AWToday 11/12/08

Wine Blogs

Christmas Is Upon Us
By sussexinthecellar
Some top wine tips for great Christmas drinking is Argentina. In particular Malbec’s from Mendoza. Superb wines of power, elegance and complexity. Fast growing in quality and arguably these reds will be amongst the best red wines …
Sussex in the Cellar –

2006 Bodega Familia Schroeder Pinot Noir Patagonia
Tasted by peterseville. Very strange – would not have thought this was a pinot noir. Began to show some more familar characteristics after a few hours. Try again in 3 months, perhaps. – Tasted 12/13/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) –

2007 Asda Argentinian Torrontes (Asda 4.12)
By Edward MacDermott
Asda; £4.12; White; Torrontés; Reviewed by Joanna Simon (The Sunday Times); lemon,spicy,medium-bodied.
Supermarket Wine –

New Beverage House – Great Values in wines from Argentina
Jan 16, 2009 (Fri): January is GREAT VALUE WINE Month… tonight we will be tasting five great values from Argentina. This is one of our most popular annual events. Join us as we do a wine tasting tour of Argentina and recieve a 20% …
Tucson Wine Tasting and Dinners… –

Being local.
By worldtrading
In Argentina, the partnership is with the Bodega Sottano, the province of Mendoza, in Chile, with the winery Antipode, the region of the Maipo valley of the river, and in Portugal with the group Enoport. Foreign trade is not just export …
Worldtrading’s Blog –

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By 619(619)
2005 Bodegas Bressia “Monteagrelo” Malbec Mendoza, Argentina $30 91 points from Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate: “The 2005 Malbec Monteagrelo was sourced from five parcels, aged in French oak, and bottled unfined and unfiltered. …
61WINE –

The December Newsletter
By Keith Wallace
Malbec might get all the glory in Argentina, but a good torrontes, like this melon-y, springtime-in-a-bottle white, stands out by virtue of its easy, almost dangerous drinkability. But don’t fret: if you kill a bottle on your own before …
Wine Reviews from the Wine School –

2008 Trivento Chardonnay-Torrontés
Tasted by BitDrErik. (75 pts.) – Tasted 12/13/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) –

2006 La Posta Bonarda Estela Armando Vineyard
Tasted by cst778. Was drinking nicely just out of the bottle. Dark red, purplish color with an appealing nose of dark fruit and sandalwood. The wine manages to be heavy but very light on its feet (13.5% alcohol). …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) –

***+ $$ Festivo Malbec, 2004, Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina …
By jorray(jorray)
Review: Festivo, 2004, from the Valle de Uco, Mendoza, Argentina, is a single-varietal malbec, aged for six months in new oak. Malbec is Argentina’s signature wine, and Festivo is a well-regarded malbec in the value price range. …
Spirit of Wine –

The Malbec
By james strauss(james strauss)
Another Argentinian Malbec (that is a red wine like Cabernet Savignon, but more mellow) has been served up, after I took a proper chastising on the internet. Yes, Val de Flores is much more expensive, and yes it got rave numbers in the …
On The Beach –

Conquista Malbec
By Pat
It’s like $5 at Woodman’s. For $5, it’s phenomenal. The Don David Malbec for about $13 is good too, very smooth, but $5 is a steal.
Pat Jordan –

meat and malbec in Seattle: the Buenos Aires Grill
By David Baer
This Argentine varietal puts the lie to any ‘red plonk’ reputation that might still linger unfairly over Argentine labels. The Grill has lots of Malbecs on its wine list. We enjoyed a mid-priced bottle that more than satisfied. …
Canter Bridge –
New World White Wine
By admin
Argentina’s wine history has its roots in Spain, when Juan Cedrón brought the first vine cuttings in 1557, and the cultivation of the grape and wine production gradually spread throughout the country. Argentine winemakers have …
White Wine –


Wine News

medium to well done
Irish Independent – Dublin,Ireland
The wine list was interesting, mainly Argentinean, and we enjoyed a bottle of Vina Amalia Malbec 2006 (€27). The food at the Buenos Aires Grill is very …

Broccoli Soup, Vicks Vapor Rub and Malbec
San Diego Reader – San Diego,CA,USA
As the vapors of my salvation began filling the infirmary, I spied an unopened bottle of malbec that most surely would have “anti-mucus” mentioned on the …

Four Of The Best From Supermarket Shelves
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK
Unlike the Malbec grape, Pinot Noir is still a work in progress in Argentina but the softness, smoothness and well balanced acidity of this rendition …

Slurping with Santa
The Press, York – York,North Yorkshire,UK
Ones made from syrah/shiraz or, alternatively, the Argentinian signature grape Malbec. Since I had a whole piece dedicated to the wonderful syrah grape last …
8th Annual Year in Ideas
New York Times – United States
… too, bringing in wine consultants from Australia, France and other regions. “None of us were drinking wines from Chile or Argentina 50 years ago,” notes …

Jazz up your Christmas with a delightful mix of red wine. (press release) – Natick,MA,USA
There is also a wonderful wine from Argentina. Made from a sumptuous blend of Petit Verdot and Shiraz, The Waxed Bat has already won a coveted Best in Class …

Wine and women: In Chile, female winemakers break barriers – Miami,FL,USA
In Argentina, another wine producing powerhouse, 5 percent of the winemakers are women. ”They are in important places. and they are making it on the basis …

1 comment so far

  1. worldtrading on

    Tks Daniel Roca to ping or post on wines. Next step is to comment on Douro wines, special production from very small producers that we are trying to sell.
    Mari Beltrami

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