Free Night in Casa Glebinias

 
  
 
OUR LARES DE CHACRAS PACKAGE HAS SOLD OUT. WE CAN NOW OFFER A SIMILAR PACKAGE AT CASA GLEBINIAS LODGE
 
Casa Glebinias is a beautiful wine lodge located 20 minutes south of Mendoza city center in the upscale district of Chacras de Coria. This expansive property has luxury cottages with elegant interiors, an atmospheric wine cellar and that all important pool set in beautiful gardens
 
Trout & Wine Tours are offering a free room at this beautiful place for any clients that choose to do a two-day tour and three-night at lodge package tour with Trout & Wine, meaning you get a fourth night at the lodge free. The offer applies until the 31st of October 2014. A standard room at the wine lodge costs $190 US.
 
 
Below is a sample itinerary that can be modified to your specifications.
 
Day 1        A Wine Tour of Lujan de Cuyo

We pick you up in the morning at 9am and head for the vineyards of Luján de Cuyo, in the heart of Mendoza wine country. Our English-speaking guide will escort you around four premium wineries, old and modern, high tech and quaint, with a spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains.
First we take you to Mendel, an old historical winery run by one of Argentina's most famous winemakers Roberto de la Motta. The vineyard's 100-year old vines produce excellent conentrated Malbec and we try the winery's top label Unus, rated 94-points by Robert Parker JR. Next we have a tasting at 
the modern Bodega Viña Cobos. The co-owner Paul Hobbs is an American winemaker credited with making Malbec the highly regarded varietal it is today At midday we visit  Club Tapiz, a wine lodge, winery and olive house. Here we have an incredible gourmet lunch where four wines are paired with four dishes. You will taste Mendoza's finest Sauvignon Blanc, as well as excellent Syrah and Malbec. We finish the day at  Alta Vista, a traditional winery completely renovated and refurbished by a French wine family. Here we try Torrontes, Bonarda, Malbec and have a special tasting of their Grand Reserva, one of Argentina's best Malbecs. We return to Mendoza city at 5pm.

Night at Casa Glebinias Lodge ($190 US for standard double)
 
Day 2         Free Day
 
Spend the day enjoying the lodges excellent facilities before wandering over to the nearby, picturesque Plaza de Chacras with its many restaurants and stores.
 
Night at Casa Glebinias Lodge ($190 US for standard double)  

 

Day 3        A Tour of the Andes

We pick you up at 8.30am at your hotel and go west, climbing into dramatic mountain scenery. We follow the trail of the oldTrans-Andean railway as it snakes and tunnels its way through three mountain ranges. We pass the snow capped Cordón del Plataand turquoise Potrerillos lake. We follow the Rio Mendoza upriver through a valley called Seven Tunnels until we reach the mountain town ofUspallata. We continue our trip through mountain scenery made famous in the movie Seven Years in Tibet. The road passes through PenitentesSki Resort and continues west until several kilometres before the Chilean border, where we turn into AconcaguaNational Park. Here we take a short walk to Horcones pond and view the tallest mountain outside the Himalayas (weather permitting). On return we stop to see Puente Del Inca, a naturally formed bridge over a steep ravine. Here there is a small handicrafts market and hot spring complex. We continue down the mountains until we stop at Penitentes ski resort where we enjoy lunch at Ayelen Restaurant. Lunch is three courses of different options for each course. Sample menu: Mendocino style Empanadas, Steak, and Chocolate Marquise, all accompanied with fine wine. Return to Mendoza City 6pm. 

 

Night at Casa Glebiniaas Lodge ($190 US for standard double)  

 

Day 4         Free Day
 
On your fourth day you can choose to relax by the pool or take another excursion to a different wine region. We highly recommend Valle de Uco.
 
 
 
Tour Price: $565 per person (including accommodation).
 

This is a suggested itinerary and can be modified to suit your requirements. 

 
 Reserve this tour here 
 
Note: The price is based on two people. Please enquire for single traveler offers.
 
In the event of not staying at the lodge, the cost of the room is not deductible from the tour price.
For more information on the lodge go to www.casaglebinias.com
 
 
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