Top 5 Places to Taste Wine in Buenos Aires


Duhau Vinoteca and Cheese Room: The Hyatt’s wine and cheese room where you can taste local and foreign wines and a wide selection of premium cheeses served with fresh baked breads, chutneys and dried fruits is the perfect way to flavor savor and relax. Open Sun- Wed  6.00 pm – 12.00 am and Thu- Sat  6.00 pm – 1.00 am.  Av. Alvear 1661,Recoleta. 5171-1234

Gran Bar Danzón: This trendy lounge bar offers a wonderful variety of wines and is usually full of people vouching for its quality and great atmosphere.  Their wine happy hours, Mon-Fri from 7pm-9pm and Sat-Sun from 8pm-10pm present exciting new wines in the market and are a great way to try something new. Libertad 1161, Downtown. 4811-1108.

La Cava de El Querandí: Set in a gorgeous restored 1800´s house, this wine bar, with an adjacent restaurant and tango show, offers unique wine tasting options that explore different regions and varieties of Argentine wine. Peru 322, San Telmo. 5199-1771

Algodón Mansión: Located in an classy petit hotel from the early 1900s, the posh Chez Nous restaurant features a fantastic Wine and Cognac Bar, as well as an elegant Cigar Lounge which accommodates private parties for up to 16 people. 3530-4444 Montevideo 1647 – Recoleta

Fierro Hotel Buenos Aires:The hotel’s intimate wine cellar showcases some of the country’s most interesting wines, with a selection curated by Andrés Rosberg, President of the Argentine Sommelier Association.  Wine tastings are held every Thursday and include complimentary snacks from the Hernan Gipponi Restaurant upstairs, private dinners may be arranged for up to eight people. Soler 5862, Palermo. 3220 6800

5 Best Hotels for Food and Drinks

For Breakfast

Hernan Gipponi at Fierro Hotel

The best 4-step gourmet breakfast in town, including fresh fruit juices, perfect pastries, Spanish hams and unique hot and cold breakfast dishes created by Chef Hernan Gipponi. This posh Palermo restaurant also serves a great Spanish inspired tasting menu for lunch and dinner with special wine selections by the Argentine wine association president, Andres Rosberg and resident sommelier Martin Bruno.

Soler 5862, Palermo

3220 6800

For Lunch

Chez Nous at Algodon Mansion

This bright and elegant restaurant in Recoleta offers a great menu of French-Argentine fusion cuisine. Plus they have an annex cognac bar and a glass-covered patio with a fireplace that is great for winter!

Montevideo 1647 – Recoleta

3530-7777

For 5 O’clock Tea

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L’Orangerie at the Alvear Palace

Tartlets, scones, and perfect cakes and all on delicate china plates make for the best teatime experience in the city. To accompany their afternoon treats they also offer a wide selection of special tea blends. Also in the Alvear Palace is La Bourgogne, one of the best restaurants in Buenos Aires.

Alvear, Av. 1891, Recoleta

4808-2100 int.1643

 

For Dinner, Wine and Cheese

Duhau Restaurant and Vinoteca at the Hyatt Hotel

This classy restaurant offering international cuisine specializes in wok and wooden grill preparations. The other thing they’re known for is their Vinoteca with a unique cheese room here you can taste an exclusive selection of Argentine wines and savory cheeses accompanied by chutneys and freshly baked breads.

Av. Alvear 1661, Recoleta

5171 1234

For Late Night Drinks

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Faena Hotel

This flamboyant hotel designed by Phillippe Starck offers top quality cocktails in the Library Lounge and in the Cabaret where they put on a fantastic tango show. A fashionable place full of character, well worth visiting on your night prowls in BA.

445 Martha Salotti, Puerto Madero

4010 9000