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

    … Image via Wikipedia A attend the annual Columbus Day Parade in Chicago. The parade celebrates the historic 1492 voyage of Christopher Columbus as well as Italian-American Culture. Columbus is from Genoa Italy. Here’s a Genoa Video for all my Italian friends on Columbus Day http://youtu.be/wujacerrsp8 When: October 13, 2014 Where: The parade…

    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)

    … soared. By 1877, it was being considered the national grape of Uruguay, and in honor of Pascal, Tannat became commonly referred to as Harriague. Another important person in the history of wine in Uruguay is Francisco Vidiella, a former gardener from Catalonia. In 1874, he established a vineyard and winery at Colón, planting Folle Noire and Gamay…

    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

    … in ‘-aia.’” And he finds lots of Super Tuscans worth buying. “It’s too early for the heavy, full-bodied reds just yet,” so “as autumn approaches,” Will Lyons is turning “away from the spritzy, bright acidity that was so refreshing in summer to heavier, smoother whites.” In the Mercury News, Jessica Yadegaran visits Turley Wine Cellars new winery…

    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

    Touring and Tasting

    … the way back at #433. Still drinking good though. 1653. 2005 Pisano - EtXe Oneko Licor de Tannat (Uruguay) The final bottle of the night was a surprise and a treat. Since Merlot Boy and Margarita arrived, I haven't been playing up World Cup entries to the blog much. This bottle was a tip of the cap to Uruguay's run at the 2014 Cup. They lost…

    4 readers - By 2001 Bottles - A Wine Odyssey
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