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7 Wineries to Visit in Argentina

by Holly Riddle

Dec 24, 2018
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  • Argentina is famous for taking European Malbec wines and putting itself on the map with its vibrant wine culture and breathtaking wine country. If your 2019 travel plans include a trip to Argentina, these are the seven wineries to add to your itinerary. © Burt Johnson | Dreamstime.com
  • Spanish immigrants founded Bodegas López in 1898. The winery still rests in the hands of the founding family and is known as one of only two wineries in the country still using 10,000-liter French oak casks. © Karol Kozlowski | Dreamstime.com
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    In the Salta region of northern Argentina, Colomé is one of the oldest wineries in the country, dating to 1832. In addition to the vineyard, there’s an art museum and hotel on site. © Anibal Trejo | Dreamstime.com
  • Bodega Catena Zapata sets itself apart from the start. The winery’s architecture resembles a Mayan temple. The winery’s history begins in 1902, when the original fruit was planted. © Burt Johnson | Dreamstime.com
  • Alta Vista’s winery was built in 1899 and uses unique, contemporary techniques to produce its top wines. Instead of aging the wines in barrels immediately, wines sit in cement tanks for a year, then move to barrels for three to 36 months. © Matyas Rehak | Dreamstime.com
  • Bodegas Salentein in the Uco Valley stores 5,000 barrels of aging wine in subterranean bodegas. The space is not only functional, its aesthetics hold purpose as well, with regional stonework symbolizing the winery’s relationship with the greater world. © Alexandre Fagundes De Fagundes - Dreamstime.com
  • Bodega El Esteco is located among the Yunga forest on a slice of desert sitting 5,500 feet above sea level. Stay at the estate for an immersive experience; the on-site accommodations include 32 guestrooms and suites in a rustic chic style. © Kseniya Ragozina | Dreamstime.com
  • A beautiful boutique winery, Bodega El Cese puts the wine first and travelers second. As such, visitors ought to make arrangements for a visit ahead of time, as opposed to just stopping by. A relatively new winery, it was founded in 2006 on nearly 30 acres. © Oliver Foerstner | Dreamstime.com


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