Malbec Facts on World Malbec Day

World Malbec Day is celebrated on April 17, to commemorate the day when president Domingo Faustino Sarmiento of Argentina officially made it his mission to transform Argentina’s wine industry. On that day, back in 1853, he tasked Michel Aimé Pouget, a French...

A Powerful Polished Malbec & Steak Pairing

Grown on 25 year old vines about 900 meters above sea level the grapes are picked that go into Trapiche’s 2011 Broquel Malbec. Aged in oak for 15 months this Malbec comes alive with plumberry, black raspberry, vanilla and a hint of smoke.  There is some...

Sharing #WorldMalbecDay With My Son

World Malbec Day was Thursday, April 17 and I was so glad my son could share in it with me. When Michael told me he was coming to visit last Thursday I was thrilled! I told him we had some nice wines to tastes and critique but that he had to tweet about it.  At 22 he...

Happy Malbec World Day

Today is Malbec World Day, the day to drink Malbec. This celebration all began on April 17, 2011 when the Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Wines of Argentina organized events in 45 cities and 36 countries. Get to know Malbec. Make Malbec your date for the...