Who doesn't like to enjoy some wine while getting a taste of what another country has to offer? On April 17th, The Wines of Argentina, Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Tourism and the Consulate General in New York will host the 3rd Annual World Malbec Day, celebrating the iconic wines from Argentina.
The worldwide celebration will have events happening throughout New York, London, Los Angeles, and other big cities. Events will include wine tastings, tango performances, and a Malbec crush. New York will be hosting an invitation-only gala and tasting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which will have wine industry executives, experts, and aficionados in attendance.
New Yorkers can enjoy World Malbec Day not just on April 17th, but throughout the renowned Tribeca Film Festival. The eleven day festival kicks off on April 17thand Wines of Argentina is the sponsors for numerous private events.
For cooking lovers Macy’s De Gustibus Cooking School, located at Macy’s Herald Square, will host a class, taught by Chef Pablo Ranea from Mendoza, about Argentine dishes paired with Malbec wines and other wines of Argentina. The class is on April 18th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and is $95 per person. On April 21st, City Winery will be hosting a wine tasting of Argentine wines from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and tickets are $40 per person for this event.
World Malbec Day aims not only to bring the attention of the diverse wines of Argentina, but it also aims to highlight the culture of Malbec and bring it to the streets. Brooklyn-based artist CEKIS will paint images depicting Malbec throughout the city.
Raise your glasses and taste some of the best wine Argentina has to offer from some of its 500,000 acres of vineyards throughout the country, and immerse yourself into Argentine culture.