The purpose of 2011 My Wine Story is that all Argentina’s wineries tell, in no more than 150 words, all kinds of anecdotes: personal, related to harvests, vintages, travels, fairs, wine launches, business meetings, among others.
Works must be sent from 12th September to 7th October. Consumers will vote the best anecdote by clicking the “Like” button on Facebook, appearing at the bottom of each note. The deadline to vote is Friday, 21st October, 2011, at 12 pm (Argentina). The anecdote getting the highest number of “Like” will be the winner.
The award ceremony will offer surprises and a great party in mid-November.
For further information, please contact Pablo Ponce (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I was staring at the flames when she asked me to turn to see her. There she was, dressed and naked. In my mouth, wood was felt intensely, the aroma of wood burning. Red fruits, coffee, chocolate. The flavors of the wine kept the dinner alive. Her last garment flew at me suggestively. [...]
Beginning of harvest, the winery was unfinished, and the grapes were harvested and wanted to be wine, naturally. They were placed in cold chambers to gain time till the winery was fully equipped.
The grape began to dry up, generating large levels of concentration and Jean thought the grapes were lost and there is not way [...]
“During my first trip to Europe with my parents from my home province of Jujuy, we arrived at the family home of my grandfather Antonio, in Locarno, Canton Ticino, Switzerland.
At that time I was twelve years old and my grandfather took me out to bars and introduced me as “my American grandson”. After several days [...]
At harvest in 1987, exactly 100 years after the birth of Don Valentin Bianchi, founder of the winery, the plot number 7 of Asti estate (vineyard planted by him) yielded a Cabernet Sauvignon of outstanding features.
This remarkable coincidence made his son, winemaker Don Enzo, take the decision of bottling this wine without staying in oak [...]
We instantly associate women with white wine; gentle, delicate, soft. But, my grandmother and his sister-in-law were red wine women; tough and strong. With the early death of their husbands, Catalina and Yolanda didn’t surrender. Quite the contrary, these women, young and beautiful, who owned a winery, went against all the stereotypes that a sexist [...]