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Iron Chef on “Trapiche Viña Victorio Coletto Malbec 2004”
By Norman
Trapiche Viña Victorio Coletto Malbec 2004 · New Year’s Wine! ► 2008 (119). ► December (17) …

What To Drink In Argentina? Enjoy Wine And Mate As You Study …
Today it is the fourth major wine manufacture in the globe, especially attractive to those who want to study Spanish and discover a new culture. Mendoza is the region where most of the Argentinean vineyards are found. …
Latest articles from Isnare.com – http://www.isnare.com/

The 2008 Top Ten Wines under $20
Learn About Wine. … Altocedro, Malbec, Mendoza 2007 $18.99. 7. Loosen Brothers “Dr. L” Mosel, Germany 2007 $8.99. 8. Terrazas de los Andes, Malbec, Mendoza 2006 $18.99. 9. ALTOS Del Duraton, Castilla y Leon, Spain 2005 $9.99 …
Blog – http://learnaboutwine.com/blog/

Wine of the Week – Food & Drink – Wine of the Week – Gambit Weekly …
Mendoza, Argentina / $16-$20 Retail. Grapes for this engaging, high-quality wine were sourced from cool-climate vineyards 3000 feet above sea level and planted nearly a century ago. A great value, it was made from 100 percent Malbec and …
Gambit Weekly Site Feed – http://www.bestofneworleans.com/

Startmakingchocolate.com Niche News » The Chronicle Wine …
The Chronicle Wine Selections Argentine Malbec San Francisco Chronicle, USA -16 hours ago. Sexy, complex nose of tarry blackberry, rich espresso, chocolate and violet with background hints of loam and smoke. Accessible flavors of anise, …
Startmakingchocolate.com Niche News – http://startmakingchocolate.com/making-chocolate/

2006 Clos de los Siete (Michel Rolland) Clos de Los Siete …
Argentina has been making wine since the 1500s, tracing its wine heritage 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 (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Reflections from Grapeland « Reflections from Grapeland
It’s not that 40+-year-olds can’t be part of the tech generation, it’s that the world of Argentine wine and Japanese sake importing always seems so distant from the front lines of the revolution. I’m calling these periodic posts …
Reflections from Grapeland – http://vineconnections.wordpress.com/

2007 Bodega NQN Viñedos de la Patagonia Picada 15 (Argentina …
Tasted by hankj on 6/14/2008 & rated 83 points: I’m not qualified to rate this wine, as it seems too new to tell what’s up with it. there is bell pepper in the nose, which I generally don’t like. It was slightly effervescent when I …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2005 Altos Las Hormigas Malbec (Argentina, Mendoza) – CellarTracker!
Tasted by SadofskyDS on 7/23/2007: S. thought this was off, but it was just heavy malbec without lightness of character. not musty, but the structure overtook the flavour. I would not buy this again. some lees present in the last glass. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Zolo 2006 Malbec – Red Wine | Great Wines – Wine Supplies
Red Wine by Zolo from Argentina, South America. Argentina’s flagship varietal. Deep purple color, with intense aromas and tastes of black fruits, plums, and.
Great Wines – Wine Supplies – http://www.newgreatwine.com/

The Chronicle Wine Selections Argentine Malbec | Vines of Mendoza Blog
By Lynne Char Bennett Friday, January 2, 2009 Malbec, one of the six red Bordeaux grape varieties, has come into its own in Argentina. It is usually used.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Culinary Wine & Food Adventures: Organic wine match of the day …
By Randy Caparoso:
At least that’s what goes on in my mind when I pop a bottle of Argentina’s 2008 Pircas Negras Torrontés (about $10); a luscious white wine made from a grape originally indigenous to Galicia in Spain, but which has evolved as Argentina’s …
Culinary Wine & Food Adventures – http://culinarywineandfood.blogspot.com/

Our Vino of the Day
By Caren and Jordan
2006 Alta Vista Premium Torrontes This wine made … 2005 Tablas Creek Esprit de Beaucastel Blanc This… 2005 Fielding Hills Merlot This Merlot is from a … ► November (12). 2005 Radio-Coteau Sonoma Coast La Neblina This Pi. …
Our Vino of the Day – http://ourvino.blogspot.com/

2006 St. Lucas Torrontés Estate Bottled (Argentina, Mendoza …
2006 St. Lucas Torrontés Estate Bottled (Argentina, Mendoza). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$. Vintage, Type, Producer, Variety, Designation, Vineyard, Country … Torrontes: the White Wine of Argentina · Wines of Argentina …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

BenMarco Malbec 2006
“The 2006 Malbec (with 10% Bonarda) received 11 months in 50% new French oak and 50% 1 year American oak. Purple-colored, it offers an attractive toasty, smoky nose with notes of earth and black cherry. Medium-bodied and elegant, …
wine.com presents: products Red… – http://www.wine.com/v6/rss/rss.aspx?N=13+124&Ntk=All&Ntt=red&D=red

Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full: Col. No. 6 – Lots of Options for …
By hwh
Rose of Malbec from top Female Producer · Grape Sense, #3 – Merlot’s Big Comeback · The Perplexing Bonarda Grape · Fabulous Pinot Noir from Robert Stemmler Wineries · If You Go to Cleveland – Visit Lola’s · Col. No. …
Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full – http://redforme.blogspot.com/

Vintwined: #4, 3, 2, 1…
By Erin McGrath
At less than $10, Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda 2006 from Argentina is a marvelous value. And finally… …one of the loveliest bottles of Champagne I’ve ever had the pleasure to enjoy. I am in no way a Champagne guru, though I am slowly …
Vintwined – http://vintwined.blogspot.com/

Tour to the end of the world: I like Argentinian wine
By Rosemary
… they charge for tasting and a tour in most places, but I have found it interesting to learn about wine making, as the Australian wineries I have been to don’t do tours. We went touring in 2 places, Cafayate and Mendoza. …
Tour to the end of the world – http://tourtotheendoftheworld.blogspot.com/

Wine Web Alert

Wines of Argentina | Contact
Wines of Argentina UK Somerset House Somerset Road Teddington Middlesex TW 11 8RL. Phone: +44 (0) 20 8973 4022/4023. Fax: +44 (0) 20 8973 4181 …

Cork’d | Wine Reviews for Trapiche Origen
Ratings and Cellaring for Trapiche Origen, Trapiche, Salta Province, Argentina, Torrontes. The simple way to review and share wine.

Argentine Wine Exporters Toast Peso Devaluation – The Financial …
Most of Argentina’s wine shipments go to the United States, Germany, Holland, Brazil, Denmark, Japan, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. …

The Chronicle Wine Selections Argentine Malbec
Argentine Malbec, with its rich, dark fruit and relatively soft tannins, is sharing the stage with New World Merlot as an accessible, easy-to-taste wine, …

Cork’d | Wine Reviews for 2007 Crios Malbec
Ratings and Cellaring for 2007 Crios Malbec, Crios De Susana Balbo, Mendoza Province, Argentina, Malbec. The simple way to review and share wine.

Wine Library TV Forums :: View topic – Chicago: February 24, 2009 …
What: A February 2009 Chicago tasting focused on the Malbec varietal – the … Format: A general tasting of the Malbec grape (Argentinian bottlings only) …

 

Wine News Alert

1770 House: A Delightful Journey For Your Palate
Hamptons.com – Southampton,NY,USA
The wine pairing, a Vistalba ‘Corte C’ 2004 Malbec from Argentina was just okay and the bottle may have been open a bit too long. To cleanse our palates, …

Singe city
New Zealand Herald – New Zealand
Flying into Mendoza on a hot day is like arriving in the middle of a dust storm …
Wine of the Week: 2007 Silvertop Torrontes
Tampabay.com – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
… Torrontes (about $7 at wine shops and big box stores) hails from the high, semiarid, earthquake-shivered vineyards of Argentina’s Mendoza wine region. …
Singe city
NZ Herald Hamilton Metro – Hamilton,New Zealand
Malbec’s smoky aromas, meaty flavours and staunch tannic backbone just so happen to taste really good with Argentina’s most popular food: asado – grilled …
Books about wine
Houston Chronicle – United States
Info: The four-course dinner will showcase the famed Argentine parrillada mixed grill paired with the 2005 Don Humberto Canale Malbec from Patagonia. …
“Swing” Serves up a Tasty, Fun Show
Berthoud Recorder – CO, USA
We accompanied our meal with a few glasses of my favorite type of wine, Malbec (Broquel from Mendoza, Argentina), which was spicy and smooth and went fairly …
Organic wine match of the day: Pircas Negras Torrontes
Examiner.com – USA
by Randy Caparoso, Denver Wine Examiner At least that’s what goes on in my mind when I pop a bottle of Argentina’s 2008 Pircas Negras Torrontés (about $10); …
De l’Argentine à New York, ou Paul Auster et le Torrontes
Actualitté.com – France
… Auster et lui confier son manuscrit, Cousin envisage le vin paradoxal que livre le cépage Torrontes, à mi-chemin entre un blanc sec et doux à la fois. …

 

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