I hate to use the term "regrets," but one of the adventures I missed during my six weeks of traveling across Argentina was spending time in Mendoza. Unfortunately, I didn't make it to the land of Malbec in that region, however, I did spend a week traveling across the more northern wine region of Salta,... Continue Reading →
Quarantine Life One Bottle at a Time
Practicing self-isolation during our global coronavirus pandemic does not mean that we will stay away from wine! On the contrary, this is a great opportunity to get INTO some new wines and try out some of the bottles we’ve been holding onto in our wine fridge. Here we go! Quarantine life one bottle at a... Continue Reading →
Discover Mendoza’s Wine Country on Winetraveler.com
Amazing Argentina: A beautiful country full of natural wonders and lots of wine. It's the land of Malbec, which has a rich history and story to tell. Just last week, I had the pleasure of attending an event hosted by Bodega Catena Zapata, where we had the opportunity to taste through several lines of premium... Continue Reading →
Luigi Bosca, Argentina’s Oldest Family-Run Winery
It may seem as though I write quite frequently about Argentina and Argentine wine, and that is true. I did spend six weeks in the country back in 2017, which is the longest I've spent consecutively living and traveling around a country outside of the U.S., so needless to say, Argentina has a place in... Continue Reading →
5 Great Wineries that Should be on Your Argentina Wine Tasting Itinerary on Winetraveler.com
It has been a couple of years since I've traveled across Argentina, but it is definitely a country you don't forget easily. Some of the most beautiful views and vistas exist between the bottom of the continent at Ushuaia and the unbelievably stunning landscapes and backdrops in the northern province of Salta. If you are... Continue Reading →
On Coravin: A History and Celebration of Malbec
Happy Malbec World Day! Check out my latest article on Coravin's blog where I go into the history of the Malbec grape and why we celebrate it on April 17th! Cheers to Malbec!
April Vino Column “Celebrate Malbec World Day with These Argentine Reds”
Check out my April Vino column in Miami-based newspaper, Biscayne Times. I'll give you some suggestions of economical Malbecs you can drink to celebrate Malbec World Day on April 17th! Cheers!
South American Wine: Beyond Malbec!
Check out my latest article in the August 2016 issue of Let's Eat Magazine-- about some interesting South American varietals--including specific winery recommendations for each one. If you are in the Miami, FL area, look for the magazine in your mailbox, or at restaurants in Coral Gables. Enjoy!
Cahors, France: The French Malbec Story
It is simply undeniable that the Argentine Malbec has eclipsed many other red varietals as one of the most popular wines on the market right now. Rarely do you speak with a lover of wines who does not include Malbec in his or her list of favorites, and often these same people will be able... Continue Reading →