Argentina

Best wineries to visit in Mendoza for tasting and food

Mendoza Province is Argentina’s most important wine region, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country’s entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the Andes, in the shadow of Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world, with the average site located 600–1,100 metres (2,000–3,600 ft) above sea level. With more than 1,500 wineries spread out …

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Top Places You Should Visit in San Telmo, Buenos Aires

San Telmo is the oldest barrio (neighbourhood) of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is a well-preserved area of the Argentine metropolis and is characterized by its colonial buildings. Cafes, tango parlours and antique shops line the cobblestone streets, which are often filled with artists and dancers. This post contains some of the places worth visiting in the area, including restaurants, tea/coffee shops, bars and restaurants. …

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Visiting Costa & Pampa winery in Mar del Plata

Trapiche Winery Trapiche is a winery in Mendoza, Argentina. It was founded in 1883 and consists of over 1000 hectares between several Mendoza vineyards. It is a two-time winner of the International Wine and Spirit Competition Argentinian Wine Producer of the Year award and is the largest producer of wine in Argentina. It is owned by Grupo Peñaflor, one of the first ten wine producers …

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How to prepare and drink tasty and long-lasting Mate

What is Mate? Mate is the most traditional Argentinean green infusion. A small cup called Mate (gourd) is filled about three-quarters full with Yerba mate, the dried leaves and stems/twigs of a plant. Hot but not boiling water is poured into the mate. The drink, which is rather bitter, is sipped through a metal straw with a filter at the end called a Bombilla. You …

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