Sixty competitors, five days, one title; the world’s best sommelier.
MENDOZA – When you excavate 1,000 lorries worth of mountainous rocks in order to plant vineyards, the only logical outcome for all that surplus material – if your name is Sebastián Zuccardi – is to build a winery with it. And from Wednesday, Bodega Zuccardi Valle de Uco throws open its doors to its second […]
(New Worlder) When you think of Mendoza, it’s easy to fall into a Malbec-induced fog, eyes misting over at the thought of that luscious purple grape juice sliding down your throat. But Argentina’s premier wine-producing province is about to take the spotlight for a very different reason, when it hosts the fifteenth Concours A.S.I. du […]
As the countdown to the Concours du Meilleur Sommelier du Monde ticks away, The Real Argentina continues with part two of its somms series.
The wine world will turn its attention to Mendoza in April when Argentina’s principal wine-producing province hosts the prestigious Concours du Meilleur Sommelier du Monde (A.S.I. Contest of the Best Sommelier of the World).
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Watch your back, Champagne.
Meet Chilean surfer Charlie Villard, whose Tanagra Syrah 2012 picked up 96 James Suckling points recently.
Sommelier Rodrigo Calderón talks about the Malbec he produced with Viña 24 Bodega De Angéles.
The Tuscan transplant on setting up a winery in Río Negro: “This is the most difficult thing I’ve done in my life.”