Wine Archive

Why Chile is one of the Best Places for a Wine Tour

Chile is a charming and beautiful South American country that’s paradise for wine lovers. It is surrounded by the Andes Mountains on one side, and the Pacific Ocean on the other side, from glaciers in the south to one of the driest deserts in the world in the north. Apart from being a tourist destination [&hellip

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Get to Know 8 Wines of South America

If you travel to South America as a tourist, or even better on a wine tour, you’re going to sample some familiar flavors of grapes also grown in California or Europe. All vine histories lead to Europe originally, of course, but some plants thrived in the new world better than the old. Other wines that [&hellip

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Wine and Wild Wanderings in the Salta Province of Argentina

Over the years we’ve run a few stories on the regions around Salta and Jujay provinces in northern Argentina. This is a wild landscape that’s far different than the better-known, more frequently visited parts of the country to the south. We just posted a new feature story on a tour with Socompa Adventures that heads to [&hellip

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A Decade Later, Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt Shines Bright in Buenos Aires

Once upon a time, before Luxury Latin America had gone live, yours truly was the very first guest to check into the Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt when it opened to guests in Buenos Aires. There were cameras with flashes going off, TV crews recording video, and Hyatt executives with a “C” on their business card. [&hellip

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The Best Restaurants in Mendoza, Argentina

Food and wine go together like travel and a passport and in Mendoza you’ll find the combo at every turn. In a wine-producing country like Argentina, it’s seen as a God-given right to have wine with your meal. When going to Argentina to explore wineries, food inevitably becomes part of the experience. Food in Argentina [&hellip

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South America Wine Tours: Chile, Argentina, or Both?

If you’re planning a visit to South America and want to work wine tours into the mix, you’ve got two choices: Argentina and Chile. It’s easy to make a case for either one, but the great thing is you could easily do both. While there is a little bit of wine coming out of other [&hellip

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