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San Juan: Exploring an Argentinian Wine Trail

July 1, 2016
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San Juan: Exploring an Argentinian Wine Trail

On a recent visit to San Juan, Argentina’ssecond-biggest wine region, I came ready to taste. But before diving into the local Malbec and other varietals, I also knew some education was in order. I headed to the Santiago Graffigna wine museum, which is adjacent to the city’s oldest and largest winery dating to 1870....
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Mendoza: The Wine’s in the Altitude

June 30, 2016
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Mendoza: The Wine’s in the Altitude

Although Mendoza, Argentina, is off the tourism map compared to Buenos Aires –– its much bigger and more visited urban counterpart –– this small city is definitely ready for its close up. The capital of Argentina’s Mendoza province offers all the things I like about cities –– great cafes and restaurants, hip boutiques, picturesque...
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Buenos Aires, The Real City that Never Sleeps

June 27, 2016
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Buenos Aires, The Real City that Never Sleeps

Hey, don’t cry for me, I just returned from the most cost-effective, fun-filled, and culturally stimulating vacation I’ve been on in a long time. In Argentina. With the U.S. dollar still very strong there, Buenos Aires is simply a treasure of delights, at unbeatable prices. For Argentine BBQ, La Cabrera (Cabrera 5099. Tel: 54-11-4831-7002),...
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