Learn About Marchiori & Barraud
Andrea Marchiori & Luis Barraud, the winemakers behind Paul Hobbs's
Viña Cobos, are now producing wine under their own label. The duo
personally selects grapes from some of the best rows of vines from
Andrea's family's own Marchiori Vineyard, known in Argentina as one of
the most meticulously farmed and highest quality vineyards in the
country. Planted with 50-year old vines,...
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Learn About Argentina
(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...
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Learn About Cabernet Sauvignon
(cab-uhr-NAY sow-veeh-yawn) King of Red Many refer to Cabernet Sauvignon as the king of red grapes. Perhaps that title is due to its ability to grow worldwide in a number of climates, or to the fact that it produces wine with such character yet such diversity. Either way, this grape is responsible, as a whole or a partner, for some of the greatest wines in the world. In Bordeaux,...
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