The Best of Argentina: Wine, Food, Travel & Culture

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Think Outside the Glass: Other Ways to Enjoy Malbec

Given its big, bouncy personality, Malbec naturally throws a party for itself every year – and why shouldn’t it? Every 17th of April we celebrate Argentina’s most popular adopted grape with Malbec World Day. But what if you’re pregnant, or under doctor’s orders to give booze the red light? Here are some alternative ways to celebrate Malbec without the alcohol.

 

Day Trips from Buenos Aires: Five Tiny Towns to Explore

When the roar of the city is deafening you, pack your mate and thermos and head into the pampas. In the province of Buenos Aires there are more than 20 pueblos turísticos (tourist villages). All them within 150 km of Buenos Aires. Join us to discover these tiny towns perfect for a refreshing day trip where the only sound you hear is birdsong.

 

Three New Designers Shaking Up the Buenos Aires Fashion Scene

In spite of the country’s ongoing economic woes, Argentina’s fashion scene continues to thrive but faced with ever rising prices, Argentine designers (and shoppers) are being forced to be smarter and more resourceful in their methods (and shopping habits). As a result, emerging designers are looking beyond mainstream fashion trends and proposing a smarter, more conceptual attitude towards shopping and fashion; one that favours quality over quantity and universal, timeless pieces over fast fashion. Sophie Lloyd spotlights three new Argentine fashion designers to look out for.

 

Dish of the Day: Argentina’s Famous Milanesa

Forget steak. Forget empanadas. If you want to taste the real Argentina, order a milanesa. Once just the greasy favorite of kids and fast food junkies, today the milanesa has reclaimed its proud position on the Argentine culinary scene and is served in a mouthwatering array of varieties – and locations.

 
 

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