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We're Jeff & Brittany, two wine-loving travelers (or travel-loving wine-Os depending on the day!) and here you'll find the ins and outs of our journey. We share our best travel tips and must see locations, under the radar wines, hidden restaurants, and hints to taste wine like a pro across the globe. So, fellow Vino Vagabond, grab a glass (or two) and lets hit the road! Cheers!

What We're Drinking Now: Patagonia Mountain Wine

What We're Drinking Now: Patagonia Mountain Wine

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Mountain wine in Bariloche

Mountain wine in Bariloche

About 5-6K into our 18k bike ride through the mountains of Bariloche, we came upon a panoramic view-point with about 5 vendors selling goods to picture-taking tourists

One of those vendors was Rafael, a forty-something winemaker selling his homemade 'Mountain' wine.  After a brief conversation, he let us try a sip and it tasted more like Sangria than red wine. It had about 6% alcohol and was a sweet concoction of grape wine, orange juice, honey and a 'secret ingredient' he wouldn't mention. 

I don't know if it was the bees swarming around our heads, the beautiful panorama of Bariloche directly in front of us, or Raphael's enthusiasm, but we were helpless to resist, and for $25 AR we stuffed a bottle in our backpack.

It only got better later that night as we shared it with a French traveler and a Dutch yogi over a deep conversation about natural selection, Darwin and pollution. Now that is Vino Vagabonding!

Argentina's Favorite Tea

Argentina's Favorite Tea

A Great Resource for Pairing Food and Wine

A Great Resource for Pairing Food and Wine

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