Looking forward to Malbec World Day, which is celebrated on 17 April, Malbec lovers across the world tell us just why they fell in love with the star of the Argentine wine scene.
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Malbec, just keeps reinventing itself. In addition to the extraordinary range of flavours and styles it has to offer depending on the terroir and altitude where it was made now the Argentine wine scene embraces carbonic maceration.
Every country has its own legislation regarding labelling but here we offer a guide to help you read an Argentine Malbec label with confidence.
Women have been major players on the Argentine wine scene for decades. Nonetheless, until the end of the last century it was rare to see a woman in charge of a winery or setting herself up as an independent winemaker. But that has now changed thanks to the courage of pioneers and the younger generations who followed them. what happens to women and wine in Argentina
There are plenty of wines around the world that are suitable for cellar ageing, although only a few are famous enough to keep buyers from the temptation of uncorking them. These include Barolos from Piamonte and Bordeaux blends from Médoc, But what about Argentine vintage wines?
Since the early 2000s, a cluster of intrepid producers in the Quebrada de Humahuaca have headed up the mountain to produce wine right on the Tropic of Capricorn, at 23° South, to make some extraordinary wines. Discover them.
Winemakers in Argentina are able to do some pretty wild things with classical models. The resulting possibilities have inspired creative oenologists to push the boundaries of flavour, blending varieties into impossible wines.
In Argentina about a third of vineyards are at least 40 years old and there are several that are over a hundred. Those old vines represent valuable genetic material.
Take out food is always a tasty and convenient option but it’s been especially vital during the pandemic. What are the best alcoholic drinks to go with it? Several Argentine wines go very well with these foods. Why not give some of these a try?