Today is World Malbec Day, and there are plenty of wine stores in the UK who’ll be raising a glass to celebrate. However – as any wine-buff will agree – the best place to savour Argentina’s finest is in sun-soaked Mendoza. Mingling with the Andean mountains, the conditions here produce a velvety and fruitful nectar, totally distinct from its French ancestor. So, if you want to cogitate over a glass in style, choose from our heady mix of luxury wine lodges.
Cavas Wine Lodge
It’s worth staying here for the views alone: drifting off for a post vino-nap on your private roof terrace, or snuggling up with a glass by the wood-burning fire.
It’s probably the daily dose of Malbec that makes the hosts at Antucura so warm and friendly – either way, we love the gracious welcome you get here, and feeling of being in someone’s home.
Foodies will have no questions as to the provenance of food and wine here – picking a basket of their own grapes in the morning, and soaking up the process at the olive oil factory.