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    24 days of Christmas Wines...5 December

    #christmaswinecalendar 05.12 🎄

    Celebrating the engagement of Sarah and Scott last night so I obviously had to request a photo of the happy couple with my 5 December wine choice. I did let them keep it, but enjoyed a glass myself too 😜 We love this organic sparkler from Familia Zuccardi 🥂

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    24 days of Christmas Wines...4 December

    #christmaswinecalendar 04.12 🎄

    Susana’s Late Harvest Malbec is a naturally sweet red that’s just heaven with chocolate puds. Late Harvest simply means the grapes have been left to raisin on the vine, producing a delicious sweet red which is soft and balanced.

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    24 days of Christmas Wines...3 December

    #christmaswinecalendar 03.12 🎄

    In case I haven’t mentioned it before, I absolutely love this wine! It’s a bit special, so exactly the sort of white you need in your fridge on 25 December. From 50 year old Semillon vines in Patagonia, Matias Riccitelli has produced a stunning Semillon which is rich and complex, a real showcase of what Semillon is capable of.

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    24 days of Christmas Wines...2 December

    #christmaswinecalendar 02.12🎄🍷

    Last night’s tipple (from Howard) is our 2nd December wine choice. He’s serving up a little chicken casserole with dumplings and I’m sure the Ben Marco Pinot Noir would have matched perfectly. And that is a 750ml bottle, I think they’re just giant glasses 😆

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    24 days of Christmas Wine... 1 December

    #christmaswinecalendar 01.12🎄🍷

    Happy 1st December! Surely it’s time to start planning your Christmas wines? We thought we’d help out by picking 24 wines, across various styles and price points, which we think would work well with Christmas lunch 😋

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    Riccitelli Old Vine Semillon...WOW!

    This cracking Semillon is made from vines that were forgotten about for over 50 years. Then Matias Riccitelli came along and worked his magic. These old Semillon vines are located in Rio Negro, Patagonia. Sun exposure is fairly intense at this latitude but nights are cool, allowing the grapes to develop rich varietal characteristics while retaining balancing acidity.

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    Late Harvest Malbec and dark chocolate...

    Talk about a show stopper...I wish I'd captured the reactions to the Susana Balbo Late Harvest Malbec with the Sam Joseph 70% dark chocolate at the Wine Gang's Winter Festival!

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    New arrival...Zuccardi Concreto Malbec

    Excited to welcome Zuccardi's Concreto Malbec 2018 to the portfolio! As the name suggests, Concreto has been aged in Zuccardi's concrete eggs, allowing gentle maturation and plenty of mineral character. 

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    Los Poetas Libertad Blend 2017

    If I was a poet, sunrise would definitely be my inspiration (which is why I was out in my dressing gown and wellies taking this picture at 6.45am on a Saturday!)

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    Spring has arrived in Argentina!

    While the UK is busy carving pumpkins, planning bonfire celebrations and generally settling into Autumn, Spring has arrived in Argentina. It's a hugely important time of year for producers as vineyard success depends on several things that happen in the Spring.

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    WIN tickets to Three Wine Men

    Competition now closed. Congratulations to Justine French and Kirsty Houghton...we hope you enjoy the event! Three Wine Men - Manchester 2019. Your chance to win tickets for this fabulous Wine Event, courtesy of Taste Argentina, simply enter the competition on our website.

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  • Hello Pablo! Thank you for introducing Familia Falasco Wines and the Chacabuco Malbec to our followers in the UK.

    With the 3rd generation of the family at the helm, Familia Falasco has built a thriving winery in the heart of Mendoza over the last 80 years. Its vineyards span the length of region, from the Northern Valley through to the Southern Valley, ensuring diversity and quality across its range of wines. 

    The Chacabuco Malbec is one of our most popular reds, with loads of plum and black cherry fruit, a hint of spice and soft, smooth tannins on the finish.

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    A warm welcome from Pablo Sanchez

    Hello Pablo! Thank you for introducing Familia Falasco Wines and the Chacabuco Malbec to our followers in the UK. One of our most popular reds! It's super soft and juicy with loads of red fruit and fine tannins. Click through to watch the video...

  • Over the summer, Rachael had the opportunity to meet Karim, winemaker and owner of Bodega Altocedro and Bodega Alandes. It's a nice little insight into his wineries and his outlook on the Argentinian wine industry...

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    Interview with Karim Mussi Saffie

    Over the summer, Rachael had the opportunity to meet Karim, winemaker and owner of Bodega Altocedro and Bodega Alandes. It's a nice little insight into his winery and his outlook on the Argentinian wine industry...

  • We are two experienced wine professionals with a tremendous passion for outstanding wines – particularly of course those from Argentina! Howard Jones had a career working for an independently owned wine store chain before setting up his own successful merchants business supplying hotels and restaurants in the North West. Rachael Latham has worked with a handful of award winning independent merchants in the UK in sales, marketing and PR roles, and is currently studying for her WSET Diploma. We also have the highly efficient and IT savvy, Sian Davies, in accounts, as well as fantastic consultancy support from Dave Richards of Chptr4 Marketing.

    So after many months of research, along with tasting, tasting and more tasting, we are proud to bring you our Taste Argentina portfolio. Enjoy our site!

     

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    Meet the Team

    We are two experienced wine professionals with a tremendous passion for outstanding wines – particularly of course those from Argentina! READ FULL ARTICLE

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    Malbec - An Argentinian Success Story

    Malbec is certainly a world-class grape now, and the passion, patience and pride the Argentinian growers put into their Malbec really is changing the face of this once side-lined grape.

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    Authentic Argentinian recipes...Empanadas!

    Look out for our tasty recipe cards in every box of wine...this month we've got yummy Empanadas.

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    A brief guide to Argentinian vintages

    Argentina is an incredibly diverse and interesting place to make wine. Different years present different challenges, which is what makes wine so fascinating. Here’s a brief overview of the last six years…

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