Tag Archives: mendoza

top one hundred wines of twenty-twelve.

i haven’t blogged in quite some time now. BUT this seven week long winter break has been the perfect excuse for me to get back into everything i am bad at when i am at school – reading, writing, running, etc. and what perfect timing it is that wine enthusiast’s top 100 wines of 2012 […]

another marvelous mendocino malbec.

i understand i am constantly sharing with you my favorite malbecs. it probably gets old and you’re probably dying for something new. BUT this malbec is one for the record books, ladies and gentlemen. here’s why: 1. $13 a bottle. under twenty CLASS. 2. very smooth but rich hints of berries vanilla and chocolate: really […]

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 […]

the beginning.

i fell in love in mendoza. and from the moment i cleared customs in dallas,  i’ve been trying to get back to the country i love. this blog is dedicated to learning, and to sharing the passion i see in a bottle of wine. so follow along as i explore the brilliance behind the barrel, one glass […]