Archive for the ‘Tourism’ Category

Mendoza´s Central Valley: history, culture and good wine

August 15, 2008

Comprised by the departments of San Martín, Rivadavia and Junín, this valley is of the largest grape-growing territories in Mendoza. It offers great rural tourism option and for a while now it has been under a significant re-conversion of grapes and wineries aiming at the production of high quality wines.

Southern Mendoza: adventure, rivers and wines

August 4, 2008

The region comprised by the departments San Rafael, Malarg?ºe and General Alvear is an attractive tourism center where important grape-growing and winemaking activities are developed. It offers numerous options for adventure tourism, water and winter sports and wine tourism.

“Mendoza offers many advantages for wine tourists”

August 4, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

The president of the Great Wine Capitals network was in Mendoza and other Argentinian provinces, lecturing on several wine tourism seminars. In this interview, he talks about his vision of the development of local wine tourism.

The Uco Valley: new undertakings in a fascinating setting

July 21, 2008

Mendoza´s Uco Valley is comprised by the departments of San Carlos, Tupungato and Tunuyán. The region offers numerous natural and historic tourism attractions, including a growing number of impressive new wineries open to visitors.

Consulates in Mendoza to promote the Wine Routes

July 21, 2008 by Laura Saieg

In a cocktail organized by Bodegas de Argentina along with the Association of Hotel Owners, an agreement for the consulate body to promote the Wine Routes as an international tourism attraction was launched.

Best of Wine Tourism contest entries open

July 7, 2008 by Ma. Soledad Gonzalez

It is organized by the Argentinian chapter of the Great Wine Capitals network. The fourth edition of this international contest was kicked off at ProMendoza´s meeting hall.

San Juan: stunning valleys and wines

July 7, 2008

The San Juan Wine Route has become one of the most traditional options for San Juan visitors. Ten wineries integrate the tour and offer very different features and suggestions. From organic wines to sparkling wines elaborated at the very heart of the mountains, visitors have a good deal to see and taste.

Argentinian wineries received over a million tourists

June 9, 2008 by Laura Saieg

One of the most encouraging figures indicates that wine route visits increased by 118% within four years. In 2008, wine tourism is maintaining this promising profile.

Catamarca: land of tradition and contrasts

June 9, 2008

The contrasting landscapes of this province located in the Northwestern region of Argentina combine indigenous and cultural traditions with the cultivation of diverse grape varieties such as Torrontés Riojana and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Río Negro: mountains, ocean and wines

May 23, 2008

This Patagonian province whose landscapes combine beauty and diversity produces red and white varieties of high winemaking quality.