From the Dana Lee Consulting media release:
The diversity and great value of Argentinean wines will be front and centre at provincial liquor stores this summer. From July 29th to September 1st, 2018, 60 BCLDB stores will have Argentinean wines on display, and there will be free consumer tastings at select BCLDB locations.
The BCLDB Signature Liquor Store at 39th & Cambie will host free consumer tastings on August 10th AND Friday, August 17th. Guests will enjoy samples of top Argentinean wines paired with complimentary traditional meat and vegetarian empanadas from Panaderia Latina Bakery.
There will also be free consumer tastings at select BC Liquor Stores. The events will take place on the weekend of August 3rd & 4th, as well as the weekend of August 24th & 25th.
Featured wines will include:
- Alamos Winery Malbec Bodega Catena Zapata High Mountains Malbec
- Bodegas Escorihuela1884 Estate Grown Malbec
- Bodegas Trivento Golden Reserve Malbec
- Doña Paula Estate Malbec
- El Esteco Don David Cabernet Sauvignon
- Luigi Bosca Malbec
- Luis Segundo Correas Valle Las Acequias Malbec
- Masi Passo Doble Malbec
- Penaflor La Mascota Cabernet Sauvignon
- Penaflor Unanime
- Susana Balbo Wines BenMarco Malbec
In addition, Wines of Argentina is accepting entries for an online contest. The prize package includes 2 nights' accommodation at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler; 2 tickets to Cornucopia's flagship event, Crush Grand Tasting; and 2 tickets to the festival's Wines of Argentina seminar. Visit https://whistlercornucopia.com/contests/ to enter; contest closes August 31, 2018.
Wines of Argentina Consumer Tastings
Signature BCLDB Store at 39th & Cambie
5555 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Friday, August 10th AND Friday, August 17th 2018
2:00 - 6:00pm