AWToday 23/09/08

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Wine News

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. Stellar Cellar $1,000 can buy 60 bottles of the world’s finest wines By Andrew Tanzer, Senior Associate Editor From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, October 2008 Luigi Bosca Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva 2005 For an equally elegant red, try this cabernet sauvignon ($18; www.luigibosca.com.ar). The Arizu family emigrated from Spain in the 19th century and has been making wines in Argentina for more than a century. The experience shows in this graceful cabernet from Mendoza. Catena Chardonnay 2006 This chardonnay ($18; www.catenawines.com) is from high-altitude vineyards in Mendoza, Argentina. Delicately oaked and golden in color, it has lemon, apricot and tropical-fruit flavors. This vintage shows that Argentina can deliver varietals at prices well below those of comparable California wines.
Choice of great Malbec from South America Journal Live, UK – Aug 29, 2008 I very much like Catena 2006 (£10.99 from Majestic), but their quality level is consistently high around this price. But don’t be confused by Château Malbec …
NOTESTER: Oktoberfest coming to Mansfield Attleboro Sun Chronicle, MA – Sep 3, 2008 (401.421.4422) There will be a Bodega Catena Zapata wine dinner 6:30 Monday. Sept. 15, at the Waterman Grille on Richmond Square in Providence. …
The Tasting Room: Cab Franc gives long, classy finish Savannah Morning News, GA – Sep 9, 2008 A business relationship with famed Argentina winemaker Nicolas Catena in the late 1980s fired his interest in South America wine making. …
Naples Winter Wine Festival organizers have announced the 2009 … Naples Daily News, FL – Sep 16, 2008 •Daphne and Bart Araujo, Araujo Estate Wines, Calistoga, Calif. •Laura Catena and Nicolás Catena, Catena Zapata, Argentina. •Jean-Guillaume Prats, Château … Naples Winter Wine Festival announces vintners The News-Press all 3 news articles »
Stellar Cellar Kiplinger.com, DC – Sep 20, 2008 The merchant, Jorge Ordoñez, is a great source of red and white wines from Spain. Catena Chardonnay 2006 This chardonnay ($18; www.catenawines.com) is from …
From Overweight Bottles to Naked Grapes, Wine Nonsense Thrives Bloomberg – Sep 3, 2008 Many offenders are from Argentina (such as Nicolas Catena Zapata, $105, weight 4.22 pounds), Spain (Alto Moncayo Aquilon, $150), Chile (Montes Folly Syrah, …
Food notes for Aug. 27. Providence Journal, RI – Aug 26, 2008 Waterman Grille, 4 Richmond Square, Providence, hosts a Bodega Catena Zapata wine dinner Monday, Sept. 15. Waterman Grille will host Catena wine educator …
Women & wine Chicago Sun-Times, United States – Sep 17, 2008 … cardiovascular research five years ago to professionally pursue her passion for wine — favors Catena Malbec from winemaker Laura Catena of Argentina, …
Vintage tours to Argentina attracts tourists CCTV, China – Sep 12, 2008 The O. Fournier Winery boasts four wide columns supporting a flat square roof. Jose Manuel Ortega, President of O. Fournier Winery, said, «What we intended …
Argentine wine producers look to break through £5 barrier Talking Retail, UK – Sep 17, 2008 Pernod Ricard UK has ambitious plans to develop Graffigna with renewed focus as it sees Argentine wine as a “priority market” and it wants to develop the …
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