Malbec is king in the US right now for several reasons. Not only is it highly affordable but it gives tasters a bit of insight into the culture that is uniquely Argentina. Rich, fruity, with earthy complexity, Malbec nearly has it all.
There has been a lot of coverage about Malbec and the rise of Argentine imports into the US. Argentine wines recently surpassed Spain as the fourth largest in imports behind France, Italy and Australia. So basically Argentina is on fire!
For some recent international media coverage check out these articles for your weekend reading pleasure. Also remember to follow The Vines of Mendoza on Twitter (vinesofmendoza) and Facebook (We have two pages- The Vines of Mendoza and Acequia Wine Club)
to get the newest and most up to date information on happenings and current topics relating to Argentine wine and life in Mendoza!Washington Post
- Argentina's Andes AdvantageThe Guardian
- Argentina is giving Malbec a good nameDecanter
- Argentine Wines up 29% in valueWine Spectator
- Santiago Achaval's Quimera a top pick