VanityBA: Beware The Seductive Gaming Powers Of The Conrad Angels

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, creative class, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, vanityba, wine & vineyards

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 …

Uruguay Wines Bring Home The Gold And Silver At Paris Expo

Patrick Archer agribusiness, creative class, lifestyle, uruguay, wine & vineyards

Uruguay wineries just went head-to-head with forty of the world’s best known wine-producing countries at Vinalies Internationales 2014 and brought home fourteen gold and silver medals. The tiny South American country that perfected the art of Tannat received four gold medals for Tannat wines and ten silver medals for Tannats, Tannat blends and Viognier wines. The Vinalies Internationales is considered …

Agribusiness Dominates List Of Wealthiest People In Uruguay

Patrick Archer agribusiness, global rankings, lifestyle, real estate, uruguay, wine & vineyards

In some countries, it’s who owns the oil. In others, its who creates the next Instagram or Twitter. But in Uruguay, it’s who owns the land and what they produce from sheep to steers to soybeans. The 120 Richest People in Uruguay is the headline of the list compiled by Entorno Inteligente which is dominated by large-scale land owners and …

Green Gold Bringing Investors & Tourists To Uruguay Olive Trail

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, wine & vineyards

The Uruguay olive trail gained some Extra Virgin credibility in 2013 when it became only the second country in the Southern Hemisphere to join the prestigious International Olive Council. Now foreign investors and tourists are beginning to take note. Oro Verde (Green Gold) is the title of an El Pais feature article showcasing the growing number of plantations along Uruguay’s …

VanityBA: Vinos de Lujo To Feature 300 Of Argentina’s Best Wines

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle, vanityba, wine & vineyards

Late spring in Buenos Aires is prime time for two of the country’s best sporting events: polo watching and wine tasting. The Abierto is underway in Palermo with the usual suspects from Ellerstina and La Dolfina dominating, and polo’s ultimate pairing returns to the Alvear Palace next week. The 2013 edition of Vinos de Lujo sponsored by ICBC will feature over 300 …