AWToday 12/12/08

Wine Blogs

Off the beaten path in Argentina
By Dan Crandall(Noah Davis)
While everybody loves Argentinean food and many of our clients enjoy the wines of Argentina (and the tour features both), the tour is much more than that – all in 7 days, making it a perfect trip to combine with a grander tour of 10 or …
Argentina and Chile Tours Blog – http://www.argentinaandchiletoursblog.com/

2004 Trapiche Malbec Broquel
Tasted by NW_HURLEY. (89 pts.) – Tasted 12/12/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Argentina Photo of the Week-Vines of Mendoza Private Vineyard Estates
By rtcaro
There is the Vines of Mendoza Tasting Room, where visitors can sample Malbecs, blends, and varietals from Argentina’s finest boutique wineries. And there’s the Acequia Wine Club, with which members have bottles of exclusive wines …
From Argentina With Love – http://fromargentinawithlove.typepad.com/from_argentina_with_love/

Reuters Real Estate, RCA and Christmas in New York and London
By Steve Felix(Steve Felix)
1 Bell Inn Yard, London EC3V 0BL; T 020 7626 5180; Authentic food and wine from Argentina in a very fun environment-great music and service (and a lot of smiles even amongst the line cooks). The beef is out of this world. …
steve felix – http://stevefelix.blogspot.com/

The Vines Wine Bar & Vinoteca at Park Hyatt
By Alejandrina
Located around the corner from the Park Hyatt Mendoza, it offers wine lovers the chance to discover over 90 of the very best boutique Argentine wines by-the-glass and guided wine flight and also features weekly wine events. …
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Bid for Red Wine
By Andy
3 BTLS 2006 Clos de los Siete Mendoza Red Wine RP 92 US $76.45, SUGAR FREE INSTANT VANILLA RED TEA LATTE SMOOTHIE MIX US $14.99. INSTANT ROOIBOS RED TEA EXTRACT 4 OZS MAKES 192 CUPS US $19.99, PURE PREMIUM SPANISH SAFFRON DEEP RED 4 GR …
Types of Wine – http://www.typeofwine.info/

Cavatappo
By Jessica Levine(Jessica Levine)
I usually go to wine bars for a more relaxed setting where I don’t have to scream every other word, and Cavatappo has somehow accomplished that. We started off with a half carafe of ‘07 Malbec-Alamos from Mendoza, Argentina which was …
Hartley Confections – http://hartleyconfections.blogspot.com/

New Treats for the Organic Wine Lover
By Randy Caparoso:(Randy Caparoso:)
2008 Pircas Negras, Torrontés (Argentina; organic grapes, vegan) – Luscious white made from a grape originally indigenous to Galicia in Spain; floral, tropical fragrances suggesting papaya and avocado; off-dry (ie whisper of sweetness) …
Culinary Wine & Food Adventures – http://randycaparoso.blogspot.com/

2007 Fabre Montmayou Torrontés Phebus
Tasted by chefmatt. This wine was excellent. I was pleasantly surprised. Very good acid/sugar balance. Very good finish, medium body. Kind of green apple type flavors with enough sugar to not make your mouth pucker. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Santa Julia Torrontés Tardío
By blogo
Tasted by mulligan452002. Medium sweetness. Cost $12. Reasonable value. But not great. Good (80.5). (81 pts.) – Tasted 12/11/2008. [FIND IT!] Artikel lesen.
City Frische Markt – http://cityfrischemarkt.de/

Valentin Malbec (2008)
By Tom & Melody
This Malbec is very good. This wine came to us in our Wine Insiders wine club package. This wine is velvety on the palate with firm tannins. It’s lovely; I would get this again in a minute. We actually opened this last night so this is …
Tom and Melody’s wine blog – http://tomandmelodywine.com/

2006 Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Malbec Reserva
Tasted by bjnksmith. We had this at the office Christmas party and it was a big hit. Nicely structured, with lots of ripe cherries, a little cassis, and finally some grilled herbs and spices on the finish. Would highly recommend. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Bodega Colome Malbec Estate
Way more funk on this nose than any other Malbec I’ve tried. On the palate, this is medium to full-bodied, with a blast of smokiness, more smoke, then some smoke to finish it off. Some red berry tries to peek through, but this is one …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Pre Holiday Buzz
By Crush59(Crush59)
The Argentine Fabre Montmayou, Reserva, Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 has a thin vegetal nose. It is old world style, medium bodied with a vegetal flavour profile – mainly green peppers. This could pass for a Bordeaux. …
The Crush – http://crushedgrapes.blogspot.com/

2006 Altos Las Hormigas Bonarda Colonia las Liebres
Tasted by LionGaucho. Not bad for $9; I’d be really happy if I got this for $5 like some of the others here. Nose was very floral with some honey. Honey on the palate, but not sweet, just the flavor. There is an odd interesting flavor …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

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By lilittcom(lilittcom)
2006 La Posta Bonarda Estela Armando Vineyard (Argentina, Mendoza … . The wine manages to be heavy but very light on its feet (13.5% alcohol). It’sa teethstainer, but one with finesse. …
lilittcom – http://lilittcom.livejournal.com/

 

 

Wine News

Hannaford Stores to Launch BLACK ELK ‘Wines of the World’ Program …
MarketWatch – USA
The Black Elk line also offers an Argentine Malbec and a Spanish Tempranillo. KDM will soon be adding other varietals from other countries to the Black Elk …

Hannaford Stores to Launch BLACK ELK ‘Wines of the World’
PRLog.Org (press release) – Bucuresti,Romania
… wine selections to be featured at Hannaford stores beginning in January are two selections from Argentina (Shiraz and Chardonnay, each from the Mendoza …
Wine, Etc.: Our suggestions for giving the gift of wine
Annapolis Capital – Annapolis,MD,USA
If red is your choice, consider a tannat wine from France, malbec from Argentina, brunello di montalchino from Italy or a charbono from California. …
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