In these recession-plagued times, we’re all looking for extra value.
Ask any retailer or sommelier what wines are selling these days, and
Argentine Malbec will be near the top of the list. “We’re selling the
hell out of Mendoza,” one retailer told me recently. (I didn’t even know
Hell was IN Mendoza!)
Argentina has some specific advantages in
growing quality wines, and you really can’t miss them, as they loom over
every vineyard and have a way of sneaking into the background of every
photograph. But you can read all about it in my April 8 column in The Washington Post.
Can you spot Argentina’s secret in this photo?