Monday, February 19, 2018

Monday, Feb

By Los Andes

La propuesta es sencilla. No por eso menos tentadora. Se trata de armar la canasta con cosas ricas y andar por el famoso paseo de La Carrera que une Potrerillos con Tupungato. Probablemente ya haya encarado este periplo en alguna otra ocasión, pero seguro que los paisajes mendocinos lo volverán a sorprender. Sí, esos mismos que, a pesar de haber sido vistos cientos de veces, siempre cautivan.

El punto de partida lo elige cada uno. Si se sale desde la villa cordillerana, la postal de inicio la da... (Read More)

By New Worlder

From Lavalle in the north to San Rafael in the south, it can be difficult to choose which of the dozens of wineries in Mendoza are worth the visit. From garagistes, or winemakers making limited production wines, to the most lavish of no-expense-spared cellar doors, rest assured there’s a tasting room for you in Argentina’s principal wine-making region, as well as a couple of worthwhile... (Read More)

By The Guardian

Argentinians are now into wine more than ever before, thanks to new top-quality vintages that go beyond the purple, juicy malbec. Good spots to sample wines in Buenos Aires used to be relatively few, but that is now changing. Throw into the mix the fact that the government recently named fermented grape juice as Argentina’s national drink and you have the perfect sampling storm.

Here are 10 of the best new wine bars and tasting rooms around the capital... (Read More)

By Taste of Travel

Mendoza lies in the heart of Argentina‘s wine country, a vast, lush land of grapevines stretching into the shadows of the majestic Andes.

When to go:

December through March coincides with the harvest season, when the fields and the celebrations of horticultural bounty are at their most glorious.

This western Argentine city is the country’s second most visited, because of what surrounds it: the vineyards that make it one of the world’s leading wine regions. The rich purple-black grape Malbec rules, but other varieties abound. Spend your days touring wineries, tasting as many of them as possible.

Still, Mendoza at this time of year is more than just vineyards. It is an effervescent city of... (Read More)

By The Drinks Business

Speaking to the drinks business during a recent visit to Argentina with Santa Rita, Martin Kaiser, chief agronomist at Doña Paula, said: “Sales of Argentine whites in both the domestic and export markets are really on the rise and are growing much faster than we anticipated.

“Whites still only account for around 15% of the total wine production in Argentina but production is growing fast.

Kaiser admitted that Argentina’s flagship white grape, Torrontés, “can often be... (Read More)

By The Argentina Independent

Every country has its Quilmes: a beer so diluted with water and lacking in taste that it frequently warrants an offhanded comparison to “piss”. While Quilmes is still the go-to for university students and frugal drinkers alike, beer-drinkers in Argentina are starting to demand more from their alcoholic beverage of choice.

For this reason, more and more locals are flocking to San Telmo. While customarily known as Buenos Aires’ oldest and most historic barrio, it has also blossomed into one of the city’s perennial hot spots for artisanal, craft beer.

“Buenos Aires is in a craft beer boom,” explains J.T. Sexton, who is soon opening yet another artisanal beer bar in San Telmo, the Sexton Beer Company. “And San Telmo is the craft beer hub of Buenos Aires.”

San Telmo is host to numerous artisanal beer bars that are guaranteed to... (Read More)

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