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AWToday 04/11/08

Wine Blogs

Wine of the week: Artist’s Collection cabernet
Salvatore Principe Artist’s Collection Cabernet Sauvignon, Cafayate, California, 2006. Salvatore Principe is a world renowned artist famous for his paintings of hearts.
Postbulletin.com Local Life – http://www.postbulletin.com/

Wine menu for Nov04 thru Nov08
By Myrna
Lorca Torrontes. $5.99/$14.99. Argentina’s great white grape. The fruit shines through, unmasked by oak. Quiet aroma of rose petals and flavors of lychee, mango, peach, ginger combine with pleasant acidity & just a little boo! …
Vinosity Wine Songs – http://vinosity.wordpress.com/

Links of the week – November 3!
By Aaron Epstein
Including some of our favorites, Achaval Ferrer and Poesia! The official opening of Mendoza’s 2nd 5-star hotel! Thoughts from women all over the world who love the grape. A great explanation of the development of the Mendoza wine scene.
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Don Miguel Gascon Mendoza Malbec, 2007
By Fred McTaggart(Fred McTaggart)
With its traditional label, this wine makes a favorable impression on the shelf, and I was not disappointed when I popped the cork. It’s a very deep, bluish purple color, and the first sniff verifies that it’s a perfect match for a …
Artisan Wine on a Budget – http://artisanwine.blogspot.com/

Global Wine Tour – Exploring The Wines Of Argentina
Jan 15, 2009 (Thu): Global Wine Tour – Exploring The Wines Of Argentina! Join one of Canada’s foremost wine experts, Steve Thurlow, on a one evening tour of Argentina’s most important wine regions. This interactive evening will have you …
Greater Toronto Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Greater-Toronto-Wine/

Food – All That’s Wrong With Global Wine Is in This Bottle: Review
By SZri(SZri)
On first sniff I thought the wine was a little corked. Yet after a few swirls, that was evidently not the problem. With the first sip of 2003 Andeluna Grand Reserve Pasionado ($40-$65), a Bordeaux blend made in Mendoza, Argentina, …
Good Read – http://spoonfeedin.blogspot.com/

Daily URL: Nov 3
By admin
Vibrant Buenos Aires can be easy on the wallet[CNN] Prices have crept up since 2001, but it’s still a great value. Amid the current global economic turmoil, the Argentine peso recently dropped to its lowest level in nearly six years…
Baexpats – Community of Expatriates… – http://baexpats.org/

Grape Expectations: Boutique Wine Reaches BA
By kristie
Through his online store, a wine club and private tastings, Anuva Vinos proffers boutique wine beyond the valleys of Mendoza. “I’d like to pave the way for small production Argentine wine makers – the guys people don’t know about,” …
The Argentimes – http://www.theargentimes.net/

Barking Sheep 2006 Malbec Bonarda Mendoza
By Robert
Looks like Malbec in the glass. Smells like Malbec: lots of baking spice, especially brown sugar with hints of cinnamon and vanilla. Tastes like Malbec: subtle licorice, with nice plum and cherry. Barks like Malbec? …
Wine-O-Rama – http://robertmiller.org/wordpress/

Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbec Wine Tasting Friday
Nov 07, 2008 (Fri): Friday 3 for $5 Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbec Tasting, Wine Hall Pass $20 Friday, November 7th: 4 – 9:30 pm Join us while we pull out some of our favorite Cabernet Sauvignon & Malbecs for a big wine Tasting. …
San Diego Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/San-Diego-Wine/

I Liked It – Malbec
A review of Malbec by zihiah (October 30, 2008)
OpenBottles – Wine Reviews by… – http://www.openbottles.com/

Doña Paula Malbec
By bottleofwine
Los Cardos is 100% Malbec and presents aromas of cherries, strawberries and mocha. There are slight hints of spice and vanilla. On the palate, this wine is full-bodied with notes of pepper, minerals and mint. The drinker does not taste …
Bottle of Wine – http://bottleofwine.wordpress.com/

 

Wine News

Cafayate Wine Resort — Blogs, Pictures, and more on WordPress
Wine News Love, Buenos Aires-style Chicago Sun-Times – United States Stop in one of its upscale restaurants for a $6 glass of Malbec red wine along the …

Vinas de Cafayate-Wine Resort Cafayate, Argentina – AOL Travel
Want to stay at Vinas de Cafayate-Wine Resort in Cafayate, Argentina? Get amenities, dining and rates from AOL Travel.

Photos for Argentina
Vinosub30 argentina 2008 by danroc taken on 02 Sep 08 Tags: vinosub30 … Tags: vinosub30. by patrickjoust taken on 27 Aug 08 …

Wine brand turns to Sauce
PRWeek UK – London,England,UK
The agency will be handling the PR for fairtrade wine brand Fairhills and Camden Park, a range of Argentinean wines. Sauce will also work on a third brand …

There are two distinct parties in the world of wine
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle – Rochester,NY,USA
You support wines like Napa Cabernet, Australian Shiraz, Argentinean Malbec and Chilean Merlot. The production of these wines is heavily influenced by the …

A calendar of wine and beer tastings and events
Tampabay.com – St. Petersburg,FL,USA
Wine & Music at Malio’s: 7-8:30 pm Sat., Malio’s Prime, 400 N Ashley Drive, Tampa. Argentinian wines, specialty cheeses and live music (7-11 pm). $20. …

Host your ownwine tasting
Visalia Times-Delta – Visalia,CA,USA
How about Argentinian, Australian or Austrian wines? Encourage your guests to dress the part, too. While parties can be held at home, Maack said many local …

It’s wine week in Metro
Times and Transcript – Moncton,New Brunswick,Canada
With wines from locales around the world including Argentina, Chile, France and Australia, the World Wine and Food Expo truly is an international event. …

Cape selected to host world experts in wine tourism
Bizcommunity.com – Cape Town,South Africa
The visitors will be coming from Bilbao- Rioja (Spain), Bordeaux (France), Florence (Italy), Mainz (Germany), Mendoza (Argentina), Porto (Portugal) and San …

 

 

AWToday 21/09/08

Wine News

Three Bodegas and their malbecs from Mendoza By RENIE AND STERLING STEVES September 17, 2008 Mendoza is an arid stretch of land similar to New Mexico with the stately purple-hued, snow-capped Andes Mountains as a backdrop. Mendoza wine region (the size of Illinois) is to Argentina like California wine country is to the United States — huge in size with varied climate conditions and different terroir from one end of the wine area to the other.

 

Four Of The Best From Supermarket Shelves
Glasgow Daily Record – Glasgow,Scotland,UK Argentina has promoted Malbec into the big league, from a minor grape used for blending with illustrious peers like Cabernet Sauvignon. …
Delicious, inexpensive wines from Argentina
September 17, 2008 By Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg Special to The Washington Post The South American nation has long been a big producer. Now they are focusing on quality, too.

 

Sidebar: The annus mirabilis
The Times – Johannesburg,Gauteng,South Africa for a red wine shortage.” His remarks make sense in light of a sudden Russian thirst. “Argentina is shipping 10 million litres a week to St Petersburg. …

 

Wine with a twist at Washington’s 1st self-service wine bar
Inquirer.net – Philippines At $50 a glass, that might be difficult,” said Alejandro Umerez, an Argentinian economics student who works nights as Ceviche’s manager.

Stellar Cellar
Kiplinger.com – Washington,DC,USA The wine is a Bordeaux-like blend: 51% merlot and 49% cabernet sauvignon. Luigi Bosca Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2005 For an equally elegant red,

 

Astica Torrontes 2007 ($8).
By TOM MARQUARDT and PATRICK DARR Published September 17, 2008 If you can find this white wine, buy it. At this price, you can’t go wrong. From Argentina, torrontes is a very aromatic wine with citrus and grapefruit notes. The wine is simple and a good match to pork and chicken.

 

 

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Southern Hemisphere Round II
By Howard Bernstein FYI: Tuesday, September 23 from 5-7 PM Casa di Vino

Ciclos Malbec Merlot 2005
By noreply@blogger.com (Shea) The final wine of the South American terroir trio is this Ciclos Malbec from S. Michel Torino Estate of the Cafayate region in Argentina. Cafayate is a high altitude region, which promised concentration and power. … Just Grapes – http://just-grapes.blogspot.com/

Tapiz Malbec
By nobody@flickr.com (meggle) meggle posted a photo:. Tapiz Malbec.
Pat and I picked this up at BevMo’s 5 cent wine sale. It’s pretty tasty for the price, and it isn’t at all bitter like other lower price-point Malbecs I’ve had.

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Three Days of Wine
By vinicultured
They must contain at least 70% malbec, which is very unusual given that malbec is a minor grape in the rest of France (see: Bordeaux). This varietal has been transplanted to the New World with HUGE success, so much so that many people …

Vinicultured: A Wine Blog – http://vinicultured.com

Soul Events at the Argentinean winebar
By malbeck Imagine it runs softly as the tannins on the Malbec wines. Imagine you will have a wine tender-me, Daniel- dedicating his heart to every single one of your guests. Imagine you give them the total wine experience, combined with … Argentinsk vinbar Tango y Vinos-… – http://malbeck.wordpress.com

Ciao Sucos, Bienvenidos Vino Tinto! – Puerto Iguazu, Litoral …
Got blankets, pillows, bigger seats than an aeroplane (like club class), hot dinner, free wines, whisky. Pretty impressive. Roohi had kept doubting Akshay when he had said that the coaches in Argentina were really pretty good. …