AWToday 20/01/09

 Wine Blogs Alert

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FunkiDeli Blog: The valleys around Maipu
By MC Deli
Another night bus brought us to the highly regarded city of Mendoza, in the foothills of the Andes, and famous for being the centre of the Argentinian wine industry. We found cheap digs in the centre and set out to …
FunkiDeli Blog – http://funkideli.blogspot.com/
Mendel Malbec ‘06 « The Winesleuth
This entry was posted on January 20, 2009 at 12:12 pm and is filed under Argentine wine, Mendel Malbec ’06, Mendel Winery, oddbins, …
Beijing This Month- Celebrate with Wine
These are estate-grown varietal wines from one of Argentina top wine-growing areas, Mendoza , distinguished for their aromatic intensity and complexity. Production Place: Argentina. Style: Distinguished for their aromatic intensity and …
Beijing This Month Magazine – http://www.btmbeijing.com/contents/en/btm
Help with 4+ week itinerary Argentina, … – Thorn Tree Travel …
While I enjoyed Mendoza I didn’t find it as interesting as the Salta region – perhaps because I am not into wine. But even if wine is your motivation, as nahuel said, you can explore the Cafayate area in the northwest. …
Thorn Tree Forum : Thread List… – http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree
2003 Bodega O. Fournier Beta Crux (Argentina, Mendoza, Valle de …
It’s probably because O Fournier’s production site is one of the most modern I have ever seen not only in Argentina but elsewhere. My wife enjoyed the wine though… This wine is to consumed with heavy meats, never alone. (171 views) …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (other… – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=NotesOther

Santiago Achával: “Mendoza Has the Highest Potential Within Argentina”
It has already been demonstrated that Mendoza, like other large wine producing countries, has some zones and vineyards that have the capacity to transmit “character” to a wine, such that its origin is clear. …
Invest in Mendoza – http://www.investinmendoza.com/

2006 Ricardo Santos Malbec El Malbec La Madras (Argentina, Mendoza …
Happily, the vines thrive in the arid climate of the Mendoza region in the foothills of the Andes. Made in the context of this South American nation’s Spanish and Italian heritage, it produces a delicious wine that has almost nothing in …
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Pefect time to drink Malbec | Vines of Mendoza Blog
Stunning growth in core wine-drinking population But some consumers are trading down I came across this article on wine business.com and was pleasantly.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Stephen Tanzer Awards 91 Points to 2005 Durigutti Malbec Reserva …
2005 Durigutti Malbec Reserva, Mendoza “Bright ruby-red. Complex, soil-driven aromas of blackberry, spices, licorice and fresh herbs; perfumed and enticing. Then juicy and intense in the mouth, with a crushed cassis flavor complicated …
Southern Wine Group’s Blog – http://southernwinegroup.wordpress.com/

Great Grapes: Argentina’s finest
By Jonathan
Set against the Andes range, Mendoza produces some of Argentina’s top Malbec grapes. Because Argentina is still fairly new to the global wine scene, good Malbecs are still difficult to find, and the best are rather pricey because of …
Great Grapes – http://jonathanecoleman.blogspot.com/

Are you frickin’ nuts women?!?! | Jennifer’s Review
You Should Also Check Out This Post:. Are you frickin’ nuts women?!?! My Ménage à trois…….. My $6 Malbec Wine Review · Twitter: to URL or not to URL – Part 2 · A New “Barbie Song”? …
Jennifer’s Review – http://www.jenniferreviews.com/

Sampling Reds : Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana wines and wine guide
In the same tasting, we tried a 2007 Tamari Malbec, a chewy, toasty wine with a very appealing cherry color. It comes from the Tupungato Vineyard high in the mountains, from which it derives a crispness and freshness not usually …
Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana… – http://www.hoosierwinecellar.com/blog/

Poor Girl Gourmet: Finca el Origen 2007 Torrontes Reserva
By Amy
I dispatched myself to the wine rack, which holds only a few whites, and found this Argentine Torrontes that I had purchased a little over a month ago, and figured I would give it its moment to shine, as I imagined it had been awaiting …
Poor Girl Gourmet – http://poorgirlgourmet.blogspot.com/

Ocean Prime set to make waves in Tampa | Daily Loaf
feature interesting selections like Susana Balbo Torrontes ($10) and Drouhin Laforet from Burgundy ($10), as well as the opportunity to try cult and high end favorites (albeit at cult prices), like Miner Family Vineyards Oracle ($35) …
Daily Loaf – http://blogs.creativeloafing.com/dailyloaf/

Wine Club – For the parents « Cook.Diego.Cook
A Torrontes from. Argentina really surprised me with its intense aromas and straight forward acidity. The second was Bordeaux from Chateau Cap de. Faugeres. This wine had intense blackberry and cassis jam like flavors. …
Cook.Diego.Cook – http://cookdiegocook.com/

“to do everything with passion” – 2007 Tamari Reserva Malbec …
Comprised of 95% Malbec, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon and 2% Bonarda the 2007 Reserva comes from vineyards in the Uco Valley of the Mendoza region. (see map) The vineyards are located on hillsides with predominately stony soil allowing for …
Anything Wine – http://anythingwine.wordpress.com/

Northern Virginia Wine Tastings: The Best Ticket in Town
By McGinnes
It is no longer a secret that the Gaucho wines (Malbec, Cabernet, Bonarda and Chardonnay, etc…) deliver great quality sophistication and complexity on our palates. Come and witness the improvement that Maradona’s country has …
Northern Virginia Wine Tastings – http://tcgrape.blogspot.com/

Tamari Malbec: An Argentinian ruby « She speaks.
The Tamari contains its own grape varietal, as well as about three-percent Cabernet Sauvignon and approximately two-percent Bonarda grapes. Malbec originated in the Bordeaux region as a black grape varietal; it is now the most important …
She speaks. – http://sableminded.wordpress.com/

De Lauren Wines » Colonia Las Liebres
Upcoming Events. DeLaurenWines.com Launch · Fathers Day Special Event · Home » Red Wines » Colonia Las Liebres. Type: Red Wine; Variety: Bonarda; Region: Argentina; Vintage: 2007; Size: 750 ml; Price: $9.99 …
De Lauren Wines – http://www.delaurenwines.com/

SECOND HELPINGS: Wine dinner at Amanda’s
2005 Bonarda,. San Juan. ,. Argentina. ~. Pork Empaadas with Mixed Salad, Olives and Capers. 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon, San Juan, Argentina. 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon/Shiraz Reserva, San Juan, Argentina …
SECOND HELPINGS – http://njmg.typepad.com/

 

Wine News Alert

A taste of Argentina
Daily Sundial – Northridge,CA,USA
The wine list features eight types of cabernet sauvignon and seven types of Merlot from Argentina as well as white wine from Italy. …
Oswego business features Argentina wines
The Post-Standard – Syracuse.com – Syracuse,NY,USA
The Familia Zuccardi Winery of Argentina is being featured at the next wine tasting event at Andrew’s Wine Cellar from 1 to 5 pm Feb. 7. …

Coe swallows HBJ
Offlicence News – Crawley,England,UK
HBJ handles wines including Trapiche from Argentina, Torbreck and Sticks from Australia, Steininger of Austria, as well as a comprehensive portfolio from …

Wine Column – January 18-24
Southwest Booster – Swift Current,Saskatchewan,Canada
You also might want to check out Trapiche Sauvignon Blanc Semillon, a 60/40 blend that is food friendly, and eminently quaffable. …

Wine recommendations
Hertfordshire Mercury – Hertford,Herts,UK
Guentota Estate Chardonnay Viognier, Mendoza, Argentina (13.5% abv) is £3.99 (from £7.99) it’s fruity and full-flavoured, with melon, pineapple and apricots …

 

Wine Web Alert

WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE: 89 points from Stephen Tanzer
By FINCA MENDOZA
On january 15th the US wine journalist Steve Tanzer published his annual review of wines from Argentina. 600 wines were tasted and we got an excellent result for our Malbec. These are the exact words of Tanzer`s tasting notes, …
WINERY- FINCA IN UGARTECHE – http://von-wigstein.blogspot.com/
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