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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.

What Type of Wine Drinker Are You?

August 15, 2011 - by Jeff Leve

Much like sex appeal, a certain amount of wine appreciation comes down to personal taste.
I went on City-TV’s Breakfast Television in Toronto to recommend wines by personality type and I’ve jotted my speaking notes below.  Can you find yourself in the mix?
The Socialite
The socialite’s best accessory is a glass of sparkling wine. But Champagne can [...]

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This Backstreet Boy is a longtime fan of Malbec

August 15, 2011 - by Claire Biddiscombe

Singer Howie D is no stranger to success, having sold more than 100 million records worldwide as a member of the Backstreet Boys. In November, he will release his first solo album, titled “Back to Me.”
Outside of his own music, Howie manages the careers of young artists, including Canadians Dan Talevski and George Nozuka. He [...]

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Whales, Syrah And Intuition: The Making of Argentina’s XumeK

May 13, 2011 - by Joe Roberts

Travel to the province of San Juan, in the Cuyo region of the Tulúm Valley in Argentina – past the shitty old cars routinely running red lights, past the modest houses that are little more than shacks with water tanks atop, past the dogs whose limps attest to how rough life here [...]

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Argentina: Beyond Malbec

March 2, 2011 - by Mike Veseth

“To Infinity … and Beyond!”
That’s the motto of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story movie series. The joke is on Buzz of course — there’s nothing beyond Infinity. It’s infinity all the way out. Try as you might, you’ll never get past it.
The Malbec Buzz
I’m thinking about Buzz and his Infinity dilemma because [...]

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Doña Paula Estate Malbec

February 17, 2011 - by Tim Lemke

If you haven’t sampled an Argentine malbec recently, you’re really missing out on a unique wine experience.  It shouldn’t be any surprise that a country that produces so much juice – Argentina currently ranks 5th in global wine production – should be able to produce high quality wines across every price range.  [...]

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Alto Las Hormigas…

February 17, 2011 - by pgimenez

Desde 2008, Altos Las Hormigas, con la ayuda del especialista en terruños Pedro Parra, trabaja en el Proyecto Terroir: una investigación que tiene como objetivo identificar los mejores suelos de Mendoza para elaborar vinos. A raíz de este estudio, la línea de dos Malbec de la bodega se ampliará a cuatro [...]

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A trip to Argentina

February 17, 2011 - by Peter Conway

Welcome to a new segment of Mano a Vino, our Trip to Series. In this area we will present food recipes, wines, films and more that will take you to another part of the world with out leaving New Jersey.
The first in the series is a Trip to Argentina. We have always [...]

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Big Squeeze on Small Wineries in Argentina

February 17, 2011 - by Mike Veseth

Argentina is generally seen as the big winner in the current U.S. wine market. Sales of Argentinean wines have surged at every price point led by the signature Malbecs, (something that I wrote about in a recent post).  The big picture is great — perhaps the New World’s biggest success story since Marlborough [...]

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