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Malbec

Malbec Masters 2016: results and analysis

For a long time, Malbec has been the preserve of Argentina, with producers there taking the French grape and making it their own. But while the country still reigns supreme, it faces stiff competition from its neighbour, Chile.

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 No Comments »

Argentine winery Pascual Toso looks to innovation

Argentine winery Pascual Toso is looking to innovation to boost its range of high end white wines as well as experimenting with oak ageing on its Cabernet Sauvignon.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

HITT 2016 competition wines revealed

Following the drinks business HK’s second successful Hong Kong International Top Tasters event, we finally unmask the identity of the blind tasting competition wines…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »

McGuigan launches its first Australian Malbec

McGuigan Wines has added its first single varietal Malbec to its Black Label range, offering an Australian take on a classic Argentine variety

Thursday, October 20th, 2016 No Comments »

Uncorked: Andres Torres

Andres Torres, the beverage director of Gaucho Hong Kong had to sell all of his furniture to fund his sommelier exam in Uruguay. Five years on, he speaks to dbHK about his love of Tokaji and family.

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Cinsault tipped as ‘South Africa’s Malbec’

The growing revival of old vine Cinsault in South Africa, once the country’s most planted variety, has seen one commentator predict that it could become the South African equivalent of Argentine Malbec.

Friday, September 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Argento sponsors London’s Argentine Film Festival

Argentine wine estate Bodega Argento is to be the main sponsor of the fifth Argentine Film Festival, which takes place in London this month.

Monday, August 8th, 2016 No Comments »

Trapiche identifies US opportunity for high-end Argentine Cab

Argentina’s largest producer, Trapiche, is placing more emphasis on “high end Cab” due to a growing market opportunity in the US, according to the company’s marketing manager, Duncan Keen.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Montes: Malbec is for ‘lazy’ winemakers

Aurelio Montes Jr. has spoken out about Argentina’s flagship variety, admitting that the ease at which Malbec grows makes it a grape for “lazy winemakers”.

Monday, July 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Entries being accepted for Global Malbec Masters 2016

Entries are now being accepted for the drinks business Global Malbec Masters 2016, db‘s blind tasting of Malbec from around the world.

Monday, June 13th, 2016 No Comments »

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