In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Bodega Argento launches ‘pioneering’ organic single vineyard wine
Bodega Argento, one of Argentina’s largest organic producers, has extended its range with the launch of a ‘pioneering’ organic single vineyard Malbec, targeting the UK on-trade and independent retail market.
Wines of Argentina counts down to the next Barullo Sessions events
Wines of Argentina’s Barullo Sessions events in London and Edinburgh aim to explore the country’s changing winemaking, the development of Cabernet Franc and why the new white wines are starting to sing.
Roberto de la Mota: Argentina produces a different style of Sémillon
Winemaker at Mendoza’s Mendel Wines, Roberto de la Mota, believes that with its high altitude, Argentina produces Sémillon with greater natural acidity and ageing potential than styles made elsewhere in the world.
Top sommelier to host Argentine wine masterclasses across the UK
Paz Levinson, executive head sommelier for acclaimed French chef Anne-Sophie Pic’s restaurant group, is hosting three trade masterclass across the UK featuring 16 of the best wines from Argentina.
Six of Argentina’s most stunning wine hotels
As Argentina’s exploration of its terroir and altitude has grown, so too has its wine tourism offer, with producers keen to prove their country’s appeal extends beyond meat and Malbec.