WORDBOOK

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Recuerdo Wines invites you to peruse our Wordbook and learn interesting facts about Argentina's history, culture and cuisine.

A-D     E-G     H-K     L-O     P-S     T-Z


Asado - Barbeque beef grilled on an open fire pit
Andes Mountains - World's longest continental mountain range
Argentina - The word is Latin for Argentum, which means "silver"
Atahualpa Yupanqui - The greatest Argentine folk musician
Blackbird Vineyards - Napa Valley producer of Pomerol-inspired wines
Buenos Aires - Capital of Argentina
Copa América
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner - Current president of Argentina
Dia de los Trabajadores - Labor Day (May 1)
Diego Maradona - Considered to be the greatest footballer of all time

E-G

"En unión y libertad" - In Unity and Freedom
Erythrina crista-galli - National flower of Argentina
Fútbol - Also known as soccer, is the most popular sport in Argentina

H-K

Himno Nacional Argentino - National anthem of Argentina
Hornero - The Argentine national bird

L-O

La Rioja - Province of Argentina
Malbec - Red Wine Varietal
Mendoza - Viticultural region in Argentina

P-S

Pato - The official national sport of Argentina is that is played with a six-handle ball on horseback
PVE - Private Vineyard Estate
Revolucion de Mayo - Anniversary of independence from Spain (May 25)

T-Z

Tango - Popular dance music in Argentina
The Vines of Mendoza - The Vines of Mendoza, based in Mendoza, Argentina, makes Argentine wines, vineyard ownership, and winemaking accessible to wine lovers worldwide.
Torrontés - White grape varietal
Uco Valley - Viticultural region

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