On April 13th, the Argentine Embassy in Athens, in collaboration with Greek importers and distributors AB Vasilopoulos, Bodegas Krontiras, Cava Kylix, Cava Cellier, Hebe Wines, Wine Box and Winegarage.gr, celebrated a new edition of the Malbec World Day. Under the motto ‘Celebrating a classic’ the Embassy gathered 250 people at a wine tasting at the Aigli Zappiou.
The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Carolina Pérez Colman, welcomed guests from specialised wine and diplomatic circles in Greece to celebrate the flagship strain of Argentina. A number of events were also held in parallel, with Athenian and Thessaloniki restaurants and wine bars offering special menus, wine tastings and promotions as they join in festivities surround the Malbec World Day.
Pictured below: Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Carolina Perez Colman pictured with Mayor of Marathonas Ilias Psinakis; with the Ambassadors of the Czech Republic Jan Bondy and of Moldova and Mrs. Valentin Ciumac; of Spain and Mrs. Alfonso Lucini; of Lithuania and Mrs. Alfonsas Eidintas; of Ireland and Mrs. Noel Kilkenny; of Panama Cristina Liakopulos de Papadikis and Mr. Fotis Papadikis; of Pakistan Saeed Khan Mohmand; of Slovakia Peter Michalko, of Latvia Ivars Pundurs and of Canada Keith Morrill; of Japan Masuo Nishibayashi, of Korea Ahn Young-Jip and of Vietnam Tran Thi Ha Phuong; Athens joined 70 cities across 54 countries in a programme of events celebrating Malbec wines of Argentina.