Wednesday, December 13, 2017

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By The Squeeze Magazine

It isn’t often that a winery wins the same award two years in a row, but when it comes to the case of Monteviejo and the Great Wine Capitals Arts and Culture Award, it couldn’t be more deserved.

Monteviejo has set the bar high for cultural activities at a winery as their Art and Culture Director Gabriela Nafissi tirelessly creates new projects with different local and national artists and collaborators.

2017’s award acknowledged three of their main projects over the past year. Firstly, the impressive... (Read More)

By Los Andes

"Siempre estoy al tanto de lo que pasa con Vendimia. Me gustaría participar como candidata", decía Victoria Colovatti, cuando en 2013 se consagraba como Reina Nacional de los Estudiantes luego de representar a Mendoza en Jujuy.

Y anoche -justo el día de su cumpleaños- hizo realidad su sueño y se convirtió en la flamante soberana vendimial. Tal como sucedió con la... (Read More)

By Punto a Punto

Tras 90 días de intensos trabajos, el Aeropuerto Internacional El Plumerillo reabrirá sus puertas el próximo miércoles 7 de diciembre con un vuelo inaugural que traerá a Mendoza al Presidente Mauricio Macri. La fecha fue confirmada por el propio gobernador, Alfredo Cornejo.

La obra implicó una inversión total cercana a $1.200 millones y tuvo varias etapas: el lado aire -pistas rodajes, plataformas, áreas de seguridad-, y el lado tierra: terminales aeroportuarias, estacionamientos y vialidades. El proyecto incorporó dos conceptos fundamentales: elevar la calidad de servicio e incorporar tecnologías de avanzada, sobre todo en materia de balizamiento, esencial para la seguridad.

Los trabajos incluyeron la... (Read More)

By Camas Post-Record

“I’m not trying to prove I’m tough. I just want to prove I’m here for the right reasons.”

Nick Swinhart posted this quote to his blog on Jan. 3, the same day he left to finish an uncompleted task: Summit Aconcagua, a daunting 23,000 foot high mountain in Argentina. The 45-year-old Camas-Washougal Fire Department chief is an experienced climber, but had not been to Aconcagua since he was 28. He had failed to reach the summit due to... (Read More)

By Brides

Set in the foothills of the Andes mountains, Mendoza is an ideal honeymoon spot for wine lovers. With luxurious hotels, beautiful scenery, exciting outdoor adventures, and more than 1,500 wineries, it offers plenty to see, do, and taste. Plus, it's just a two-hour flight from Buenos Aires, and compared to many destinations, it offers more bang for your honeymoon budget. Here's what to see and do, and where to stay and eat on a wine-fueled honeymoon in Mendoza, Argentina.

Stay

In the center of the city, the four-star Park Hyatt Mendoza offers elegant rooms and suites, an onsite spa and casino, and several dining options. It's within easy walking distance to all of Mendoza's attractions and just 15 minutes by car from... (Read More)

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)

By Tempo

A group of female hikers from the team of The Women of Indonesia’s Seven Summits Expedition formed by the Parahyangan Catholic University students, have succeeded in reaching the summit of the fourth highest mountains in the world. An Indonesian Flag was erected on Aconcagua Mountain’s summit in Argentina, at 6,962 meters above sea level (mdpl).

A member of the expidition's publication team in Bandung, Alfons Yoshio, said that the team reached the peak of Aconcagua on... (Read More)

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