Budeguer awarded at Concours Mondial de Bruxelles

Budeguer winery is rather new in the wine world. In 2005, the Budeguer family bought the first 100 hectares in Agrelo and Maipú, in the province of Mendoza. In 2008 the first vintage of its wines was released carrying the knowledge of winemaker Juan Manuel Mallea.
In the the 2012 edition of the Concours Mondial de [...]

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Tim Atkin’s 50 favorite Argentine wines 2012

The renowned master of wine, Tim Atkin, posted on May 10 a list of his favorite 50 wines from Argentina. Most of wineries members of WineSur appear on this list. Take a look!
“These are 50 of my favourite Argentine wines, shown at a tasting in London yesterday and selected from an extensive report to be [...]

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Atamisque opened four-star lodges

Atamisque winery, owned by the French/Belgian businessman, John Du Monceau, goes ahead with its investment plan and has opened, recently, four-star lodges in its 750 hectares land in Tupungato. The group of six lodges, designed by architect Eliana Bórmida, is immersed in a unique landscape surrounded by vineyards, fruit trees, a winery, a restaurant, a [...]

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2009 Benegas Malbec, 4 stars in Decanter

Based on Federico Benegas Lynch’s effort and passion, Bodega Benegas keeps on harvesting recognition. On this occasion, the 2008 and 2009 vintages of Benegas Estate Malbec achieved for the second time in a row 4 stars (Highly Recommended) out of five in the international ranking of Decanter magazine. In 2011 Wine Advocate granted this wine [...]

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Altos del Plata writes its own story

Like Terrazas de los Andes winery one day built its story from the experience of its parent company in France, Moët-Hennessy, Altos del Plata starts writing its own history from Terrazas de los Andes’s experience. With a revamped label in which the name ‘Altos del Plata’ becomes more prominent, the 2011 vintage presents its fruity [...]

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“Antigal Uno Malbec is big, but not overpowering”

Winestrong blog is meant to encourage open discussion for all levels of wine drinkers, whether inexperienced or knowledgeable, and to provide a variety of recommendations spanning all types of wines at all price-points. The three contributing authors bring unique perspectives on wine from their backgrounds in business, culture, history, and science. On this occasion, Eric, [...]

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Ruca Malén presents Yauquén Bonarda and Yauquén Torrontés

Ruca Malén winery is proud to present two new varietals of its range of wines Yauquén. This launch is a tribute to the most traditional wine celebration in the world, the National Grape Harvest Festival carried out in Mendoza, Argentina. Yauquén Torrontés and Yauquén Bonarda Edición Vendimia (Harvest Edition).
Historian Daniel Balmaceda was invited to the [...]

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‘El Enemigo’ range and its birthplace

Argentina grows and wine micro-regions are gradually getting a leading role. This is the case of Gualtallary, in Tupungato, Uco Valley, Mendoza. It is a cold region, grown mostly with Malbec, whose price per hectare planted is nearly a mere USD 70,000.
It is here where “El Enemigo” range is born, made at Aleanna winery by [...]

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Three-in-one review of Familia Blanco’s wines

The Anuva Wine Tasting Blog has recently published not one, but three reviews of Familia Blanco’s wines. Read the Bradlye’s comments on Mairena Torrontes 2011, Mairena Bonarda 2010 and Mairena Bonarda Reserve 2008.
“It is with great pleasure that I review the wines of the Blanco Family. A true Mendocino family winery, Familia Blanco is in [...]

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John Langley presents Familia Langley Reserva 2008

The prestigious American TV and film producer, John Langley, together with Jean Pierre Bieri, General Manager of Viñedos Urraca, hosted the events that took place at the exclusive wine shops in Buenos Aires and Mendoza, Le Choix Des Vins and Sol y Vino.
Emerged in warm and elegant atmosphere, guests – specialized journalists, sommeliers, and friends [...]

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