Right now Argentine wines are the darling of the wine world with good reason! Leslie Sbrocco, top wine goddess, correspondent, and consultant was here in Argentina for the Argentine Wine Awards and tasted through hundreds of wines. She highlights several in her May Picks for Epicurious.com.
"Last year sales of Argentine wine soared nearly 40 percent due to quality and affordability. The country's wine sales are growing, but so is tourism. As an international judge at the recent Argentina Wine Awards, I was impressed by the number of American wine tourists. Wineries are within easy reach of Mendoza - Argentina's wine capital - where you can stay at modern hotels and visit spots like The Vines of Mendoza, a unique tasting facility pouring 90 boutique wineries' brands.
Can't make it down to experience this hot spot? May's picks offer a virtual visit."
Check out her suggestions and also be sure to visit The Vines of Mendoza Online Store for wine selections that you can't find at your local wine store or supermarket! Viva el Malbec! (And Torrontes, and Bonarda, and Sauv Blanc, and Cab Sauv...)