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News - 03.02.11

WofA invites you to the Seminar “Successful Wines and Styles 2011"

On Friday February 25 Wines of Argentina invite you to the Seminar “Successful Wines and Styles 2011: Cabernet Sauvignon and aromatic whites that compete with Torrontés”

In the framework of the Argentina Wine Awards, this seminar will present the formulas that have succeeded in the international markets. It will be held on Friday February 25, from 8:30 to 1:30, at the Sheraton Hotel of Mendoza City.

With the purpose of bringing closer to participants wines that have been successful in the international markets, Wines of Argentina has invited a select group of the world’s most prestigious sommeliers to offer their knowledge and opinions.

This group of extremely knowledgeable specialists, who have a high level of technical training and an unbiased view of the international wine market, will educate attendees on wine styles, winemaking techniques and marketing approaches.

For the selection of judges, Wines of Argentina relied on the valuable collaboration of Andrés Rosberg, president of the Argentine Association of Sommeliers (AAS). 

Attendees will be able to taste these specially selected wines, brought to the seminar from all around the world. Towards the end of the seminar there will be a question and answer session involving the international judges. Around 400 people from wineries from all over Argentina are expected to attend.

To enroll or request further information, you can call us at (261) 4239584 or write to


Guest Sommeliers and wines to be presented 

  •  Gilherme Correa from Brazil

                 Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon Legado Reserva

                Winery: De Martino - Maipo, Chile

                 Retail price: USD 36       

                 Vintage: 2007/ 2008


  • Totte Steneby from Sweden

                Wine: Stonleigh Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc

               Winery: Stonleigh - Marlborough, New Zealand

                Retail price: € 11

                Vintage: 2010


  • Roger Dagorn from the USA

                Wine: Honig Cabernet Sauvignon

               Winery: Honig - Napa Valley

                Retail price: USD 30

                Vintage: 2006


  • Andrés Rosberg from Argentina

                Wine: Santa Margherita Pinot Grigio Valdadige DOC

                Winery: Santa Margherita - Valdadige DOC, Italy

                Retail price: USD 20

                Vintage: 2009


  •  Isa Bal from the UK

                 Wine: Andre Vatan Sancerre Les Perriere  

                 Winery: André Vatan - Loire Valley, France

                 Retail price: £12

                 Vintage: 2009


  • Marcos Flores Tlalpan from Mexico

               Wine: Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley

               Winery: Chateau Ste. Michelle - Columbia Valley, Washington State

               Retail price: USD 10                    

               Vintage: 2007/2008


  • Élyse Lambert from Canada

              Wine: J. Lohr Seven Oaks Cabernet-Sauvignon Paso Robles

              Winery: J. Lohr - California

              Retail price: USD 20

              Vintage: 2008


  • Isa Bal from the UK

                Wine: Katnook Estate Founder’s Block Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon

                Winery: Katnook Estate - Coonawarra, Australia

                Retail price: £10.75

                Vintage: 2008


  • Sören Polonius from Sweden

                Wine: Rust en Vrede Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

                Winery: Rust en Vrede - Stellenbosch, South Africa

                Retail price: € 15

                Vintage: 2007/2008


  • Paolo Basso from Italy

                Wine: Domaine de St Just Coulee de St Cyr

                Winery: Domaine St Just - Loire Valley, France

                Retail price: $25

                Vintage: 2008


  • Hans Qu from China

               Wine: 贺兰山美域珍藏赤霞珠 Domaine Helan Mountain Special Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon

               Winery: 贺兰山美域珍藏赤霞珠 Helan Mountain DongLu, NingXia, China

               Retail price: USD 29

               Vintage: 2008


  • Göran Klintberg from Sweden

                He will attend the tasting but will not present any wines.