Archive for January, 2013

Vistalba: views and vines in Mendoza

Tweet Mendoza, Argentina is famous for one thing when it comes to tourism: wine. While Malbec is the region’s specialty, there are plenty of other grapes both red and white to try. This meant that choosing which wineries to visit during our two days in the area was a challenge involving an Excel spreadsheet and […]

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Too much of a good thing

Tweet Since the beginning of January, I’ve done all sorts of fun things. My dad and Jane were visiting, so we hit up some of our favorite restaurants in Santiago. We also took my first international trip of the year and spent a weekend in Mendoza, Argentina. We visited vineyards, ate well and generally lazed […]

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Getting to know Montes wine

Tweet When you are invited to spend a day in the Colchagua Valley, tasting food from recently opened Bistró Alfredo and drinking practically every Montes wine in existence, you don’t ask questions. You go. That’s how I ended up escaping Santiago’s recent heat wave (if I’m saying it’s too hot, trust me, it’s too. damn. hot.) in […]

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