AWToday 14/12/08

Wine Blogs

Belated Greetings…
By Horace Jeffery Hodges(Horace Jeffery Hodges)
In case anyone wants to join me, I’ll be lifting a glass of Argentine Malbec-Bonarda to Milton this coming Tuesday evening around 6:00 pm at my apartment in Seoul, South Korea. That’s Seoul Time, so if you’re joining me from a distance, …
Gypsy Scholar – http://gypsyscholarship.blogspot.com/

Zuccardi Serie A Bonarda 2006
By Campbell Mattinson
Having just reviewed a couple of Vintage Cellars-only imported red wines, here’sa Dan Murphy’s exclusive.This one is from Argentina. You need a subscription to The Wine Front to see this part of the post.
The Wine Front – http://www.winefront.com.au/

Argentina Wine Tasting @ The Spirited Gourmet in Belmont
Dec 12, 2008 (Fri): By popular demand, the Argentinian wines are back! Come on down for some hearty reds like Malbec and Bonarda! (Exclamation points are fun!!!!) Check out our e-newlsetter @ http://www.thespiritedgourmet.com[…]
Greater Boston Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Greater-Boston-Wine/

Argentina Wine Tasting
Dec 09, 2008 (Tue): Travel with the Wine Society to sunny (yes, it’s summer in Argentina!) South America to savor the stunning wines imported by Vine Connections. Chad will take you behind the scenes and regale you with stories about …
Other New Hampshire Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Other-New-Hampshire-Wine/

10 x Cases of Las Moras Argentinian Wine
At Home Magazine are giving you the chance to win 1 of 10 cases of Las Moras Argentinian Wine and recipe packs. All you have to do is answer the question and send in your details to enter the prize draw.
Your Loquax – Latest Competitions – http://your.loquax.co.uk/

2006 Bodega O. Fournier Malbec Urban Uco
Tasted by jeremy_ross. (88 pts.) – Tasted 11/15/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Beyond stuffed
By Belle Ecrivaine(Belle Ecrivaine)
At least the Trapiche pinot noir, the blueberry Wesleyan cheese, and Parmesan garlic Triscuits made the process a lot more satisfying. We made a lemon, a lime, and an orange chiffon filling for some of the tarts. We also had blueberry, …
La belle écrivaine – http://la-belle-ecrivaine.blogspot.com/
2006 Terrenal Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon
By jason
Given I have a Cab from Ruca Malen (btw, if you ever visit Mendoza be sure to have their wine pairing lunch. Fantastic!) I picked up on my trip to Argentina in ’06 I considered this a free preview. On sight, the wine is dark but the …
Jason’s Wine Blog – http://jasonswineblog.com/

Magical Mendoza
By evan
While there are several prominent wine regions in Argentina, the conversation starts and stops in Mendoza, the country’s largest and most important production area. And though one can make specific associations of multiple grapes and …
Full Circle Blog – http://www.winecouch.com/fullcircleblog/

Top Ten Places To Visit In Argentina
By admin
Patagonia is home to the route of the great southern whale as it returns every year to the coast of the Peninsula Valdez. You can also visit one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites, Alto Valle Rio Pinturas. You can also see the paintings …
Free Articles – http://www.126126.info/

Links of the Week | December 9!
By Alejandrina
Customers with Duffy Crane our COO. Mike and Kelly´s Aventuro Excelente (wanted to get a bit of training in wine). Wine Lovers Page (Argentine wines to the world). JKL World Wide.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Mendoza
By travelera
To the East of the Andes, lies the capital of the Argentine province of Mendoza. Wine, olive oil, and hiking characterize this large Argentine city. There is no lack of culture in Mendoza. If you’re not drinking wine you can go to one …
Southern Style – http://travelera.wordpress.com/

Malbecs in Mendoza – Mendoza, Argentina
The seats recline so you can have a comfortable, you are provided with a newspaper to read and are given a fairly tasty hot meal, and as much wine (not a good vintage though!!) as you want. So we relaxed in our luxurious seats, …
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/

Travel Dish: La Vineria de Gualterio Bolivar (Buenos Aires)
By Chef Ben(Chef Ben)
I started with a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc and then moved on to a Torrontes, one of the country’s most famous white wines (often overshadowed by the red Malbec). And to be honest, I stopped keeping track after a few glasses, …
Cooking With The Single Guy – http://singleguychef.blogspot.com/

I’m not drinking ANY Merlot!! – mendoza, Argentina
  The first, a Torrontes, is a very nice white wine that would mix great with an Okanagan summer.  The second, a Boranda, had a very strong but enjoyable flavour.  At the next stop, Finca Decero, we sampled another …
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/

Argentine Wines Discussed on NPR’s Fresh Air
By ashwin
Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, the couple behind the “Tastings” column in the Wall Street Journal discuss great value wines, in particularly the Malbec and Torrontés. Check out the program here.
AnuvaBlog – http://blog.anuvavinos.com/

2007 Crios de Susana Balbo Torrontés
Tasted by whits48. floral aromas with some papaya notes too, on the palate, crisp balance, of tangerines, Asian pear, apple, with notes of peach that open up with increase in wine temperature, some mineral on the finish, overall a good …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Tittarelli Malbec
By jesse
While I’m not ready to give up on Malbec — and I might even grant Tittarelli another chance at some point in the future – I don’t think I’ll be trying this 2005 bottling again. Bottom line? Pass the 2005 Malbec up. …
Anti Wine Snob – http://antiwinesnob.com/

Zuccardi Serie A Malbec 2007
By Campbell Mattinson
I tasted this out of Eisch breathable glassware. I haven’t yet attempted to verify or otherwise the ‘breathable’ claims of this glass, but it’sa lovely glass to drink from regardless. You need a subscription to The Wine Front to see …
The Wine Front – http://www.winefront.com.au/

Notro Malbec 2007 added by klrowles.
By Klrowles
Notro Malbec 2007 added by klrowles.
Recent Activity Report at WineLog.net – http://www.winelog.net/

Wine News

U brew and bottle it, you save about half the cost
Financial Post – Toronto,Ontario,Canada
“With something like an Argentinian Malbec, you can get a bag of Malbec skins to add during the fermentation for more colour and tannin,” Murray said. …
Sniffing out a bargain wine doesn’t have to make your head hurt
Kansas City Star – MO,USA
At Cellar Rat, a Crossroads wine shop, managing partner Ryan Sciara likes Italy, Portugal and Argentina as other sources of value wines. …
» Wine gifts
Chicago Daily Herald – Chicago,IL,USA
For delicious red wine at value prices, look for Argentina’s Malbec grape. Originally, Malbec was a component in Bordeaux’s blend with Cabernet Sauvignon …
A Tuscan feel in a wine shop in Mount Kisco
Lower Hudson Journal news – West Harrison,NY,USA
Well, don’t expect the softer euro to show up as softer wine prices, at least not until current inventories sell out. However, Argentina’s wines are hotter …
Putin talks cooperation with Argentinean president
RIA Novosti – Moscow,Russia
… at an economic conference with Russian entrepreneurs. Argentina is one of Latin America’s top exporters of meat, fruit, dairy products and wine to Russia.
Wine advice: The 12 wines of Christmas make a great gift
IdahoStatesman.com – ID,USA
Traditionally, if you saw an Argentine Malbec, it was from the Mendoza region. Dudunake surprised me with a recommendation from the Patagonia region: 2006 …
Booze review: Malbec, Chardonnay, Imperial Stout
Vail Daily News – Vail,CO,USA
They must exist, but I’ve yet to come across an Argentine Malbec that I don’t like. This 2007 Pascual Toso comes from the country’s Mendoza region at the …
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