San Rafael Mendoza Is Having Its Moment

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism, wine & vineyards

We already know Montevideo is Having Its Moment, so what is it about San Rafael? Ever since a CNN Money study came out naming the Mendoza city one of the four best places to retire in the world, media coverage and investor buzz has been building about this picturesque slice of Argentine wine heaven also known as Bonarda Country. While the …

Argentina: High Marks for Quality of Life

Patrick Archer global rankings, real estate, uruguay

International Living magazine just released the 2009 Quality of Life Index, their annual ranking of “the world’s best places to live.” On the 1-100 scale, Argentina received its highest marks in the categories of Risk & Safety (100), Climate (92), Freedom (83) and Health (71). Of the 194 countries surveyed, Argentina came in a very respectable #21 sandwiched right between the United Kingdom and …