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.
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.
Tapiz Selección de Barricas, a 2004 blend scored 94 points in the wine magazine Cuisine&Vins.
Tasting notes: Intensely purple, almost opaque. Black fruits in the nose, such as plum, tobacco and some roasted coffee beans. Its palate is young, firm, well-structured, with balanced tannins. It is elegant, incorporating roasted coffee and black fruits. Its finish [...]
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.
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.
Around 1,100,000 tourists visited the Wine Routes in 2007, and Graffigna winery has kept up with this trend. The winery located in San Juan province is one of the most important ones in its area and the only winery featuring a family museum in the country.“So far, this year we have received around 20% more [...]
Winery tours are carried out Monday thru Friday at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm and Saturday at 10 am and 12 pm. All tours require prior booking as groups have a limited size.One of the new attractions the winery has incorporated are carriage rides across the vineyards. In this tour, the [...]
Belasco de Baquedano launches Llama Roble 2004, the first wine produced in the winery built by the Belasco family in Luján de Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina). Llama Roble is made with 100% Malbec grapes and aged 6 months in French oak barrels. Llama Roble 2004 is made with Malbec grapes from the family’s vineyards, planted in [...]
In January, Bodega Belasco de Baquedano inaugurated its wine tourism offer and a new restaurant, which seeks to reflect the winery’s philosophy -a blend of the lands of Spain and Mendoza.
The chef Lucas Bustos has developed a five-step menu, meant to be paired with the four wines produced by the winery: Swinto Malbec, Ar Guentota [...]