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Amanda Barnes
Amanda Barnes is a British journalist who has been living in the Southern Hemisphere for the last six years, has tried over 500 Malbecs, eaten over 600 Chilean oysters and still has a functioning liver and kidneys (as far as she knows).
Mariana Onofri interview

Mariana Onofri has been the head sommelier and Wine Director of The Vines of Mendoza since it started in 2009...
Matias Michelini - Photo Amanda Barnes

New World Sauvignon Blanc is best known as coming from the coast - whether it is the coast of California,...
Argentina Wine Awards

This year's Argentina Wine Awards (organised annually by Wines of Argentina) was a bumper year for trophies with 17 of...
Francois Lurton interview

When the Cot grape made its way to Argentina in the 1800s, it arrived in a new wine region with...
Matervini Malbec Santiago Achaval interview in Mendoza

Santiago Achaval is a man that needs little introduction in Mendoza. Having started Achaval Ferrer with renowned Italian winemaker Roberto...
Vino casero mendoza wine production

Getting to grips with the difference between boutique, artisanal and garage winemakers can feel a bit tricky when the terms...
Malbec World Day

International Malbec Day, or Malbec World Day, on 17 April is a great excuse to open a couple bottles of...
Itata rising from the ashes

The forest fires in Chile were devastating. Many producers lost their vineyards and livelihood in those catastrophic weeks, and several...
Monteviejo art

It isn’t often that a winery wins the same award two years in a row, but when it comes to...

This year's Masters of Food & Wine at Mendoza's Hyatt is moving to a different beat... Rock. Inviting some of...
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