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 …

The 118th Argentina Polo Open Final: Yet Another Superclasico in Palermo

Patrick Archer argentina polo, arts & entertainment, lifestyle, vanityba

The battle for the final jewel in the Triple Crown of polo takes place this afternoon in Palermo, and history repeats itself at the 118th Argentina Polo Open Championship. The two favorites going in, La Dolfina and Ellerstina, both advanced to the final with convincing first and second round wins over the likes of Alegria, Chapa Uno and Pilara. In …

Expo Tourism Surges 600% in Argentina Since 2004

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, global rankings, hotels & casinos, tourism

Yesterday we learned about the triple-digit growth of Argentina’s wine tourism industry over the past four years. Earlier this month, we read about record international flight and cruise ship arrivals. Now this weekend in Barcelona, Argentina’s Ministry of Tourism will tout Argentina’s prowess in capturing one of the most important segments in the travel industry: meetings and expos. The Global …

Around the World in 80 Hours: International Tourism Fair Latin America

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, foreign investment, lifestyle, tourism, uruguay

Luxury travel and tourism is booming here in Argentina, Uruguay and other corners of Latin America, and this week’s 2011 International Tourism Fair showcased some of the region’s most beautiful destinations. Over 1,700 exhibitors and tens of thousands of visitors were on hand for the four-day turismopalooza held at La Rural in Buenos Aires. As always, Argentina’s travel wares were …

Buenos Aires to Host Stella Artois World Draught Masters

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, lifestyle, tourism

Few brands have catapulted to the pinnacle of the Buenos Aires social scene in recent years like Stella Artois. From oversized billboards in Las Canitas to field-side service at the Triple Crown of polo, the Anheuser-Busch InBev blonde beauty knows where to be seen and seduce total strangers. Fitting then that her powers of persuasion will lure beer masters from around …