Nested into the foothills of the Andes, Mendoza is the beating heart of Argentina’s flourishing wine country. Whether you’re hoping to hike or ski nearby 22,841-foot Mount Aconcagua or simply enjoy fall harvest amongst the vineyards, Mendoza offers something for every traveler. Horseback riding, cycling, and whitewater rafting are popular pastimes, and you can’t go wrong visiting any number of local wineries. Mendoza is not only a stunningly beautiful destination, but it is famous for the region’s rich and fruity Malbec, celebrated worldwide as the national variety of Argentina. We think you will agree it is one of the can’t-miss flavors of South America!