Tag: argentina

Finca Las Moras Malbec 2020 and El Esteco Blend de Extremos Malbec 2020

Tasting Argentine Sunshine with Finca Las Moras Malbec 2020 and El Esteco Blend de Extremos Malbec 2020PR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 18, 2023

I have two more bottles of Argentinean Malbec to share with you.  One is from Finca Las Moras and the other is from Bodega El Esteco.  Finca Las Moras, located in the San Juan region of Argentina, embraces a commitment to sustainability, resulting in Malbec wines that encapsulate the arid climate and high-altitude terroir, boasting rich, fruity profiles.  Bodega El…

Alamos Malbec 2020 and Luigi Bosca De Sangre Malbec 2020

Luigi Bosca and Bodega Alamos Malbec 2020 to Enjoy From ArgentinaPR SAMPLE 

 mywinepal  August 15, 2023

It is hot and sunny now, but that should not scare you away from enjoying big red wines.  Having an outdoor bbq on the patio is a great excuse to open one of these two bottles of Argentinean Malbec.  I received these two bottles, which btw, coincide with a selection of great-value Argentine wines that will be featured in BCL…

Martin Kaiser

Talking Malbec With Martin Kaiser from Dona Paula at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 22, 2023

I was pleased to meet Martin Kaiser, Deputy Director of Viticulture and Enology from Doña Paula in Argentina at VanWineFest 2023 to learn about their winery and the Malbec wines they were pouring at the Festival.  Enjoy the video.

Renzo Monga

A Chat With Renzo Monga From Escorihuela Gascon 1884 at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 17, 2023

One of the oldest wineries in Argentina is Escorihuela Gascón 1884.  I had a chance to talk with Renzo Monga, Export Director from Escorihuela Gascón 1884 during VanWineFest 2023 about the history of the winery plus he introduced me to one of their Malbec wines and a Limited Production Cabernet Sauvignon.  Enjoy our discussion.

Sergio Maraviera

A Video Interview With Sergio Moraviera From Bodega Huanacache at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 8, 2023

Some wineries at the Vancouver International Wine Festival have over a hundred years of history and others are new with 20-30 years.  Bodega Huanacache is one of the newer wineries coming from Argentina.  Listen to Sergio Moraviera from Bodega Huanacache as he talks with Karl MyWinePal about the winery and the Chardonnay that was poured for me to sip.  

Gaston Caltabiano

An Interview with Gaston Caltabiano from Luigi Bosca at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  June 2, 2023

I’ve enjoyed the wines of Luigi Bosca from Argentina for many years, Malbecs in particular, but this winery is about more than Malbec wines.  In this video interview undertaken at VanWineFest 2023 with Gaston Caltabiano, Area Manager for Canada, I spoke with him about their Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon wines. Listen and then look for these wines at your…

Andreas Moller

Talking with Andreas Moller from Bodega Luis Segundo Correas at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  May 31, 2023

When we think of New World wineries, our thoughts are of wineries that are maybe 40-50 years old, but in South America, there are many wineries that are over 100 years old, such as Bodega Luis Segundo Correas from Argentina.  I was fortunate to speak with Andres Moller, an owner of the winery, during VanWineFest 2023.  He talked to me…

Sabor Sudamericano sign

Closing VanWineFest 2023 with Sabor Sudamericano

 mywinepal  May 21, 2023

On my last day at the Vancouver International Wine Festival 2023, I attended the Sabor Sudamericano grazing lunch where all participating South American wineries gathered and poured their wines by a selection of South American dishes were being served, and we listened to live music by a Latin band.  It was the best way to end the Festival in my…

Karl MyWinePal with Dr. Laura Catena from Bodega Catena Zapata

Catching Up With Dr. Laura Catena at VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  May 18, 2023

Three years ago, in March 2020, I interviewed Dr. Laura Catena from the Bodega Catena Zapata Winery in Argentina at the Vancouver International Wine Festival.  The next week, there was the COVID lockdown that went around the world.  Luckily now that the Festival is back this year to its full program, Dr. Catena came back to the Festival, in part…

International tasting room

More Quality Wines from VanWineFest 2023

 mywinepal  May 4, 2023

In my previous article, I talked about the top wines that I tasted at the International Festival Tasting Room during VanWineFest 2023.  Those were wines that are in my 4.5 – 5 star range. But as I checked my notes, I saw that I had many enjoyable wines in the 4 – 4.5 star range.  Below are my tasting notes…