Posts Tagged ‘Tourism’

San Juan: stunning valleys and wines

July 7, 2008

The San Juan Wine Route has become one of the most traditional options for San Juan visitors. Ten wineries integrate the tour and offer very different features and suggestions. From organic wines to sparkling wines elaborated at the very heart of the mountains, visitors have a good deal to see and taste.

More high scores for Tapiz winery

June 27, 2008

Tapiz Selección de Barricas, a 2004 blend scored 94 points in the wine magazine Cuisine&Vins.
Tasting notes: Intensely purple, almost opaque. Black fruits in the nose, such as plum, tobacco and some roasted coffee beans. Its palate is young, firm, well-structured, with balanced tannins. It is elegant, incorporating roasted coffee and black fruits. Its finish [...]

Argentinian wineries received over a million tourists

June 9, 2008 by Laura Saieg

One of the most encouraging figures indicates that wine route visits increased by 118% within four years. In 2008, wine tourism is maintaining this promising profile.

Catamarca: land of tradition and contrasts

June 9, 2008

The contrasting landscapes of this province located in the Northwestern region of Argentina combine indigenous and cultural traditions with the cultivation of diverse grape varieties such as Torrontés Riojana and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Tourism grew by 118% in four years

June 3, 2008

Around 1,100,000 tourists visited the Wine Routes in 2007, and Graffigna winery has kept up with this trend. The winery located in San Juan province is one of the most important ones in its area and the only winery featuring a family museum in the country.“So far, this year we have received around 20% more [...]

Río Negro: mountains, ocean and wines

May 23, 2008

This Patagonian province whose landscapes combine beauty and diversity produces red and white varieties of high winemaking quality.

Bodega Tapiz, focusing on wine tourism

May 20, 2008

Winery tours are carried out Monday thru Friday at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm and 4 pm and Saturday at 10 am and 12 pm. All tours require prior booking as groups have a limited size.One of the new attractions the winery has incorporated are carriage rides across the vineyards. In this tour, the [...]

Belasco de Baquedano launches Llama Roble 2004

May 14, 2008

Belasco de Baquedano launches Llama Roble 2004, the first wine produced in the winery built by the Belasco family in Luján de Cuyo (Mendoza, Argentina). Llama Roble is made with 100% Malbec grapes and aged 6 months in French oak barrels.    Llama Roble 2004 is made with Malbec grapes from the family’s vineyards, planted in [...]

The winery inaugurated its gastronomical offer

May 14, 2008

In January, Bodega Belasco de Baquedano inaugurated its wine tourism offer and a new restaurant, which seeks to reflect the winery’s philosophy -a blend of the lands of Spain and Mendoza.
The chef Lucas Bustos has developed a five-step menu, meant to be paired with the four wines produced by the winery: Swinto    Malbec, Ar Guentota [...]

Holy Week at Belasco de Baquedano

May 14, 2008

Many tourists decided to visit the wineries during the Holy Week long weekend. On this occasion, Belasco de Baquedano received a higher amount of visitors than last year.
Between Wednesday and Monday, the winery had 150 visitors. “This amount of tourists is quite high, for we are talking about a winery that opened its doors for [...]