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Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape

Just as Argentina’s wines have rocketed onto the international stage over the past decade, so too has the country’s reputation as a world-class tourism destination. With its cosmopolitan flair, rich cultural scene, awe-inspiring natural beauty, delicious and robust cuisine, and of course the fabulous wines, it’s no wonder trendsetters the […]

Two new wine tour destinations, Chile-Argentina and South Africa, with BKWine Tours.
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Two new wine tour destinations, Chile-Argentina and South Africa, with BKWine Tours.

The wine and food tour specialist BKWine has launched two new destinations on the 2013 program: Chile & Argentina, and South Africa. These tours will be the first two tours on the 2013 program and will take place in February and in March. “I am very exited about these two brand new wine country destinations. They will give travellers a life time experience of wine and food in these exotic wine regions”, says Britt Karlsson, co-founder of BKWine, and continues “we focus on the most genuine and high-quality experiences rather than the most famous wine brands.”

Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape.
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Malbec – Argentina’s Signature Red Grape.

Just as Argentina’s wines have rocketed onto the international stage over the past decade, so too has the country’s reputation as a world-class tourism destination. With its cosmopolitan flair, rich cultural scene, awe-inspiring natural beauty, delicious and robust cuisine, and of course the fabulous wines, it’s no wonder trendsetters the […]

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Argentina – A Sleeping Wine Giant.

After many years of political turmoil and economic uncertainty, Argentina’s wine industry is rapidly emerging as a major player in the world of wine. The country has been producing huge quantities of wine (fourth largest in the world after France, Italy, and Spain) since the 16th century. Most of the […]

Argentina – Rich with Vitivinicultural Heritage.
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Argentina – Rich with Vitivinicultural Heritage.

Argentina Of all South American wine producing countries, Chile and Argentina stand out. The former is famous for quality, while the latter for quantity. Yet this phenomenon is rapidly changing. Spanish conquistadors introduced grape growing and wine making for religious purposes. This quickly developed to an industry given the favourable […]

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Argentina’s Wine Renaissance.

This big, resource-rich South American country has been producing wine since the 16th century. The industry started shortly after Spanish conquistadors arrived and introduced Catholicism by building impressive cathedrals and churches. The clergy needed wine for communions and their daily diet. Before 1980’s, Argentina produced huge quantities of wine, exported […]