Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day’s 10th Anniversary

Friday, April 17th is World Malbec Day.  Most people tend to associate Malbec with Argentina and for good reason.  Argentina produces 75% of the world’s Malbec wine.  Most come from Mendoza and the best ones from the higher elevation areas of Uco Valley and Lujan de Cuyo. 

Malbec Day 2016

Malbec may have grown up long ago in Bordeaux, but it has since retired to Argentina. Not the whole grape family, mind you. Some, perhaps out of a sense of patriotism or because they thought Argentina would be too hot, stayed in France and settled a little to the east in Cahors. A few adventurous … Read more Malbec Day 2016

Celebrate Malbec World Day in BC with Free Wine Tastings

  This year’s Malbec Word Day falls on Sunday, April 17th, but British Columbia will get a jump on the celebrations with free Argentinean wine tastings at 5 private stores on Saturday, April 16 2016.  In addition, select BCLDB stores throughout the province will offer free tastings of Argentinean wines in April. In BC, the … Read more Celebrate Malbec World Day in BC with Free Wine Tastings

April 17th is Malbec World Day

  Celebrations are Planned Across British Columbia Be prepared: the 4th annual Malbec World Day is on Thursday, April 17th 2014, and 55 cities in 44 countries around the world will celebrate. In British Columbia there are more than 40 FREE consumer tastings. April 11th & 12th – 18 BCLDB stores featuring 24 Argentinean Malbec-based wines April 12th  – The following private wine stores … Read more April 17th is Malbec World Day

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