VanityBA: Beware The Seductive Gaming Powers Of The Conrad Angels

Yes, the Conrad Angels are a thing, and apparently they were the most remarkable thing to hit Mendoza during this month’s 2014 Wine Harvest Celebrations. “The Conrad Angels Revolutionized Mendoza” is the headline in today’s society section of MDZ Online which explains the marketing promotion by Chile’s Enjoy which created this elite smiling force from hundreds of aspiring Southern Cone …

What Are Average Hotel Prices In Argentina’s Top Tourist Destinations?

With a relatively strong dollar, a plummeting peso and an abundance of summer travel deals, inbound tourism is on the rise again in Buenos Aires and the rest of Argentina. So where will you get the most bang for your travel buck in terms of hotels? A new survey from Buenos Aires-based Trivago sheds light on average prices for hotels …

NYC Real Estate Investors Acquire Major Mendoza Development

A high-profile residential vineyard development south of Mendoza City just received a major boost of cash and confidence from a large New York shareholder who is taking control of the entire development. Manhattan-based real estate developers Youngwoo & Associates (YWA) are taking over the 2,000-acre Santa Maria de los Andes (SMdlA) project in Agrelo, a gorgeous Mendoza terroir with breathtaking views of the …

Foreigners Can Now Double Down On Argentina Land Holdings

Argentina’s 23 provinces have been busy since last year taking stock of how much territory is owned by foreign investors as required by Law 26.737, the Ley de Tierras. The measure, which established a cap of 15% on foreign ownership of rural land, sought to “protect Argentine natural resources, as a strategic policy for the country within a global context …

Mendoza Produced 69% Of Argentina’s 2013 Wine Harvest

2013 was a good year for Mendoza vineyards, as production surged back to historical levels following a disappointing 2012. The 2013 Argentina wine harvest resulted in 28.51 million quintals (100 kilograms) of grapes, a 28% increase over the 22.30 million quintals harvested in 2012, according to Cronista. The 2013 rebound was something to celebrate following the 2012 harvest which was …