Monday Jul 28
Great wines that won't flatten wallet
Are we going to join in another war to get the economy going? I certainly hope not.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
South America's 'Fauxtels': Argentine Hotels that Borrow Big Names.
Exclusive Feature: Nestled at the foot of the Andes and less than 200 kilometers from Chile lays the wine capital of Argentina: Mendoza; The city serves as a spring for the full-bodied Malbec wines that flow through the country and are served at the side of every rare Argentine steak.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Torey says: "I spent my year abroad in Brazil with the Rotary Club and when I returned to the US, I met a girl from Argentina and fell in love with her.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Wine-Themed Hotel to Open in Argentina
MENDOZA, Argentina-Situated within a private 2.8 hectare vineyard , behind the gates of Tupungato Winelands , is the Auberge du Vin Hotel , which is poised to open to the public on Sept.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cher Joins Campaign To Free Lonely Polar Bear From Argentina Zoo
The pop superstar was horrified by online images of lonely polar bear Arturo, showing signs of depression following the death of his partner, and took to Twitter in a bid to urge Argentine president, Cristina Fernandez, to order zoo bosses in Mendoza to let him live out his days at a sanctuary in Canada.
Buenos Aires Herald
CFK, again: I will not sign off on default
"I want to tell all Argentines that I will not sign anything that jeopardizes future generations," President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner said yesterday in a speech that served to reaffirm a perceived recovery in her image among the electorate, particularly as result of her administration's handling of the struggle against holdout hedge funds.
IDB Backs Programs to Aid 6.2 Million People in Argentina
With these transactions, so far this year the IDB has approved . Besides the sectors mentioned above, the Bank is acting to support technological development in Mendoza province, improve the competitiveness of regional economies and boost highway safety and mobility in the calls for an integrated management plan that will help 3.1 million people ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
'World's saddest' polar bear to remain in sweltering Argentinian heat
Arturo, the only polar bear in Argentina, living in captivity at a zoo in Mendoza, 1050 km west of Buenos Aires.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Argentina zoo rejects moving polar bear to Winnipeg
In this March 20, 2014 photo released by Greenpeace, Arturo, a 28-year-old polar bear, walks inside his concrete enclosure at the zoo in Mendoza, Argentina.
One Indian highway among the worlds most dangerous roads
CNN rates 10 such dangerous roads in the world where you should prefer to leave the steering in the hands of an expert.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sather up with these four wines
Are you in a lather about which marinade enhances the flavor of your wine ? Well, relax here are some answers for that dilemma.
Malbec: Mendoza, Argentina, source of grapes for Gnarly Head, Trapiche, Trivento wines
This week's buy: Malbecs from the same region of Argentina, Mendoza: Gnarly Head, Trapiche Broquel, Trapiche Oak Cask and Trivento Reserve.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
400,000+ Sign Petition To Move 'Sad Bear' To Better Life In Canada
Arturo, the only polar bear in Argentina, living in captivity at a zoo in Mendoza, is pictured at his enclosure in February.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Free Arturo': The Campaign to Save a 'Sad' Polar Bear in an Argentine Zoo
The Internet community has a lot of love for its ursine friends - and now it's banding together to save one.
Petition to move 'sad' bear to Canada
Arturo, nicknamed "the world's saddest animal", lives alone in a concrete enclosure in Mendoza, where temperatures can top 100F .
Thu Jul 17, 2014
2012 Trivento Torrontes Reserve
Argentine wine has been growing in popularity and quality the last few years and while red wine is definitely top of mind, Malbec for instance, don't neglect "the" white grape of Argentina, Torrontes, primarily grown in two areas, Valle de Cafayate and Mendoza, the wine can have very different characteristics depending on the origin of the grapes.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Toronto Star
Thousands sign online petition to move 'world's saddest animal' to Winnipeg
In one image, the 29-year-old mammal - who's been dubbed the “world's saddest animal” online - is slumped over.
The Trapiche Room offers a tranquil oasis off the Brickell jungle
The mahogany table was set with starched white linens. The silver flatware was polished to a dull gleam and a large assortment of wine glasses sparkled in the glow of the J.W. Marriot's Trapiche Room restaurant.