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Malbec World Day – what Malbec will you be celebrating with today?

Ottawa, ON April 17, 2018 By Matt Steeves Malbec World Day is celebrated to pay homage to the influence of the late president, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (1811-1888), who made it his mission to transform Argentina’s wine industry.   On this day in... Continue Reading →

Women in Wine event in Toronto – a great Mother’s Day gift for any wine lover!

May 5 in Toronto, join four wonderful female wine personalities from some of the world's famous wine regions, including Champagne France, Napa California, Niagara Ontario, and Mendoza Argentina. I've had the pleasure of meeting Louise Engel of Featherstone Estate Winery... Continue Reading →

93 pts #wine review – SonVida Special Reserve Malbec – Paraje Altamira GI, Argentina

Ottawa, ON December 2017 Matt's review:  This single vineyard expression of Mendoza Malbec showcases exactly how well structured, complex, and delicious premium Malbec can be, especially those from the high altitude (+1km a.s.l.) Paraje Altamira GI, a region renowned for producing... Continue Reading →

93+ points #wine review: 2013 SonVida Malbec – an oustanding wine esp for $29.95 @LCBO

Ottawa, ON October, 2017 Matt's review: This single vineyard expression of Mendoza Malbec showcases how well structured, complex, and flavorful premium Malbec can be. For under $30, the 2013 SonVida Malbec is an outstanding wine that I'd recommend buying by... Continue Reading →

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