Such a cultural city and tourist mecca such as Mendoza is sure to be stocked with great shopping opportunities. Mendoza is known for its amazing gastronomic pleasures, particularly with wine. The region is one of the world's top wine making regions and therefore gifts revolving around wine are a popular one. Buying amazing wine and anything that has to do with it will be no problem while you are here. Bottles of great wine start at incredibly low prices and of course go up from there, but the beauty of it is that for around a dollar you can get a very tasty bottle of wine in Mendoza. Secondly, the currency rate is quite favorable for most international tourists, for current currency rates visit www.xe.com.

Tourists usually always love local markets whenever in a foreign place, it provides a great chance to visit many merchants showcasing the specialties of the region. Such is possible at the market at Plaza Independencia on Friday through Sunday. All sorts of Argentinean crafts are available at this market.

One of the best malls to visit is the Palmares Open Mall on Ruta Panamericana and the Mendoza Plaza--whose website includes information on tax free shopping. Make sure to ask when in larger stores and upscale boutiques for the duty-free shopping forms.