#NWTW Week 5: Argentinian Torrontés (Part Two)

Argentina, Info For Beginners, Info For More Seasoned Winos, New Wine This Week, Whites

So it’s back to the whites and the new world and South America for the next choice.  We’re going for Argentina’s next big thing: Torrontés!

Thanks to Anthony for his picks, I’ve gone for the following:

#NWTW Week 4: Italian Barbera

Info For Beginners, Italy, New Wine This Week, Reds

Here we are at week 4 already!

So we’ve gone for a couple of new world (roughly speaking that means non-european) wines so far, and one from the old world.  We’ve had a couple of whites, and just the one red.  So just to even it all up it’s an old world red, and this week I’ve chosen a grape variety called Barbera from Italy.

Barbera as a grape is grown in the north west of Italy in a region called Piemonte.  Any of you who know your maps know this is right up in the top left, with Torino as the region’s capital.