Global Wine Studies: South America

I. High Altitude Whites Bodegas Lurton 2007 Torrontes, Argentina Kingston Family 2006 “Cariblanco” Sauvignon Blanc, Chile II. “Native ” Sons Altos Las Hormigos 2006 “Colonia Las Libres” Bonarda, Argentina Concho y Toro 2005...

She is so popular

Truthfully, who among you didn’t think that was what Peter Gabriel was singing when, in fact, he was getting all French on us with Jeux sans frontieres? All funning aside, (and on with the news), Carmenere is gaining in popularity, making Chilean reds produced...

The Best Wine Buys

Vionta 2005 Albarino (Spain)Price: $11.99 Code: #25981 An aromatically complex white with plenty of white fruit flavors (you know, apple & pear) along with a core of racy acidity. Wonderfully refreshing green herb & dandelions on the nose. Smells like a...

South American Wines

Last night the Wine School hosted a tasting of South American wines at the Senior Law Center. Over the course of the evening, we poured everything from the usual suspects (malbec, sauvignon blanc) to less-known varietals and blends (torrontes, syrah-bonarda), and what...