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AWToday 06/08/08 wine sites

Avoiding the auction
8 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Tampa
… chaser. They loved it on sight, then, as they should, cracked it open. Wine Recommendations Gascon Don Miguel 2006 Malbec (Argentina) Full-bodied and beefy yet achieves elegance. Loaded with complex layers of fruit like black cherry, blackberry, … Comment?

Salud! Choosing the house wine for anytime
16 hrs ago | The Capital Times
… slightly spicy, well-balanced and a steal for the price. If you like your reds dry, consider picking up the Conquista Malbec ($6.99 at Steve’s). With lots of dark fruit and a bright finish, it’s one of my favorite food wines. The bottom line when, … Comment?

Sonoma’s pricey cabs pay back in flavor
14 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal
… It was lively and tart on the palate, with mouth-watering acids demanding another sip. 2006 Calomi Estate Argentina , $25. Made from 85 percent Malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black fruit, … Comment?

Malbec again proves good, tasty buy  
16 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal
SCHWARZ MORE COLUMNS I thought I had finished writing about Argentinean Malbecs for a while, after my recent review of the Septima Malbec. Comment?

Explore wide variety of roses this summer
21 hrs ago | The Tennessean
… strong acids and citrus/ savory flavors will allow it to pair well with a variety of foods. 2007 Crios Rose of Malbec Region: Mendoza, Argentina Price: $11.99 Aroma: Cherry cough drops and cream soda. Palate: … Comment? 

Recommendations from 3 sommeliers
16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
… different: a sparkling Gruner Veltliner from Austria, clean and complex. 2007 Crios de Susana Balbo Torrontes, Argentina: Torrontes is one of our breakthrough wines. People who love New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc have been gulping this stuff down. … Comment?

2006 Luca Chardonnay Altos de Mendoza
Yesterday | Los Angeles Times
When I first tasted this Chardonnay from fourth-generation wine producer Laura Catena, its sheer elegance blew me away… elegance blew me away. Cool and minerally, it’s made from grapes grown in higher-elevation vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. Yields are low. It’s aged in French oak. The result is a beautifully balanced Chardonnay that can hold its own against much … Comment?

Western us sales man
Monday Aug 4 | Wine Business Online
Job Description: Background: Got Malbec? CA based Argentine wine import company is looking for a FT Sales Manager to help drive sales in our existing western states and to help expand business into other … Comment?

Wine: Sonoma’s pricey cabs pay you back in flavor
Monday Aug 4 | Ithaca Journal
… It was lively and tart on the palate, with mouth-watering acids demanding another sip. 2006 Calomi Estate Argentina Malbec, $25. Made from 85 percent malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black fruit, … Comment?

Summer no longer a dry spell at Vintages
Friday Aug 1 | Durham Region News
… value, here are today’s best of five grape varieties, each wonderful in a distinctive way. A Altos Las Hormigas 2006 Malbec $12.95 (Argentina) This sturdy red is an absolute steal. Aromas and flavours swirling with blueberry, black cherry, … Comment?

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AWToday 06/08/08 wine sites

WINE OF THE WEEK: Malbec again proves good, tasty buy
Las Vegas Review – Journal – Las Vegas,NV,USA
I thought I had finished writing about Argentinean malbecs for a while, after my recent review of the Septima Malbec. But in the very next tasting,

 

Minefields in LatAm: Dodging Political Pitfalls
Seeking Alpha – New York,NY,USA
Going forward, we sadly see little hope for Mendoza mining projects; the province’s wine lobby is far too powerful and will play the environment card

Argentina event
Bangkok Post – Thailand
TRADE :The Embassy of Argentina will hold a conference on Argentina’s economic outlook and trade opportunities from Aug 14-15 at the Shangri-La Hotel.

AWToday 04/07/08 wine sites

Beef and malbec: Perfect
Vancouver Sun – British Columbia, Canada
Mushrooms, grilled beef and rosemary cry out for Argentine Malbec. In the same way the malbec fruit meshes with the savoury, meaty aspects of the wine it

Oak: the Middle East politics of the wine world
Globe and Mail – Canada
Among the best values of today’s Ontario release, unquestionably, is Altos Las Hormigas Malbec 2006 ($12.95, No. 0640490; $15.95 in British Columbia, No.

Sonoma Valley offers some great cabernets
Statesman Journal – Salem,OR,USA
2006 Calomi Estate Argentina Malbec, $25. Made from 85 percent Malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black

Trick or treat?
guardian.co.uk – UK
Have a go at home with these four chunky reds: the concentrated, violet- and blackberry-scented 2007 Otra Vida Malbec, Mendoza (£4.99, 13%, Sainsbury’s),

Finding a good wine at a good price
Culpeper Star Exponent – Culpeper, VA, USA
Argentina is one of the most notable. In spite of higher prices, you don’t have to suffer a decline in the quality of your wine purchases.

Food for thought
Pueblo Chieftain – Pueblo, CO, USA
Farmers there have said that when the rains return they will plant grapes for wine in lieu of rice because the profit is higher. Globally, the world price …

E Wine of the Week
Fayetteville Free Weekly
… better known here in the United States, but it’s still eclectic enough to have a great price. Rarely does an Argentine Torrontes cost more than $10 or so. And it’s gaining fans, who, like myself, enjoy its flowery nose and softly spicy taste. It’s … 

Wine: Sonoma’s pricey cabs pay you back in flavor
Ithaca Journal
It was lively and tart on the palate, with mouth-watering acids demanding another sip. 2006 Calomi Estate Argentina Malbec, $25. Made from 85 percent malbec, 8 percent tannat and 7 percent cabernet sauvignon. This wine had flavors of black fruit, …

Summer no longer a dry spell at Vintages
Friday Aug 1 | Durham Region News
… value, here are today’s best of five grape varieties, each wonderful in a distinctive way. A Altos Las Hormigas 2006 Malbec $12.95 (Argentina) This sturdy red is an absolute steal. Aromas and flavours swirling with blueberry, black cherry, …

Ten Recession-Proof Wines
Thursday Jul 31 | Forbes.com
… some low-priced Argentinean Malbecs don’t just exceed expectations, they wow. Such is the case with the Don Nicanor Malbec 2005 , which Vaynerchuk praises not just for the wine’s jaminess (typical of the grape), but what he calls “Bordeaux-like …

AWToday 30/07/08 wine sites

Vine byLine
Artvoice – Buffalo,NY,USA
Foreign investment and expertise followed, flowing especially from the US and France, which helped to modernize the giant Argentine wine industry.

Grape debate: Training Your Taste Buds
Shepherdstown Observer – Shepherdstown,WV,USA
Here’s what you’ll need: Syrah-based wine (a red Rhone would be good). We used El Portillo Sauvignon Blanc (Mendoza, Argentina), Sonoma Cutrer Chardonnay