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On Sunday, May 3 City Winery and Algodon Wine Estates hosted Mendoza Crush Fest, New York City's first international grape crush. The day included live crushings of Algodon Wine Estates' Malbec and Bonarda grapes (with guests' participation) as well as tastings from Algodon wines along with more than 30 other wines from Argentina, a traditional Argentine asado (barbeque) and live tango music.
About Algodon Wine Estates: Located in San Rafael, Mendoza, a region often referred to as the Napa Valley of Argentina, Algodon Wine Estates (AWE) offers luxury accommodations for travelers, as well as the opportunity to actually own a piece of the estate's vineyard and a custom wine label. The future home of Argentina's tennis elite, AWE has partnered with Argentine tennis champion Jose Luis Clerc to develop a professional tennis academy which will feature 10 championship tennis courts and one grand stadium. AWE's 2,050-acre grounds already boast two guest lodges and an 18-hole golf course, and there are additional plans to open a high-end hotel, more than 300 private home sites, a polo field, an equestrian center and a luxury spa & fitness center. For more information, visit: www.algodonwineestates.com.
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