Uruguay

    Tannat and Uruguay: An Unlikely Duo

    …Tannat and Uruguay: An Unlikely Duo I was sent a copy of Wines of South America: The Essential Guide by Evan Goldstein. He’s not only a Master Sommelier but also President and Chief Education Officer of Full Circle Wine Solutions. I can vouch for his abilities as an educator after peppering him with questions regarding the state of the South…

    3 readers - By Jameson Fink/ Jameson Fink

    Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade 2014

    … de la Raza in many countries in Latin America; Discovery Day in the Bahamas; Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain and as Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in Uruguay. Christoper Columbus arrives in America (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com. After the Parade, the Joint…

    2 readers - By Vino Con Vista Italy

    The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 3)

    …The Wines of Uruguay 2nd Annual U.S. Trade Tour was an excellent opportunity to sample and learn about a wide range of Uruguayan wines which are currently being exported to the U.S., though all are not yet available in Massachusetts. At this event, there were 16 wineries, pouring a total of over 80 wines, including Sparkling, Rosé, White, Red…

    1 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 2)

    …If you examine the location and climate of Uruguay, there is little question why it is an excellent location for vineyards. It is located on the same latitude as South Africa and Adelaide, Australia. The Uruguayan climate is very conducive, with a predominantly maritime climate and about 1000mm of rain annually. The high amount of rainfall…

    5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 1)

    … the area. By 1603, though they didn't yet possess a permanent settlement, the Spanish introduced cattle, finding a verdant land which they thought would be conducive to such ranches. Finally, in 1624, they established their first permanent settlement at Soriano on the Río Negro. During this period, Jesuit missionaries also created a number…

    5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

    2013 Bodega Garzón Sauvignon Blanc Guys, I’m super psyched...

    …2013 Bodega Garzón Sauvignon Blanc Guys, I’m super psyched about this Sauvignon Blanc from Uruguay! Can you tell? Green pepper, grass, white peach, and lime rind on the nose. Lots of nectarines, white peaches, and lime rind on the palate with nice, crisp acidity. 5/5 bones $$ Sauvignon Blanc 13% abv Garzón, URUGUAY…

    1 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    Daily Wine News: Another Look

    … and discovers that “the most notable Virginia viticulture milestone in the 150 years between Jefferson and the beginning of the modern-day industry… was the establishment of a farming cooperative called the Monticello Wine Company.” On Forbes.com, Cathy Huyghe profiles Damien Wilson, director of the wine business program at the School of Wine and Spirits Business in Burgundy. In the New York Times, Danielle Pergament goes searching for “wine, olive oil, and the good life in Uruguay.” …

    6 readers - By David White/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog
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    Christine Lurton joins family firm but denies succession plan

    … careers in Argentina, Chile, Portugal and Uruguay. Andre Lurton owns more than 600 hectares of vines in Bordeaux, producing 4m bottles per year with a staff of 160 people. In 2012 the group sold 18% of its business to Credit Agricole Grands Crus, a move that was seen as an attempt to deal with family succession issues. Lurton himself has seven…

    1 readers - By Decanter