Argentina is the world’s 5th largest producer of wine and it exports its delicious wines to countries all over the world, keeping enough in the country itself to satisfy its local wine lovers. Argentina has an extensive wine region that spreads from the foothills of the Andes Mountains through the provinces of Mendoza, San Juan, La Rioja, Salta, Neuquén, Catamarca, and the Rio Negro, ranging between the 22 and 42 degrees South latitude, where the climate and soil is dry and arid, and with a bit of man’s help, exceptional for producing wine.
If you are studying Spanish in Buenos Aires or planning on staying here for any amount of time, learning about, tasting, and exploring wines from Argentina is a must and will most definitely invite you into the local culture and the way of life in this southern Latin American country.
Look out for our : Guide to Argentine Wines:
Mendoza Wine Region
San Juan Wine Region
Finca Las Moras
Neuquén Wine Region
Bodega del fin del Mundo
Salta Wine Region
La Rioja Wine Region
Cabarnet de Los Andes
Look out for the last part of our wine guide where we will feature 3 delicious and high-priced wines from Argentina ~ for those special occasions!
$$$ Special Wines:
Dos Cielos – Blend – 2004 – Rio Negro
Alta Vista Alta – Malbec – 2003 – Mendoza
Viña El Cerno Antiguo Syrah Cabernet Sauvignon – Blend – 1997 – Mendoza