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Mendoza

The province and city of Mendoza is the main export wine region of Argentina, famous for Malbec.  The city and region has a stunning location beneath the eastern flanks of the soaring Andes Mountains. Here, the Andes are at their highest point, snow-capped and rising majestically from the desert. It is here, in the vineyards with views to the Andes that you will find the most exquisite wine lodges that excel in service, sommelier expertise, fine dining, luxury and privacy.  

The region around the town of Cayfayate, to the North West of Mendoza, less accessible but well worth the journey, is another wine region worthy of exploration. Torrontes is a speciality, grown at higher altitude along with Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. 

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Mendoza is situated in a desert bordered by the soaring snow capped Andes Mountains. Read More

Mendoza is situated in a desert bordered by the soaring snow capped Andes Mountains.

The region is blessed with a warm-hot sunny, clear sky days perfect for the cultivation and harvesting of grapes between October and April.

Winter, July and August brings snow to the Andes for skiing. Cold nights in the desert below but many of the wine lodges remain open and are a cosy retreat with open fires and plenty of Malbec!

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What's On

February / March - La Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia is a 10 day harvest wine festival
April - Malbec World Day celebration
May - Wine Rock Tour and Fashion week
September - Tango through the wine routes performances
September (last week) - Wine week - simultaneous tastings in restaurants
November - Argentine Wine Day - Celebrations throughout the region
December - Small winemakers Expo

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