Exploring Argentinian Wine with the Zuccardi Family #WinePW
As winter sets in across most of the United States, our Wine Pairing Weekend group is taking a virtual journey to the southern hemisphere for warmer weather as we explore the world of Argentinian wines.
How Will You Celebrate Malbec World Day?
Malbec is synonymous with Argentina. Hailing from Southwest France in the appellation of Cahors, Malbec’s origin is French. In fact, Malbec once played an important supporting role in Bordeaux. However, those days are gone. And although Malbec still shines in Cahors, it holds little similarity to its Argentinian counterpart. Due to Malbec’s tremendous Argentinian success,…
Sowing the Seed of the Future with #Wine
Imagine approaching the summit of Argentina’s Aconcagua Mountain, part of the Andes, with your best friend when oxygen is running low, your lungs are crackling and pulmonary edema is setting in. At this point retreat is the only option. A life well lived is full of retreats, stopping points, re-direction. We all experience brokenness. What…
Heading South of the Border for Great Taco & #Wine Pairings
Who doesn’t like a taco? A hand held arsenal of deliciousness featuring some type of meat or veggies topped with awesome condiments that include avocado, cheese, and salsa; all enveloped in a pocket of either corn or flour tortillas. Brilliant! I have been eating tacos all my life, but now tacos are trendy. Why? I…
Achaval-Ferrer: Crafting Premium Malbecs in Mendoza
Have you ever eaten something many times that was really good only to have the same thing prepared by a highly skilled chef and it took the meal to another level? Say for example you grill your own filets regularly at home and they always taste good. Then you go to one of the nation’s…
Is Your Wine Ready for Summer?
Memorial Day is over and summer fun has officially begun. Summer brings warm temperatures and lots of outdoor fun. It’s a time of sitting by the pool, boating and cook outs. Many wine lovers think of summer as the perfect time for a cold glass of rosé, white wines or even Beaujolais; and those are…