AWToday 19/09/08

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Is our perception of wine influenced by price? The Wine Guys by Tom Marquardt & Patrick Darr There is probably someone in your social circle who frowns at thought of opening a $10 wine. Either he’s so wealthy, money is no object — or he wants to pretend he’s wealthy. http://www.sanmarcosrecord.com/features/local_story_261114957.html?keyword=secondarystory

Wine with a twist at Washington’s first self-service wine bar AFP For Shekim, it wasn’t the blackcurrant-redolent bouquet of the Zolo from Argentina or the pedigree of Chile’s Almaviva 2005, made in the style of

Evico more than 150 wine species Cuyonoticias – Cuyo,Mendoza,Argentina The quite traditional event has been organised by «Bodegas de Argentina» (Wine Cellars from Argentina), along with the APEAA (Asociación de Profesionales en

Novato winemaker Cabernet Corp. branches out from Chile to Argentina Marin Independent-Journal – San Rafael,CA,USA By Nancy Isles Nation Peter (left) and Eric Axelson are owners of Cabernet Corp., a Novato company that imports wine from Chile. (IJ photo/Jeff Vendsel)

Food & Wine Calendar MiamiHerald.com – Miami,FL,USA Sunset Corners Wine Tasting: Features Domaines Baron de Rothschild vintages from estates in Argentina, Chile, France and Portugal; noon-4 pm,

Tasting Notes Sun-Sentinel.com – Fort Lauderdale,FL,USA Seafood lovers take note: This unique Argentine wine is for you. If you prefer a crisp, green-apple flavored sauvignon blanc, then you want the South Wine Blogs

Varietal Death Match, Round 8: Malbec v Carmenere Oct 28, 2008 (Tue): Varietal Death Match, Round 8: Malbec v Carmenere October 28, 2008 at 7:00 pm-8:30 pm Location: Gordons Fine Wine & Culinary Center Instructor: John Raeder, Wine Consultant Cost: $25 per person Register: Greater Boston Wine Tasting and… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Greater-Boston-Wine/

by Mariana Onofri We are back!! Winemaker’s nights are back By Alejandrina LAS LOICAS RESERVA MALBEC 2007, this wine will be released in 8 months after the bottle aging is over. Although this wine was bottled not long ago, it has a really nice roundness that talk very well of polyphenols’ ripeness. Vines of Mendoza Blog – http://www.vinesofmendoza.com/blog

Raiders of the Lost Arg By Dan No, the Wines of Argentina trade tasting at Lord’s yesterday had a proverbial glint in its eye, and not just because it had consumed too much Malbec. There was a bit of a buzz about the room and a mini-avalanche of journos, Bibendum – http://www.bibendum-wine.co.uk/blog

BRAVO!!!!!!! By Alison Smith(Alison Smith) Mapema Malbec Mendoza 2006 Score: 90 | $20. Ripe and forward with dark licorice, fig, currant preserve and chocolate notes riding along round, rich tannins. Rock solid finish. Drink now through 2010. 2000 cases made. TexaCali Wine Trail – http://texacaliwinetrail.blogspot.com/

Maipe Malbec 2007 added by GeraldQ. By GeraldQ Maipe Malbec 2007 added by GeraldQ. Recent Activity Report at WineLog.net – http://www.winelog.net

Don’t Cry for Me, Vino 100 By Todd Johnson This fun Uptown wine bar is hosting its “Extravaganza from Argentina” next Wednesday, Sept 24. Enjoy generous tastings of eight Argentine wines, appetizers including “the best empanadas outside of Buenos Aires” (hyperbole much? SideDish – http://sidedish.dmagazine.com

The Southern Hemisphere – Round Two Sep 23, 2008 (Tue): Casa di Vino visits the Southern Hemisphere to taste the latest from Argentina, New Zealand & more.[…] Des Moines Wine Tasting and Dinners… – http://www.localwineevents.com/Des-Moines-Wine/ ]]>

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