First vintage released from world’s highest vineyard

What role does altitude play in wine? Theoretically, hillside vineyards have faster draining soils, good acidity from cooler temperatures, and more intense phenolic ripeness from spending longer on the vine. So, how does wine taste that’s grown above the clouds? Bodega Colomé of Salta, Argentina, has released the first vintage (2012) of its Altura Maxima … [ Read more]

Wine Wednesday: Lionel Messi’s Malbec

So Leo Messi might be the best soccer player in the world. So he made $65 Million last year. So he’s lead Argentina with four goals in this World Cup, plus a game-winning assist in the 118th minute against Switzerland, and now they’ll play the Netherlands for a spot in the finals this afternoon. But, … [ Read more]