Mountain Moniker

Mountain Moniker

Gilda Isoardi climbs with Andean pioneer Lito Sanchez and learns the art of naming your own mountain. Its 6am in the morning and we are…

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Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon

Charlie O’Malley braves 4200 meter heights to bring you the majestic and desolate Laguna Brava in La Rioja.   “It will probably be snowing by…

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Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

The government has announced huge new investments in Argentina’s ailing rail network. Charlie Foley reminisces about one of South America’s most impressive engineering projects –…

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Like Hotcakes - What Tortita are You?

Like Hotcakes – What Tortita are You?

Charlie O’Malley writes about the local passion for tortitas. Mendocinos are an unflappable bunch. Their cool demeanour matches the ice-capped mountains they live below. They…

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Grape Expectations - Wine Harvest Festival 2017

Grape Expectations – Wine Harvest Festival 2017

Charlie O’Malley gets some Harvest History. The days before harvest are always worrisome, especially in a region where a five-minute hailstorm of icy golf balls…

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In the City - Mendoza City Tour.

In the City – Mendoza City Tour.

Download our Mendoza City Tour Podcast at www.wine-republic.com for an alternative commentary while you take the open top bus around the city. Below are some highlights….

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"Somm" People.

“Somm” People.

Somme People. The Sommelier World cup in Mendoza. The Best Sommelier in the World tournament was held recently in Mendoza. Emilie Giraud checks out the…

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Holy Land

Holy Land

Holy Land Ben Shirley looks at the two opposing sides on Plaza Independencia. In 1861 a powerful earthquake shook the Cuyo region and destroyed most…

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Maipú by Bus

Maipú by Bus

Maipú by Bus A new hop-on, hop-o bus service is ferrying wine lovers around Maipu. Charlie O’Malley jumps on the gravy train and learns all…

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GIOL Argentina`s Vinosaur

GIOL Argentina`s Vinosaur

GIOL Argentina`s Vinosaur What do you do with the biggest and emptiest winery in the world? Mendoza is currently mulling over the remains of the…

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