AWToday 11/01/09

 Wine Blogs Alert

Coffee Like Wine: Tercos 2006 Malbec
By rsdrinks@gmail.com
I’ve never been a big fan of Malbec in the past (at least the cheap ones I bought for around $10 in the store) because they seemed too harsh and too alcoholic — if memory serves, they tasted like a badly made mixed drink with too much …
Coffee Like Wine – http://coffeelikewine.blogspot.com/
Taste T.O. – Food & Drink In Toronto » Zine Scene – January, 2009
David Lawrason recommends Argentine malbec as one of the best budget-friendly wine styles available. Stéphanie Verge flies with the Green Fairy and samples a selection of absinthe cocktails. Eric Vellend forsakes the offal, trotters and …
Taste TO – Food & Drink In Toronto – http://www.tasteto.com/
Namaste Mofo » Blog Archive » No b.s. wine tasting, my new …
¡Viva el vino argentino! Tags: “Anuva Vinos”. This entry was posted on Wednesday, November 19th, 2008 at 9:27 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. …
Namaste Mofo – http://s54622.gridserver.com/
Fabulous Florida: Art Deco Weekend Festival Jan 16-18, 2009
By Blog Sisters
The theme this year is Deco-Vino-Tango and revolves around the Argentinian Deco Arts. Art Deco Weekend festival is hailed as one of the most popular, entertaining while educational and family and wallet-friendly events in all of Miami. …
Fabulous Florida – http://fabflorida.blogspot.com/
Taste DC’s Argentina- The Next Napa? – Embassy Row Hilton …
Join TasteDC for an educational and fun wine tasting of the great new wines of Argentina. Led by Malbec, consumers are being treated to a huge variety of lush, juicy wines that are both profound and fun to drink. …
Greg’s List – DC: Just Listed Events – http://gregslistdc.com/eventview
Hola Argentina…Adious Mendoza! – Mendoza, Argentina Travel Blog
By TravelPod.com TravelStream(tm)
The last day in Mendoza we decided to do the much hyped up wine tour. You take a bus out to the country and rent bikes and ride around to different wineries. It was okay, but really hot that day and the wineries were much further apart …
TravelPod.com Recent Updates – http://www.travelpod.com/syndication/atom/
This Wine Smells Like Dirt | micheleandtom.com
Someone who could accompany us on our sensory exploration of three emblematic wines of Argentina. Someone who could teach us how to savor a wine, understand it, and appreciate it. Which explains why there is a wine glass full of dirt in …
micheleandtom.com – http://www.micheleandtom.com/
Until the Monkey Runs Out… travelling so you dont have to …
By Helen
Mendoza produces around 70% of the wine in Argentina and it would have been rude not to have sampled some, though the drink of choice amongst the youngsters in the hostel was the rather punch packing fernet- which we nicknamed ferret …
Until the Money Runs Out – http://untilthemoneyrunsout.blogspot.com/
itinerary unknown: ::Rewind::
By M & J
Salta is beautiful…we have already taken a bunch of pictures and tomorrow we are off to Cafayate to visit some wineries and take some more pictures of pretty mountains. Yeah….this is too long. Who knows, maybe Jeff will thrill you …
itinerary unknown – http://downandback.blogspot.com/
Gothic Epicures VinCuisine: PORTFOLIO TASTING: Cynthia’s …
By Dean Tudor
-O.Fournier Alfa Crux Tempranillo-Malbec-Merlot 2002 $38 (Ex). ***1/2 Three and a Half Stars (88 – 90 in Quality/Price Rating terms): -Handley Cellars Pinot Gris 2006 California $26 (Cynthia) -Domaine De LaGasqui Vallat des Taches 2005 …
Gothic Epicures VinCuisine – http://gothicepicures.blogspot.com/
2005 Masi Tupungato Corbec Appassimento La Arboleda (Argentina …
2005 Masi Tupungato Corbec Appassimento La Arboleda (Argentina, Mendoza). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$ … Vineyard, La Arboleda. Country, Argentina. Region, Mendoza. SubRegion, n/a. Appellation, n/a … Wines of Mendoza …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0
Women & Wine : 5 Wine Pairings for the Golden Globe Best Picture …
When I think of secrets, I think to drink wines from Salta in Argentina. This area is not so much of a secret to those ‘in the know’ but rather a place where gorgeous wine is being made by pre-eminent wines makers like Paul Hobbs. …
Women & Wine – http://womenandwine.blogs.com/
2004 Zolo Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva (Argentina, Mendoza …
A look at the world of wine … Tagged: 2004 Zolo, Argentina, Cabernet Sauvignon, Mendoza, Reserva. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. …
Encompass Wine – http://encompasswine.wordpress.com/

Trapiche Malbec (2006) « Tom and Melody’s wine blog
I chose this Malbec because I knew it would hold up to our spicy dinner. If I remember correctly, Tom bought this wine at Trader Joe’s in Ann Arbor for a very reasonable price. In the glass, this wine is a deep purple with a nose of …
Tom and Melody’s wine blog – http://tomandmelodywine.com/

Tasty Wine – Chakana 2006 Reserve Malbec Argentina « Five12’s Blog
Tasty Wine – Chakana 2006 Reserve Malbec Argentina. 10-Jan-2009. I recently really enjoyed this wine:. http://www.gremolata.com/Wines/408-Chakana-Reserve-Malbec.aspx. Purchased for around $20 at the LCBO on Dundas & Ossington …
Five12’s Blog – http://five12.wordpress.com/

2006 Tikal Patriota (Argentina, Mendoza) – CellarTracker!
60% Bonarda and 40% Malbec. On the same day I had a bottle of Bonarda by itself and I found it too floral. The 60/40 blend works much better. The Malbec adds its usual cocoa, smokey, dark fruit, leather taste and really calms the fresh …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

The Vines Blind Tastings | Vines of Mendoza Blog
Today we tasted through 3 Torrontes, one from San Juan, and two from Cayfayate(a province in the north of Argentina). One will be in our spring Acequia Wine Club, but I won’t be giving away those secrets just yet… …
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

2008 Maipe Bonarda (Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo …
2008 Maipe Bonarda (Argentina, Mendoza, Lujan de Cuyo). $$ FIND THIS WINE on WINE-SEARCHER.COM $$. Vintage, 2008. Type, Red. Producer, Maipe. Variety, Bonarda. Designation, n/a. Vineyard, n/a. Country, Argentina. Region, Mendoza …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

2006 Finca Las Moras Cabernet Sauvignon (Argentina, San Juan …
Producer website. FINCA LAS MORAS This winery is located in Tullum valley in San Juan at 630 mts high. The most exotic wine of winery is “Mora Negra”, is a blend with malbec and bonarda. But the company have a real good wine range. …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Wine News Alert

Wine experts gather in Melbourne
Weekly Times Now – Southbank,Victoria,Australia
IMPROVING international supply chains for wine will be the focus of a workshop starting in Melbourne tomorrow. Experts from the US, Argentina, South Africa, …
Travel blog: Argentinean wine tasting with the French
TravelBite.co.uk – London,UK
We have come to Cafayate in the north-west of Argentina, to do some exploring, and sample some wine. Cafayate, a small, very touristy town is blessed with …
Fareway opens department, offers more choices
SW Iowa News – Council Bluffs,IA,USA
Malbec from Gascon from Argentina a full-bodied red wine with peppery notes, he added. There’s also Albarino from Codax from Spain, a medium-bodied white …
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