By The City Paper
In wine there’s truth, and truth be told, Mendoza is a “must visit” destination in South America. With new hotels sprouting up around this small city of canals, as well as estancias where you can try homemade vintages, Mendoza is mostly about malbec, the flagship grape of Argentina.
When a devastating earthquake struck in 1861, Mendoza vowed to keep safe and constructed five plazas, which are the meeting place for locals, especially on weekends. The most famous of which is the Plaza Independencia.
Make Mendoza your base for a wine route, which includes tastings and horseback riding through vineyards with spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes. At night, explore... (Read More)
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