Discovering the wines of Mendoza

5 Days / 4 Nights

Discovering the wines of Mendoza
Discovering the wines of Mendoza

Embark on a Private Journey to the oasis of Mendoza, where the snow-capped Andes and the desert meet, creating a perfect environment for the creations of some of the world’s most innovating wines. Stay at romantic Wine Lodges and indulge yourself in the true meaning of the good life.

Daily arrivals in Mendoza from September 12, 2017 through February 28, 2018

A Journey by Private Car and Guide, featuring luxury Wine Lodges of the Mendoza area

Price per person starting at: $3,020

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Departures within Sep 10-30 & Dec 1-9, 2017: $3,020*

All other dates: $3,185*

* All prices per person sharing double occupancy room Supplement for single person traveling alone: $1,202

Journey's Highlights »

  • Visit the world class wineries in the Mendoza Valley of Argentina
  • Taste the unique and exquisite wines produced in the valley surrounded by the magnificent Andes Mountains
  • Experience exclusive tours and visit the largest “hall of aromas” in the America’s
  • Marvel at the architecture and private modern art collections
  • Enjoy five star dinning and an Asado (barbecue) lunch
     

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Accommodation:

Gourmet Meals & Premium Wine Tastings:

  • Daily breakfast at the wine lodges
  • 5 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • 7 wine tastings in selected wineries

Touring and Sightseeing via Private Car & Guide:

  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Half Day tour of the Luján de Cuyo or Maipú Valleys
  • Two Full Days touring of the Tupungato Valley (high-altitude wine making region)

Not Included:

  • Domestic airfare in Argentina
  • Tips of any kind
  • Personal expenses

Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    Arrival in Mendoza

    You will be met at the airport by one of our Representative and escorted to the Mendoza wine region where you will tour the Familia Zuccardi Winery, followed by typical Asado (barbecue) lunch. Accommodation at a winery lodge. (L)

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    Upon your arrival at the Mendoza Airport you will be met by one of our Representative and depart towards the Maipu`s province of the Mendoza wine region. We will then have a guided tour of the Familia Zuccardi Winery, where three generations of Zuccardi’s share their passion for wine, innovation and the creation of award winning wines. Following the tour we will have lunch on the estate among the vineyards and surrounded by the mountains at their five star restaurant Casa del Visitante. We will enjoy a typical Asado (barbecue) lunch, which will be paired with a variety of Zuccardi wines. Your accommodation will be at a winery lodge, Chacra de Coria or Maipu`s area. (L)

  • Day 2

    Mendoza

    A full day exploring some of the best wineries in Argentina. In addition to tasting some exceptional wines, you will learn about harvesting, the wine making process and the viticulture’s history in Mendoza. Experience the stunning underground cellars at a historic winery, enjoy an exclusive tour “Growing with the Wine” and visit the largest “Hall of Aroma’s” in the Americas. Enjoy the evening at your leisure in Mendoza. (B, L)

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    We will have a full day visiting some of the best wineries in Argentina and tasting their wines. This tour allows the visitors to learn about harvesting, the wine making process and the viticulture’s history in Mendoza. We will start at Bodega Alta Vista, a historic and restored winery with stunning underground cellars. Our next stop will be the Norton Winery where will enjoy an exclusive tour known as “Growing with the wine”. This will be a memorable experience where you will accompany the wine in its development from the fermentation tank to the bottle and you will taste the wine from the tanks, the casks and in the cellar of a wine in storage. Our last stop will be Belasco de Baquedano, where you will visit the “Hall of Aromas”, it is the only one of its kind and scale in the Americas. Following lunch at the winery we will return to Mendoza where you will have the evening to enjoy at your leisure. (B, L)

  • Day 3

    Mendoza/ Valle de Uco / Salentein Inn

    We will depart early for a two hour drive to Valle de Uco, the region where the grapes grow at an altitude of 1200-1400 mals ( 4000-4660 ft ). You will enjoy a tour and tasting followed by lunch at the Clos de los 7. Transfer to the Salentein Inn for dinner and lodging. (B, L, D)

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    We will depart early for a two hour drive to Valle de Uco, the region where the grapes grow at an altitude of 1200-1400 mals ( 4000-4660 ft ). We will visit Clos de los 7. The vineyards are a joint project between seven French friends and are located at the foot of the Andes 120 km ( 75 miles ) away from Mendoza City. The project includes 7 wineries (five are completed). Rolland, Diamandes, Cuvellier de los Andes, Flecha de los Andes and Monteviejo . They produce wine at an altitude of 1031-1200 mals (3436-4000 ft ). We will have the pleasure of a wine tasting followed by lunch. In the afternoon you will be transferred to the Salentein Inn for dinner and lodging. (B, L, D)

  • Day 4

    Valle de Uco

    Visit the world class Bodegas Salentein Winery, with its stunning architecture and spectacular private modern art museum. Enjoy lunch and dinner at the Salentein Inn with the afternoon at your leisure. (B, L, D).

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    We begin our day with a guided tour of the world class Bodegas Salentein Winery and Killka, a spectacular private modern art museum featuring some of the owner's private collection. The architecture inside the winery is stunning! You will feel as if you have entered a cathedral of wine as the barrel room is laid out in a cross pattern around a mosaic compass rose. After a wine tasting we will return to the Salentein Inn for lunch. You will have the afternoon to enjoy at your leisure before having dinner at the Salentein Inn. (B, L, D)

  • Day 5

    Valle de Uco / Mendoza

    Depart the Salentein Inn and journey to Andeluna, so named to symbolize the Argentine moon illuminating the Andes Mountains. We continue to Atamisque a winery designed to use the law of gravity in the vinification process. After lunch you will be transferred to the Mendoza Airport for your departing flight. (B, L)

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    After breakfast we depart the Salentein Inn and journey towards Andeluna, which is a winery and vineyard rich with history. The name was chosen to symbolize the romance of the Argentine moon illuminating the magnificent Andes Mountains that frame the Uco Valley near the town of Tupungato. After our visit we continue towards Atamisque. This winery was designed in tune with the laws of gravity, which allows the vinification process to flow naturally to each stage without having to use pumps. After enjoying a trout lunch at Rincon Atamisque you will be transferred to the Mendoza Airport for your departure flight. (B, L)

    Note: Important note, the wineries and its order can change according to availability.

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