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What's the best time to visit Mendoza and the Argentine vineyards?

Mendoza is a year round destination with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures dip from a high of 30°C to 15°C in winter but most rain falls in summer. The vineyards are stunning when cloaked in the fiery red of their autumn plumage.

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What's the official language in Mendoza and the Argentine vineyards?

Spanish.

What's the time difference between Mendoza and the Argentine vineyards and UK?

GMT -3 hours. Sometimes daylight saving is observed in the summer, but this is announced ad hoc on a year-on-year basis.

What places combine well with Mendoza and the Argentine vineyards?

Cafayate, close to Salta in the northwest, another important wine district (800 km by road); Santiago, Chile, and its nearby wineries; the other side of the Andes on one of the most beautiful crossings, by boat and road.

How do I get to Mendoza and the Argentine vineyards?

A flight from Buenos Aires takes 1hr 50mins.

What are the festivals and cultural and sporting events in Mendoza and the vineyards?

Fiesta de la Vendímia: a huge, extravagant wine festival in Mendoza, first weekend of Mar annually. There’s a carnival atmosphere with folklore concerts, parades and floats.

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