Archive for the ‘Malbec’ Category

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Deliciously Naughty Wines: Casillero del Diablo from Concho y Torro

Tweet [Mysterious images have been borrowed from the Casillero del Diablo Website. I recommend that you visit the site for some fascinating flash.] Deliciously naughty… and foiling thieves in the night… What gives us more pleasure? Casillero del Diablo is an ambrosial story that’s so worth sharing. It’s inspired me to also outsmart a neighborhood […]

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One Family, Nine Generations of Winemaking, Four Continents ~ Bernard Portet Celebrates 40 Accomplished Years

Tweet I recently received a bottle of 2010 Ñabdú Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina, along with some print material. I got to taste it shortly thereafter, and simply loved the wine. What I love more, though, is Bernard Portet’s current story. Years ago I met Bernard Portet, while I was traveling doing one of the wine […]

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Seeking out “The Seeker” ~ It’s worth the search

Tweet I’m a sucker for good marketing… Because I’m in marketing. Occasionally I see someone writing about and knocking a brand that arrives, because there are accoutrements that accompany the wine. It’s like the plague just arrived at their doorstep. It always makes me giggle. (I wonder if they’re hooked on Mad Men, like I […]

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Educate Your Palate By Trying Old World Versus New World Wines ~ The Red Version

Tweet This is a lead-in from two earlier posts, because it sets the stage, if you didn’t read either blog: Wine and Lunch With the Somms and Sellers ~ Young’s Market Style Looking to Quickly Educate Your Palate? Try Tasting Old World Versus New World Wines ~ The White Version My friend Chang Liow of […]