Argentina is famous for its breathtaking waterfalls, rugged mountains, scenic hills and dynamic European-style city, as well as its sensual tango, world-class polo, champion soccer, gauchos (cowboys) , its incredible steak and delicious wine (via South America Travel). When it comes to Argentine wine, Mendoza is the place to go. Argentinians adopted the Malbec grape from Bordeaux, France, when Miguel Pouget, a French agronomist, introduced Argentinian winemakers to the variety, hoping to age their wines, according to The Real Argentina.
As with wine regions around the world, Mendoza attracts tourists, offering immersive experiences, wine tastings, luxury hotels and spa resorts. Travel & Leisure named Cavas Wine Lodge, a Relais & Châteaux hotel and spa, nestled in Mendoza, South America’s premier resort town. A huge property with Romanesque and Moorish architecture, the Cavas Wine Lodge offers world-class dining and the concierge can arrange wine tasting safaris, horseback riding and picnics on request.
Its lavish spa includes temperate pools and baths as well as spa treatments. The two-hour Express Wine Therapy experience combines a Swedish deep tissue massage, aromatherapy and mud facial mask with the Bonarda bath, an indulgent bath in Bonarda grape wine extracts, essential oils and stimulating salts. Book the full-day spa experience and enjoy breakfast and afternoon tea, a three-course lunch, a dip in the pool and sparkling wine, and a facial, massage, and spa treatment. a massage and a Bonarda bath.