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2014-03-25 16:23:46

Richman to Lend Culinary Talents and Expertise to Create Daring Pairings with Alamos MENDOZA, Argentina, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamos® Wines, producers of America's most preferred Malbec(1), today announced a partnership with Adam Richman, host of NBC's "Food Fighters." As a popular TV food personality, Richman will use his culinary expertise to create five new Daring Pairing recipes designed to pair specifically with Alamos' Argentine wines....

2013-10-10 16:24:38

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the world of "futbol," as the sport of soccer is known in every country except the United States, Lionel (Leo) Messi, the Argentine-born soccer superstar, is considered the "best of the best" on the field, especially after winning a record five "World Player of the Year" titles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131010/SF95552) He has the same reputation off the field because of his charity work, especially for his...

Grape Said To Be Healthiest In The World Has Its Genome Sequenced
2013-09-02 12:55:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists in Uruguay have announced the sequencing of the Tannat grape, which is used in making red wines that have the largest concentration of tannins -- an anti-oxidant that combats cell aging. Uruguayan researchers from the United Nations University who were involved in the sequencing said their results could lead to the formulation of healthier red wines. "A wine made with Tannat has twice the tannins of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

2013-04-11 12:29:39

MENDOZA, Argentina, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentine Malbec has become so popular around the world that it merits its own special day of celebration. April 17, 2013 has been designated the 3(rd) annual Malbec World Day (MWD) and everyone is invited by Wines of Argentina to lift a glass in a special toast. Official celebrations will be held in New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, Sao Paulo and, of course, Mendoza. The program, developed in collaboration...

2013-02-12 12:24:20

MENDOZA, Argentina, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alamos® Wines announced today that its Malbec will be featured in tonight's episode of ABC's new top-rated cooking competition series, The Taste. The show features four of the most acclaimed masters in the food world - Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey - who act as mentors to the panel of professional chef and home cook contestants. The Taste airs Tuesdays, 8:00-9:00 p.m. (ET/PT), on ABC. (Photo:...

2012-10-24 07:29:26

NAPA, Calif., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosenblum Cellars® has released a bold new line of wines in their expansive wine portfolio called, Stark Raving(TM). Four inspired varietals including: "Red," "White," "Cab," and "Malbec," have hit shelves nationally, inciting wine lovers to get out of the comfort zone and explore some daring new wine choices. Stark Raving wines are big, bold and often inventive wine blends that reflect winemaker John Kane's obsession with experimentation, and...

2011-09-13 16:15:00

MENDOZA, Argentina, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Climate change remains an issue at the forefront of environmental conversations. Nearly everywhere you turn, someone is discussing the issue, its contributing factors and ways to slow its effects. Alamos wines and Protect Our Winters (POW) have joined forces to raise awareness about the impact of climate change on mountain communities worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/NY67767-a ) (Photo:...

2010-04-26 09:40:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Voted "America's Favorite" on Bravo's Top Chef Season 3, Chef Casey Thompson has been chosen to show American connoisseurs why the flavors of Argentina are also a "favorite" with wine lovers nationwide. Starting this spring 2010, Chef Casey has been named the U.S. Spokesperson for Terrazas de los Andes wines of Argentina and will lead a multi-market culinary and wine media tour inspired by the rich flavors of Argentina. To view the multimedia assets...

2006-03-14 08:05:00

By Mary Milliken MENDOZA, Argentina -- Former investment banker Jose Manuel Ortega Fournier has courted controversy ever since he plowed his savings into Argentina's wine industry. Whether it was his space-age winery below the snowy Andes, his refusal to train vines on trellises or the sacrifice of half his grapes before harvest to improve fruit quality, the Spaniard took more than a few knocks from his neighbors. "They would come out here and say 'What is this crazy Spaniard doing?"' Ortega...