Malbec — Argentina’s Signature Grape & Wine

Malbec — Argentina’s Signature Grape & Wine

By Bob Lipinski Originally a Bordeaux grape variety, Malbec has not only found a second home in Argentina but has become its most sought-after red wine. Malbec was brought to Argentina in 1868 by French agronomist Michel Pouget, while phylloxera, a grapevine...
Château Mouton Rothschild Artist Wine Labels

Château Mouton Rothschild Artist Wine Labels

By Bob Lipinski One of the most fascinating aspects of Château Mouton Roth­schild bottles is the artwork on the label. Every year Baron Philippe de Rothschild commissions a famous artist to design the upper portion of Mouton’s label. The tradition began in 1927 (with...