Raise a Glass all April to Celebrate Argentina’s Malbec World Day

Raise a Glass all April to Celebrate Argentina’s Malbec World Day

Malbec World Day is Sunday, April 17th. Three retailers in BC are celebrating Argentine wines all month long. These local shops will feature a range of Malbecs and blends from the many different regions within Argentina. Malbec is the country’s flagship red varietal and the country’s winemakers are producing food-friendly wines that offer diversity and value.

April is a great time to stock up for Easter festivities and the summer ahead as Barbecue season is back!

It will be easy to check out a selection of recommended Argentine favourites wherever you are, as there will be displays at 6 locations of Everything Wine, as well as at the centrally-located Legacy Liquor Store and at Marquis Wine Cellars on Davie Street.

Marquis will generously donate $1 from every bottle of Argentine wine purchased at their store in April to the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF), our province’s hospitality charity.


6 locations

Legacy Liquor Store

1633 Manitoba Street, Vancouver

Marquis Wine Cellars

1034 Davie Street, Vancouver

As well, check out some of the Malbec World Day features and festivities around the globe on
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/winesofargentina
Twitter – @WinesofArg and @ArgentinaWineCA
Instagram – winesofarg
Hashtag – #MalbecArgentino #VinoArgentino #MalbecWorldDay

About Wines of Argentina: Wines of Argentina is responsible for the promotion of the brand VINO ARGENTINO around the world. Since 1993, this organization has been promoting the image of local wines abroad and providing advice on export strategies for Argentina by studying and analyzing trends in consumer markets. Its aim is to contribute to the consolidation of Argentina as one of the main wine exporting countries in the world and to the global success of the Argentine wine industry by enhancing its positive image in the wine trade, among opinion leaders and consumers.

About Malbec World Day: Malbec World Day, which takes place annually on April 17th, was established by Wines of Argentina to celebrate the country’s signature red wine, and to raise awareness about the quality and variety of wines the country produces. This year’s 8th annual celebrations will take place in over 70 cities in 54 countries worldwide.

About the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF): The BC Hospitality Foundation is a registered charity that raises funds to support those in the hospitality industry facing financial crisis due to a health condition. In addition, the BCHF offers a scholarship program to foster the development of the next generation of hospitality workers and industry leaders.


Media release and image provided by Montana Harris, Dana Lee Consulting Ltd. Feature image courtesy of WorldMalbecDay website.

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