Hache Almacén: The Best Wine Bar in Buenos Aires?

My dear winelover friends, I must confess that the journey to this moment has been extremely difficult. After weeks of sleepless nights I've finally decided to share with you one of my most precious secrets. I just take consolation in the fact that most of you don't live in Buenos Aires, so hopefully there won't... Continue Reading →

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Let sleeping wines lie: 5 common wine storage mistakes

Now if you're anything like me, when I first started buying (and drinking!) wine I cared very little for the finer points of wine storage. In reality, most of the wine I bought was demolished hours after purchase, while the occasional more interesting (meaning more expensive) bottle would spend a week or two on a... Continue Reading →

World Malbec Day #1: Wine Safari Finds

Since April 17th is officially designated World Malbec Day, I've decided to begin a roundup of some of the great Argentine Malbecs I've tasted over the past few weeks and a series of posts dedicated to this rather spiffing grape variety. Hopefully this will inspire your Malbec choices for the big day itself! (And, just... Continue Reading →

The World’s Best Red? Famiglia Bianchi Malbec 20

Yes, you did read that right. Every year the Union of French Oenologists organises the Vinalies Internacionales competition in Paris. An expert jury drawn from all over the world blind tastes some 3500 wines from 41 wine producing countries. At the 2014 edition Familia Bianchi's 2012 Malbec was given a rather special (and probably shiny) Grand... Continue Reading →

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