The Andes + The Western Wine Country

The Andes + The Western Wine Country Travel Guide

Articles about The Andes + The Western Wine Country

By Nell McShane Wulfhart
Sure, Mendoza boasts hundreds of wineries and, yes, it’s one of the world’s best wine destinations. But even the most famous labels can get a little dull sometimes. Here to liven up the wine world are three Mendoza wineries that are mixing things ...
By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Bruce Schoenfeld
The swirl-and-sip set are flocking to Mendoza. They gather in hotel lobbies wearing sandals and gaucho hats, bound for Catena Zapata’s Mayan pyramid of a winery or a polo match at Cheval des Andes. Nearly a dozen wine-tourism companies are operati...
By Emma Sloley

Romance heats up in summer, and these destinations guarantee an affair to remember.

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Restaurants in The Andes + The Western Wine Country

In a house dating from 1796 in Cachi’s tiny downtown, Restaurante Luna Cautiva offers house-made tapas and hosts peñas, nighttime folk-music shows.

Things to do in The Andes + The Western Wine Country

Owner and enologist José Luis Mounier worked 18 years at Bodegas Etchart, Salta’s largest producer, before planting grapes on a slope he’d cleared. He has Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon, and the brutishly tannic Tannat, but his best wine is white, a floral but flinty Torrontés.