Argentina /ˌɑrdʒənˈtiːnə/, officially the Argentine Republic (Spanish: República Argentina [reˈpuβlika aɾxenˈtina]) is a federal republic located in southeastern South America. Covering most of the Southern Cone, it is bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north; Brazil to the northeast; Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east; Chile to the west and the Drake Passage to the south.With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the second largest in Latin America and the largest Spanish-speaking nation.
Posts about Argentina
  • Restaurants, Wine, and the Solo Diner: A Talk with Julien Perry

    … wait, that’s me. And that sounds like an amazing time. But not better than gabbing and drinking wine with Julien. (DUH!) Finally, my wine pick of the week. I hop back on the Malbec from Argentina train after after a prolonged break. Check out the Alamos Selección Malbec 2012. It is a rich and pleasurable red that will cure acute Malbec fatigue. Here’s the show: Tags: alamos seleccion malbec, eating at the bar, julien perry, ono project, seattle dining, solo dining…

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  • Decopas ~ A wine for the (Millennial) ages

    … percent the aromas aren’t masked in alcohol fumes… Dark cherries come through with great aplomb. Tasting: Sweet cherries woke up my taste buds, but a dry finish told me that it was a natural phenomenon, not tons of residual sugar. Simply delicious and characteristic. The ending: Smoky toasty wafting… a delightful experience. These wines re available nationally, and sell for $12 a bottle… Very affordable and pleasurable, too. Tags: Cabernet Sauvignon, Carbernet Franc, Decopas, Malbec, Sauvignon Blanc, Wine …

  • Clubbin’ It

    … areas of the new world like Argentina, California and Australia, or old world regions like Tuscany, every once in a while a real stunner comes through such as the Eastern Europe theme from May 2014, which featured an wildly interesting selection from Georgia, Croatia and Slovenia that should have surprised and excited all but the most jaded drinkers…

    Mike Madaio/ Pennsylvania Vine Company- 6 readers -
  • Malbec: Wine of Passion

    … I've always had a thing for Malbec. Its my Idris Elba...or Omari Hardwick, you know? Undeniably masculine & striking. Tamari's 2012 Malbec just seems to fit my mood for a lil intensity. Its no coincidence that Tamari means "to be passionate" in Huape, the native language of Argentina. The passion in this Malbec is apparent from swirl to sip…

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  • East Coast Wineries

    … region. In second place was Portugal with 8 wines and third place went to Spain with 7 wines. About 60% of my picks came from just these three countries. Uruguay made a strong showing with 5 wines, and the Hudson Valley of New York had 3 wines on the lists. Chile, with two wines on the list, was the only other country with multiple listings. The rest…

    Carlo De Vito/ East Coast Wineries- 3 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:

    … 2012 (California) The drive was perfect We relaxed and reminisced Spring shelters autumn 631) Montes Alpha Merlot 2010 (Chile) The surgeon surges Acting upon his urges More like he lunges 630) Angove Warboys Vineyard Shiraz 2009 (Australia) It feels like one's tongue Gained dexterity and length…

    The Red Wine Haiku Reviewin Merlot -
  • Holiday Wines – Pinot Grigio

    … into drinking than savouring. My picks over the next week are listed by country so they’re easy to locate in the store. Happy times to all. ARGENTINA/CHILE – REALLY GOOD GRIGIO Pinot Grigio is usually crowd-pleasing and a bit plain – the wine equivalent of easy listening music. However, some producers push the envelope and substitute personality…

    Billy's Best Bottles- 6 readers -
  • Tierra Divina Vineyards Reds 2012

    … and also Argentina; old vine vineyards cultivated by “the hands of the same family for three generations or more. Heritage vineyards are not good because they are old, rather they are old because they are good.” Winemaking: The Carignane grapes were sourced from 135 year old vines in central Lodi. Garnet in colour with aromas of cherry, earth…

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  • Wines of Uruguay Tasting Tour

    … in the same latitudes as winegrowing regions in Argentina, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Producing 10 million cases of wine annually (from i22,000 acres of vines). Uruguayan wine is not well-known for its wines internationally, due to the fact that 95% of the wine is consumed domestically. Many Uruguayan vineyards are small in size…

    Kovas Palubinskas/ 50 States of Winein Cabernet Franc Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
  • Toledo Area Wine events & Tastings: December 10-13, 2014

    …. Smith & Hook, California, 6. Michael David Freakshow, California, 7. Decoy, Sonoma, 8. Susana Balbo, Argentina, 8. Penfolds Bin 9, Australia, 9. Amavi, Washington, 10. Mondavi Napa, 10. St. Jean Anderson Valley, California, 11. Carpe Diem, California, 12. Mollydooker Maitre D', Australia. Dessert: 1. Fonseca Port, 2. Dow 10 Year Tawny…

    Toledo Wines and Vinesin Sauvignon Blanc- 3 readers -
  • 25 Pours of Christmas (Pour 7): Lamadrid Single Vineyard Malbec 2009

    … Lamadrid Single Vineyard Malbec 2009 Producer: Lamadrid Estate Wines Region: Agrelo, Mendoza, Argentina Price: $17.99 Vintage: 2009 Varietals: 100% Malbec ABV: 14% Virginia Pour House Notes: Aromas of garden-fresh herbs and blackberry with a medium-bodied palate complimented by ripe cherry flavors with dried blackberry undertones. The mid palate…

    Virginia Pour Housein Malbec- 3 readers -
  • Exciting Wine Gifts!

    … . . . serious, soulful Amarone. Forget ‘yummy’, this is a classy wine for the connoisseur in your gang. Sure to be ‘much appreciated’. MASI ‘Mazzano’ 07 Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto, Italy 215764 Vintages $101.95 . . . classy Napa Cab. At a recent tasting it blew away wines at twice the price. STAGS’ LEAP 10 ‘The Leap Estate’ Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa…

    Billy's Best Bottlesin Cabernet Sauvignon- 4 readers -
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