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September 26th, 2018

“History of Malbec” Bodega Catena Zapata Wine Dinner - Hosted by Laura Catena

Date: September 26, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: West Restaurant | 2881 Granville Street | Vancouver, BC

Tickets: $135/seat (excluding tax & gratuity)

For Reservations please contact Restaurant & Wine Director Owen Knowlton

604 738 8938 or

Join West Restaurant for an evening of storytelling, history, food and wine with Dr. Laura Catena, 4th Generation Vintner of Bodega Catena Zapata. This dinner will take you on a four-course experience with dishes prepared by Chef Bobby Milheron of West Restaurant. From roots in the vineyards of France to its renaissance in the Andean vineyards of Mendoza, you’ll understand why Malbec’s storied past makes it the grape of the future.

At this special dinner we’ll debut Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino 2015 to Western Canada, whose label pays tribute to this grape’s history in France and its rise in Argentina.

Featured Wines:

  • Catena Alta Chardonnay 2015
  • Catena Alta Malbec 2014
  • Catena Zapata Adrianna Vineyard Malbec 2010
  • Nicolás Catena Zapata 2006
  • Catena Zapata Malbec Argentino 2015  - “inaugural release in Western Canada”

About Laura Catena: Dr. Laura Catena is a fourth generation vintner, accomplished doctor and author. Often referred to as the “Face of Argentine Wine," Laura is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard, a practicing medical doctor with a degree from Stanford. Currently she serves as Managing Director of her family winery in Mendoza, Bodega Catena Zapata.  She has been named on of the top 25 wine innovators in the world and has been invited to speak and present at some of the most renowned wine events and establishments. In 2010, she released her book, Vino Argentino followed in 2018 with an illustrated book, Gold in the Vineyards.  Laura continues to tirelessly promote the wines and culture of Mendoza and Argentina as a whole.