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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... so much in road tax at home. It does help a little.
Our arrival into Retiro Bus Station was an hour late at 9.30am, and the area around the station was not particularly pleasant to look at with rubbish everywhere and the houses were all half built and very run down, so we were happy not to hang around too long. The subway wasn’t too hard to find and we headed to our new apartment in the Recoleto area of the city which wasn’t too easy with ...
... a massive horse. Slightly larger than the one I was on but they don't ride him much as he was retired due to injury. We made friends briefly before we head back out to the bbq fire pit where the wine and heat was and continued chatting until dinner was served. We sat down and were dished up a salad, some roast potato and pumpkin and then out came the meat. Wow. It was outstanding. Perfectly cooked with a mean marinade on the outside making it nice and crunchy but melted ...
... a very special birthday party there in February. We arrived and were led through very pretty courtyards and then we descended a staircase to the wine caves and were ushered into a private room with a table laden with an amazing array of food. We were told that the room was ours for as long as we wanted it. There was a bottle of red wine and another of white. The first course was a selection of probably 40 dishes: marinated black/white beans, ...
... entertaining ourselves. A walk around the grounds reveals a family with passion wanting to make people feel at home. With advance notice lunch can be requested, which is preparred by their chef in the open kitchen.
Manuel, a former ski instructor who taught a season in Lake Tahoe was our guide. He grew up in the Uco a stone's throw away from the bodega possessing intimate knowledge of the area. Our ...
... came to pick me up promptly, and we were off, zipping towards Alta Vista winery, which not only produces one of the world's best wines according to Wine Spectator, but also houses the French consulate branch for the entirety of western Argentina (how fitting). Our bus pulled up and parked opposite a diplomatic car. We had a quick tour and explanation of the wine making process, and then charged forth into the tasting room. It was 9:30. Alta Vista has a ...