The Little Green Wine: Petit Verdot

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of sampling the rather nice Erdità blend from Clos de Chacras at my new favourite Buenos Aires wine bar. It's a wine dominated by two of this country's usual suspects, Malbec (50%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (35%). This is a common combination here in Argentina; the Malbec... Continue Reading →

Will She, Won’t She? Tupungato Volcano threatens Uco Valley

High up in the Andes hysterical rumours have begun circulating that Tupungato is getting active. Mount Tupungato stands at some 21,555 feet and its snowy peak can be spotted from the city of Mendoza. It sits close by active volcano Tupungatito (19,700 feet) which last erupted in 1987. According to the Chilean geological service, in August... Continue Reading →

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