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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.

Book Review: Vino Argentino by Laura Catena

February 17, 2011 - by ayarrow

Argentine wine is an interesting subject for a book at this point in time. The wine industry in Argentina is currently witnessing a renovation and redefinition, with many wineries focusing on the potential for exportation. This burgeoning fine wine industry has caught the eyes of many throughout the international world of [...]

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Vinography Images: Mendoza Sunset

November 11, 2010 - by ayarrow

We had a sunset just like this tonight in San Francisco. OK, maybe without the Andes. But just as impressive. Of course, I wish that I had been in Mendoza, instead, where Matt took this picture. I’ve been thinking about Argentina all afternoon after receiving an e-mail from a friend [...]

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Wines of Argentina Tasting: October 19, 21, Los Angeles and New York

October 5, 2010 - by ayarrow

One of the most important and valuable trends for the wine consumer, apart from the fantastic deals to be had on very nice wine these days, continues to be the proliferation of public wine tasting events put on by specific countries or regions of the world. The marketing associations for [...]

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Now Playing in Napa & Mendoza: Wine and a Story

September 30, 2010 - by Mike Veseth

Wine is good. Consumed in moderation it can even be good for you. But wine and a story is better. Wine famously stimulates all the physical senses (sight, smell, taste, feel and even sound if you touch glasses). But wine a story unlocks your curiosity and imagination, which are arguably the [...]

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Drinking Wine for a Cause

September 13, 2010 - by acorronpower

ast night my wife and I attended a wine tasting that benefited Bering Omega and the Human Rights Campaign. It was hosted by the Rainbow Lodge, one of Houston’s better and more interesting restaurants. The event paired a variety of South American wines with some very tasty food.
These are my thoughts on the [...]

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Great Argentine Sparkler for Memorial Weekend BBQ

September 10, 2010 - by acorronpower

That’s right! That’s what I said, a sparkling wine with barbecue. From May 18 through 25th, Central Market hosted “Passport to Argentina,” to celebrate Argentina’s Revolution of May. To get us into the spirit, CM sent a heavy bottle of sparkling wine along with their marketing materials.  I say heavy, because the day [...]

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Ricardo Santos Malbec major points

September 9, 2010 - by Tim Lemke

Ricardo Santos is the former owner of the Norton Winery and thirty-some years ago he was the first wine producer in Argentina to export Malbec.  Unless you’re new to wine or have been living under a rock you know that now Argentine wine is almost synonymous with Malbec.
Given Santos’ history with Malbec, [...]

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Great Wines for Labor Day: New Age from Argentina

September 9, 2010 - by acorronpower

We attended a Passport to Argentina celebration and wine tasting at our local Central Market a few months back. Looking up to check which wine was next, I noticed glasses filled with ice and slices of lime. I was curious, as well as skeptical.  Ice in wine?
Well it turns out these refreshing [...]

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