In the wine region of Cafayate (in the province of Salta, Argentina), Bodega El Porvenir de Cafayate stands out for its long history and restless quest for excellence.
Argentine Torrontés: with 9500 hectares under vine with the variety, it is the most commonly grown white grape in Argentina and an icon of the country’s wine scene.
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.
Several countries across the world are famous for their aromatic white wines. In places such as Greece, Hungary and Slovenia, discerning consumers scour the shelves in search of the distinctive…
Consumers would agree that Argentina is a country of reds. However, white wines are on the rise.
A well made ceviche with ‘leche de tigre’ and a touch of spice is a dish that screams for a fresh, aromatic wine. Across the world, the natural partner for such a dish would normally be Sauvignon Blanc. In Argentina, however, it is not.
In March 1987, I found myself in a small car with the son of Arnaldo Etchart, the producer of some amazing, prize-winning wines from Bodegas Etchart. The young man was…
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[:es]Única variedad nativa de argentina con proyección internacional, según estudios recientes el Torrontés se originó en algún solar jesuítico a comienzos del siglo XVIII, desde donde comenzó su largo camino hacia la internacionalización.