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Impressions from Mendoza

In the United States, Mendoza is pretty much synonymous with Malbec.

This makes sense to a certain extent: Aside from a handful of Bonardas

and the occasional other grape variety from this region in the shadow of

the Andes Mountains, Malbec comprises most of what we see from…

Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on November 1, 2010 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Wine is Argentina’s Newest Tourist Attraction

MENDOZA, Argentina – The chance to sleep surrounded by vineyards and
take part in winemaking activities is attracting more local and foreign
visitors to Argentina’s Mendoza province.

Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on November 1, 2010 at 2:20pm — No Comments

“Mendoza is more than just great Malbec”

“Mendoza is more than just great Malbec”

In an article published in Cork'd, the social networking website about wine, Ben Kearney reflects his fascination with South American wines. Moreover, he

maintains that Mendoza has the potential for producing wines from

different grape varieties.

Ben Kearney starts his article explaining how South America

continues to impress him: “No, I am not referring to their soccer… Continue

Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on October 13, 2010 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Grape wars: Chile v Argentina

Grape wars: Chile v Argentina

By Jancis Robinson

Published: September 24 2010 23:16 | Last updated: September 24 2010 23:16

South America has become an invaluable source of great-value wine. But a wine lover’s view of the continent is probably completely skewed by which side of the Atlantic he

or she lives on.

To the British, South American wine comes from Chile. Much of it is reliable and inexpensive but the…


Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on October 13, 2010 at 6:59pm — No Comments

Consumption English consumers want to discover Argentina


English consumers want to discover Argentina

In her last visit to Mendoza, Decanter’s editor, Sarah Kemp published the results of the consumption surveys performed by the English magazine, which favor Argentina.

Two different surveys performed by Decanter about the perception

of English consumers about the New… Continue

Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on October 13, 2010 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Wine Spectator Insider

14 Argentinian wines recommended by James Molesworth

In last weeks’ Wine Spectator Insider, the journalist James Molesworth suggested 14 Argentinian wines, including two "hot wines."

In last weeks’ reports, James Molesworth offered reviews of outstanding Malbec and Malbec-based blends from Mendoza and Patagonia. He recommended wines from several Argentinian wineries such as Alta



Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on September 21, 2010 at 8:01pm — No Comments

The description of a perfect wine tour!

Luján de Cuyo

We pick you up in the morning at 9am and head for the vineyards of Luján de Cuyo, in the heart of Mendoza wine country. Our English-speaking guide will escort you around four premium wineries, old and modern, high tech and quaint, with a spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains.

First we take you to Alta Vista, an old style winery completely renovated and refurbished by a French wine family. Here we try Torrontes, Bonarda, Malbec and have a special… Continue

Added by Sonia Barboza on August 30, 2009 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Trapiche Pinot Noir

June is prime wedding season. And what better way to celebrate a permanent meeting of the heart, soul, and dreams than with a fine wine like Trapiche Pinot Noir? I always think of wine as a medium that dabbles between youthful and sophisticated sensibilities within a split second. This Pinot is the perfect example, flirtatious with flavors ever-changing as they course across your palate. Upon first… Continue

Added by Steve Mirsky on June 23, 2009 at 6:43pm — No Comments

El boom de la bodegas boutique. Por Eduardo Molteno.


Si bien en La Cava de Vittorio encontrará una amplísima variedad de etiquetas de vinos, nuestra especialidad son las Bodegas llamadas Boutiques:

Pero, usted se preguntará ¿qué es una bodega boutique?

Este término está referido fundamentalmente a aquellas bodegas que elaboran, con altísima tecnología, pequeñas partidas de vinos muy finos, a partír exclusivamente de uvas propias.

La característica de pequeñas partidas y de uvas… Continue

Added by Fernando Peri on May 25, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

The new conquistadors: Argentina's booming vineyards

Foreign investors are queueing up for a share of Argentina's booming vineyards.

By Gideon Long

Added by Alberto Mariano Stasi on May 19, 2009 at 8:06pm — No Comments

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