Mendoza is often associated with the other Argentinian M-word: Malbec. The region is indeed the heart of Argentina’s prodigious wine production and the focus of many a trip. The wine tasting was certainly high on my list and I did plenty of it.
But there is more to explore: Mendoza is sophisticated yet laid-back; beautiful parks reflect the regions’ rich history and Spanish heritage. Culinary expertise pairs nicely with the renown wine. Traveling with the expertise of Yampu Tours, here’s how two friends and I caught the best of Mendoza, from Malbec to aflajores.
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What better way to spend a weekend afternoon than sipping – and learning about – wine? City Wine Tours makes it happen with small groups, a friendly, knowledgeable guide and select venues in hip neighborhoods, in both New York and Boston. A must for visitors and locals alike.
An “experience” rather than a “thing,” it’s a great holiday gift, perfect for anyone with even the slight interest in wine, from millennials to boomers. Believe me, they’ll toast you with the first pour. Nothing wrong with gifting yourself, either (and this post offers a discount coupon).
I wouldn’t recommend anything I hadn’t tried, so here’s how my tour went:
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