Tag: argentina

Revisiting Argentina

The first Argentinian vineyards were planted in the mid 1500s by Spanish conquistadors. Winemaking became increasingly popular in Argentina over the ensuing centuries but the quality didn’t keep up with the quantity.  The 1990s saw a dramatic improvement in their wines and now Argentina is now among the world’s leading wine exporting countries.

The Kosher Wine Exception

A review of the Martins Malbec 2010 and Laphroaig Cairdeas Origin 2012 Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky.
Week after week, we write about some of the many worthwhile kosher wines being produced all over the world. For many months we made a point of indicating where the wines we reviewed could be purchased locally, but

Don’t Cry For Argentina: Winemakers Produce High-Quality Vino

Some wine recommendations from my recent visit to Argentina.
Much like a grapevine that produces its best fruit under "stressful" growing conditions, Argentine winemakers have weathered that country's significant political and economic upheavals to produce world-class wines. The country's Mendoza region, where the Andes supply both water and protection from the Pacific winds, has a