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Choosing the Best Wine Experience Around Santiago, Chile

If you have one-day to visit the vineyards outside of Santiago, which one would you go to? Read on to see what our South America Program Director chose as her favorite: I have been to many amazing vineyards in the … Continue reading

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Exploring Salta: Argentina’s Undiscovered Land of Adventure and Wine PART 2

This morning we awoke to the mountain mist lifting from the rustic fields stretching out around Cachi. We piled into Jorge’s 4×4 and set off on the windy roads towards the famous high altitude vineyards of Donald Hess’ Colome. (Read … Continue reading

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Exploring Salta: Argentina’s Undiscovered Land of Adventure and Wine PART 1

Arriving in Salta, located in northwest Argentina, from Buenos Aires always turns my world upside down. It had been three years since I was in Salta last. Salta is one of Argentina’s best kept secrets for nature and adventure enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Chez Gaston: Wine Tasting With the Locals

Allow your palate to travel through the premium wine regions of Argentina (Mendoza, Salta and Patagonia) with a sommelier that opens his home to you in one of the traditional neighborhoods of Buenos Aires. Gastón is an industrial engineer that … Continue reading

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Argentina: Best Affordable Boutique Hotels for Under $130

From hidden, urban, art-deco retreats, to cozy, traditional Patagonian ranches to the ultimate wine lodge experiences check out our carefully selected list of Argentina’s best boutique hotels for under $130 USD per night! BUENOS AIRES San Telmo: Moreno Hotel ($60 … Continue reading

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12 South American Wines of Christmas

Looking for the perfect gift for the wine-loving adventurer in your family? Look no further. As the year comes to a close, our South America team would like to highlight the 12 best Chilean and Argentine wines to grace former … Continue reading

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Argentina’s Best Kept Secret: The Northwest

Northwest Argentina is beckoning! Come hike through the multicolored hills and crimson canyons of Jujuy. Follow llamas across epic salt flats where all perception is lost and land and sky seamlessly mingle. Trek among some of the most ancient Cacti … Continue reading

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NEW TRIP – Buenos Aires Foodie Odyssey

Buenos Aires, the capitol of Argentina, is known as “The Paris of the South” for its gorgeous tree-lined boulevards, picturesque French-style architecture, and art and cafe culture. The tempo of the city is very Spanish, with its inhabitants often observing … Continue reading

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