AWToday 21/12/08

Wine Blogs

WineMatching With A Winter Salad – from Spittoon.biz
The rosé (Fish Hoek Pinotage Rosé, 2008 from South Africa) and the Torrontes (Catena Alamos Torrontes, 2008 from Argentina) were duly opened. The other bottle options, a Sauvignon Blanc and a Pinotage, both from South Africa, …
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2006 Bodegas Caro (Barons de Rothschild / Catena) Amancaya Malbec …
Tasted by JuanDomingo on 6/4/2008 & rated 92 points: In Argentinathis winecalls “Petit CARO” like the young brother of the well knowed CARO. Is a red ruby kind with violet notes. Get a lot of intensity wit wet notes, tobacco and red …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

2006 Michel Torino Malbec Don David Reserve (Argentina, Salta …
2006 Michel Torino Malbec Don David Reserve (Argentina, Salta, Cafayate). $$ FIND STORES WITH THIS WINE$$. Vintage, 2006, Label 1 of 3 …Appellation, Cafayate. UPC Code, 089744424723. Community Tasting History …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

On the Fence « Ashley’s Blog
People would walk away with an education about the wines of Argentina. Learn a bit about culture and maybe buy the wines they liked and we could preserve our integrity. Another great idea; link in a restaurant, after the wine tasting …
Ashley’s Blog – http://aedlund.wordpress.com/
French Green Lentil Soup: Leftover Turkey Recipes
Food and Wine’swebsite recommends pairing French Green Lentil soup with a robust, earthy red such as the 2001 Terrazas or the 2001 Valentín Bianchi. If unavailable, select another ArgentinaMalbec. Glenora WineCellars suggests pairing …
Carla Marie Boulianne’s Latest Articles – http://www.suite101.com/profile.cfm/cboulianne

www.RoMuzica.com: Analia Selis – Feliz Navidad 2008
By Admin
Publicul a avut ocazia ca inainte de inceperea spectacolului sa se incalzeasca in cadrul unei degustari de vinuri argentiniene (Trapiche) si ciocolata belgiana (Pralin). Printre invitatii prezenti la spectacol s-au numarat: Virgil Iantu …
www.RoMuzica.com – http://downloadmuzicamp3gratis.blogspot.com/

River Bottom Nightmare Band » memory lain…
christmas dinner 2004 (with recipes) · tonight’s wine: trapichemalbec · kennedy coffee · spicy mexican eggplant · NYE Fayetteville · cultural assets survey · satire, but funny anyway · ODB followup · callipygian · the werewolf solution …
memory lain… – http://zenandjuice.com/word/

2006 Jacques et François Lurton Malbec Reserva (Argentina, Mendoza…
Happily, the vines thrive in the arid climate of the Mendozaregion in the foothills of the Andes. Made in the context of this South American nation’s Spanish and Italian heritage, it produces a delicious winethat has almost nothing in …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

2007 Viña Cobos Cabernet Sauvignon El Felino (Argentina, Mendoza…
Argentina has been making winesince the 1500s, tracing its wineheritage back to Spain, France and, perhaps surprisingly, Italy. Italian immigration is second only to Spanish in Argentine culture, and the flavors of Italy show up …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

WineTasting in Mendoza’s Maipu Valley | This and More
First stop was to pay homage to the patron saint of wine-making, La Virgin de la Carrodilla in a beautiful and quaint old church. From what I gather it was one of the first built in Mendoza. …
This and More – http://thisandmore.net/

Little Things that make Life, LIFE: Discovering .. Torrontes
By Sheer Gluttony
A quick run to the liqour store yielded a very pleasant surprise, Argentina white wine, Torrontes. It is full bodied, very fruity tasting for a white wine. I know that this is the beginning of a new romance .. ahh . …
Little Things that make Life, LIFE – http://sheergluttony.blogspot.com/

Coffee Like Wine: Terroir Coffee’s La Esperanza, Huila, Colombia
By rsdrinks@gmail.com
Rosenblum Cellars · 2006 Altano Douro Reserva · Rwanda Cup of Excellence · 2007 Spice Route Viognier · 2007 Shooting Star Blue Franc Lemberger · 2007 Santa Julia Organica Torrontes· Back! …
Coffee Like Wine – http://coffeelikewine.blogspot.com/

Supermarket Wine: 2006 Catena Malbec
20 December 2008; Price: £8.79 (reduced from 10.99) until 6 January; Country: Argentina; Grape: Malbec· on offer; Reviewed by Jane MacQuitty in The Times (read the review); Tasting notes: elegant, herby, cranberry · Buy this wine …
Supermarket Wine – http://www.supermarketwine.com/

Vinum Novum: Wine Spectator’s top 100 list: Tuscany has 7 …
By vinumdavid
66 – 92 – $30 – Altocedro MalbecLa Consulta Reserva 2006 67 – 93 – $45 – Outpost Zinfandel Howell Mountain 2005 68 – 93 – $58 – Domaine Serene Pinot Noir Willamette Valley Evenstad Reserve 2005 69 – 94 – $85 – Hewitt Cabernet Sauvignon …
Vinum Novum – http://davidvinum.blogspot.com/

neo-neocon » Blog Archive » A beverage breakthrough for neo-neocon
Malbec has found renewed acclaim and initial glory in the sun-drenched climate of Argentina. This is Argentina’s signature grape and it is quickly making a new name for itself with red wine lovers….Malbecis typically a medium to …
neo-neocon – http://neoneocon.com/

Bargain bottles for Christmas
Times Online – UK
Christmas Day hosts still pondering their menu should snap up the brilliant Catena white and red Argentinepair at Waitrose. Conveniently down to £8.79, …
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Russia-McDonalds Russia choose Argentinebeef.
Farming UK – Brighouse,England,UK
Trade between Argentina and Russia, will be US$1.5 billion of Argentineexports for 2009, in beef , wineand leather. This is the first state visit, …
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Wineand Oxygen « Windy City WineGuy
Others, like ArgentineMalbec, may only need to be decanted and left out for 30 minutes or more. Here are a few tips on how to handle different wines. No breathing for sparklings. Most have already gone through enough aging before …
Windy City Wine Guy – http://windycitywineguy.com/

Bed and Breakfast Olleros ó departamento amueblado. Buenos Aires …
By violette
What about visiting Buenos Aires and have a wonderful evening enjoying an amazing Tango Show with a delicious meal, accompanied by excellent Argentinewines. Stay at B&B Olleros3000 3 nights (Dec 24-25-26) with your partner in the Suite …
Bed and Breakfast Olleros ó… – http://olleros3000.blogspot.com/

Jon Henderson: Red, white? I’m blue | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
Argentina is the largest producer of wines in South America — its vineyards benefiting from high altitude and low humidity, which means its grapes tend not to be as harshly affected by pests and disease as in other wine-producing …
Comment is free | guardian.co.uk – http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree

Wine Sur
VinoSub30 contest. Young people chose the best Argentinian wines …Two weeks ago, the medals of the 5th edition of the VinoSub30Contest were granted at …
Salta – CafayateRuta 40 | CafayateTravel Blog | CafayateTrips …
By RealTravel members
At about 3.30pm we pulled into Cafayte, a small tranquil town in the middle of the winecountry. There were about 20-30 different vinyards close by of whgich we sampled one, `El Transito´. We had a short visit around the `bodega` and …
Recent Travel Blogs on RealTravel – http://realtravel.com/
View Argentinean Wineat Auction | Beer WineLiquor
Argentinean wine is a fantastic wineand a favorite of many. As you know, the regular price of Argentinean winevaries considerably depending on certain things.
Beer Wine Liquor – http://www.beerwineliquor.info/

WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE: ALPAMANTA RESERVA 2007- READY
By FINCA MENDOZA
Our top premium 2007 wine, the Malbec Reserva 2007 is at its peak and will be bottled end of january 2009. Our winemaker Alvaro Espinoza has put together the winetasting notes for this wine, which won the Gold Medal at last month’s …
WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE – http://von-wigstein.blogspot.com/

Wölffer expanding south, and … « Cellarette
He’s been poking around in Mendozaand other parts of the country for six years now, and has finally made a few moves. “I love the wineculture in Argentina. One, they make great wine, and two, it’s priced competitively. …
Cellarette – http://cellarette.wordpress.com/

joanna simon on wine and food: Joanna Simon in The Sunday Times …
By joanna simon
2007 Asda Argentinian Torrontes, £4.12. Medium-bodied, flowery white with an outsize grapy, rose-petal perfume, a spicy, fruity palate and a sweet-lemon finish (Asda). 2007 La Dolomie Pinot Grigio, £3.99 …
joanna simon on wine and food – http://joannasimon-wineandfood.blogspot.com/
Almost 30% Off this Great Value Red « JJBuckley Fine Wines’ Weblog
As if a delicious wine with an attractive price tag wasn’t enough, the versatility of this Malbecis another great reason to buy. This baby will pair well with hard cheeses, grilled meats, grilled vegetables, roasts, fowl, game meats, …
JJBuckley Fine Wines’ Weblog – http://jjbuckley.wordpress.com/
fancy pants: wine tasting partay at the murphy’s
By Fanny
The wines sampled were limited production, carefully selected Argentinian wines and included Anecon Torrentès 206 (white and delicious), Cavagnara Malbec Reserve 2004, Familia Mayol Bonarda2005, Zaino Malbec Reserve 2004, …
fancy pants – http://fancypantstyle.blogspot.com/

Wine News

Western world builds taste for Argentine wines
Centre Daily Times – Centre,PA,USA
…but the winewas so good that it captured a large international following anyway. Do try an Argentine Malbec from Mendoza or San Juan. …

Daily-ist: Saturday
Houstonist – TX, USA
…Galleria-area location) and take in a free concert by wonderful area musicians John Hatfield and Kenneth Scott while you enjoy a glass or two of Malbec. …
Italy’s Campari buys in Ukraine, Argentina
Reuters – USA
Campari also said it had finalised the acquisition of 70 percent of Argentinian company Sabia SA, late last month. It said the price was $4.2 …
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