3 wine spots to deep dive into Argentine wine
You’ve just touched down in Buenos Aires and ready to get into some serious wine tasting. There’s no better way to start exploring Argentina’s history and wine regions than through a tutored wine tasting. Here are three spots where you can deep dive into Argentine wine.
Phone: +54 11 4832-5654
Address: Gorriti 5132, Buenos Aires
With a tasting running every afternoon, Pain et Vin is the ideal spot to kickstart your exploration into Argentine wine. Resident somms run you through the history, major wine regions and grape varieties of Argentine wine while you imbibe in a flight of four wines with cheese and bread to nibble on. 4 to 8 pm, Tuesday to Saturday
Phone: +54 11 4778-1050
Address: Nicaragua 6002, Buenos Aires
This casual bistro and wine bar is the right spot for an informal education in Argentine wine today. There’s always a sommelier on task who will take you through a flight of wines, reflecting their style and origin. A relaxed spot to taste at your own pace.
Phone: +54 11 4773-2311
Address: Gurruchaga 1149, Buenos Aires
For a quick overview of what’s happening in Argentina, charge your card and help yourself to pours of over 100 Argentine wines open each day. Although there’s no formal sit-down tuition, there are a team of sommeliers hovering around the bar to help guide you through your choices and give you a primer on Argentine wine.