Tag Archives: Malbec

This Bod’s For You!

I’m not making this story up. Honest. Vine Connections is a San Francisco-based importer specializing in wines from Argentina. You may be familiar with its excellent label, La Posta, which features several malbecs, a malbec-bonarda blend and an aromatic white … Continue reading

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Malbec Throw-Down at Vinexpo

Vinexpo 2009, which ran 21-25 June in Bordeaux, featured an interesting and obviously intentional juxtaposition. The Wines from Argentina pavilion was flanked by a more modest but still brazen presentation of the wines of Cahors, in southwest France, which considers … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Andes Advantage

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 … Continue reading

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Xmas Wine Camp 2008: Malbec and Petite Sirah Make Holiday Magic

Christmas is a wonderful time for getting together with family and friends – and for Wine Camp. I’ve written about this before, and about Dave Johnson, my brother-in-law’s brother-in-law, more or less. We do this exercise in wine geekdom twice … Continue reading

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