I expected Alex would deliver; Hector, no way.
Alex is an expatriate, a former Wall Streeter who moved to Buenos Aires in 2002 and bought into a boutique wine shop. Terroir Casa de Vinos is well-known for its selection of rare and hard-to-find Argentine wines.
His is a modest shop that caters to those seeking cutting edge wines made by a variety of producers that aren't exported. Anyone visiting B.A. would enjoy a visit; Alex is very knowledgeable about his wines and we bought a few bottles, hoping to find something magical. Hector is a taxi driver. He picked some friends and me up to take us to dinner my first night in Buenos Aires. His English is worse than my Spanish, but not by much.
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