AWToday 01/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

The 2008 “in wine country” wine review roundup and highlights …
88 2006 Kaiken Malbec (Argentina) – A Toasty Wine from the Andes Available at Your Local Costco, Wine Review. Did you enjoy this article? Subscribe free and have more like these automatically delivered to you. It’s easy, you can choose …
StarkSilverCreek – All Things… – http://www.starksilvercreek.com/

2006 Bodega Tittarelli Torrontés Reserva (Argentina, Mendoza …
Tasted by yathink2 on 5/15/2008 & rated 89 points: I like this wine a lot. Nice lemony tropical flavor, a bit buttery and nice finish. I prefer this wine alone, it got hot with food (382 views) …. Wines of Mendoza …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Wines: Highly rated … and under $10 « The Homa Files
Alamos (Catena) Torrontés (Salta) 2007 ($10); Pannotia Vineyards Torrontés (Salta) 2006 ($7.99). Argentina. Full article (with tasting notes): http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123033096164636121.html?mod=djemtastings
The Homa Files – http://kenhoma.wordpress.com/

2006 Zolo Torrontés (Argentina, Mendoza) – CellarTracker!
Tasted by dnarayanan on 9/18/2007 & rated 78 points: not that good – not the citrusy crispness that embodies what i love about torrontes. definilty would not buy again. especially for the 10 bucks that it cost. (383 views) …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Wine I like – Dona Paula Malbec on Flickr – Photo Sharing!
Lovely bottle drank them dry at Buenos Aries Cafe – Blackheath.
Uploads from uminski – http://www.flickr.com/photos/uminski/

Under The Grape Tree: THE K2 TOP 40 WINES OF 2008
By k2
Luca Malbec 2007. One unbelievably amazing Malbec. 13. Seghesio Zinfandel Sonoma County 2007. The opine begins – WS already gave these guys more props than they should have – now we may witness the end of this wine being under $25. …
Under The Grape Tree – http://underthegrapetree.blogspot.com/

Dirty South Wine: We Have Winners! Riding Dirty Atlanta Wine …
2006 Bodega Colomé Malbec- Velvety, with soft tannins, pronounced fruit, and great balance. This was a killer pick with Aria’s incredible short ribs. This wine helped change my mind about Malbec. Favorite Wine Pick (Rowdy): Canoe …
Dirty South Wine – http://www.dirtysouthwine.com/my_weblog/

Adventures of Wine Food Pairing!: Wine Food Pairing – Rib Eye on …
I paired this terrific meal with a James Marcus Malbec from Argentina … dark purple in color, it smelled of raspberry and cherry. The Malbec tastes of plums and dry cherries and finishes with a pleasant spicy fruit taste. …
Adventures of Wine Food Pairing! – http://winefoodpairing.blogspot.com/

Wine Web Alert

Pricewatch ® – Wine Ricardo Santos
Red Wine by Ricardo Santos from Argentina South America. This exceptional wine is from the single vineyard La Madras on the slopes of the Andes Mountains in …

Seriously Wine – Two Torrontes – Tetra and Glass
On the left, the Tetra-Pak protected Yellow + Blue, on the right, something in a (deep breath), glass bottle (ooh!) Today I look back on a week of tasting …

FreshDirect – Durigutti Bonarda
Online grocer providing high quality fresh foods and popular grocery and household items at incredible prices delivered to the New York area.

Wine News Alert

A look ahead at drinking good wine in 2009
San Marcos Daily Record – San Marcos,TX,USA
We rediscovered albarino from Spain and paid respect to malbecs from Argentina. We found less to like in pinot grigio and those too jammy zinfandels and …

Wine Column
Southwest Booster – Swift Current,Saskatchewan,Canada
My choices were Saurus Brut, an Argentinian wine, Saint Odile, a Cremant d’Alsace, and Yellow Tail Bubbles. Let’s start with the Yellow Tail Bubbles. …

Malbec a treat at re-done Vin Santo wine bar
Examiner.com – USA
My name is Bill and I am a Malbec … well, far from an addict, but I sure like the bold Argentinian red wine. I dropped in at Vin Santo, the Latham Farms …

A ‘peasant’ wine with a high-class value
Baltimore Examiner – Baltimore,MD,USA
“It’s wine made by peasants for their own consumption.” Argentina grows the most Malbec, with the stars coming from the Mendoza region. …

Grape Debate: Everyday Values, Our “House” Wines
Shepherdstown Observer – Shepherdstown,WV,USA
Get it while you can; this wine will be soon gone. $26. Alamos Malbec, Mendoza Argentina. Oh sooo smooth, bursting with plum and blackberry, and balanced by …

A wine fan’s New Year’s resolutions
MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA
Last year’s winner was the 2007 Bodega Norton Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina: chocolate-cherry aromas and flavors; soft, ripe and mellow; $9. …

Laurie Daniel on stretching your wine-buying dollar
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
Look for cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc from Chile, malbec from Argentina. — Enlist the help of a good wine merchant. If you know what you want, …
Nine observations about Buenos Aires and one recommendation
Baltimore Sun – United States
When in Buenos Aires, you end up drinking a lot of malbec. * It’s nice to be in a country where a 10 percent tip is generous. …

 

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