Above: Tasting room at El Porvenir

The high-altitude wine country around Cafayate ranks among the world’s most beautiful, with vineyards framed by rugged mountains and reliably blue skies. In fact, the climate is dry enough for columnar cacti to grow among the vines! Nevertheless, the wines delight with their fragrant aromas and impressive concentration. I’m sure we’ll be hearing a lot more critical praise for Cafayate wines in the near future.

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