The wineries of Cachi: my wanderings through the Calchaquí Valley brought me to a small town that offers snow-capped mountains, giant cacti, and unforgettable high altitude wines.
Hi, wine lovers! How are you doing? I’m still on my trip through Salta, enjoying a spectacular summer in Argentina. Today, I’m going to introduce you to more of the…
The Calchaquí Valleys: wines, empanadas, folk music and more. The province of Salta, in the north of Argentina, is known in the country as la linda; the beautiful, and with good reason: its valleys and ravines, mountain paths and pretty historic towns are all part of a regional culture that makes it a dream destination for visitors.
The vast Calchaquí Valley in the northwest of Argentina boasts several pockets of vineyards along its winding ravines and gullies. Cachi is a town located at the northern end and if one ventures even further into the mountains one finds a small, remote vineyard that has earned accolades for the unique wines it produces.