Top 5 Wine Bars in Palermo

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Palermo is a great area to wine and dine, and at Fierro‘s restaurant UCO we are keen on offering the best grapes for just that. Wine however is not just a dinner thing, and there are a few lovely bars in the area to sample the local gems when you’re not a mouthful  with our seven course tasting menu.

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JA! Lo de Joaquín Alberdi: Located in the trendy Palermo Soho, this lively wine bar has a good reputation for both its wines and friendly service. They offer wine tastings on Thursdays and Fridays, and also, personalized tastings on request. Jorge Luis Borges 1772, Palermo Soho.

Pain et Vin: This boutique wine store and gourmet bakery is also a great place for wine tasting with star oenologists leading noses and palates through an ample range of unique wine varieties. Gorriti 5132, Palermo Soho.

Autre Monde:  If reading and wine is your thing, then this is the spot to shop for both a bottle and a book as the wine bar coexists in the same space with Alamut bookstore. Borges 1985, Palermo Soho.

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Bar du Marché: For French style wine-ing with fromage, stop by this charming bar that also has a hidden closed door sushi restaurant called Omakase, and is right around the block from Fierro Hotel.  Nicaragua 5946, Palermo Hollywood.

Ser y Tiempo: Named after the famous philosophy treatise by Martin Heidegger, this wine bar combines Dionysian flavors with jazzy notes and a laid back atmosphere where you can taste boutique Argentine wines. Gorriti 5910,  Palermo Hollywood.

Buenos Aires Agenda: October/Octubre 2015

Monday/Lunes

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If you’re in the Recoleta area, don’t miss the last chance to visit the BA Photo exhibit! Guemes 4747, Recoleta 

In the afternoon, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, you can stop by the Fierro Hotel garden and grab a couple of cocktails at the new UCO after office event! 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

You can also head to the Centro Cultural Konex where famous percussion group, La Bomba del Tiempo, will be carrying out their Monday show starting at 7pm. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Quienes estén en la zona de Recoleta pueden aprovechar la última oportunidad para visitar  la muestra de fotografía BA Photo! Guemes 4747, Recoleta 

A la tarde, desde las 17.30 hasta las 19.30hs., abre  el jardín de Fierro Hotel para ofrecer cocktails en el after-office de UCO restaurante. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

También a la tarde, a partir de las 19hs., la famosa orquesta de percusión, La Bomba del Tiempo, se presenta, como todos los lunes, en el Centro Cultural Konex.Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday/Martes

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The MAMBA is featuring a remake of Marta Minujín’s famous La Menesunda installation which provides visitors with sensory stimulus in eleven different settings. Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

In the evening, don’t miss the live concert by Belle and Sebastian at the Gran Rex Theatre. Tickets here. 

El MAMBA está exhibiendo una nueva versión de la famosa instalación La Menesunda, de Marta Minujín, en la que el público puede experimentar diferentes estímulos sensoriales en once situaciones distintas.  Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo

A la noche, Belle and Sebastian se presenta en el Teatro Gran Rex. Entradas aquí. 

Wednesday/Miércoles

The stunning Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo in Recoleta is featuring a new exhibit of objects crafted in silver. The museum’s permanent collection is also well worth visiting, and their courtyard café- Croque Madame is the perfect spot for a pick-me-up coffee and a pastry.Av. Libertador 1902, Recoleta

From Wednesday to Saturday the Colón Theatre will be featuring a special performance of El Ascenso (The Ascent), an experimental choreography by Luis Garay. Tickets here.

El Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo en Recoleta está exhibiendo una nueva colección de platería artesanal. También se puede visitar la colección permanente del museo y parar en Croque Madame, el café situado en el patio, un lugar perfecto para pasar a la tarde a disfrutar de un café acompañado de pastelería francesa. Av. Libertador 1902, Recoleta.

A partir del miércoles, hasta el sábado, el Teatro Colón presenta una función especial de El Ascenso, una coreografía experimental a cargo de Luis Garay. Entradas aquí.

Thursday/Jueves

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Sculpture and dance come together at a joint exhibit by the national fine arts museum (MNAD) and the Centro Cultural Kirchner. Sarmiento 151, downtown.

Later on, head to the Doppelganger Bar in San Telmo for some of the city’s best drinks and atmosphere. Juan de Garay 500, San Telmo.4300 0201.

Escultura y danza se unen en la exhibición conjunta que presentan el Museo Nacional del Bellas Artes (MNAD) y el Centro Cultural Kirchner. Sarmiento 151, microcentro.

Por la noche, Doppelganger Bar en San Telmo, es una buena opción para probar algunos de los mejores cocktails de Buenos Aires en uno de los ambientes más amenos de la ciudad. Juan de Garay 500, San Telmo.4300 0201.

Friday/Viernes

The MUNTREF art space in the Retiro area is showcasing a new collection of artwork which explores the theme of migration. av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Retiro.

In the evening, Murnau’s famous Nosferatu will be screened at the Colón Theatre with live orchestra music. Tickets here.

El espacio MUNTREF en la zona de Retiro presenta una nueva colección de obras artísticas que exploran la temática de la migración. av. Antártida Argentina 1355, Retiro.

Más tarde, el Teatro Colón ofrece una proyección especial de Nosferatu, la famosa película de Murnau, con música en vivo. Entradas aquí.
Saturday and Sunday/ Sábado y Domingo

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Book your place at UCO´s delicious weekend brunch, with a great Irish version as well! 3220-6800Soler 5862, Palermo.

On Saturday, head to Niceto Club to the Dune International Psychedelic Rock Fest (tickets here) or stop by the Buddha Sounds concert at the ND Teatro (tickets here).

It’s also the best time of the year to head to the 3 de Febrero Palermo parks as the roses, jacarandas and silk floss trees are in bloom! A great outing for Sunday as many things will be closed due to national presidential elections taking place. 

No olvides hacer tu reserva para degustar el delicioso brunch de UCO restaurante que  ofrece también una variante de desayuno irlandés. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

Dos opciones para el sábado por la noche: el Dune International Psych Fest en Niceto Club (entradas aquí), o el concierto de Buddha Sounds en el ND Teatro (entradas aquí).

También es la mejor época del año para pasear por el Parque 3 de Febrero en Palermo ya que están en flor las rosas, los jacarandás y los palo borrachos. Una excelente opción para el domingo ya que se estarán llevando a cabo las elecciones presidenciales.

Buenos Aires Agenda: September/Septiembre 2015

Monday/Lunes

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The MALBA is still showcasing the Polesello exhibit, as well as Teresa Burga’s work, plus is now the controversial new home of the obelisk’s tip. Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the afternoon, from 5.30pm to 7.30pm, you can stop by the Fierro Hotel garden and grab a couple of cocktails at the new UCO after office event! 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

You can also head to the Centro Cultural Konex where famous percussion group, La Bomba del Tiempo, will be carrying out their Monday show starting at 7pm. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

En el MALBA, continua la muestra de Polesello, asi como también la exhibición del trabajo de la artista Teresa Burga, además de ser la nueva y polémica sede de la punta del obelisco. Av. Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo. 

A la tarde, desde las 17.30 hasta las 19.30hs., abre  el jardín de Fierro Hotel para ofrecer cocktails en el after-office de UCO restaurante. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

También a la tarde, a partir de las 19hs., la ya famosa orquesta de percusión, La Bomba del Tiempo, va a estar presentándose, como todos los lunes, en el Centro Cultural Konex.Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday/Martes

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The FIBA international theatre festival continues staging unique performances until the end of the week.

At 9pm, renowned jazz musician Al Jarreau will be staging a live show at the Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Tickets here.

El festival internacional de teatro FIBA continúa con su programación única hasta finalizar la semana.

A las 21hs., el reconocido músico de jazz, Al Jarreau, se presenta en el Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Entradas aquí.

Wednesday/Miércoles

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Guided tours at 3pm of  Manzana de las Luces, an old Jesuit residence from the 1700’s in the San Telmo area are well worth the experience! Peru 272, San Cristobal.

In the evening, System of a Down and Deftones will be staging a live show at GEBA. Tickets here.

A las 15hs recomendamos sumarse a un recorrido de la Manzana de las Luces, una residencia jesuita en San Telmo del 1700. Perú 272, San Cristóbal.

A la noche, System of a Down y Deftones se presentan en GEBA. Entradas aquí

Thursday/Jueves

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The stunning Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo in Recoleta is featuring a new exhibit of objects crafted in silver. The museum’s permanent collection is also well worth visiting, and their courtyard café- Croque Madame is the perfect spot for a pick-me-up coffee and a pastry.Av. Libertador 1902, Recoleta

Later on, head to Club Niceto where Giorgio Moroder will be getting the dance floor into motion. He will also be presenting himself at Niceto on Friday. Tickets here.

El Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo en Recoleta está exhibiendo una nueva colección de platería artesanal. También vale la pena visitar la colección permanente del museo y parar en Croque Madame, el café situado en el patio, un lugar perfecto para parar a la tarde a disfrutar de un café con alguna pastelería francesa. Av. Libertador 1902, Recoleta.

Por la noche en Club Niceto, Giorgio Moroder calienta la pista de baile a partir de las 21hs. También se presenta el viernes. Entradas aquí. 

Friday/Viernes

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Take a day trip to La Campiña, a 25 year old orange farm in the Buenos Aires town of San Pedro. Visits include a tour of the orange plantation, of a dovecot, of the jam making area, the storage room and restaurant. More information here.

In the evening, Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull will be staging a live show at Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Tickets here.

Recomendamos una excursión de día a La Campiña, una plantación de naranjos en San Pedro. La visita incluye un recorrido de la plantación, de un palomar, de la dulcería, el almacén y un restaurante. Más información aquí.

A la noche, el cantante y flautista de Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, se presenta en vivo en el Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Entradas aquí.

Saturday and Sunday /Sábado y Domingo

Book your place at UCO´s delicious weekend brunch, with a great Irish version as well! 3220-6800Soler 5862, Palermo.

On Saturday at 4pm, Slipknot will be rocking at GEBA. Tickets here.

Also on Saturday, at 9pm, Katy Perry will be staging a live show at the Palermo racetracks. Tickets here.

In the evening of both Saturday and Sunday, Ian Anderson’s Jethro Tull will be staging a live show at Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Tickets here.

On Sunday, from 10.20 am onwards, Italian celebrations will be taking place at Av. de mayo and Bolívar.

Haga su reserva para degustar el delicioso brunch de UCO restaurante que  ofrece también una variante irlandesa. 3220-6800. Soler 5862, Palermo.

El sábado a las 16hs. toca Slipknot en GEBA. Entradas aquí.

También el sábado, a las 20hs. va a estar Katy Perry en el Hipódromo de Palermo. Entradas aquí.

El sábado y domingo a la noche, el cantante y flautista de Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, se presenta en vivo en el Teatro Gran Rivadavia. Entradas aquí.

El domingo a partir de las 10.30 Buenos Aires celebra Italia en Av. de mayo y Bolívar.

New Year’s Week in Buenos Aires

Another long weekend awaits with the New Year celebrations coming up! Thursday and Friday are national holidays so expect an empty city with many closed shops, attractions and venues. Also, make sure to plan your transport for the 31st!

Monday

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Walk down Florida Street and find Marta Minujin’s “Arbol de los deseos” (Wishing tree) sculpture where you can leave your wish for 2015. Av. Santa Fe 1860, Recoleta

Later on, stop by Centro Cultural Konex where the famous percussion group, La Bomba del Tiempo, will be carrying out their Monday show starting at 7pm. Sarmiento 3151, Almagro.

Tuesday

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The Casa Nacional del Bicentenario is showcasing a new exhibit that explores the theme of love from different cultural perspectives. Riobamba 985, Downtown.

Afterwards, stop by La Catedral for a tango lesson. Sarmiento 4006, Almagro.

Wednesday

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The MALBA will be open from midday to 6pm and is featuring a great exhibit of artist Antonio Berni´s work. Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

Afterwards, make sure to have reservations at Fierro’s new restaurant Uco for a delicious New Year’s dinner, or, book your place to take a unique tour of the stunning Palacio Barolo and toast to 2015 at the building’s lighthouse which is also a great spot to enjoy the fireworks.

Some of the top New Year parties that will be taking place include Fiesta Piso Compartido at Niceto Club, and the Pachá New Year party featuring Stefano Noferini.

Thursday

Take a lazy day to walk around Puerto Madero or the 3 de Febrero parks in Palermo.

Later on, catch the tribute to Fats Waller at Notorious Jazz Club starting at 9.30pm. Av. Callao 966, Recoleta.

Friday

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The Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (MNBA) is showcasing a new photography exhibit on the topic of Latin America. The museum is also featuring a collection of erotic art, and an exhibit dedicated to El Greco. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta. 

Verne Club is one of our favorite cocktail bars in the city and is a great place to stop by for drinks and gourmet hot dogs! Av. Medrano 1475, Palermo. 

Saturday and Sunday

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Book your place at Fierro´s unique weekend brunch, now revamped with an Irish version as well! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

Throughout January and February, every Sunday, starting at 6pm, enjoy something to sip on at La Munich and stay for the live love songs. Av. De los Italianos 851, Puerto Madero.

This Week: 25-30th November

Tuesday

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Check out the new exhibit at the Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes: Fatal Seduction. Erotic Imagery of the 19th Century. Av. Del Libertador 1473, Recoleta.

In the evening, Metronomy will be playing in Crobar and Yann Tiersen in La Trastienda.

Wednesday

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The Bienal de Imágenes en Movimiento will be taking place until the 30th of November featuring films and experimental video art from around the world.

Puccini’s Madame Butterfly will be staged at the Teatro Colón starting at 8.30pm. Functions will be offered throughout the week until the 2nd of December. Tickets here.

Thursday

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The MALBA is showing a new exhibit featuring famous Argentine artist Antonio Berni’s work. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo.

In the evening, the colorful Brazilian music group, Monobloco, will be staging a live show at the Centro Cultural Konex. Tickets here. Sarmiento 3131, Abasto

Friday

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The Planetarium has reopened its doors to the public this week and features a 26 minute film about tango at 5pm. Av. Sarmiento and Av. Belisario Roldán, Palermo.

Later on, stop by Verne Cocktail Club and sip on one of the renowned Fede Cuco cocktails! Medrano 1475, Abasto.

Saturday and Sunday

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Book your place at Fierro´s unique weekend brunch now revamped with an Irish version as well! Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220-6800.

The Buenos Aires Market, which offers organic food in different city locations, will be taking place during the weekend in Parque Rivadavia in Caballito. Av. Rivadavia 4800, Caballito.