The Vineyard at the End of the World

How did Argentina and its Malbec wines grow from near obscurity, oenologically speaking, to international prominence so rapidly? Wine journalist Ian Mount tells, with clarity -- and yet no loss of complexity -- the colorful story of how a French grape turned the unlikely region into a wine-producing powerhouse. With lively tales of backroom dealings, brilliant schemes, and big dreams, there's a lot to savor for the discerning palate.

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