Jorge Bourdieu

Jorge Bourdieu

Head Sommelier & Technical Director

Sommelier and lawyer, in that order. Professor in the career of Sommelier at EAV (Argentine School of Wine). Head Sommelier at Vida Wines, importer of Argentine wines in the USA. He used to work at Bodegas Atilio Avena and Goyenecha. He was a member of the tasting panel of Austral Spectator. 50 years.

LATEST

Grapes, Trends, Winemakers

Cabernet Franc: Winemakers Edition

Today, it shows great potential as a single varietal and winemakers all over Argentina are extremely excited to experiment with this variety. Check their expert opinions!

 


Jorge Bourdieu April 30, 2020

Cabernet Sauvignon from Argentina, recently harvested.
Grapes, I say, Wine Ratings

10 Pointers For Cabs of Argentina

After several tasting sessions and interviews with winemakers, we summarized some key points to quickly understand what to expect from this variety in Argentina.

 


Jorge Bourdieu December 12, 2019

Cobos Volturno, a Cabernet Sauvignon based blend
Grapes, Trends, Winemakers

Past, Present and Future of Argentinian Cabs

Some of the most amazing wines from Argentina are not Malbec. Cabernet Sauvignon is making a lot of noise out there. Check why!

 


Jorge Bourdieu December 6, 2019

Serving Temperature
Food, I say

Quick Guide: Serving Temperature For Argentinian Wines

There are many factors that contribute to the experience of drinking wine, however, one of the most crucial ones which has gained attention in recent times is the serving temperature.

 


Jorge Bourdieu November 26, 2019

Argentine Pinot Noir flight
Grapes, Trends

All you have to know about Argentine Pinot Noir

Does Argentina’s climate fit Pinot Noir needs? We did a tasting and interviews and these are some of the conclusions.


Jorge Bourdieu October 3, 2019

Genetic research of Malbec in Tempus Alba.
Visits, Winemaking

Tempus Alba and the attribute of genetic research

For more than 15 years the Biondolillo family has been intensely working in a program of clonal selection of Malbec.


Jorge Bourdieu July 25, 2019

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