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#NWTW Week 5: The Verdict On Argentinian Torrontés

So how did everyone get on this week?  I’ve already seen a few of the comments on Ant’s post from Monday, so it’s now my turn to spill the beans on what I thought this week. I thin my first thoughts on Torrontés were that it’s just a style of wine that I like.  I …

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#NWTW Week 5: Food Pairing With Argentinian Torrontés

It seems like the world and his wife have been saying the same things about torrontés.  Every single bottle of torrontés apparently goes really well with empanadas, fresh seafood, Thai food, and Chinese food.  Well I guess that makes my job of pairing pretty easy this week, doesn’t it?! I’ve got 3 bottles in the …

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#NWTW Week 5: What To Expect From Argentinian Torrontés

As I said in yesterday’s post, Torrontés is a kind of “best of both worlds” between Pinot Grigio and Sauvignon Blanc.  The smells are both fruit driven and also there’s a flowery (I can never get used to describing things as flowery, but it does, so there we go!) element there too.  The body (consistency …

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#NWTW Week 5: An Intro Into Torrontés

Torrontés is a wine that not many will have heard of, but it’s really beginning to make some serious waves amongst the “dinner party” sets (to be fair, I’m in that set I guess too, so not taking the ride here). To know why Torrontés is becoming so popular, you need to know a bit …

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#NWTW Week 5: An Intro Into Argentina

So, as we’ve been saying, we’re back in the new world for #NWTW Week 5, and it’s our first trip of the year to South America’s other power house of wine production: Argentina. Funny when you use a term like “new world” you conjure up images of mulleted fellas planting the first vineyards in the …

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