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At the end of a long week of teaching you will be glad to know that Argentines love to let their hair down.
Unusually, much of the country’s wine is grown at high altitude with low humidity in 6 mountainous regions - Salta, Catamarca, La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza and Patagonia.
Whether you are a wine connoisseur or simply interested to find out more, this guide offers a good introduction to the wines of Argentina.
However, you may be surprised to learn that one of the country's favorite tipples is wine and that Argentina accounts for 5.6% of the world’s wine production.
In fact, Argentina lays claim to the highest altitude vineyards in the world, these are found between 7,545 and 10,200 feet in the Upper Calchaqui Valleys.