Revitalising borders

(Topia, June 2023) Ten million ways Turkish chef Ebru Baybara Demir brings hope When you think of the figure ‘10 million’, what springs to mind? Ten million euros acquired jackpot style, the population of a large city or a Macklemore tune? In the case of Turkish chef and social entrepreneur Ebru Baybara Demir, 10 million refers to […]

“Mi gran pasión es la investigación”

(Marie Claire, Julio 2023) Un ADN mendocino que fomentó su pasión por los Sola-num lycopersicum, el espíritu inquieto para la investigación dirigió a Maria Sance a recibirse como doctora en Ciencias Biológicas. Madre de una hija y un hija, con su marido Alejandro Vigil concibieron Casa Vigil, en Chachingo, Mendoza, donde actualmente es Directora General; […]

Carmen Angel’s guide to Medellín

(Fine Dining Lovers, June 2023) While she was raised in southern California, Colombian heritage on her father Diego’s side eventually drew chef Carmen Angel to make Medellín, his birthplace, her base. Together, she and Diego opened Carmen along with chef Rob Pevitts in 2009; a second outpost followed in Cartagena de Indias. Today, she leads the eponymous […]

15 must-visit bars and restaurants in Colombia that need to be on your radar

(World’s 50 best blog) Already recognised as one of the world’s most biodiverse countries, it’s high time that Colombia took its place among the gastronomic greats. With a new generation of chefs and bartenders that have embraced their country’s incredible natural larder, the nation’s eating and drinking identity is stronger than ever. Now is the time to […]

Change for Chilean wine

(Drinks International, May 2023) Women winemakers in Chile are working with a shi­fting climate and diversifying the country’s portfolio in the process. A­fter wildfires devastated part of the agricultural industry in Chile, including razing a number of vineyards run by small grape producers in Itatá and La Araucanía in February (Drinks International, March 2023), winemakers […]

Wining and dining in Mendoza’s bodegas

(Fine Dining Lovers) Mendoza, Argentina’s best-known wine-making region, has long been popular with the Malbec-sipping set who yearn for lazy lunches paired with vineyard vistas. A short 90-minute flight from the capital city Buenos Aires, Mendoza is a year-round destination thanks to the fun-packed late summer vendimia (grape harvest festivities), scaling summits such as the southern hemisphere’s […]

The Best New Hotels In The World 2023: SB Winemaker’s House and Spa Suites, Mendoza

(Condé Nast Traveler) Why book?  Wellness and wine blend together at this centenary property impeccably refurbished by enologist Susana Balbo and her daughter in Mendoza, Argentina. Set the scene The latest addition to Mendoza’s constellation of luxury hotels is set in Chacras de Coria, a traditional vineyard region that, over time, has slowly been urbanized. Bearing that […]

De bacheros a empresarios

(La Nación Revista) Los llaman los dueños de la calle Thames y tienen razón. Germán Sitz y Pedro Peña, le hacen honor al título por ser padres de una familia compuesta de cinco restaurantes amados por los foodies locales y los comensales del exterior. Ellos son los chefs y emprendedores detrás de Niño Gordo, La Carnicería, Chori, Paquito y Juan […]

Soderbergh directs singani to a win

(Drinks International) Steven Soderbergh has dipped into the oceans of spirits and secured his favourite Bolivian drink its own classification. It’s been eight years in the making but singani has finally received its own spirits designation in the US – and Oscar-winning film director Steven Soderbergh couldn’t be more ecstatic. Previously tucked away in the […]