…was brought to Argentina by Frenchman Michel Pouget in 1853. He was hired by the government in Mendoza to introduce the grape varieties which were typical for Bordeaux. So, along with Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Malbec found its way to a place whose climatic conditions helped the varietyDSC_0041 - Copy (2) thrive in a way that never would have been possible in France.