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AWToday 12/08/08

Wine Blogs

Malbec Battle
By Crush59(Crush59)
I’ve never had Malbec from France and Argentina head to head. Always meant to, but as you know….too much wine, too little time. I have to say after visiting both Cahors and Mendoza, as to which is the nicer (and more exciting) place
The Crush – http://crushedgrapes.blogspot.com/

(8.1) 2006 Diseño Malbec
By kwilcox
Mendoza, Argentina – $13 Aromas of cherry, mint, chocolate. Flavors are likewise – cherry, açaí, and cigar. Dark, overall, and a bit acidic. Overly simple and a bit unimpressive for the price. 8.1.
The Sippy-Cup – http://korywilcox.wordpress.com

The Wine They Drank: 2006 La Posta Malbec
By Lance P. Martin(Lance P. Martin)
It was Argentina night on Saturday, and when we’re talking about Argentina, we’re talking about the three Ms: Maradona, Madonna, and Malbec. But don’t cry for me because the 2006 La Posta Malbec, Pizzella Family Vineyard,
Boston Dreams and Michelin Stars – http://runninggags.blogspot.com/

Wine Sites

Goldman to Gourmet: Ortega Draws Top Chefs to Argentine Winery
By Bill Faries
July 10 (Bloomberg) – Since opening in 2006, Jose Manuel Ortega’s award-winning O. Fournier winery has lured tourists to its stark headquarters in the shadow of Argentina’s snowcapped Andes. Now the former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. banker wants people to come for the food as well as the wine.
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601097&refer=wine&sid=aKJknIdm7rns

An expat discovers Peru’s answer to the Orient Express experience
Telegraph.co.uk – United Kingdom
There is champagne, but since it costs more than the £70 one-way train ticket we settle for an Argentine Malbec. Waiters carrying a silver tray bring a

2007 Doña Paula “Los Cardos” Malbec $10
Seattle Post Intelligencer – USA
When I first visited Mendoza, the tenderloin of Argentina’s wine country, I was taken by how the place seemed to be struggling to find its spot in the

Food Calendar
Austin American-Statesman – Austin,TX,USA
The Wine & Food Foundation presents a ‘Tastes of Argentina’ class taught by chef Kevin Quinn. Reservations required. Texas Culinary Academy, 11400 Burnet

Gaucho: Argentine beef and the “New York” approach
Reuters – USA
Their latest restaurant in London’s bustling O2 entertainment centre on the banks of the River Thames has only opened recently, but boasts a wine-tasting

Chat with Gary Vaynerchuk of Wine Library
Indian Wine Academy – New Delhi,Delhi,India
He is always scouting around for wines which are not expensive and yet are good quality- he is really enamoured with Argentina and Portugal which he says,

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