Drinking mate daily is a habit of many Argentines, Uruguayans, and southern Brazilians.
But tourists visiting Argentina will notice Argentines are living a new love story with the drink.
In the subway, on the streets, in the malls, and even in the coffee shops, the thermos bottles and the mates - which is also what the Argentineans call the container that receives the mate infusion, commonly called "chimarrão" in the south of Brazil - are being protagonists . . .