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Best of the Best, South America wine tasting

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Date : Wednesday, April 10th Time : 7pm Food : bread & cheese Cost : £15 Venue : Barrels & Bottles Guest speaker Jonny Bingham is back with his collection of wines from South America. Here we look at the best cuvees on offer from Chile and Argentina. Those of you who have attended one […]

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2011 harvest better than expected in Argentina

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A report published this week by Wines of Argentina revealed that 2011 harvest has been developed better than expected, regarding both quality and volume. The well-known winemakers Roberto de la Mota, Rodolfo Griguol, Gerardo Danitz and Edgardo del Popolo collaborated on this report. Some of the most famous agronomists and winemakers of Argentina emphasized the […]

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What will 2011 Argentinian wines be like?

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Though asking this question at this time of the year – first days of February – is like doing futurology, some of the best winemakers and agricultural engineers forecast that wine quality will be excellent, if there are not serious weather problems from now on. … read full story Don Cristobal 1492 Pascual Toso Share […]

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Pascual Toso wines from Argentina

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Established in 1890 by Pascual Toso from Piemonte in Italy, this is one of the oldest and most prestigious wineries in Argentina, and since its foundation has been characterised by their ongoing innovation. In 2001, internationally renowned Californian oenologist Paul Hobbs was appointed to begin work on the development of premium and super-premium wines for […]

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Malbec still the most exported grape variety from Argentina

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Varietal wine exports increased 6% in the first five months of the year. In this period, Malbec exports amounted to 48.2% of the total bottled wine exports, growing 39.2% in value and 39.5% in volume. In the first five months of the year, bottled wine exports grew 20.3% in turnover and 12.6% in volume. Malbec […]

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