International journalists toured Mendoza and Buenos Aires

As part of the National Harvest Festival 2017, INPROTUR attended the delegation.

The Ministry of Tourism of the Nation, through the National Institute of Tourism (INPROTUR), made a familiarization tour press for journalists from Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Spain, through the Province of Mendoza and Buenos Aires, from 1 to 5 March 2017. The development of the trip, which took place within the framework of the National Harvest Festival 2017 in the city of Mendoza, served to promote tourist destinations in Argentina in major media outlets abroad.

Fabio Junior Alves da Silva and Fabiana Teresinha da Silva (blog Eat Sleep Travel, Brazil) – René Rentería (supplement Sibarita the newspaper El Financiero of Mexico) – Pedro Luiz Monteiro Teixeira (Qual magazine Viagem, Brazil), Daniel Greve (Nirvino, editorial crativo Emporio, Chile), Pamela Casanova Nuñez (writer and sommelier of Mexico), Federico Oldenburg (GastroActitud and Condé Nast Traveler), Luis de las Alas-Pumariño Sela (supplement Fuera de Serie, the newspaper Expansion ), Rafael Franco Leick (Bi travel blogs! and Primata Viagem, Brazil) and Melissa Raquel Cosmopolis Del Carpio (supplement Come on ! the daily El Comercio of Peru) made up the delegation that made the trip.

The tour

Upon arrival in Buenos Aires on March 1, the day the group of journalists moved to the city of Mendoza. In mendocinas land they enjoyed lunch at the Hotel de Potrerillos and dinner at the Restaurant Theme Sanmartiniano The Patricias. The lodge was held at the Sheraton Hotel. The subsequent day was devoted entirely to wine. Since morning, the journalists had the opportunity to tour the famed Valley of Uco, composed of Tunuyán, Tupungato and San Carlos departments. The circuit included visits to Monteviejo and Salentein wineries.

At night, the Huentala Hotel received them for an exquisite dinner and later lived through the experience of witnessing the White Way of the Queens, traditional parade of Mendoza queens departmental through the streets of the provincial capital. Saturday March 4, the delegation took course to Laur, olivícola founded by a French immigrant early last century. This emblematic site, located in the department of Maipú, is characterized by producing olive oil extra virgin.

Then he took out a visit to the winery The Enemy, where the group was received by the renowned Argentine winemaker Alejandro Vigil. The dinner was held at the Park Hyatt Mendoza Hotel, Casino & Spa. Finally, on Sunday there was a return to Buenos Aires, where he conducted a city tour by the most iconic places in the Argentina capital. The last stop was at La Cabrera, one of the most famous grills of the city, to the delight of journalists.

The press trip made had the support of the Ente Mendoza Tourism, the Tourism Entity of the City of Buenos Aires and the Argentina Chamber of Tourism (CAT).

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