Plan to attend Buenos Aires Art Basel. This event draws two dozen Latin American Galleries from Brazil to Venezuela, Europe and the US to Argentina for this 5 day contemporary art extravaganza.
The arteBA Foundation was formed 21 years ago. Since that time, it has been organizing what has become one of the region’s most important contemporary art fairs.
This extravaganza promotes Argentine and Latin American art. Each year curators, collectors and visitors from all over the world come to enjoy the exciting cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires. The fair gives broader visibility to well-established artists and serves as a launching point for emerging artists.
In Buenos Aires, take time to attend the Sunday market at San Telmo and enjoy a Tango Show. Behold the architectural beauty of Buenos Aires with a vibrant night-life and a vast array of cultural offerings. You can even take a day trip on a ferry to Colonia del Sacremento Uruguay; a World Heritage Site.
The “Taste the New World” Food and Wine Festival in Cancun is dedicated to “celebrating the best of North-America, Mexico and South America, with some 30 star chefs invited from Canada, the USA, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Peru to delight the gourmands and gourmets of the world.” Innovative Star Chefs of the Americas from 7 countries including Montreal, Canada and Lima, Peru will celebrate celebrates Mexican gastronomy and cuisine by participating in the Cancun Riviera Maya Wine Festival 2012 between March 15-18, 2012.
This Vino con Vista extravaganza will take place on the azur beaches of Cancun. There will be over 30 innovative events for wine enthusiasts and gourmands surrounded by the exciting nightlife and culture of Cancun. Mexico. The beneficiary of the Festival is the Ciudad de la Alegria “The City of Joy.” This organization has a noble mission: “empower disadvantaged children, victims of violence and care for the elderly.”
This year’s special guest chef is Ferran Adrià, who hosts a celebrity chef dinner. Other events include a luxurious catamaran cruise hosted by mixologist Junior Merino and private beach club dinner. There will be “Cancun After Dark” parties and a closing Latin Grill fiesta. More than 90 wine and spirits tastings willfeaturing libations from Spain, USA, Mexico, Argentina and Chile.
Here are some of the highlights of the Food and Wine Festival in Cancun:
The best STAR CHEFS of the continent will be exploring what they can do with the finest Mexican ingredients at the TRIBUTE TO MEXICO Opening Dinner.
Junior Merino, THE LIQUID CHEF, will be at working his magic at the After Dark Parties, including our CLOSING FIESTA with Argentinian and Brazilian masters of the grill.
There will be an AMERICAN EXPRESS GOURMET TASTING VILLAGE with cuisine from the best restaurants in the region including gourmet tapas. Premium wines and food will be served on the panoramic lawn of Iberostar Hotel.
Celebrity Chefs will come together to honor Mexican Gastronomy at “Taste the New World” and pay a special tribute to acclaimed culinary legend Ferran Adria. He was the head chef of the El Bulli restaurant on the Costa Brava and is considered one of the best chefs in the world. His Spanish beachside restaurant in Costa Brava Spain won repeated accolades from Restaurant Magazine.elBulli was Number One on its Top 50 list of the world’s best restaurants for a record five times—in 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009, and #2 in 2010. BRAVO Chef!!