Happy Rosé Day everyone!!
How was your Malbec World Day?
Mr Spittoon and I had a pretty good night and no sign of wine flu today either, which is great.
We cracked into this #thetcwineclub bottle of Mi Terruno ‘Uvas’ 2017 Malbec from the Mendoza region in Argentina. To match we cooked up some beautiful smoky peppery steaks and had homemade steak sandwiches. So good!! Continue reading
I love wine for 2 reasons. It evokes excitement (especially if I’m trying something new) and it evokes memories.
This bottle of Grace Farm 2017 Malbec from WA’s Margaret River region evoked memories of an A-MAZING Grace Farm dinner I went to at Petite Mort in 2017. It was at this dinner that winemaker, Jono, told us about the challenging vintage of 2017 and that the grapes were picked nearly 3 weeks later than normal. He advised us to keep an eye out for 2017 Margaret River wines as they’ll be interesting. Continue reading
I love a good rosé and when I picked this Small Change Wines ‘Road Trip’ 2018 Malbec Rosé for this months TC Wine Club I knew it’d be destined to be enjoyed with a bbq dinner.
‘A small change, but a good one’ is the motto for this winery. Thanks to The Wine Gallery’s tasting note with this bottle, I found out that Small Change Wines invest in a micro-finance organisation called KIVA which loans money to businesses who accelerate female education programs around the world. Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, I attempted to match human personalities to grape characteristics. Completely unintentionally I suggest the Twilight hero Edward Cullen to suit the profile of Malbec – something to do with its dark, sexy, mysterious nature. Did I mention sexy??
At approximately US$45 – it’s a small price to pay for an Edward Cullen substitute and it won’t cause any jealousy with the boyfriend/husband either.
If you’re keen to learn more about Malbec, be sure to check out my Malbec grape profile.