Destination

The Topography of Cafayate

7 Sep , 2016  

Cafayate (or, cah-fah-zha-tay as the locals pronounce it) used to be a backpacker’s dream but now it’s serious business for serious wine makers and romantics escaping the humdrum existence of city life. You can even spoil a walk by playing on one of the country’s best golf courses – preferably with a glass of crisp Torrontes in […]

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Culture, Food + Drink

The History of Wine in Argentina and Cafayate

7 Sep , 2016  

The History of wine in Argentina and Cafayate Viticulture was brought to Argentina during the Spanish colonization and later on by the Christian Jesuit missionaries (they were clearly onto a good thing!). It was Father Juan Cedrón who established the first vineyard in Argentina in the 16th century with cuttings from the Chilean Central Valley. The wine industry […]

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