Argentina, Wine Tours, Mendoza
Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza
We pick you up in the morning at 9am at your hotel 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 Dominio del Plata. This modern, expansive, winery produces rich, concentrated Malbec and it is owned by Argentina's most famous female winemaker, Susana Balbo. Here we try the top label Expresivo in gorgeous surroundings with mountain views.
Next we have a tasting at the well appointed Renacer, a beautiful modern winery with landscaped gardens surrounded by lush vines. Here we enjoy a unique blending tasting of three Malbecs from three different areas, as well as a trying the winery's reserve labels.
At midday we visit Casarena, and enjoy an incredible gourmet lunch where seven wines are paired with seven dishes. You will taste Mendoza's finest Sauvignon Blanc, as well as excellent Syrah and Malbec.
We finish the day at Benegas Lynch, a boutique, historical winery owned by an old Mendoza wine family responsible for bringing the first noble French grapes to Mendoza. Here we try a variety of wines and have a special tasting of their top Bordeaux style blend Meritage. We return to Mendoza city at 5pm.
Price per person: $ 170 US (including lunch)
Cash price: $160 US per person
Our groups are small, never more than eight people. Transport is in a modern air-conditioned vehicle. Each booking includes a city tour bus ticket (this applies to pre-paid Paypal internet bookings made more than three days in advance).
Vertical tasting at Mendel winery (Lujan de Cuyo)
Valle de Uco, Mendoza
The Future of Argentine Wine
Uco Valley has both altitude and attitude and is certainly one of the most interesting and stunning areas to enjoy a wine tour in Mendoza. Situated in the foothills of the Andes, this new frontier in Argentine winemaking is attracting winemakers from all over the world. State of the art technology and gold medal terroir means the wine from this area is the future of Argentine wine.
We pick you up at 8.45am at your hotel and drive 45 minutes to Pulenta Estate , located in Alto Agrelo on the road into the valley. This winery is is small, modern and stylish with a minimalist style tasting room where we try some of Mendoza’s finest Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon. We continue into the valley and arrive at Bodega Sophenia. This modern, Argentine-owned winery is making classic high altitude Malbec and Merlot, overseen by the French wine consultant, Michel Rolland. We conclude the day with a visit to to Bodega Andeluna , a modern winery with charming Old World decor and expansive patio overlooking the vineyards and snow-capped peaks. Here we enjoy a gourmet six-course tasting menu, paired with the winery's excellent wines, including the top wine Pasionado.
Return to Mendoza at approx 5.30pm.
Price per person: $ 180 US (including lunch)
Cash price: $170 US per person
Our groups are small, never more than eight people. Transport is in a modern air-conditioned vehicle. Each booking includes tickets for the Mendoza City Tour (this applies to pre-paid Paypal internet bookings made more than 3 days in advance).
View of the Andes from Bodega Andeluna (Uco Valley)
If you would like to speak to us directly call (00 54 261) 4255613
Please note: Wineries are subject to change
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