Uco Valley Exclusive Wine Tour from Mendoza

Uco Valley Exclusive Wine Tour from Mendoza
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Discover the secrets of high altitude grape-growing in Mendoza's newest winemaking region

Tour type: Group , Duration: 9 Hours

Product ID: 207
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Discover the secrets of high altitude grape-growing in Mendoza's newest winemaking region with this exclusive wine tour.
The Uco Valley is considered by many to be the ‘Jewel’ of the Mendoza wine regions not only because of the amazing Andean landscape but also thanks to the quality of the grapes it produces.
 
The last decade has seen the number of wineries and vineyards increase dramatically as Argentinian and foreign investors realise the potential of this unique terroir.
Sample Itinerary:
Depart Mendoza city at 8:30 am, drink some mate and eat traditional Mendocinian pastries as you head towards Tupungato, the highest sub-region of the Uco Valley with vineyards between 1,100 meters - 1,500 meters. The scenery on the way is amazing and an attraction in its own right!
 
During the day you will visit three modern wineries of varying sizes, ranging from boutique and Argentine owned to large foreign investments. You will visit the winemaking facilities, vineyards and enjoy high-end tastings in all the bodegas.
  As you sip and swirl your way through the wine tastings and savour some spectacular close-up views of the Andes you will explore why the extreme conditions created by...

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Discover the secrets of high altitude grape-growing in Mendoza's newest winemaking region with this exclusive wine tour.
The Uco Valley is considered by many to be the ‘Jewel’ of the Mendoza wine regions not only because of the amazing Andean landscape but also thanks to the quality of the grapes it produces.
 
The last decade has seen the number of wineries and vineyards increase dramatically as Argentinian and foreign investors realise the potential of this unique terroir.
Sample Itinerary:
Depart Mendoza city at 8:30 am, drink some mate and eat traditional Mendocinian pastries as you head towards Tupungato, the highest sub-region of the Uco Valley with vineyards between 1,100 meters - 1,500 meters. The scenery on the way is amazing and an attraction in its own right!
 
During the day you will visit three modern wineries of varying sizes, ranging from boutique and Argentine owned to large foreign investments. You will visit the winemaking facilities, vineyards and enjoy high-end tastings in all the bodegas.
  As you sip and swirl your way through the wine tastings and savour some spectacular close-up views of the Andes you will explore why the extreme conditions created by high altitude grape-growing result in truly magnificent wine.
The last stop is the sub-region of La Consulta where you will have a 5 course gourmet food and wine pairing lunch at the Bodega O’Fournier. A futuristic Spanish owned winery, O'Fournier boasts some of the most outstanding architecture and best wines of the region. Here you will taste wines from each line, including their famous Tempranillo and their Icon wine A Crux.

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About this activity
Tour Timings
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Group size
2 - 8
Languages
English, Spanish
The meeting point
Your hotel in the city of Mendoza or Chacras de Coria or Vistalba

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Includes
  • Winery visits
  • Premium tastings and activities
  • 5-course lunch with wine at a winery
  • Bilingual guiding by a friendly wine professional
  • Private  and comfortable transportation

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Payment Policy

30% Deposit with PayPal, you can pay the remaining balance once you are here in Mendoza.

Currency conversion is supplied as a guide only; the exchange rate used by your bank may vary. The final payment will be charged in the local or original local currency shown.


Cancellation Policy

The deposit is fully refundable if you cancel 48 hours before your tour date.

Organized by

Myfanwy

Myfanwy of Argentine-Welsh descent, was born in Buenos Aires, grew up in the UK and graduated with a degree in French and Politics from Cardiff University. She caught the wine bug when living in Bordeaux in 2002, and has been working in the wine industry ever since. Myfanwy worked in a small boutique winery in Napa, California and has spent five years working in the wine industry in Mendoza (after originally intending to stay for only three months!). She is currently finishing her qualification as International Sommelier at the Argentine School of Sommeliers in Mendoza.


Product ID: 207

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