VanityBA: Random Tasting Notes from Vinexpo

Patrick Archer vanityba, wine & vineyards

Dow stock futures are down 100 points, the revised job numbers are worse and the Fed just downgraded its growth forecast for the U.S. Who needs a glass of wine? They’ve got the right idea in France where tens of thousands are soaking up the final day of Vinexpo in Bordeaux, and we thought a global recap was in order. …

VanityBA: A Rapid Rise for Argentina Medical Tourism

Patrick Archer hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

With health care costs spiraling out of control in other corners of the world, medical tourism in Argentina continues gaining momentum thanks to low costs, highly skilled surgeons and ongoing efforts to raise international awareness. One of those events took place this weekend in Spain at the 6th Annual International Health Expo in Murcia where Argentina joined 34 other nations …

VanityBA: Montevideo Fashion Week Hits The Catwalk

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, vanityba

Mo’ fashion, mo’ designers, mo’ mentum. Montevideo’s got the MoJo as MoWeek 2011 kicks off tomorrow in Montevideo. The second-annual fashion event running today through Saturday will bring together Uruguay’s best designers, models and stylists for a three-day celebration of emerging talent and continued professionalization of Uruguay’s fashion industry. Three full days of Fall/Winter collections will be complemented by showrooms, …

VanityBA: Asia de Cuba Opens In World Trade Center Montevideo

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, uruguay, vanityba

Last Thursday we shared the news regarding the exponential growth in Uruguay office space and the fact that Montevideo’s World Trade Center complex is still the most expensive address to set up shop. And while the location, layout and amenities of WTC are superb, the After Office and nightlife offerings in Montevideo have always been limited. That may change now …

VanityBA: New Simulator Lets Golfers Swing Down 9 de Julio

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, entrepreneurs, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, us companies, vanityba

Downtown workers have a new option for relieving stress after work, and it’s not an After Office cocktail party. The Green Club is a new indoor golf center located in the Hotel Panamericano next to the Obelisco and the Avenida 9 de Julio. According to Clari­n, over 100 golfers of all skill levels visit the center daily to tackle the …