Category Archives: Argentina

World Cup 2014 Recap: May the Best Wine Region Win

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that the 20th annual FIFA World Cup, a tournament for the men’s soccer (or football) world championship, is currently happening in Brazil and the United States is shockingly still in the game. A total of 64 matches were or are being played...

Great Argentine Wines to Celebrate Pope Francis’s Homeland

Post Summary1. Why I should be predicting the next pope.2. Donald Hess’s big investments in Salta — 10,000 feet of hope3. A few facts on Salta4. The wines to celebrate Pope Francis’s homeland__________________________________________I may be a Jewish New Yorker, but I think I may have a psychic connection to this...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Ep 048 — Argentina

This week we hit the virtual road again with a trip to Argentina. A bunch of awesome shout outs (you guys are the best!) and a quick story of my childhood trauma of always being the male characters while belting out the libretto of Evita (so my sister could be...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 031 — Bargain Wines

MC Ice (normal wine person, husband, and podcast host extraordinaire) and I are back from hiatus this week. We start with a thanks to everyone for their hospitality on our Napa/Sonoma Harvest trip! I’m chronicling it on the blog, so scroll down (and up) for details! Shout outs from iTunes...

Alternative Reds Tasting At Parish: The Re-Cap

Last Wednesday, March 31, I did a tasting at Parish Foods & Goods on Alternative Red Wines. It was a good event (prevented from greatness because some people didn’t make it due to ATL traffic, oh joy!) and we tasted five great wines, all which elicited strong reactions from the...