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AWToday 30/10/08

Wine Blogs

Design for Wine
By kristie
Argentina is not without its own world-class bodegas, and I visited two new winery buildings in the Mendoza region of Argentina – Catena Zapata in Lujan de Cuyo, and O. Fournier in Valle de Uco – which make an interesting contrast in
The Argentimes – http://www.theargentimes.net/

Mendoza’s No. 10!
By Wayne Bernhardson
In its annual “destination scorecard” of historic places, National Geographic Traveler has ranked Argentina’s “Mendoza Wine Estancias” as the tenth-best of 109 destinations around the world. According to Traveler, its wineries and
Cleared for Takeoff – The Triporati Blog – http://www.triporati.com/blog/

1884 – Long before Orwell, but a VERY good year!
By Aaron Epstein
As anybody reading this will know by now, those of us here at The Vines of Mendoza like wine and food – a lot. We are always exploring the ever-changing culinary scene in Mendoza (and Buenos Aires, when we can), and have worked to put
Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog/

Bike & Wine Tour in Maipu: It’s Better After a Bottle
By Kimberly
Content after a five hour day of bodega tours, we returned our bikes and got on a bus headed for Mendoza. The day wasn’t what we expected, but we still had fun. With good weather and good wine, you can’t go wrong.
Go Green Travel Green – http://gogreentravelgreen.com/

Wine Education Class – Argentina, Chile & Uruguay
Dec 03, 2008 (Wed): Wine Education Class – Wednesday, December 3rd, 7pm to 8:30pm “The Wines of Argentina, Chile & Uruguay” Must Register and Pay in Advance – Attendance is Limited Register by calling store and speak to Michelle Please …
Long Island Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Long-Island-Wine/

State of the Art Wines of Chile and Argentina
Nov 03, 2008 (Mon): Join us for our wine tasting here inside Bomberos wine bar to taste four wines from Chile and Argentina that are truly State of the Art. All of South America is seeing a growth in wine production and quality, …
Phoenix Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Phoenix-Wine/

Uncork Argentina with Boeger Winery!
… club administrator Tara De La Rosa, will be joining up with our friend Carolyn Gallagher of Uncorking Argentina to lead an unforgettable, action packed excursion to one of the most dramatic and unspoiled wine regions in the world. …
Sierra Foothills Wine Tasting… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Sierra-Foothills-Wine/

2005 Trapiche Malbec Broquel
Tasted by MitchL. (83 pts.) – Tasted 10/29/2008. [FIND IT!]
CellarTracker Tasting Notes (all notes) – http://www.cellartracker.com/list.asp?Table=Notes&iUserOverride=0

Trapiche Malbec (6 bottles)
By Fine Wines
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fine wine trading – http://www.finewinetrading.com/

Malbec, Bodega Colomé, Estate Malbec, Valle Calchaqui, Salta …
By Adam Morganstern
Argentinean producers are very proud of their alt.credentials and so “mine is higher than yours” is a very big deal – you will see that altitude is frequently quoted on the back labels of Argentine wine bottles as a proxy for quality.
Organic Wine Journal – http://www.organicwinejournal.com/

Wine review: Colonia las Liebres 2007
By Jeff Siegel
WineFest 2008 is Saturday in Addison. More than a dozen wineries and two dozen restaurants will be on hand. Technorati Tags: red wine, Argentine wine,bonardo,Colonia las Liebres,$10 wine,cheap wine.
Back Talk Lakewood/East Dallas – http://backtalkeastdallas.typepad.com/back_talk/

Chilean Winery Invests in Land in Patagonia
By Gwen E. Kirby
Mendoza may be known as the quintessential Argentine wine haven, but Patagonia’s status as an up-and-coming wine region was confirmed earlier this month when a Chilean winery bought large tracks of land there.
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/

Wine of the week: Colonia las Liebres 2007
By Jeff Siegel
It’sa heftier, darker version of Beaujolais nouveau. Drink this with with any tomato-based Italian dish, grilled sausages or barbecue. Technorati Tags: red wine, Argentine wine,bonardo,Colonia las Liebres,$10 wine,cheap wine.
The Wine Curmudgeon – http://www.winecurmudgeon.com/my_weblog/

Wine Corner Review #38: Trapiche Mendoza Argentina Malbec
By Food Czar(Food Czar)
Well, a few years back, Argentina heard malbec’s frantic call for attention and came to the rescue, so much so that this noble blending grape assumed primacy in that South American country, rather than be allowed to rot on the vine,
Food Czar – http://foodczar.blogspot.com/

Independent Theater Week in Buenos Aires
By Gwen E. Kirby
Festival Beckett Buenos Aires Kicks Off for Third Year; Festival of Tango Starts Next Monday in Buenos Aires; Buenos Aires Sponsors Free Activities for Spring; Anuva Vinos Brings Argentine Wines to Select US Tasters; Verdi Opera Attila
Argentina’s Travel Guide – http://argentinastravel.com/

 

Wine News

YouTube – O.Fournier
Oct 29, 2008 José Manuel Ortega Gil-Fournier presents his wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.

New Eco-Friendly Varietal to Hit Shelves
Hospitality-Industry.com – Houten,Utrecht,Netherlands
J. Soif Wines is the only importer of Argentinian Yellow+Blue wine that offers quality taste in a sustainable package. Naturally produced at a certified
Argentine Wine Makers
The Fifth Annual VinoSub30 in Argentina is organized by ArgentineWines.Com. as the only contest where young consumers have a say. Young tasters under thirty
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Wine Blogs

An Assortment of Salteño Malbec – Blind Tastings
By Daniel
But this is the process that we so nobly suffer through at Anuva in order to bring you the best of the undiscovered wines of Argentina. What included at this tasting a group of Chardonnay, that several winemakers/wineries insisted we
AnuvaBlog – http://blog.anuvavinos.com/

Bodega Septima 2006 Malbec Mendoza
By robert
Considering that the Septima is only $2 more (at least at Jungle Jim’s for a mere $12.99 ) it’sa no-brainer. From nose to palate to mouthfeel to finish, this is truly a steal of a wine. Excellent varietal Argentinian malbec. Grade: A-
Wine-O-Rama – http://robertmiller.org/wordpress

Our first Canadian guest
By Barney in BA(Barney in BA)
After her return from Mendoza (wine country), I said we would meet at the corner of Maipu and Marcelo T. Alvear to go our for dinner. While I was waiting for her to arrive, I took this (poor) camera phone photo of the sign in the window
Barney in BA – http://barneyinba.blogspot.com/

Quaff this: La Mascota 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon, Bodegas Santa Ana …
By BH(BH)
Over the weekend, I entertained my parents and mother-in-law with a Canada vs. the World tasting, mimicking something I found online about such a competition held by the Ontario Wine Society in 2006, which was widely covered by the
Second Ferment – http://2ndferment.blogspot.com/

Fairhills Mendoza Vineyar D Rose 75cl
By World Wines UK
By ensuring that the farmers receive a fair price for their grapes, the project is creating life changing improvements in working and living conditions and educat;Unitsize:6;WineType:Wine. click here to learn more.
World Wines UK – http://world-wines.co.uk

3 Malbec Wines From 3 Different Places All Under $10 – Episode #556
By tv@winelibrary.com (Winelibrary TV)
En Tiempo Malbec Monterey CountyOther California Red Wine, play, review at cork’d. 2006 Monteflores MalbecArgentine Malbec, play, review at cork’d. 2006 Chateau Gaudou 1733Cahors, play, review at cork’d
Wine Library TV – http://tv.winelibrary.com
O Fournier Alfa Crux Malbec 2004
By Norman(Norman)
I picked this up from the liquidation table last winter. Note that the Alfa Crux Malbec I’m reviewing here is a completely different wine from the Alfa Crux blend that is currently available at ANBL – the blend is 50% Tempranillo with
NB Wines – http://nbwines.blogspot.com/

Free Wine Tasting at The Cave – The Wines of Argentina
Oct 15, 2008 (Wed): Join us at The Cave for our Free Thursday Wine Tasting. This week, join us for samplings of the great wines of Argentina. Our experts will be on hand to guide you, and afterwards, stick around for live Jazz.[…]
Atlanta Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Atlanta-Wine/

Highway One Stratocaster Left Hand Transparent Wine
new colors take this amazing guitar to the next level. The new pickups on this left-handed version of the Highway One Stratocaster guitar produce a more round tone that can… [ Highway One Stratocaster Left Hand Transparent Wine ]
Buy and Sell Argentina Free Online… – http://argentina.adflakes.com

Finca Sophenia ‘06 Synthesis Malbec and Altosur Torrontes
By winesleuth
When I lived in Argentina, I usually steered clear of torrontes because in my view it was a sickly sweet smelling, floral tasting wine with either no acidity to balance it out or too much. The Finca Sophenia Altosur Torrontes ‘08
Winesleuth’s Weblog – http://winesleuth.wordpress.com

It’s Harvest Time in Wine Country
By Lulu Mcgrew
Portland, Willamette Valley, Columbia Valley, wine, winemaking, Oregon, Washington, harvest, crush, sorting grapes, pinot noir, pinot, pinots, syrah, cabernet, white wine, red wine, chardonnay, intern, volunteer, Argentina, winery.
Portland, OR – http://www.about-portlandor.com

New World Tasting Today, California Seminar Tues
By McGinnes(McGinnes)
NEW WORLD WINE TASTING TONIGHT (Mon, Oct 13, 4-8 pm) — Good thing Columbus discovered the New World! Where would we be without some of our favorite new world wines from Chile, Argentina, California, and points north?
Northern Virginia Wine Tastings – http://tcgrape.blogspot.com/

“Mendoza as a destination for the international tourism”
Bodegas de Argentina and the Mendoza’s Hotels Chamber organized a cocktail before the Consular Corp of Mendoza with the purpose of promoting The Route of Wine: Mendoza as a destination for the international tourism.
Invest in Mendoza – http://www.investinmendoza.com

 

Wine News

International Contest on Malbec Wines
Cuyonoticias – Cuyo,Mendoza,Argentina
The “Microregión Luján-Maipú” agency and the “Asociación de Profesionales de Enología y Alimentos de Argentina (APEAA; Association of wine and food

Foxton’s Wrap Up
The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – Newark,NJ,USA
In my final Foxton’s Food & Wine Festival posting for this year, I thought I would touch upon some wines that stood out for me and maybe a few

Buenos Aires: Steak and the tango on a budget
San Jose Mercury News – CA, USA
Argentines adore steak and red wine dinners that stretch on for hours, the sultry nostalgia of tango dance halls, a nail-biting match between rival soccer

Long Road Ahead to US and European Markets
Daily Georgian Times – Georgia
Wine Trading Group, which has the following countries as its members: USA , Canada , Argentina , South Africa , Australia , New Zealand and Chile .