News from Argentina

Robert Parker’s Wine Advocates rates Clos de Chacras Wines

December 30th, 2008  |  Published in Clos de Chacras, Featured Wines, News from Argentina

Great news! In a note from Bodega Clos de Chacras‘ Francisco Jurin, we’ve learned that Robert Parker’s Wine Advocates have rated four of their fabulous wines with above average and outstanding scores.Dear Importers, Clients & Friends of Bodega Clos de Chacras:We are very proud to communicate to you that almost 5 years of hard work are finally giving fruit. As you may know Clos de Chacras is a boutique winery that does not count on intensive marketing strageties but instead leans on the Vision of its Owners, high competitive Staff and excellent quality of its wines. We proudly present the rankings and reviews Robert Parker and Wine Advocate set on Clos de Chacras’ wines recently in this year – 2008. I just want to thank you all for your interest in us and your hard work and efforts to import, promote and let many others enjoy the nectar of the Gods, or what we humbly call wine. Cheers and happy new year to all! Francisco Jurin

clos de chacras ratings robert parker gran estirpe blend malbec cavas de crianza
- Available exclusively in Ontario to the Woodside Wine Appreciation Club [BUY]

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Tempus Alba on Wines of the World TV

August 29th, 2008  |  Published in News from Argentina

Tempus Alba in Ontario Canada

Tempus Alba enologist extraordinare Jose Luis Biondolillo (whose winemaking talents have brought from Mendoza to Ontario exquisite Malbec, Tempranillo, Cabernet Sauvignon, and more) was recently interviewed by Wines of the World.

Here he speaks about the winery, the varietals they produce, and the care put into creating quality wines. Watch the video to catch a glimpse of the lovely tasting room at Tempus Alba and a pouring of Pleno 2004 (an outstanding blend).

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New Export Levies Creating Unrest Amongst Farmers

March 29th, 2008  |  Published in Club Orders, News from Argentina

Wine shipments from Argentina have been affected by protests by farmers, arising from new export levies:

  • Crunch time for Argentine agriculture [via BBC]
  • Argentine farmers halt tax strike [via BBC]

Our hope is that this doesn’t affect the projected arrival of wine club orders to any appreciable extent, and we’ll keep you posted.

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