Tag Archives: argentina

fifty favorites.

tim atkin, a renowned wine connoisseur, recently visited argentina (one of my favorite countries, if you haven’t figured that out already) to do some tasting and reasearch and to find some of argentina’s best wines. although he reported his fifty favorites, his excursions including touring vineyards, chatting with locals and trying a total of 450 different varieties. LUCKY. here […]

la vida argentina.

la vida argentina is something so close to my heart. having spent almost 6 months in the beautiful country, i take every chance i get to talk about and explore via cyberspace the happenings of my segundo hogar, my second home. i’ve been keeping tabs on wine enthusiast magazine who has been doing a few […]

a bike and some wine.

one of my favorite days when my parents came to visit in mendoza was the day we spent carousing the wine trail of maipú. thanks to the WONDERFUL mr. hugo, a taxi picked us up at my parents hotel one morning and took us to the region of maipú (about 30 minutes outside of mendoza) where mr. […]

salentein pinot noir reserve 2009

aside from a good malbec, this 2009 pinot noir is at the top of my list of reds. i’m still working on my wine descriptors and processes but… “fruty aromas like cherries, strawberries and raspberries, notes of vanilla, 10-12 months in french oak barrels, 6 month in-bottle stowage.” a bottle of this beauty welcomed my […]