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...

Wine Reviews Podcast: Grapes, regions, and 6 Fabulous Wines from Vinport (Italians, French, and an Argentinean)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/Wine_Reviews__September_2013_Vinport_Selections.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:31 — 15.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSBy request from normal wine people who have ordered wines from Vinport/WFNP, we did a podcast on the six wines offered in September through our partnership (full disclosure: I get a small cut of...

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: Episode 65 — The Grape Miniseries, Malbec

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/65Ep065_GrapeMiniseriesMalbec.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:12 — 20.2MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we return to the Grape Miniseries…finally! After lots of wonderful thanks and fun comments, we hit two listener questions: 1. What’s the etiquette of sharing good wine with people who may not...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Ep 048 — Argentina

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/48Ep048Argentina.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:32 — 19.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSThis 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...

Wine For Normal People Radio: Episode 031 — Bargain Wines

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/11_9_11BargainsFinal.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:38 — 19.8MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSMC 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...

Wine For Normal People Radio : Episode 023 Wine Translations — A Wine By Any Other Name Is EXACTLY the Same (Grape, That Is!)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/winefornormalpeople/WFNP-023-2011-07-22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:27 — 16.9MB)Subscribe via: iTunes | Android | RSSNot only do “Old World” (Europe) and the “New World” (everywhere else) have different approaches to making wine, it carries through right to the way they name stuff. In this ‘cast we explain the...

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...