Malbec

A Malbec for Mother’s Day

Sometimes you meet people who make you feel like you should be trying just a little bit harder. At least that’s how I felt after I spent some time with Laura Catena and her mom, Elena Catena, third and fourth-generation members of an Argentine-Italian winemaking family. Catena is an ER physician at the UCSF Medical…

Wine of the Week: Argento 2009 Malbec

I basically spent my whole week beating, whipping and otherwise mistreating vegetables _ with the exception of a brief phone interview with Elmo, yes, in fact I have reached the pinnacle of journalistic achievement _ and did not have time to play around the wine aisles. So, for this Friday’s find I’m reaching back to earlier…