Wine Culture

FIRST CLASS: THE DON'S GUIDE TO TRAVEL

Formula One champion racer and quintessential Argentine Juan Manuel Fangio once said, "You need great passion, because everything you do with great pleasure, you do well."

A wine with soul doesn’t just happen. What gets poured into the glass at dinner parties is mastered behind the scenes, every step carefully thought about, tweaked and perfected.

Ah, the holidays. There's a joyful spirit in the air, which we love…and sometimes a bitter chill, which we don't. For those blustery days, turn to this warm and delicious recipe – it’s anchored with Malbec, so you know it's a winner.

Toasts. We all have to give them at some point. Whether it’s an impromptu request at a dinner party or happy hour or a planned event at a wedding or birthday party, these always sound better with a little prior education.

You know the guy. The one who swirls a glass of red, sniffs it and then describes it in some deeply insightful way. You're thinking, “Really?" But knowing how to talk about wine is vital to enjoying it.

For us, wine isn’t just a great drink, it’s a love affair rooted in history and culture. Each wine calls for its own glass, its own temperature, and its own occasion. Malbec has a lot of character and is our go-to glass for many reasons.

Shopping for wine can be a daunting task, especially when you arrive at the shop to find an overwhelming selection. To make it easier when you get to the shelves, here’s how to master the art of reading wine labels.

There’s only one thing that happens when you lead with a Malbec and blend in Bonarda, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon… you get an incredible big bold flavor.

When you sip a glass of Don Miguel Gascón Malbec, there’s a unique integration of fruit flavor and hints of oak that comes from a rich history. But it’s more than just that.

Hey, we get it. Sometimes it isn’t easy trying something new during a night out. Well, we’ve got your back on this one. For something a little different, try out a local wine bar.

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