Argentine Wines Celebrated at FREE Consumer Tasting
Wine lovers, start your engines! On Saturday, April 15th Marquis Wine Cellars will host Stock Up for Malbec World Day, a FREE tasting at which guests will enjoy samples of 8 select Argentine wines paired with empanadas. The featured wines will be 10% off throughout April, and the shop will also have an eye-catching front window display of wines from the country to illustrate the amazing depth and breadth of what Argentina has to offer – and is available right here in BC!
This year’s Malbec World Day falls on Monday, April 17th. The country’s flagship varietal will be in the spotlight at the lively Marquis event, at which guests will enjoy wine samples, empanadas with traditional chimi churri sauce from Panaderia Latina Bakery, and live music provided by Andre Stepanian. Argentina offers excellent value at all price points, so the event is a great opportunity to find some new favourites and stock up for the summer ahead. The following wines will be featured:
Bodega Luigi Bosca | Familia Arizu La Linda Malbec
Bodega Piedra Negra Malbec
Domaine Bousquet Cameleon Malbec
Finca Decero Malbec
Finca Las Moras FLM Malbec
MASI Tupungato Corbec
Pascual Toso Malbec Reserve
Valentin Bianchi Gran Famiglia Malbec
Attendance is free, but a donation to the BC Hospitality Foundation (BCHF) is requested.
We hope to see you there!
FREE Argentine Wine Tasting at Marquis Wine Cellars
Saturday, April 15th 2023
2:00 – 5:00pm
1034 Davie Street, Vancouver
As well, check out some of the Malbec World Day features and festivities around the globe on
Facebook – winesofargentina
Twitter – @WinesofArg and @ArgentinaWineCA
Instagram – winesofarg
Hashtag – #MalbecArgentino #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.
About Marquis Wine Cellars:
Marquis Wine Cellars is a private wine store owned by John Clerides, located on Davie Street in Vancouver since 1986. Known throughout Western Canada as the leading retailer for wines from the world’s top producers, Marquis sets itself apart due to the relationships it has created with its winery suppliers and store customers. A loyal following of wine lovers regularly visit Marquis Wine Cellars for collectible vintages, including Bordeaux futures, as well as everyday gems that have been discovered by John and his team as they travel the world in search of great wines. For more information and online ordering
Media release provided by Karen Madsen, Dana Lee Consulting Ltd.