Happy World Malbec Day everyone! Didn’t know it was World Malbec Day? Well, it is! Good news is, it’s incredibly easy to celebrate. No decorated evergreens or patriotically-themed desserts required. (Though some Malbec Day fireworks would be pretty awesome.) No, the easiest way to celebrate World Malbec Day is simple and screamingly obvious: buy some […]
Over the past decade, Malbec has continued to exert its dominance as one of the most popular red wines among everyday wine consumers. A wine that wasn’t brought to prominence by sommeliers, but instead rose to popularity through wine shops and word of mouth, Malbec continues to be a red wine people ask for regularly, […]
Argentina has become synonymous with excellent Malbec, from the affordable to the high-end. But the country’s best producers aren’t just making high-quality Malbec; many of them are also making blends, and Achaval Ferrer Quimera 2012 is a stunning example.
Bonarda is a grape unfamiliar to most, but if you’re a fan of Malbec, Bonarda should be on your radar and this bottle of Colonia Las Liebres Bonarda 2013 is one of the best values that you will find for a wine priced right at ten dollars. The price is so good for the quality that we […]
This weekend is a time for grilling, and that means Hamburgers – nothing is more American than hamburgers. The hamburger has taken on almost mythic status in American cuisine, and there are a plethora of gut busting ways to make one. The simple cheeseburger has been usurped by the bacon, egg, sauteed mushrooms and gruyere […]
It’s our contention that anything can be improved by adding wine or ice cream. As it were the two taste great together. With this in mind, we created four delicious wine ice cream floats that can be made quickly and simply. Enjoy the following magical wine and dessert porn show with us. Malbec Phish Food Cadbury […]
Don’t you feel sophisticated when snacking on a croissant? It’s one of my not-so-guilty pleasures (read: I eat croissants pretty often). While savoring one earlier this week, it dawned on me that I’ve never had a croissant with the most obvious of beverages: wine! But why stop at a croissant? Why not go all out […]
Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, Malbec has become one of the most popular wine imports to the American market. I had a wine shop from 2007 until 2013 and for a full seven years every time I looked at my sales Malbec always came out on top. The wine is easy on the […]
When it comes to Argentinian wine most people are familiar with Malbec, which the country has adopted as its national grape. There’s a whole lot more to Argentina than Malbec though, starting with Bonarda, a grape that is often used for blending, but is starting to show up on American shelves as a varietal wine.