Piedra Infinita – Uco Valley, Argentina

Bodega Familia Zuccardi, Finca Piedra Infinita. Drive an hour and a half south of Mendoza and you will come to the Uco Valley, one of Argentina’s key wine producing regions. The dusty roads dotted with bursts of green from irrigated paddocks lie beneath the magnificent Andes mountains, which are our constant companions as we head […]

Come with me to Argentina!

Vines in Mendoza. Credit: Lira Wine Experience. Later in the year I will be joining Lira Wine Experience for a 14-day trip throughout Argentina, starting October 20 and finishing November 2. Beginning and ending in Buenos Aires we will visit three distinct regions in Argentina – the vineyards in skies of Salta, the valleys of […]

If you’re in Melbourne Saturday July 1 …

Come and join me as we taste our way around Argentina! Love your Malbec? Know your Torrontes from your Tannat? Join me at Vamos Bar and Restaurant in the Melbourne CBD as we enjoy 5 fabulous wines each with a tasty morsel of food specially matched to the wine. In this tutored tasting you will […]

In Melbourne on June 17 or July 1?

Come and join me as I host two wine education events at Vamos Latin American Bar and Restaurant. We will take a closer look at wines from Chile (June 17) and wines from Argentina (July 1). Following on from my month-long visit at the end of last year I am super excited to bring you these […]

Wine Times Hong Kong: Argentina’s signature grape

Article first published Wine Times Hong Kong, February 3 2017. After two weeks in Chile my study trip continued over the Andes in Mendoza, Argentina, where I visited Altos Las Hormigas and Familia Zuccardi. What was immediately apparent upon entering Argentina was the vast difference in infrastructure between Chile and Argentina and how lengthy periods […]

Argentina brings it’s “A” game

Vista Flores Vineyard, Mendoza. Source: Familia Zuccardi Wine Tasted Familia Zuccardi, Salta Province, Argentina, Serie A, Torrontés 2012 Generally when you think of Argentina and wine, you think of Malbec. But more recently you might have also added Torrontés to that list and if you haven’t you should definitely consider seeking out some and putting […]