Mendoza, the heart of Argentina's wine country, boasts not only amazing landscapes, but some of the best Malbec in the world. Located on the eastern side of Mount Aconcagua [ah-con-ka-gwa] - the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere, Mendoza is a oenophile's paradise with over 1,200 wineries to explore. The "land of sunshine and wine" lays claim to 70% of Argentina's wine output.
This magical destination lures international adventure travelers of all types - from hikers, to climbers, to skiers, to rafters, there is something for every taste. Head to the cosmopolitan downtown and find yourself surrounded by tree-lined streets, quaint cafes, historic plazas and world-class restaurants and spas.
If adventurous days are not on your preferred itinerary, just let yourself be embraced by all the natural wonder that surrounds this magical city.
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