Argentina

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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