THE SURPRISING COMEBACK

When we think Malbec, we think of that great red wine from Argentina, right? But while we can definitely thank our Argentinian brothers and sisters for the modern popularity of Malbec, in truth, this voluptuous varietal's spiritual homeland is back in the old European world. Long known as "the famous black grape of Cahors", Malbec from southwest France was, at one time, the preferred wine of some of Europe's most esteemed nobility, with Peter The Great being such a fan that he imposed the wine on the Orthodox church. Alas, the good times did not roll forever for Cahors, as a series of unfortunate events (punitive taxes, destruction from phylloxera, and the mercantile aggression of neighborin

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