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.
Category: Things To Do
February 24, 2014
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.
January 13, 2014
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 […]
December 16, 2013
Buenos Aires offers an astounding variety of things to see and do, but in the summer, it can get a little too hot for comfort. As soon as the temperature starts to climb, you’ll find most of the locals, scamper off in all directions faster than you can say, “Heat wave!” But where do they […]
December 5, 2013
So popular that it’s earned a place on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage list, the Argentine Tango has been captivating audiences since the 19th century and there’s no better time to celebrate the sultry dance than December 11th – celebrated throughout Argentina as National Tango Day.
December 2, 2013
Every year as the summer draws to a close, thousands of devout wine lovers congregate in Mendoza, the nation’s winemaking capital, for a celebration of the grape harvest. Dating back to the 17th century, the tradition started out as a simple religious ceremony to give thanks for the year’s harvest, but centuries later evolved into […]