – http://cellarforum.blogspot.com/

2007 Familia Zuccardi Torrontés Santa Julia Tardío
Tasted by mulligan452002. Fresh and crisp, yet sweet, but not overly sweet. I like this wine. Reasonably priced, $15, for a 3/4 bottle. Perfectly good this year, no need to wait till 2009 or 2010. High good (83.5). (83 pts. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

 

Wine News

Tojaki and top shelf…
TalkingDrinks – Kent,UK
Graffigna Malbec, £5.99 Sainsburys and from Adnams O Fournier Urban Uco Torrontes, Cafayate – best wine I’ve had since Argentina in October, £7.50. ...
http://www.talkingdrinks.com/blogs/industry-blog/7482-tojaki-and-top-shelf.html

During meal, use this wine guide
Atlanta Journal Constitution – GA, USA
While at the wine shop, head to the Argentine section for a malbec. Gascon and Tamari are names to check out, both under $15. Also try: White —- Huber, …

http://www.ajc.com/services/content/printedition/2008/11/24/wine.html
Wine 101: World-class wines from New World countries
Ventura County Star – Camarillo,CA,USA
Argentina has been making a name for itself over the past few years with its malbec. This varietal in the past was known as one of the five grapes used in a …
http://www.venturacountystar.com/news/2008/nov/23/world-class-wines-from-new-world-countries/
Bad Economy = Good wine for less money
Tampa Bay’s 10 – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
“Right now, Argentina is the best-selling because you can still get a really good wine for a lot less money,” said Erin Dollard.
http://www.tampabays10.com/news/columnist/story.aspx?storyid=94657&catid=79
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