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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 …, 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 –

2007 Bodega O. Fournier Torrontés Urban Uco
Tasted by rleal. (90 pts.) – Tasted 10/8/2008. [FIND IT!]
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Stark in Buenos Aires
By (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… –

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 –

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… –

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 –

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 …

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 –

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… –

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… –

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… –

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 –

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 –

AWToday 10/08/08

Wine Blogs

Wines of Argentina
By wineandfoodtube(Wine Discussion)
In Argentina the same basic rule applies as in Europe — a varietal red wine (vino tinto) has to contain a minimum of 80% of the grape named. White wines must be made totally from the grape named on the bottle.
Wine Discussion –

Meat and Malbec
By Bobby Der Ohanian
In Mendoza, Malbec is as prevalent as beef. Equaling if not surpassing the different cuts of beef are the various styles of Malbec. I think Walter Bressia, winemaker and owner of Bressia Winery, explained it best as “Vinos de Autor,”
Hoosier Wine Cellar | Indiana… –

2005 Punto Final Reserva Malbec 92 points
By fireontop06
Another outstanding Malbec from Punto Final; A nose of dark berry’s and spice. Rich and dense on the palate with blackcherry, raspberry and chocolate. The oak wraps around fudge undertones for a long full-mouth finish, drink now thru

This Weeks Misc. Info and funnies/recipes
By nuisance
Valentin Bianchi Elsa Malbec 2005 Price: $9 The classic Malbec aromas of ripe plum and violets are evident in the nose, with hints of vanilla. The beauty of the Malbec of Argentina is its ability to combine a rich, weighty mouth feel
Copykat Chat Forums –

Event: Over 90/Under $30 Tasting @ Winex
By Chad(Chad)
14) (+) 2005 Melipal Malbec (Mendoza, Argentina): 100% Malbec, 80 year old vines, very different flavor profile than most Malbecs that I’ve had. Paired it with Blue Castello cheese. 91 WA, $13.99. 15) NV Pillar Box Red (Padthaway,
The Wineries of California –