The Andes + The Western Wine Country

The Andes + The Western Wine Country Travel Guide

Articles about The Andes + The Western Wine Country

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
By Peter Jon Lindberg
The week had passed like a fever dream. Perhaps it was the altitude, or the heat from an unfiltered sun. Or maybe this just happens to anyone who tackles an eight-day drive around the province of Salta, in Argentina’s mountainous northwest. In p...

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.