Peru on a Plate: A Culinary Guide to Lima

(Luxury Defined) Home to countless food markets, three establishments ranked on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018 list, and a unique cuisine reflecting both the Amazon rainforest and Andes mountain range, Lima is a dream destination for gastronomy lovers. Add its property investment opportunities, and you’ve got a recipe for success. Here, Virgilio Martínez, owner […]

Feasting on the plate

(Monocle) After a decade in the financial wilderness, Argentina is hoping to return to the world stage and Buenos Aires is leading the way. This autumn, the city is hosting not one but two significant international events: the Youth Olympic Games and the G20 Summit led by president Mauricio Macri. When the political leaders land […]

Opinan los chefs: por qué una parrilla argentina merece un lugar en el top 100

(La Nación) ¿Es sorpresa que una parrilla porteña entre a la lista de los 100 mejores restaurantes del mundo? Con un producto cuidado, una carta de vinosexcelente, atención al detalle y un alto nivel de servicio, algunos chefs destacados de la misma lista defienden la elección de los críticos que incluyeron a Don Julio en el puesto 55 de The World’s […]

Mil, el nuevo restaurante del chef estrella peruano Virgilio Martínez

(Lugares) El inspirado chef peruano Virgilio Martínez, creador de Central en Lima, acaba de abrir un atípico restaurante en pleno Valle Sagrado. Arqueología, investigación e ingredientes de la cocina andina al servicio de una mesa excelsa. Enclavado a 3.500 metros sobre el nivel del mar, el último proyecto del chef Virgilio Martínez es una experiencia asombrosa que ciertamente […]

High-Altitude Vineyards That Are Changing Wine

(Wine Enthusiast) From the Mosel’s Riesling vines that dip at dizzying 70-degree angles, to the Canary Islands’ arid garia holes that harbor Malvasía, or Norwegian vineyards located at 59º latitude, winemakers push grapes to all kinds of extremes. One of those extremes is altitude. We take a look at six vineyards reaching dizzying heights on each continent (excluding […]

Riccitelli labels by Marcos López

(Wallpaper*) After meeting at a wine store in Bern, Switzerland, fellow Argentines Matías Riccitelli and Marcos López, respectively an oenologist and photographer/visual artist, took their budding friendship a step further to collaborate on the winemaker’s latest releases. Mendoza-based Riccitelli takes pride in eye-catching labels – his Hey! Malbec portrays a turquoise cartoon superhero – but […]

Eat List: Mendoza, Argentina

(New Worlder) Where there’s fantastic wine, fantastic food invariably follows, and Mendoza’s dining scene lives up to this rule. Winery fine dining was pioneered by Francis Mallmann’s Restaurante 1884 at Bodega Escorihuela Gascón in 1998, with an array of wineries across Argentina’s largest grape-producing province following suit over the past two decades; Bodegas Lagarde, Susana […]