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Vino Argentino

Vino Argentino

An Insider's Guide to the Wines and Wine Country of Argentina

By Laura Catena,Photographs by Sara Remington,Forewrod by Jay Miller

In this bookpart wine primer, part cultural exploration, part introduction to the Argentine lifestylediscover where to eat, what to see, and how to travel like a local with Laura Catena, the Argentina-born, United States-educated, globetrotting wine star. The world's fifth largest producer of wine, Argentina is home to malbec, the country's best-known indigenous grape. More than 400,000 Americans and 600,000 Europeans visit Argentina every year to enjoy the mighty malbec, taste unparalleled food, trek the wide-open country, and tango all night long in Buenos Aires. Vino Argentino provides insider access to beautiful Argentina.

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Size: 6-1/2 x 8-3/4 in;
Pages: 240 pp;
150 color photographs, 3 maps
Format: Hardcover
Publication: August 2010
ISBN: 9780811873307
ISBN10: 811873307
Laura Catena belongs to the fourth generation of an Argentine-Italian winemaking family and serves as president of Botega Catena Zapata. She splits her time between San Francisco and Mendoza.

Sara Remington is a San Francisco-based photographer.