The wine-making region in Argentina ranges between the 22° and 42° South latitude. It spreads at the foothills of the Andean Mountain Range along over 2,400 km., from the Province of Salta to the Province of Río Negro, with a variety of climates and soils that makes each region a unique land.
In general terms, the areas dedicated to vine cultivation are dry and arid with a low level of rain and humidity, determining factor as regards grape health.
Abundant sunny days and thermal amplitude favor a good maturity and concentration of aroma and color in the grain. Soils are deep, permeable and poor in organic matter, decisive qualities at the time of obtaining good wine. Due to the low rainfall regime, irrigation is necessary. Water comes from meltdown from the Andes, descending in the shape of rivers which turn into channels or ditches.
Undoubtedly, the combination of these factors turns Argentina into an oasis for the highest quality wine-making. Nevertheless, there is still a long way to go. Wine-making in Argentina, as we know it today, has a young history that goes back to a little more than 10 years ago. Technological progress, investment and some farsighted businessmen have permitted a determining transformation.
For this new stage, it is necessary to know each and every secret of wine. Secrets and mysteries that we hereby unveil for you.
Argentina features the most beautiful golf courses in all four directions. This singular sport has been gaining more and more followers as well as professionals year after year. Likewise, tourists may enjoy golf at any course. Many of them are encouraged to carry their own clubs when they travel so as to be delighted with the best greens and holes in our country.
Skiing in Argentina is a unique experience capable of attracting tourists from all over the world to the privileged winter centers in our country. The coming of the snow tinges everything in white while winter sports summon more and more followers day after day. They enliven the ski resorts and the snow parks from the Province of Mendoza to southernmost Tierra del Fuego.