Laura Catena, along with her father Nicholas Catena, produces high-quality wines at their storied vineyard in Argentina. Bodega Catena Zapata is the world leader in Malbec and other varietals, and has pioneered the Malbec and wine business in South America.

What are you drinking now? 

White wine, Penedes from Spain

Favorite wine and food pairing?

Pumpkin ravioli and Catena Chardonnay

Favorite wine restaurant or bar?

Buenos Aires Restaurant, NYC

Francis Mahlman 1884, Argentina

Pall Mall, London

Favorite all time wine?

1997 Catena Nicolas Catena, 1939 Chateau Latour

Best wine under $15? 

Red: Catena Cabernet

White: Oyster Bay Sauvignon Blanc

Weekly Wine Sip: 

2013 Bodega Catena Zapata Malbec, $16-20

The wine is deep dark red, a nose of violets, black cherries, on the palate, black fruits, juicy acidity and a full-bodied mouthfeel. Pairs well with red meats and BBQ.  Liked It

Sam Benrubi