Santiago de Chile Heritage Wine Tour

Santiago de Chile Heritage Wine Tour

A fascinating journey through the historic and hidden places where Chilean wine was born

Tour type: Private , Duration: 10 Hours

Product ID: 46826
Description

Enjoy a fascinating journey through the historic and hidden places where Chilean wine was born with this full-day wine tour. Learn about and enjoy with all five senses the Chilean wine history without leaving Santiago. 
 
The Chilean wine history started centuries ago when the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia, in a letter to King Carlos I of Spain the 4 of September of 1545 says: "We request vines and wines to evangelize Chile". 460 years later, that date, September 4th, was chosen to annually celebrate the Chilean National Wine Day.  
 
This personalized experience takes place in Yungay neighborhood  where the first vineyard in Chile was planted, appreciated for its architectural, cultural, historical and, above all, human wealth.  
 
The Yungay neighborhood, Cradle of Chilean wine, offers you a delightful contrast between the modern architecture of its avant-garde museums and the cultural centers located in unique buildings from the early 20th century. Cobbled streets, theatres, palaces and churches along with social-critical colorful graffitis and cottages that have remained unchanged since 1840...

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Enjoy a fascinating journey through the historic and hidden places where Chilean wine was born with this full-day wine tour. Learn about and enjoy with all five senses the Chilean wine history without leaving Santiago. 
 
The Chilean wine history started centuries ago when the Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia, in a letter to King Carlos I of Spain the 4 of September of 1545 says: "We request vines and wines to evangelize Chile". 460 years later, that date, September 4th, was chosen to annually celebrate the Chilean National Wine Day.  
 
This personalized experience takes place in Yungay neighborhood  where the first vineyard in Chile was planted, appreciated for its architectural, cultural, historical and, above all, human wealth.  
 
The Yungay neighborhood, Cradle of Chilean wine, offers you a delightful contrast between the modern architecture of its avant-garde museums and the cultural centers located in unique buildings from the early 20th century. Cobbled streets, theatres, palaces and churches along with social-critical colorful graffitis and cottages that have remained unchanged since 1840 and maintain the style and decoration of the 19 th century. 
Meet artists, managers, gastronomic entrepreneurs and neighbors, savor the chilean cuisine and try some of the best Maipo Valley wines.
 
The tour starts with a delicious breakfast in a cake and coffee shop where you can enjoy the  exquisite homemade pastry.
 
Enjoy an exclusive visit to the Ignacio Domeyko cottage which used to be inhabited by a famous Polish sage who lived in Chile at the beginning of the 19th century.
 
You will be delighted with a wine tasting under a centenary vine located in the courtyard of an old elegant crumbling mansion right in the middle of the city.
 
Enjoy a 4-course meal paired with wines in a boutique restaurant. You will try some of the best wines of Maipo Valley, Santiago's backyard and taste exquisite dishes whose culinary essence is based in the traditional Chilean cuisine.
 
Don't miss this must-do experience for wine and food lovers that visit Santiago and want to dicover the Chilean wine history and try the best Maipo Valley wines! 
This tour is available for larger groups; please get in touch here for more information.

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Tour Timings
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Group size
1 - 8
Languages
English, French, Spanish
The meeting point
Any place in Santiago de Chile

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Includes
  • Breakfast in a cake coffee shop
  • Wine tasting under an old vine
  • Exclusive visit to the Ignacio Domeyko cottage
  • 4-course meal paired with wines
  • Private transportation in a van or a car
  • Expert local guide

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Cancellation Policy

The service can be cancelled 5 days after the booking with no penalty.
If the tour was booked in the 5 days before the date of the tour, cancellations need to be made 48 hrs. before the date of the tour.

Organized by

Juan

Since I was very young I have studied, worked and lived in several countries and in different types of places from small towns to big cities. I´m living in Isla de Maipo because I love nature, wine, horses and I love my job. Discover and enjoy Chilean wine and the best complementary outdoor activities you can do in Maipo Valley: wine tours and tastings, pairings, horseback, trekking and biking.


Product ID: 46826

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