Mendoza is one of the 23 provinces of Argentina, today almost 1.600.000 of people live in Mendoza metropolitan area.
Mendoza is the capital of Mendoza province, located at the base of the Andes, closer to Santiago, Chile than Buenos Aires.
Located in the Cuyo region, its neighboring region are: San Luis, la Pampa and the Rio Negro, to the West is Chile.
Today Mendoza is the centre of commerce and tourism for the area. It’s prime wine country and is also a major destination for sports enthusiast where many outdoor sports can be enjoyed in beautiful surroundings.
Mendoza is the “capital of good wine”: the very well known “Ruta de los Vinos” (Route of the Wines), deserves a special mention. The tourists can visit ancient cellars and taste excellent wines.
The main economic activity in Mendoza is the agriculture, also tourism has become one of the most important source of incomings of the province.
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