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I love Malbec. I even worked in it’s spiritual home of Mendoza, Argentina to get a behind the scenes look at what goes ito the world’s best Malbecs. But lately I’ve been exploring it from other parts of the world, too. For this variety, so far, it’s most popular examples come from Argentina and France. […]

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It’s hard not to take it to the internet when you receive bad service. But sometimes you need to spread the word when people get it right, too. Today, I salute Odd Bins.   A while ago I purchased a mixed case of wine from Odd Bins to practice blind tasting. One night I had […]

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 The 2011 vintage has been a steady, controlled process thus far at The Vines of Mendoza. Over the past month and a half we have harvested 15% of our grapes. Today, however, we are functioning at full force as the Malbec harvest commences. For the full story click here. Bring it on Malbec!

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Earlier this week I helped myself to three of the Cabernet Sauvignons being served at The Vines of Mendoza Tasting Room. My objective was to discover what sets ‘Cab’ in Mendoza apart from ‘Cab’ grown elsewhere in the world. Click here for the full review and a peek into what you need to know about Cabernet […]

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Mendoza Malbec Under $25

Over the next few months I will be reviewing plenty of Argentine wine for The Vines of Mendoza blog.  Firstly, I have been looking at Malbec under $25.  Click here for my tasting notes on Caligiore Reserve Malbec 2007, Inizio Reserva Malbec 2006 and Mil Vietnos Malbec 2007.

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