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Mendoza 101: What to See and Do in Argentina’s Wine Country

You’ve probably been drinking malbec for years—over the last decade, it’s become one of the most popular red wines in the United States. If you’ve been reading the labels on those bottles too, you’ve probably noticed that most of it is produced in Mendoza, a region of Argentina cradled between the pampas, or plains, and the Andes. (Mendoza is actually the name of both the province and its largest city.)

 

The area’s vineyards possess the same beauty that you’ll find in Burgundy or Napa, with the added attraction of jaw-dropping views of those saw-toothed mountains. And since they’re less discovered by tourists (and because the Argentina peso continues to struggle), prices for hotels and tastings—not to mention any bottles you want to bring home—tend to be lower. Plus, the upcoming months of November and December are the best time to…

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