Category: Malbec

A Steak Friendly Red Blend from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery

Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery Landing Road Red Blend 2018

My last wine to taste from Seaside Pearl Farmgate Winery is their 2018 Landing Road Red Blend from the Okanagan Valley. It is made with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Malbec grapes; a Bordeaux blend. I have been mentioning…

Book Review: Malbec, A Tumultuous Wine Journey from Woe to WOW by Vanda Jackson

Malbec, A Tumultuous Wine Journey from Woe to WOW by Vanda Jackson

April 17 was World Malbec Day, and coincidentally a few days prior, I received a copy of “Malbec, A Tumultuous Wine Journey from Woe to WOW” by Vanda Jackson. Vanda, a Canadian from Nova Scotia, is a journalist by training…

It’s Malbec World Day on April 17. Do You Have a Bottle?

Wines of Argentina Malbec World Day

If someone asks you for a wine from Argentina, they would probably mention a bottle of Malbec, from a producer, such as Catena, Norton, or Luigi Bosca, but did you know that this red grape originally comes from the Bordeaux…

An Argentinean Tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival

Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017 and Bodega Luigi Bosca Malbec 2018

My final two wines I’m tasting as my tribute to the Vancouver International Wine Festival are from Argentina, as the theme region for this year’s Festival would have been South America. I have the Bodega Vistalba Corte C 2017, a…

Hillside Winery Merlot Malbec and Heritage Series Cabernet Franc For Now and Later

Hillside Winery Merlot Malbec and Heritage Series Cabernet Franc

Here I have two bigger red wines from Hillside Winery, located on the Naramata Bench. One is their Heritage Series Cabernet Franc 2017, while the other wine is their Merlot Malbec 2018. The former is under cork while the latter…