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Wines of Argentina make a strong showing
Wines of Argentina make a strong showing

Maybe I've been unlucky, but I've tasted so many indifferent Malbecs lately that the idea of attending a tasting of wines from Argentina didn't exactly set my heart racing. But I found myself, albeit somewhat reluctantly, last Wednesday at a trade and consumer tasting for Wines of Argentina at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills. And I was happily surprised by what I found. Organized under the auspices of LearnAboutWine, a good three dozen wine producers were there pouring their latest releases for the event dubbed “Wild Sophistication.” And I found not only some terrific Malbecs that shifted my take on the grape, but also some worthy Cabernet Sauvignons,...

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