Every day, week and month and all throughout our beloved Argentina, diverse happenings take place and are worshipped and repeated year after year by different local communities that make up our towns, cities and provinces. These 'Argentinian popular festivals' foster tourist development in our country and show a sample of the daily tasks carried out at each of the destinations visited not only by local travelers but also by a great deal of foreign visitors that attend these events searching to understand our customs, tastes and passions.What we have come to call: Argentinidad.
A perfect excuse to enjoy tourism year round, from north to south and from east to west, the most important festivals in our national territory are held in the four directions.
The Grape Harvest in Mendoza, Jesús María in Córdoba, Pachamama in Amaicha del Valle, El Dorado in Paso de la Patria, Fishermen in Mar del Plata, Snow in San Carlos de Bariloche, Carnival in Gualeguaychú, Yerba Mate in Apóstoles, Chaya in La Rioja, Folklore and Rock in Cosquín, and Beer in Villa General Belgrano, to name a few, along with a countless amount of local and regional festivals that are also essential value for our traditions.
What does it mean to be Argentinian? How can we understand Argentina and its people? Answers may be endless, but attending some of the popular festivals held year after year is enough to come close to the right answers.
Argentina, a country that has everything to show and has found out that popular festivals are one of the best excuses to get together again, to give us some time, a while to celebrate that we still are, in spite of everything, ourselves.
The wine-making region in Argentina 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.
Abundant sunny days and thermal amplitude favor a good maturity and concentration of aroma and color in the grain.
The Wine Harvest Festival in the City of Mendoza is one of the most important popular events in the agenda of celebrations in our country. The ceremony commemorates the beginnings, the sacrifice of winegrowers and their families, the harshness of the weather, the daily struggle and the end result when, after such a great effort, our beloved Argentinian wine is managed. This section summarizes this wonderful festival.