Tips and Articles for The Andes + The Western Wine Country

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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... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

See our slideshow of The World’s Most Spectacular Tasting Rooms.When it comes to tasting rooms, what’s outside your glass is often as important as what... Read More

Walking through a vineyard in Argentina’s Uco Valley near Mendoza one morning, I ran into Michel Rolland, the world’s most renowned and controversial... Read More

See our slideshow of the 45 Best New Hotels of 2009.In compiling Travel + Leisure’s fourth annual It List, our editors once again visited hundreds of... Read More

Where to StayThe matriarch of Cachi’s upscale hotels is El Molino de Cachi (doubles from $160, including breakfast), where guests stay in loftlike adobe... Read More

The idea of touring wine country was in its infancy three decades ago, as Americans began to discover the joys of the Napa Valley, with its handful of B... Read More

DAY ONE Salta City to Cachi, north Calchaquíes ValleyDISTANCE 98 miles (allow 3 to 4 hours)Head southwest out of Salta to the Cuesta del Obispo Pass, a... Read More

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