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Here, you will find news about Argentina and its wines, written by the world’s most influential Wine Bloggers selected by WineSur. The articles will be read in their original language.

15 Top picks from South America, all under USD 25

August 31, 2011 - by John Szabo, MS

Some of the Canada’s sharpest palates spent five long days tasting over 1200 wines in Calgary last month for the Wine Access Magazine International Value Wine Awards. The only criterion to enter the awards was that the wine must be available in Canada for under $25. The full results of the [...]

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A Taste of Torrontés from Argentina

August 26, 2011 - by Sarah Goddard

The allure of Torrontés sweeps you away unsuspectingly as you plunge into the heady aromas of Argentina’s most famous white wine.  Your senses fill with the fragrance of a summertime garden – a sweet perfume of roses, blossoms, peaches, and citrus.  When you taste this wine you are again surprised – [...]

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A great wine grape returns: Chardonnay from Argentina

August 25, 2011 - by Andrew Catchpole

There’s a global Chardonnay revival underway – and it’s about time, too. The noble grape that reaches such sublime heights in Burgundy famously fell from grace through a mix of over-exposure (think Bridgett Jones and Footballers Wives) and overblown wannabes from the New World. And, I have to admit, [...]

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What’s Red, White & Green? Wine Packaging Greens Up

August 23, 2011 - by Mike Veseth

What’s red and white and green all over? Wine, naturally. And naturally Oregon wineries are in the green forefront — a fact that was reinforced at a recent Wine Wars book talk.
The Difference Between Water and Wine
Forty-eight  alumni came out on a beautiful August evening to attend an event at the Boedecker Cellars [...]

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Why Chileans are Investing in Argentinian Vineyards

August 18, 2011 - by Andrew Catchpole

While Chileans are investing in the Argentinian wine industry, there is a strange lack of investment the other way around.
I have a notion that it’s pretty unlikely that either a Chilean or Argentine could have invented the saying ‘the grass is always greener on the other side’. Travel from Chile’s dry Central Valley [...]

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Getting to know Argentina’s signature white wine

August 18, 2011 - by Kathy Stephenson

Looking for a new wine, cocktail or micro-brewed beer? In this column, we ask an expert for a recommendation. This week we talked to:
Scott Cunningham » Owner of Bottleneck Wines, a certified sommelier and wine broker in Park City.
What are you drinking now? » 2010 Manos Negras, Torrontés, a white wine from San [...]

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The Cellar: Discoveries from Argentina

August 17, 2011 - by Steffen Rasch

Argentineans love their wine. In fact, they love their wine so much that a few decades ago when consumption was at its highest Argentineans drank a mind-boggling 26 gallons of wine per year (compared to American’s less than 2 gallons per year). More interestingly, since the mid-1990s the country has developed a fine wine industry [...]

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Argentine wine goes kosher

August 16, 2011 - by Jude Webber

Argentina, with the largest Jewish community in Latin America, already boasts kosher ice cream parlours, supermarkets and restaurants. Now the world’s No. 5 wine producer is launching an exclusive kosher wine club being billed as the first of its kind in the world.
This is wine produced in Mendoza, the country’s premier [...]

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