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Amanda Barnes
Amanda Barnes is a British journalist who has been living in the Southern Hemisphere for the last six years, has tried over 500 Malbecs, eaten over 600 Chilean oysters and still has a functioning liver and kidneys (as far as she knows).

This is a tricky one. But here in South America, where temperatures are perhaps a little balmier than you might...
Premiacion GWC 2015 - online

As one of the newly elected Great Wine Capitals, Casablanca and Valparaiso celebrated their second year of the annual Best...
Giddy up Gaucho

Want to connect with your inner gaucho? This is how you should spend your 24 hours in Mendoza: 9am: Even...

Argentina is the land of the three Ps: parilla, pasta and pizza. While the parilla (BBQ) is top notch, don't...
Mendoza cityscape

A bird’s view of modern day Mendoza shows a suburban growth all around it moving into green vineyards alongside mountains...
Puertecillo beach, Chile

Chile has one of the longest coastlines, of over 6500kms! With so much rugged coast to choose from it can...
The stunning cellar at Salentein

The expression ‘garage winemaker’ comes from just that - making wine in a garage. A grape’s humble abode doesn’t need...

To gain an intriguing insight into how Mendoza’s booming wine industry came to fruition, consider visit one or more of...
Cabernet Franc, the Batman of Argentine wine

For the last month in Mendoza, I’ve only been drinking one variety. It’s abounding with rich, dark fruit, grows particularly...
Explore in 24 - A Foodie’s Tour of Mendoza

If you have come to Mendoza to eat to your heart's delight, then this is the itinerary for you. Vegetarian's...
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