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  • David’s Entry in Jancis Robinson’s Seminal Wine Competition

    David Smith was a longtime foreign correspondent for ITN TV, then a UN diplomat, manages the family vineyard in Paraje Altamira, Mendoza, and makes the SonVida range of wines This is his (unedited) entry in our seminal wine competition. I believe a mosaic of experiences, across our world, led me to wine. Each of…

  • David and Sonia Smith achieve breakthrough success for SonVida Argentina Malbec.

    David Smith, the former ITN news correspondent turned winemaker, has received a massive vote of confidence for his Argentinian wine, Sonvida, that only had its first vintage in 2007, by being named number four in the prestigious Wine Enthusiast Top100 wines. More:

  • King of the grapes

    An impressive cast of judges convened for the Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters to put 200 wines through their paces. Lucy Shaw presents the results. view pdf

  • #4 in Top 100 Wine Enthusiast

    Malbec 2012 – 94 Points #4 in Top 100 Wine Enthusiast view pdf Malbec 2010 – Medal Decanter World Wine Awards, London. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 – Medal Cabernet Sauvignon Masters, London. Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 – 3rd Place Desafio Federal, Buenos Aires.

  • Top 2011 Wines

    SonVida Malbec is chosen among the Top Wines of 2011, by El Conocedor. view pdf