San Martín Department, San Juan
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Departamento San Martín
location of Departamento San Martín in San Juan Province
|• Total||435 km2 (168 sq mi)|
|• Total||10.140 (2,001 census [INDEC])|
|Patron saint||San Juan Bosco|
San Martín is a department in the east of San Juan province (Argentina). It is predominantly a landscape of mountains in the east and significant production wine, with the installation of prestigious wineries with a remarkable track record in the province known nationally by the development of wine table and fine wine.
In 1996, it became the second controlled appellation established in Mendoza alongside the renowned Luján de Cuyo.