New Extremes in Argentine Wine

(Fine Dining Lovers) Given that planting vineyards 1,200 metres above sea level is the norm, it’s fair to say that Argentina’s terroir harbours some of the world’s most elevated vineyards. But besides going Icarus-style ever closer to the sun, winemakers are pushing the limits in other ways too. Fine Dining Lovers met Matías Michelini, José Morales and Claudio Zucchino, who are […]

Behind the Bottle with South American Sommeliers

(Wine Enthusiast) It’s no secret that South America’s food and drink scene is diverse and delicious. But what might surprise wine lovers is that top establishments, those where one might expect to see a menu populated by Burgundy grand crus and vintage Champagne, instead choose to source bottlings from their home turf. Given that Argentina […]

Tasting at the top of the world

(Selector magazine) I’m in a ute driven by vintner Claudio Zucchino, bouncing along a stone track when Finca Moya, finally comes into view. At 3,329 metres above sea level, it is the world’s highest vineyard. Claudio’s cellar, housed in a disused mine 400 winding metres further up the mountain, shares the same accolade. That’s where we’re […]

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 […]