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  • March 27th, 2015

    Laura Catena “Since I was young I knew I could help people.”

    Laura Catena “Since I was young I knew I could help people.”

    Published in La Nacion, February 21, 2015   |   by Sebastián Ríos She is not only Catena Zapata's Managing Director, but she is also a Biologist and practicing Emergency Physician in the United States. The aromas at the winery, the place she used to visit when she was small when her grandfather, Domingo V. Catena, ran the family business, this is one of her most precious memories. “I used to draw and have a sense the wine odors while my grandfather tasted the wines; I loved that intense smell of grapes and I loved spending time with him,” says Laura Catena (age 46), Managing Director at Catena Zapata. Laura Catena divides her time...

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  • February 16th, 2015

    Catena Cabernet Sauvignon Recommended by Barbara Philip on CBC Radio's On The Coast

    Catena Cabernet Sauvignon Recommended by Barbara Philip on CBC Radio's On The Coast

     Published on - By On the Coast, CBC News Posted: Feb 12, 2015 6:55 AM PT "Argentina wines offer good value, says wine columnist Argentinian wines are crowd-pleasers that offer a good bang for your buck On the Coast's wine expert Barbara Philip is on the move this week. She's in Argentina studying the country's wines including its classic varietal, malbec. Philip says malbec appeals to wine experts as much as casual tasters because it's beautifully fruity, upfront, has low tannins and acidity, and is rarely bitter on the palate. Also, like other Argentinian wines, it's good value." Catena Cabernet Sauvignon is included among Barbara...

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  • February 3rd, 2015

    Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Names Trialto Wine Group Ltd. as its New National, Canadian Sales & Marketing Partner

    Tinhorn Creek Vineyards Names Trialto Wine Group Ltd. as its New National, Canadian Sales & Marketing Partner

    We are delighted that Tinhorn Creek Vineyards, from the South Okanagan, has named Trialto Wine Group Ltd. as their new Canadian Sales & Marketing partner. The change took effect January 30th, 2015. Sue Des Lauriers, Director Sales and Marketing at Tinhorn commented last week that “Trialto, is a team of passionate wine professionals representing some of the most prestigious premium wines from around the world. We are thrilled to partner with Trialto as we chart a course of growth and continued improvement for the future of our winery”. About Tinhorn Creek Vineyards They've been part of the South Okanagan since 1993 – growing grapes,...

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  • January 26th, 2015

    Trialto welcomes Sylvie Benedicto | VP Quebec

    It is a pleasure to welcome Sylvie Benedicto, our new Vice-president for Trialto Québec whom officially joined our team on January 12th 2015. She will be based in Montreal, report directly to the CEO and will also be a member of the Trialto Wine Group Executive Committee. Sylvie holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Marketing and in Human Resources. For the last 20 years, she has been working in the wine industry, mainly with the Grocery chain wholesalers and retailers in Québec where she held, until recently, a position of Vice-President of Sales and Marketing.  She also worked with the SAQ store...

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  • January 16th, 2015

    WINE OF THE WEEK - Clos des Fous, Locura 1 Chardonnay 2012 Cachapoal

    WINE OF THE WEEK - Clos des Fous, Locura 1 Chardonnay 2012 Cachapoal

      Written by Jancis Robinson | 16 Jan 2015 You can imagine that there are some challenges choosing our wines of the week. We try to recommend wines that are as widely available as possible and of course it is generally the dullest wines that have the best distribution. There are some wines whose story is so relatively obscure that I sometimes don't even bother to investigate how many listings they have on wine-searcher.com since I assume they are irredeemably difficult to track down. One of those wines was Clos des Fous, Locura 1 Chardonnay 2012 Cachapoal, a truly excellent wine that I gave 17 points out of 20. It is made by a new, small,...

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