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Torrontes and Malbec: the gems of Padrillos of Argentina

Padrillos malbec
The recession has been good to Argentine wine. Starting in 2008, when consumers put the brakes on buying wines over $40 a bottle, many turned in droves to Argentine wines, Malbec especially, to satisfy their cravings. In 2009, Argentine imports were up 34.1% in volume, and the double-digit trend continued
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Zinfandel and the term “Old Vines”

Lytton Springs old vines
Much is made of the term ‘old vines’ when it comes to Zinfandel. You see it on websites, in reviews, and in sales pitches for the wines. Quite often it appears on the label or as part of the name. "Oooh, this Zin is so good. It must come from really
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