In Argentina, ‘Mendoza’ is practically synonymous to ‘wine country’. The region produces the renowned Argentine Malbec, as well as countless other varieties of Argentine wine. And though the wine is typically in the spotlight, there are plenty of other things you can do in Mendoza.
The only thing that tops sipping some Argentine Malbec at a bodega is doing it with the Andes Mountains as the backdrop. Mendoza is the top wine-producing region in the country so a trip to the area should be first on any wine lover’s list of things to do in Argentina. Here are some tips for wine tasting in Mendoza.
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When it comes to variety in food and drink, visitors will be spoiled for choice in Argentina. From the robust Malbec produced in Argentina’s wine regions to the regional delicacies of the northwest, there are dishes and beverages for all tastes. There are also food and drink festivals throughout the year, prime opportunities to sample […]
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