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AWToday 10/10/08

Wine News

Why Argentine Malbec shines above the rest
Financial Times – London,England,UK
In the south of the country, Argentine Patagonia with its subregion, Rio Negro, is now a serious wine producer in its own right. …

Altocedro Malbec Ano Cero 2006
Altocedro Malbec Año Cero 2006 wine from Argentina, South America.

Look at the ugly duckling now
Journal Live – Newcastle upon Tyne,UK
ARGENTINA’S wine industry is old and enjoys a richer inheritance of grape varieties than any of its non-European competitors. The first European settlers …

Eats + Drinks Listings
Calgary Herald – AB, Canada
There will be offerings from Argentina and Chile, and lesser-known wine regions in Brazil, Peru and Uruguay. $40. 10801 Bonaventure Dr. SE, 403-296-1640 …

JancisRobinson.com, for people who love good wine
Clearly something needed to be done and last year, after many a fit and start, a London office was finally established for Wines of Argentina, the tellingly …

From the Pampas to the Rockies
Denver Daily News – Denver,CO,USA
Argentina is also known for fabulous wine and the Buenos Aires Grill offers an extensive wine list. Malbec is probably Argentina’s most famous grape, …

 

Wine Blogs

Links of the week – October 10!
By Aaron Epstein
A great review of one of our favorite in expensive Malbecs! (Currently in inventory…) Argentine Malbec – the best wine you’ve ever had! Some reviews and tasting notes on Malbec, including some of our favorite wineries O’Fournier and …
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog

2007 Bodega O. Fournier Torrontés Urban Uco
Tasted by rleal. (90 pts.) – Tasted 10/8/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Stark in Buenos Aires
By noreply@blogger.com (Mindy Yang)
The perfect day in Argentina’s dynamic capital should always be fueled with rhythm, fantastic food and, of course, Argentine wine! Here are some top picks for shopping pit-stops and stylish nights on… [[ This is a content summary only …
Go Dolce Vita: Food . Fashion… – http://godolcevita.blogspot.com/

Vino Iberesco
By berkeleywine We also just brought in a new Argentine Malbec that offers an abundant yet balanced expression of classic Malbec character. Maipe Malbec is not only a really tasty wine; it is a great value too (something we could all use right now). …
The Spanish Table in Berkeley – http://spanishtable.wordpress.com

Argentinian Reds
Oct 11, 2008 (Sat): We’ll feature three reds–a Malbec, Malbec Reserva, and Cabernet Sauvignon from artisan Argentinian producer Hacienda del Plata. The winery has received recent kudos from the New York Times, which listed its 2004 …
New York City Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/New-York-City-Wine/

Maipe 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza (2)
By robert
Maybe it’s been a LONG week of bargain (or NO) wine, or perhaps Maipe 2006 cab has matured (possibly BOTH!) but this was a wonderful wine evening! This cab was GREAAAT! (say like Tony The Tiger!) Please read the review HERE (to some …
Wine-O-Rama – http://robertmiller.org/wordpress

Safe havens from the credit crunch
By Someplace Else Ireland Ltd(Someplace Else Ireland Ltd)
Our new project, called Dos Rosas, is upscale vineyard development, which combines premium wine, a boutique hotel and residential vineyards in a stunning location in Argentina’s Mendoza wine region. With a dual income stream and 12 …
http://someplaceelseireland.blogspot.com/

Lurton Torrontes 2007
By ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews(ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews)
Wine: Lurton Torrontes 2007 Origin: Mendoza, Argentina Blend: 100% Torrontes Alcohol content: 13.0% Bottle closure: Screw Cap Purchase Date: October 2008 Purchase Price: $8.99 Taste profile from the winemaker: None found. …
ABC Wine Ratings and Reviews – http://www.abcwinereviews.com/

Join Us To Taste Wines From Argentina
Oct 15, 2008 (Wed): Join us at Tastings A Wine Experience this Wednesday October 15th for the third of our Grand Opening Wine Tasting Events. Well have 4 outstanding wines from Argentina paired with a special selection from our bistro …
Eastern Connecticut Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Eastern-Connecticut-Wine/

Argentina Night at Mezzanotte
Oct 14, 2008 (Tue): We will be trying 6 wonderful wines from Argentina (Viognier, Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Malbec, Syrah, and a sparkling); carefully paired with 6 food selections. Participation is very limited and by reservation only.[. …
Houston Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Houston-Wine/

Wines from Argentina
Oct 11, 2008 (Sat): We are returning south of the equator to try some of the great wines from Argentina. In particular, we are focusing on the the wines from Valentin Bianchi. This phenomenal winery produces the Bianchi Malbec, …
Atlanta Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Atlanta-Wine/

Chile Vacation Deals
By The Travel Wizard(The Travel Wizard)
Mendoza is a lovely, leafy town full of sidewalk cafes and large parks and, while here, you’ll be able to compare Argentina’s wine industry to Chile’s when you spend the day in the vineyards. Fly back to Santiago for an overnight and …
Latin America Vacation Specials – http://south-america-vacation-specials.blogspot.com/

Argentina and Angola Develop Export Trade
By Gwen E. Kirby
Argentina’s Wine Exports Up 40% in Beginning of 2008; Argentine Government Finalizes Purchase of Aerolineas; Exports for July Set Record as Highest in History; Fresh Argentine Beef Safe Enough for the European Market; Argentina May not …
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com

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AWToday 19/09/08

Wine News

 Is our perception of wine influenced by price?
The Wine Guys by Tom Marquardt & Patrick Darr
There is probably someone in your social circle who frowns at thought of opening a $10 wine. Either he’s so wealthy, money is no object — or he wants to pretend he’s wealthy.
http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/features/local_story_261114957.html?keyword=secondarystory

Wine with a twist at Washington’s first self-service wine bar
AFP
For Shekim, it wasn’t the blackcurrant-redolent bouquet of the Zolo from Argentina
or the pedigree of Chile’s Almaviva 2005, made in the style of

Evico more than 150 wine species
Cuyonoticias – Cuyo,Mendoza,Argentina
The quite traditional event has been organised by “Bodegas de Argentina” (Wine
Cellars from Argentina), along with the APEAA (Asociación de Profesionales en

Novato winemaker Cabernet Corp. branches out from Chile to Argentina
Marin Independent-Journal – San Rafael,CA,USA
By Nancy Isles Nation Peter (left) and Eric Axelson are owners of Cabernet Corp., a Novato company that imports wine
from Chile. (IJ photo/Jeff Vendsel)

Food & Wine Calendar
MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA
Sunset Corners Wine
Tasting: Features Domaines Baron de Rothschild vintages from estates in Argentina, Chile, France and Portugal; noon-4 pm,

Tasting Notes
Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA
Seafood lovers take note: This unique Argentine wine
is for you. If you prefer a crisp, green-apple flavored sauvignon blanc, then you want the South

Wine Blogs

Varietal Death Match, Round 8: Malbec v Carmenere
Oct 28, 2008 (Tue): Varietal Death Match, Round 8: Malbec v Carmenere October 28, 2008 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Location: Gordons Fine Wine & Culinary Center Instructor: John Raeder, Wine Consultant Cost: $25 per person Register:
Greater Boston Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Greater-Boston-Wine/

by Mariana Onofri We are back!! Winemaker’s nights are back
By Alejandrina
LAS LOICAS RESERVA MALBEC 2007, this wine will be released in 8 months after the bottle aging is over. Although this wine was bottled not long ago, it has a really nice roundness that talk very well of polyphenols’ ripeness.

Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog

Raiders of the Lost Arg
By Dan
No, the Wines of Argentina trade tasting at Lord’s yesterday had a proverbial glint in its eye, and not just because it had consumed too much Malbec. There was a bit of a buzz about the room and a mini-avalanche of journos,

Bibendum – http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk/blog

BRAVO!!!!!!!
By Alison Smith(Alison Smith)
Mapema Malbec Mendoza 2006 Score: 90 | $20. Ripe and forward with dark licorice, fig, currant preserve and chocolate notes riding along round, rich tannins. Rock solid finish. Drink now through 2010. 2000 cases made.

TexaCali Wine Trail – http://texacaliwinetrail.blogspot.com/

Maipe Malbec 2007 added by GeraldQ.
By GeraldQ
Maipe Malbec 2007 added by GeraldQ.
Recent Activity Report at WineLog.net – http://www.winelog.net

Don’t Cry for Me, Vino 100
By Todd Johnson
This fun Uptown wine bar is hosting its “Extravaganza from Argentina” next Wednesday, Sept 24. Enjoy generous tastings of eight Argentine wines, appetizers including “the best empanadas outside of Buenos Aires” (hyperbole much?

SideDish – http://sidedish.dmagazine.com

The Southern Hemisphere – Round Two
Sep 23, 2008 (Tue): Casa di Vino visits the Southern Hemisphere to taste the latest from Argentina, New Zealand & more.[…]
Des Moines Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Des-Moines-Wine/