Buenos Aires’s Top Wine Spots

Here, seven perfect places to sample Argentina’s exciting new wines.
Speakeasy-style 878 is a chef and sommelier hangout. Photo © Alejandro Leveratto/878.
Speakeasy-style 878 is a chef and sommelier hangout. Photo © Alejandro Leveratto/878.

Almacén Secreto

Located in a private house, this restaurant specializes in regional food and wines from Salta in northwest Argentina.

Gran Bar Danzon

At the city’s first serious wine bar, all glasses are served with a small tag that lists information about that particular wine.

La Brigada

Meat-centric La Brigada in the boho San Telmo neighborhood is as famous for its beef as for its deep cellar, with 780 offerings.

La Vinería de Gualterio Bolívar

This small place’s entire wine list is available by the glass. Affordable tasting menus are prepared by a chef who trained at Spain’s El Bulli.

Parrilla Don Julio

At this insider’s steak house, the list of 300-plus Argentinean labels has lots of bottles for under $20.

Vinoteca de Palacio Duhau

Star sommelier Marcelo Rebolé pours 200 Malbecs at the Park Hyatt wine bar.

878

A hangout for the city’s young sommeliers and chefs, 878 has a modern Argentinean menu, as well as a quirky list with wines from both emerging producers and big-ticket vintages.

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PUBLISHED July 2009

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