Provoleta at Francis Mallman's Siete Fuegos


Pictured: Provoleta at Francis Mallman's Siete Fuegos

Hot spots for cool Al Fresco dining in Mendoza

As Spring is enthusiastically knocking on our door here in Mendoza, we're all looking for somewhere that we can dine al fresco! The beautiful sunshine and warmer Spring days and evenings make outdoor dining at locations from Anna Bistro to Siete Fueg…

Ruta 7 Road Trip Friendly Wineries

If you are heading to Chile by road you will not only find a beautiful mountain pass that goes by some of the most colorful rocks and sparkling lakes, but you will also conveniently pass a string of some of Mendoza's top wineries.

Tango in the Wineries 2014

One of the most picturesque festivals in Mendoza, many of the tango shows take place in outdoor areas so you can appreciate the Spring buds as well as Argentina's famous music and dance.

Winter Season Must-Dos

Now the the Harvest Season has come to a close and the weather has cooled off Mendoza has taken on a very calm vibe, but it certainly doesn't mean there is a lack of things to do. Check out these special winter season winery activities.


Humita has historically been made by Salta natives in Northern Argentina. An area rich in culinary history with many Indians that still follow Inca traditions, the women mill corn by pounding it on rocks.

The Gaucho

The Argentine gaucho is a cultural symbol and a great deal more than your run-of-the-mill cowboy.


Up and down the Andes Mountain Range, a traditional hearty stew simmers for hours on the stove, filling kitchens with sweet and savory aromas. Locro is a traditional Argentine soup full of beans and meat, but dressed in a spice profile that makes it …

Argentine Alfajores

Not quite a cake, not quite a biscuit, and a little bit more than a cookie sandwich, the Alfajor (Alpha-Hor) is a traditional argentine sweet and the perfect vehicle for dulce de leche (Argentine caramel).

Dulce de Leche

Dulce de leche is a popular treat eaten throughout South and Central America, from Argentina to Mexico. Variations on this caramelized milk recipe are also enjoyed in Russia, France and Spain.

The 25th of May

Veinticinco de Mayo (May 25th) is a national holiday to commemorate the 1810 revolution that resulted in the first Argentine government, and independence from Spain. A national holiday that shuts down businesses and stripes the city with sky blue and…


Located at the base of the Andes, Valle de Uco is characterized by its high elevation, wide temperature differences between day and night, strong sunlight and rocky soils. All of these conditions are perfectly suited to growing premium grapes.

Mendoza's Annual Vendimia Festival

Vendimia, Mendoza’s annual harvest festival, is the most popular festival of the year, and a very popular tourist pick - ranked number two on National Geographic’s list of the world's best harvest festivals.

Yerba Mate

Mate is one of the oldest traditions in Argentina that brings friends, family and coworkers together for a few moments to relax and enjoy great conversation and laughs with each other.

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