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 - 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 - Vino Con Vista Italy
  • The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 3)

    … of Uruguay. As inexpensive Malbec wines from Argentina caught on with consumers, so could these inexpensive Tannats catch on too. Their often fruity and approachable style would please many wine drinkers, and providing a good introduction to the Tannat. Consumers could eventually move up to the Tannat blends, where grapes like Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon…

    1 readers - Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie
  • The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 1)

    … probably first think about Argentina, and all of it firs that country. However, it also fits a second South American country, Uruguay, and I think you'll be hearing more and more about this country in the near future. Located in the southeasterm region of South America, Uruguay (whose name means "land of the painted birds") possesses a pristine…

    5 readers - 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 - 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 - 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 - Decanter
  • Touring and Tasting

    … bottles of Aussie Shiraz at the local shop. Funny, guy travels half way around the world to drink his home country drops. 1651. 2011 Vinaceous Wines - Snake Charmer Shiraz (McLaren Vale - Australia) I can't say that I know much about Vinaceous Wines. Given the labels, my guess is that it's a commercial venture along the lines of critter wines…

    4 readers - 2001 Bottles - A Wine Odyssey
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