Category: NEW WORLD

New World labeling of Grape Varietals

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailThe world of wines is almost always divided into 2 categories, those from Old World and some of New World.  There are many differences between their approach in viticulture, wine-making and even how they label their...

Classic Pairings: Fresh Beef heart grilled over a open fire of vine-trimmings tasted with Malbec Mendoza, Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailIn the past decade, Argentina has taken the wine-world by storm.  Quickly moved up the ranking,  not only it is the 5th largest wine producer in the world but it too boasts some fine wines rivaling...

Wine Aging Classification of Chile and Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailBoth Chile and Argentina are making themselves known among the top wine producers in the world in both quality and quality. These two Spanish speaking countries share many Spanish influences, even with their wines. It is...

Wines of Patagonia, Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate From the most northernly region of Salta, where conditions are harsh, 1200 miles south of it is Patagonia.  Patagonia shares little similarity with Salta.  Although Patagonia also has its back against the Andes...

Wines of Mendoza, Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Mendoza locates just in the central of Argentina with its back against the Andes mountain.  Many wineries find themselves thousands of feet above sea level.  Similar to Salta, Mendoza has a somewhat dessert...

Wines of Salta, Argentina

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Salta is Argentina’s most northernly wine region, it borders both Bolivia and Paraguay to the north.  Vineyards are planted at 5500 feet and some at over 9000 feet.  Although, the land isn’t rich...

Wines of Overberg and Walker Bay, South Africa

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremailGeography & Climate Locating at the very tip south of South Africa, its close proximity to the ocean, Overberg enjoy cooler climate with significant coastal influence.  It is ideal for cool-climate varietals such as Pinot Noir...

Wines of Coastal Region of South Africa

Sharing is caring!FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinRedditStumbleUponTumblremail Geography & Climate The Coastal Region is the heart of South Africa’s wine making industry. The beautiful coastal wine region takes its climatic stimuli from both the ocean and the mountains, making it ideal for...