The musings of The Vines of Mendoza staff and friends on all things Mendoza.
By Amanda Barnes, January 13 2015
If you are still struggling to come up with some New Year’s resolutions, then let Mendoza be your inspiration. Here are five New Year’s Resolutions that you can achieve in Mendoza, whether you are here for the whole year or just a week on holiday.
By Amanda Barnes, December 24 2014
Are you still deliberating over what wine to pick for the biggest night in 2014? Amanda Barnes picks some top bottles to bring the New Year in with a bang!
By Amanda Barnes, December 24 2014
Gonzalo Anton is one of Argentina's most promising and well-revered young artists. Amanda Barnes interviews him in depth to learn a bit more about his inspiration, downing a bottle of wine, and what making love has to do with art.
By Sharon Nieuwenhuis, November 13 2014
Are you looking for some inspiration for a perfectly paired Thanksgiving Day food & wine menu? Our sommelier, Martin Krawczyk -recently ranked #9 in Argentina - has pulled together some suggested pairings for Argentina's succulent Las Perdices wines.
By Amanda Barnes, November 13 2014
In one of the most anticipated Winemaker’s Nights of the season, Zorzal winery came to The Vines Tasting Room to show some of their wines from Gualtallary.
By Amanda Barnes, November 07 2014
When you visit The Vines' Siete Fuegos Restaurant, the wine list of 450+ wines can be a bit daunting, even though it is cleverly divided many ways. Taking it a step further, Amanda Barnes has selected her top picks from the list for men and women. We dare you to defy the stereotypes.
By Sharon Nieuwenhuis, November 04 2014
Do you approach the holiday season and think to yourself … I wonder where I can find a Partridge in a pear tree? Perhaps it would be a fun ’12 Days’ gag gift? Look no further, we’ve got you covered.
By Amanda Barnes, November 03 2014
Winemaker's Night is back! Check out what we have lined up for November.
By Amanda Barnes, October 06 2014
Amanda Barnes picks four fresh - and unique - wines to accompany you through your spring time in Mendoza!
By Amanda Barnes, September 27 2014
As Spring is enthusiastically knocking on our door here in Mendoza, we're all looking for somewhere that we can dine al fresco! The beautiful sunshine and warmer Spring days and evenings make outdoor dining at locations from Anna Bistro to Siete Fuegos a fabulous option.
By Amanda Barnes, September 11 2014
This September, enjoy tango performances and lessons throughout Mendoza's top wineries.
By Amanda Barnes, September 10 2014
Which wineries to visit on the Ruta 7 to Chile
By Sharon Nieuwenhuis, September 07 2014
Today is Día Del Enólogo in Mendoza, a day to honor our winemakers. And so we thought it only fitting to speak with Pablo Martorell about his life as a winemaker growing up in Vista Flores, and his experiences as a winemaker in the area now.
By Sharon Nieuwenhuis, September 03 2014
The Vines of Mendoza is pleased to announce the addition of Philipp Real as the General Manager of The Vines Resort & Spa. Real comes to Mendoza with 15 years of international hospitality leadership experience. He will lead the resort’s day-to-day operations and oversee the operations team.
By Amanda Barnes, August 30 2014
Pedro Rosell, Argentina's first man in sparkling wine, gives a sneak peek at what will be Argentina's most premium sparkling wine on the market.
By Mariana Onofri, August 27 2014
This year, The Vines' Head Winemaker Pablo Martorell had a shining performance as two of his wines were the favored selections in their respective flights. We spoke to him about the event and his wines.
By Amanda Barnes, August 21 2014
Last week's Premium Tasting in Mendoza was a chance to taste 30 of the country's highest scoring wines.
By Mariana Onofri, August 08 2014
Our journey took us to the wine region closest to the sea – the Bolgueri Coast, home to one of the original Super Tuscans, the famous winery Tenuta San Guido.
By Amanda Barnes, August 02 2014
Penitentes is covered in snow. Now is the time to get your skis on and to Mendoza's closest resort!
By Sharon Nieuwenhuis, July 25 2014
How the Wine Spectator lauded Siete Fuegos wine list was created, the strategy behind it, and how Mariana and Martin tasted all those wines.
By Amanda Barnes, July 23 2014
Mendoza's latest closed door restaurant opens its doors and its fabulous wine cellar!
By Vines of Mendoza, July 12 2014
Our sommelier Martin Krawczyk's suggestions for what to eat and drink to celebrate the World Cup final in a classic Argentine - or German - way.