AWToday 09/01/09

Wine Blogs Alert

The Quaffer: Wine Review: Humberto Canale Malbec Gran Reserva 2006
By The Joggler
Most Malbec-based wines are full-bodied, dominated by dark fruit, oak and spice, and, fittingly for meat-loving Argentinians, pair well with grilled beef. This week’s featured wine is the Humberto Canale Malbec Gran …
The Quaffer – http://quaffwine.blogspot.com/

Portland Porteno Preaches Argentine Wine
Karlin travelled to Argentina in 2007 to return with not only a love of Argentine wine, but a Porteno fiancee. He took his passion and created Anuva, a wine tasting club specialising in artisanal bottles. It is $69 dollars per month, …
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/

Santa Julia Reserva Tempranilo 2006
Santa Julia Reserva Tempranilo 2006 wine from Argentina, South America. … Kosher. A Kosher wine begins like every other – as grapes on a vine. Once they reach the winery for crushing, the wine is under strict rabbinal supervision. …
wine.com presents: products Red… – http://www.wine.com/v6/rss/rss.aspx?N=13+124&Ntk=All&Ntt=red&D=red

Fuzion: When decent wine’s this cheap, it goes quick – Posted Toronto
Fuzion: When decent wine’s this cheap, it goes quick. Posted: January 09, 2009, 4:54 PM by Rob Roberts. Five Things. Ever since Zuccardi Fuzion debuted at the LCBO last summer at the unbeatable price of $7.45, the Argentine blend of …
National Post Canada – http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/

Peace Corps Paraguay ´08-´10: Happy New Year!
By Eric Murphy
The wine is absolutely amazing, but be prepared to drink all day long, because that’s what Argentine’s do. Wine is like our water. Oh yeah, I know I used to complain about 3-4 hour car rides when I would drive to school or back. …
Peace Corps Paraguay ´08-´10 – http://themisadventuresofanobliviousamerican.blogspot.com/

Good Stuff NW: Green Eggs and Ham
By kab
6: Wine Tasting featuring South American Reds from Chile and Argentina. 4:30-8 pm; $10. Vino, 1226 SE Lexington in Sellwood. 503-235-8545. Feb. 7: Making Basic Hard and Aged Cheeses with Rudy Marchesi of Montinore Estates Winery. …
Good Stuff NW – http://goodstuffnw.blogspot.com/

Getting The Most From Your Pinot Grigio | ABC article directory
Pinot Grigio doesn’t just make white wine. Pink Pinot Grigio is equally as popular and is made by pressing the grapes lightly and leaving the juice in contact with the skins, so that the natural pink colour runs into the juice. …
ABC Article Directory | Submit… – http://www.abcarticledirectory.com/

Buying Argentinean Wine | Gourmet Food Reviews
Argentinean wines offer fantastic value, with some great tasting wines at the £5-£10 mark. Combine that with some unusual grapes and you’ll soon see why Argentina is becoming a very interesting and key player in the wine world.
Gourmet Food Reviews – http://fdrz.com/

UVA Today News Blog » J-Term Blog From Argentina, Part 8
Among the highlights were the underground cellar full of oak barrels and the Alta Vista 2006 Alto wine bottle, which received a score of 95 by Wine Spectator. The Pasrai teams were also able to tour the recently built …
UVA Today News Blog – http://uvatoday.org/blog/

Anuva Vinos Visits Stoller Vineyards « Wine Tastings in Buenos Aires
That’s why it was such a treat for me to share all of my gems from Argentina, especially the Pinot, with 10 or so wine professionals from different wineries who congregated at Stoller Vineyards on Monday. …
Wine Tastings in Buenos Aires – http://tastingsinbuenosaires.wordpress.com/

Taste T.O. – Food & Drink In Toronto » T.O. Events for January 9th …
Global Wine Tour: Exploring The Wines Of Argentina Fine Wine Reserve, King Street West and Spadina 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM SOLD OUT Join one of Canada’s foremost wine experts, Steve Thurlow, on a one evening tour of …
Taste TO – Food & Drink In Toronto – http://www.tasteto.com/
New York City : Tasty Tuesday: South American Reds
It’s harvest time in the Southern Hemisphere! Come explore the great red wines of Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. Special discounts for all attendees:. 10% off any wine purchases. 15% off 6 or more bottles. 20% off 12 or more bottles …
New York City Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/New-York-City-Wine/

The Southern Hemisphere Summer of Gaucho Bear: Maipù
By Gaucho Bear
The view got better with more and more Torrontes and Malbec, the two signature wines from this region of the world. We went to two vineyards – an organic one called Cecchin and a mass production one called Zaccardi (whose wines are …
The Southern Hemisphere Summer… – http://gauchobear.blogspot.com/

The Frugal Oenologist: Giesen Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2007
By Arnulf
Giesen Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2007 · Navarro Correas Syrah 2005 · Pascual Toso Torrontes 2007 · Norton Chardonnay 2007 · Freixenet Cava Brut · Val di Suga Brunello di Montalcino 2002 …
The Frugal Oenologist – http://thefrugaloenologist.blogspot.com/

Top 5 2009 Food and Wine Trends « ArtsÉtoile
#3 Searching for wine values: check out Argentina, whose Torrontes and Malbec are still amazing values, lesser known areas in France (ie not Bordeaux and Burgundy), Spain. Also note- the upside to consumers not buying such expensive …
ArtsÉtoile – http://artsetoile.com/

Brookwood Vineyards: The Wine Press, North Haven, CT
By Winemaker
Malbec: It has been said that if there is a middle ground between a Cabernet Sauvignon and a Merlot, then the wine one is looking for is a Malbec. Traditionally described as a “Bordeaux” variety, it abounds with ample tannins along with …
Brookwood Vineyards – http://brookwoodvineyards.blogspot.com/

I say potato you say art. « Ashley’s Blog
We headed home at this point and proceeded to write blog entries and drink the Malbec as we prepared for dinner at a local eatery that she has been waiting to eat at. It is at this point I must stop writing as there is no more I can say …
Ashley’s Blog – http://aedlund.wordpress.com/

Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full: Please Note Some Blog Changes
By Howard Hewitt
Rose of Malbec from top Female Producer · The Perplexing Bonarda Grape · Fabulous Pinot Noir from Robert Stemmler Wineries · If You Go to Cleveland – Visit Lola’s · Surprising Pinot Under $20 …
Grape Sense – A Glass Half Full – http://redforme.blogspot.com/

Wine News Alert

US Fair Trade market is ripe
Sustainable Industries – San Francisco,CA,USA
Since 2003, the value of imports of wine to the United States from Argentina more than tripled, and grew by 49 percent and 96 percent from Chile and South …

Travel News: It’s Rodeo Season! (Plus, Restaurant Week in New York)
TIME – USA
Tango dancers will demonstrate their skills on stage on Ocean Drive, and there will be Argentine-wine tastings and screenings of films from the country. …

Zinfandel Is Wonderful Winter Wine
Telegraph-Journal – Saint John,New Brunswick,Canada
Those based on Syrah/Shiraz are good, as are Argentina’s Malbecs, and full, dry Spanish or Portuguese reds. One of the best spicy stew reds, though, …

Second helpings
News & Observer – Raleigh,NC,USA
… and is now downright cheery, with fresh flowers on the tables and a small wine rack displaying a modest selection of Argentinean bottles. …
Heard it Through the Grapevine
Forward – New York,NY,USA
… Argentina, Israel has a long north-south continental axis that lends itself to a diverse range of soil types and microclimates: In recent years, wine …
Wine launch with money back offer
The Publican – London,UK
Wheelbarrow Wines’ Pig in a Poke brand, a Malbec Shiraz from Argentina, has been the subject of a trial since October in Mitchells and Butlers’ Nicholsons …
Australia-Low dollar helps wine sales.
Farming UK – Brighouse,England,UK
The value of exported wine for December was $185 million. The low dollar, has been the biggest help to export sales, stopping Chile and Argentina getting …
US Fair Trade market is ripe
Sustainable Industries – San Francisco,CA,USA
Since 2003, the value of imports of wine to the United States from Argentina more than tripled, and grew by 49 percent and 96 percent from Chile and South …
This weeks best buy, 2006 Chakana Malbec $11
Examiner.com – USA
by Gerald McConway, Philadelphia Beer and Wine Examiner In one of my previous articles, I had talked about Pinot Noir and how sorry I was that it has become …
Vinkrönika: Fyra bra viner att börja året med
Dagens Industri – Stockholm,Sweden
Föredrar man rött vin rekommenderar jag Argento Bonarda. Bonarda är en druva som i dag är den andra mest odlade druvan efter malbec i Argentina. …
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