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Malbec: Easy-Drinking, Spicy Pleasure in a Glass

Malbec had always played a supporting role in the great red blends of Bordeaux, but during the 20th century, its role had steadily diminished to the point that many French estates were no longer including it in their blends. Then,

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Fascinating Facts About 5 Wine Countries

We love the wines of California so much that we sometimes forget that there’s a big, beautiful “wine world” out there — from South America to Australia to Europe and beyond. Here are a few fascinating facts about five of

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3 Wine-Focused ‘Trips of a Lifetime’

If the long three-day weekend got you thinking about taking a longer vacation later in the year, we have a few ideas to share. In its May issue, National Geographic Traveler features a story called, “50 Tours of a Lifetime,”

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Chorizo, Asado and Malbec… Oh, My!

In this week’s run-up to Valentine’s Day, we’ve been sharing romantic wining and dining ideas in cities that provide “Valentine’s Day Ultra-Getaways,” as suggested in an article that ran in USA Today. On Tuesday, we took you to Restaurant Mark

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5 Fascinating Facts About Argentina Wine

You’ve heard of Malbec. You may even have tried a glass on occasion, as it’s becoming more and more popular as a “house red” at bars and restaurants. But do you know where most Malbec wines come from? Although its

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