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The Argentine Experience: Empanada Making, Steak, Wine, Alfajores and Mate

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    What to Expect
    This unique interactive dining experience starts with your arrival at the location, at which point you'll receive a Malbec wine-based cocktail and meet your fellow foodie travelers.

    Suit up in an apron and chef hat, and then learn how to close traditional Argentine empanadas using different 'repulga' techniques. After, sit down to a dinner consisting of food from all four corners of the country, including bife de lomo, arguably Argentina's best steak. The food served varies, but might include famous culinary exports like chorizo and grilled provoleta cheese, and is paired expertly with four varietals of wine.

    Finish by learning how to make your own mate, a traditional tea drink that has its own ritual, etiquette, and history, which you'll enjoy with alfajores, the typical Argentine dessert.

    Mixology Option:

    Enter the “aroma room” to test your olfactory senses, learning how to identify wine based on its smell with the guidance of a sommelier. Accompanied by gourmet appetizer pairings, you'll learn to create wine-based cocktails using red wine, white wine and rosé. Then, choose your favorite and mix yourself a large glass to take to dinner with you.
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    Departure Point
    The restaurant is in Fitz Roy 2110, Palermo Hollywood. its a corner next to the car wash!
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Ends at Palermo neighborhood at approximately 11pm
    Inclusions
    • Empanada making class
    • Unlimited wine tasting
    • Meat tasting
    • Hand gesture class
    • Pre- Dessert
    • Mate and alfajores class
    • Mixology and aroma class (if option selected)
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
    • Mixology and aroma class (if option not selected)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Vegetarian and salmon options are available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Portuguese option only Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays
    • Note: Experience will start one hour later on December 24, and 31.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    Less than 12 hours after landing in Buenos Aires we were at “The Experience” and had a fantastic time. Great food, cultural discourse, free-flowing wine and delightful staff made for an exceptional introduction to Argentina.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 903jennifers903
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Can not recommend this experience enough. We had the best time. A very well planned evening with very enthusiastic hosts. Loved it

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Sharon S
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    From the various wines offered, to the empanada making, meeting new people, learning about the culture and the incredible food!! This was such a FUN experience!! I was in town on business and attended on my own and felt very comfortable and laughed so much...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LightPacker246695
    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    We had a great night. Went along with 2 friends and there were a couple with us. The title and description of the night is a tad misleading however we had a wonderful time. It was very informative although a bit longer to eat the...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank AimeeT110
    Reviewed 14 May 2019

    I visited the Argentine Experience with my three adult children. We had a wonderful night. The staff is enthusiastic and well-versed in wines and food. The wine hour was so much fun. We were able to concoct our own drinks. The food was superb. A...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank cook77
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    Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
    I don’t know about a price difference. We booked it through Viatour in US dollars. But in that vein, I went on another tour with viatour this week that was 15% cheaper than the other travelers who booked it through another... More
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    • Palermo Hollywood
    • Duration: 2h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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