Argentina

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
    • Zuccardi Serie A Malbec 2012 - Magna Cum Laude

      This one makes the honor roll. 100% Malbec from Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina. SRP of $15 and available for as low as $12. Imported by Wine Sellers Ltd. Sample submitted for review. From the bottle: "The Zuccardi Serie A range demonstrates the richness and diversity of Argentina's many micro-climates and soils.

      Jon Thorsen/ The Reverse Wine Snobin Malbec- 10 readers -
    • Top 6 Wine New Year’s Resolutions

      Every New Year, I make—and break—several resolutions about exercise or housecleaning. However, I also make a resolution or two about wine, which have always been easy to keep because they’re fun. Here are a few of my favorites that you can try this year. 1. I resolve to try something new It’s easy to get into a rut with wine and buy the same brand every time.

      Natalie Maclean/ Natalie MacLeanin Cabernet Sauvignon- 5 readers -
  • Lancatay Andean Foothills Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

    Estate: Located in the Andean foothills, the estate’s name Huarpe was chosen in honor of the peaceful native inhabitants of Mendoza. Family owned, the Toso family has a winemaking tradition in Mendoza that dates back over 100 years. Today the estate is run by “worldwide-trained oenologist” José Hernández Toso along with his brother Maximiliano Hernández Toso, who manages the ...

    the buddha in your glass- 7 readers -
  • Toledo Area Wine events & Tastings: January 21-24, 2015

    … Valley, California, 2. 2012 Periodic – Pinot Noir – Central Coast, California, 3. 2012 Dona Paula – Estate Malbec – Mendoza, Argentina, 4. 2010 Chateau Villa Carmin – Red Bordeaux – Medoc, France. Nominal fee per sample or $4.50 per flight. Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Closeout Tasting #3: 1. St. Supery Sauvignon Blanc, 2. Brocard…

    Toledo Wines and Vines- 6 readers -
  • Postcard From Mendoza

    …-harvest Petit Manseng. The wines compete mightily with the scenery — a green patchwork of vineyards, cypresses and olive trees backdropped by the snow-capped peaks of the Andes. It’s nothing short of magnificent. A Sunday Asado in Luján de Cujo Malbec Vineyards at Achaval Ferrer The Fermentation Room of Terrazas de los Andes Vineyards of Finca Decero Argentina …

    Odd Bacchus- 5 readers -
  • 2015 is Year to Explore, Travel

    …, try the unoaked Chards and splurge a little on Chablis. Seek out French Rhone red wines. Novice wine consumers would be hard pressed to find better value wine than the delicious French Rhones made of Syrah, Grenache, and Mouvredre. They’re wonderful with food or on their own and often in the $12-$16 range. Drink more South American wine in 2015…

    Howard W. Hewitt- 3 readers -
  • LCBO Wine Picks: Spain + Chile + Argentina

    … The next LCBO VINTAGES release will be on shelves across Ontario on Saturday, January 24th. The major theme of this release is on new value wines from Spain, while the mini-theme highlights wines from South America's two wine superpowers - Argentina and Chile. Out of 22 Spanish wines featured, 6 made my list of wine picks - all are red wines…

    Jason Solanki/ Vintages Wine Picks & Reviews- 6 readers -
  • Toledo Area Wine Events & Tastings: January 14-17, 2015

    … – Spain, 3. 2012 Reguengos – Portugal, 4. 2012 Allamand Malbec – Argentina. Nominal fee per sample or $8 per flight. Andersons, Talmadge Road, Wine Tasting. 6-8 PM. Closeout Tasting #2: January is the time of closeouts and great deals. We will pick eight of our best closeouts to taste, and will arrange other closeout tastings as new closeouts…

    Toledo Wines and Vinesin Merlot- 6 readers -
  • How Will the Rising Dollar Affect the U.S. Wine Market?

    …) and although Australia accounted for much of the import decline and may be a special case in some ways, Argentina, Chile and South Africa were also negatively affected. The study found differences by price category, too. Non-premium and commercial premium New World wines were the most affected by the exchange rate changes while super-premium wines showed…

    Mike Veseth/ The Wine Economist- 5 readers -
  • New Nomacorc owners plot acquisitions after buyout deal

    … to invest in Nomacorc over the long-term. Nomacorc has factories in the US, Belgium, Argentina and China. Although it has become known for reconstituted, synthetic closures, the group recently launched a new type of closure made from sugar cane polymers, named Select Bio. The move was part of a strategy to reduce the firm's reliance on oil-based plastics. Related News: …

    Decanter- 5 readers -
  • The Seminar List is Out for the Boston Wine Expo!

    … into one of the most well-known and respected wine events in the country. Over $1,400,000 has been donated to local charities by the Guild including Tufts Medical Center’s Summer Camp Program for Children with Disabilities – the major beneficiary. Over 27 local charities have benefited from the Expo over the event’s history. Other organizations that have…

    Red Wine Please!in Cabernet Sauvignon- 5 readers -
  • The Heart and History of Aldo Conterno.

    …, to the early the 19th century, when some of the Conterno family immigrated to Argentina. After only a few years Giovanni Conterno and his family returned to Italy, with a plan to help his father, Giuseppe Conterno, grow their small family farm and winery in Monforte d’Alba. They focused on producing the local wine. The Conterno family gradually…

    Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek- 3 readers -
  • VILLA BELLANGELO WINES (Finger Lakes, New York)

    … The Seneca Lake Vineyard This piece about 3"x3"x1/4" As Chateaubriand and Filet Mignon are similar, they are also different: Bellangelo’s Gewurztraminer is similar to Alsace, and its Rieslings are similar to those of the Mosel region of Germany - similar but so appreciably different. Any lover of wine who professes an appreciation of terroir is self…

    Wine Mizerin Cabernet Franc- 4 readers -
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