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With tables floating above goblet-trained vines, eight courses prepared by a World’s 50 Best Restaurant chef, a breathtaking panorama of the Andean sunset and pairings provided by one of Argentina’s most prolific winemaking families, Tegui SuperUco is hands down the …

At 3:10 AM today, a minibus fell off the side of the road on route 7 in Mendoza, killing three passengers and injuring 20 others. The three killed were 13- and 14-years-old. Five of the 20 were “seriously” injured, according …

The Minister for Health, Social Development and Sports of the province of Mendoza, Rubén Giacchi, resigned from office amid news that his partner has filed a complaint against him for gender violence. Governor Alfredo Cornejo announced that Gianni Venier, …

While some of us spent the long weekend soaking up the few rays Buenos Aires had to offer, as many as 27,000 saving-savvy shoppers from Mendoza made the trek to Chile for much cheaper deals. The return distance between Mendoza

Ah, long weekends, where Saturday is followed by two Sundays and there’s virtually no chance that you’ll be keeping up to date with the news. Why would you? Everyone seems to be sunbathing in the plaza anyway.

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The rolling countryside of Mendoza is laden with more than 1,500 wineries. But it’s not all about the vino. The region also lends itself to outdoor activities like bicycling, horseback riding and – my personal favorite – eating.

Situated …

In the provincial prisons of Mendoza, Argentina, human rights violations are rampant. As widely reported by local media today, three prisoners in the Almafuerte complex were discovered residing in jail cells that resembled outdoor cages; the prisoners stood outside in …

Following news that a hippopotamus in the Mendoza Zoo was found with gashes and a possible bullet hole last night, a judicial investigation is being opened into the possible inhumane treatment of animals in the facility.

Environment Secretary Cabinet Chief …

Meet Arturo. He’s an expat out of Colorado who’s spent the last 20 years in Mendoza enjoying wine and good company somehow surviving 40ºC summers and who’s now apparently suffering from a lack of appetite and energy, says a Mendoza …

Well, looks like it’s time to pack up and leave Buenos Aires for Mendoza, and not just for the delicious, bountiful supply of fine wine: it turns out the cost of living in the province is incredibly low. Dirt cheap, …