Cahors Malbec

What comes to mind when you think of Malbec? Perhaps a red wine with spicy notes. Or one of the five grapes used in Bordeaux blends. Possibly steak. Maybe Argentina. How about Cahors? If you are unfamiliar with this city and region in southwest France, that is about to change. Cahors is the birthplace of […]

Cahors Malbec Rosé

With an appreciation for tradition, winemakers in Cahors also seek to modernize Malbec for a new generation of wine lovers. Today the new trend is to produce a rosé of Malbec. The past few years have seen a surge in the popularity of rosé wines in the United States, particularly rosé from France. Though it […]

Snapshots from Saint-Cirq Lapopie

Your visit to the Cahors region is not complete without a day in Saint-Cirq Lapopie. The commune perched on a cliff overlooking the Lot River is classified as one of the “Most Beautiful Villages in France” (Les Plus Beaux Villages de France). In 2012 the French voted it their favorite village in the country. Take […]

Guide to Cahors Wineries

Here is your go-to guide on Cahors Malbec. For a taste that will make you fall in love with Cahors Malbec try wines from these domaines and châteaux. The wines from each estate are generally listed beginning with entry level (easy to drink, less oak and aging, lower price point) to top of the line […]

A Visit to Clos Triguedina

When you arrive for a visit at Clos Triguedina, one of the first things you will likely say is “I would like to taste something.” It is a sentiment that has been expressed there countless times over many centuries. Cahors and Clos Triguedina are located along the Pilgrimage Route of Santiago de Compostela. In the […]

In the Magazines: Men’s Book Atlanta

Check out articles from AG’s Robin Alix Austin in the Winter Issue of Men’s Book Atlanta, out now. Holiday Spirits Mixologist Miles Macquarrie of Kimball House in Decatur shares some of this season’s top spirits. Page 110 One to Try: Cahors Malbec This big and bold red wine from southwest France demands a spot on […]