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May 7, 2010 - Maipu Malbec on Tap in Mendoza

After moving to a much nicer and cheaper hostel, Campo Base, John, Vitally and I headed off on the Ruta de Vino. We managed to get to Maipu, the town about 15km outside Mendoza which is the heart of the Wine Country..eventually.. Maipu or Mapu is an indigenous word meaning territory or nation. The town was named after one of General Martin´s big victories near the Chilean volcano of the same name.. At over 800 metre above sea level and almost 33 degrees latitude and its warm and arid climate made it oerfect wine growing country, not to...

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