April 17 is World Malbec Day! Or is it Malbec World Day? Or just Malbec Day? Regardless, what are some good Malbecs to try? I was reminded of this event by Jon Staenberg of Hand of God Wine who urges us to celebrate Malbec World Day by saying the good people of Argentina have proclaimed April 17th as World Malbec Day. Over 100 years ago, Malbec was brought from France to the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Mendoza, Argentina where the constant sun and heat helps the grape to ripeness; Malbec thrives in the hot, dry weather and high elevations of Mendoza creating a typically ripe and lush wine with smooth tannins. Continue reading
Since May is Bike to Work Month, the second week of May is Bike to Work Week, and Friday May 16 is Bike to Work Day, this bike would be the perfect one for wine bloggers and wine lovers!
Just think about it! Maybe you need to do a little wine blogging or tweeting right after work? Or maybe you’re doing #winechat this Wednesday May 14 from 6-7pm with Napa Valley’s Cairdean Estate?
Just pack up your glasses and your wine and you’ll be set!