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On Saturday April 14, at Marquis Wine Cellars from 2-5pm, Marquis Wine Cellars is hosting the best Malbec World Day tasting in town. You'll be sampling the eight terrific wines below while munching on some empanadas made by Panaderia Latina Bakery PLUS singer/songwriter Stephanie Pedraza will be treating you to a live performance.

What do you need to bring? Cash donations to the BC Hospitality Foundation will be taken at the door. All donation proceeds to benefit the BCHF.

In case you haven't, please RSVP Here.

Amalaya 2016 Gran Corte 750ml

$34.69

This wine is 85% Malbec, 10% Cab Franc, 5% Tannat from the Calchaqui Valley of Salta, Argentina. Radiant wine of deep and penetrating ruby colour. Aromas exuding red fruits and berries with spicy notes, typical in the region, and soft vanilla notes given...

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Argento 2015 Organic Reserve Malbec 750ml

$25.95

The colour is deep, the nose is a mix of floral violet aromas. On the palate, the fruit is juicy with dark plum flavours and a svelte texture. The finish is long and textured flecked with white pepper and brown spices. The fruit is 100 percent Mendoza...

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Catena 2015 Vista Flores Malbec 750ml

$31.21

WINE DESCRIPTIONFamily vintners for over 100 years, the Catenas are recognized for their pioneering role in high-altitude viticulture and in leading Argentina's Malbec revolution. In the 1950´s, Don Domingo Catena began sourcing Malbec from the...

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Condor Peak 2017 Malbec 750ml

$13.45

The Condor is an icon of the Andean Mountains where these grapes are grown. This is a premium producer known for selecting the best varietals from high altitude vineyards. This warm, Rhone-like wine is impressive with deep purple hues. The nose shows red...

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Kaiken 2016 Reserve Malbec 750ml

$20.78

The youth of this Malbec Reserva 2016 can be appreciated in its vivid purplish red color. Fresh fruit aromas evoke strawberries and cherries nicely supplemented by spicy and floral notes. On the palate, this wines reveals an extraordinary freshness and...

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Masi 2013 Tupungato Corbec 750ml

$36.43

Here's one to stump your friends. Is it Amarone? Is it Argentinian Malbec? It's both! Made by the Argentinian arm of Amarone pioneer Masi and following the appassimento method, 70% Corvina and 30% Malbec grapes are dried on trays for 20 days to...

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Vina Cobos 2014 Bramare Lujan de Cuyo Malbec 750ml

$60.78

Bright ruby. Even riper on the nose than the Uco Valley example, showing more bitter chocolate and spicecake than black raspberry in the early going. Very dense but with a suaver mouthfeel than the Uco Valley Malbec: less glyceral and more refined. More...

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