Archive for the ‘Argentina’ Category

You win some, you lose some…

Thursday, September 15th, 2016 Posted in Argentina, Cabernet Franc, Cheap and Red | No Comments »

Sometimes I'm a sucker. I fall for things that seem too good to be true. The used car that blows a head gasket 300 miles after I buy it. The promises some asshole boss makes. Or in this case, a ...

A nightly tradition, sunset glass. Doña Paula Estate Malbec, 2013

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 Posted in Argentina, Malbec | No Comments »

   I've always liked the line in the original Manchuian Candidate: Raymond Shaw: My dear girl, have you ever noticed that the human race is divided into two distinct and irreconcilable groups: those that walk into rooms and automatically turn television sets ...

2006 Bodega Septima Malbec

Saturday, April 11th, 2009 Posted in Argentina, Cheap and Red, Malbec | No Comments »

At the moment we have a long-term houseguest, who (irritatingly) is a vegetarian. They are one of Mrs. Barbarian's close relatives, so I have to refrain from my natural instinct, which is to eat them, er... make jokes at their ...