The Lost Lakes of Mendoza

Originally posted on Wine Republic – Mendoza, Argentina – Things to do, Activities, Wineries, Tourism:
Ben Shirley wades into the disappearing wetlands of Mendoza province. As with so many popular myths, the local belief that Mendoza is a desert can be easily contested. Sure, it is a land with a dry crust, but from the…

2008 Harvest: High Quality Wines With Hints of Wood

A majority of Mendoza’s wines, of a total of 15, showed a predominance of reds (11) with a marked tendency to be stored in wood. As such the universal representative of the 2008 harvest was characterized, evaluated in general as outstanding without reaching the maximum value during the XIX edition of “Evico” (Evaluation of Harvest Wines), held yesterday.