Wine Valleys of Mendoza

Cultural, Food & Wine Experience, 6 Days / 5 nights


A journey to explore the country and its outstanding wines. Arrive in Mendoza, into the diverse oasis of winemaking: the central Valleys and the high terroirs of Uco Valley. The incredible Andean landscape will be an amazing frame during our entire stay. Lodge at exclusive, countryside retreats. Dine at Argentina’s most renowned Chefs’ own private venues, and state-of- the- art wineries. Lay back and enjoy this marvelous land at the foothills of the Andes.

  • Enjoy some of the world´s best Malbecs at the country´s famous wine valleys and high altitude terroirs .
  • Dine at Argentina´s most renowned Chefs own private venues, and state-of-the-art wineries.
  • Leisure away at luxurious Wine lodges by the foothills of the Andes


Day 1: Arrive in Mendoza – Lodge at Lujan de Cuyo

Mid morning reception at Mendoza, center of Argentina’s wine making, and transfer to your lodge. In the early afternoon we visit award winning winery Achaval Ferrer, and explore the concept of terroir while tasting wines produced at different altitude estates. Rest of the day & evening leisure to explore Mendoza’s top culinary options.


Boutique Luxury: Entre Cielos Wine Lodge –Mendoza.

Boutique Superior: Lares de Chacras – Mendoza

Day 2: Mendoza – Lujan de Cuyo

The central valley of Mendoza is historically the birthplace of Argentina´s wine making tradition, which started over a century ago from both Italian and Spanish immigrants. We will visit first Mendel Wines, a small winery known for the exceptional quality of their wines, where we will learn about their process of vinification, both at the vineyards, and the cellars. Then we will continue to Catena Zapata. The winery, of outstanding architectural design, is recognized as the pioneer of quality winemaking in Argentina. Afterwards we make our way to Ruca Malen winery to enjoy Chef Lucas Bustos´ five course pairing menu in sight of Cordon del Plata snowed peaks (19574 ft). Afternoon transfer back to the lodge and relax away.


Boutique Luxury: Entre Cielos Wine Lodge – Mendoza.

Boutique Superior: Lares de Chacras – Mendoza

(B, L)

Day 3: Mendoza- Uco Valley

Our first morning stop is at Paul Hobbs´ VIña Cobos, producer of some of the country´s best Malbecs. Later on, our tasting experiences continue at the old fashioned producer of extra Virgin Olive Oil, where we learn about the secrets of the pressing & decanting process. Lunch on own at the quaint village of Chacras de Coria. Early afternoon scenic drive by the foothills of the impressive Cordon del Plata mountain range, to the Oasis of Uco Valley.


Boutique Luxury: The Vines of Mendoza – Wine Lodge, Uco Valley, Mendoza.

Boutique Superior: La Azul, Wine Lodge – Uco Valley, Mendoza


Day 4: Mendoza – Uco Valley

Due to its unparalleled soil and climate conditions, Uco valley came to world recognition during recent years, earning a reputation as the gem of all Argentine wine regions. At Clos de los Siete, the 1600 acre joint wine adventure initiated a few years back by France´s top winemaker Michel Rolland, we visit two wineries, tasting full body Premium Malbecs at Cuvelier de los Andes, and enjoying a lunch of exquisite local favorites at Diamandes Winery. Afternoon return to the lodge and leisure away.


Boutique Luxury: The Vines of Mendoza – Wine Lodge, Uco Valley, Mendoza.

Boutique Superior: La Azul, Wine Lodge – Uco Valley, Mendoza

(B, L)

Day 5: Mendoza – Uco Valley

Enjoy a leisure morning, walk through the vineyards and learn about fruit plantations, or opt for varied soft outdoor activities at the valley. Then we make our way to La Azul, a true garage Winery, where we sample their Gran Reservas directly from the barrel. What follows is hands on for a cooking class of the favorite regional treat, delicious empanadas! Lunch at the winery, with astonishing views of the surrounding peaks of the Cordillera Principal. Afternoon leisure and dinner at the wine lodge. (*) (**)

( See below)

(*) For those lodging at The Vines of Mendoza: This evening we experience “7 Fuegos” where the Internationally acclaimed Chef Francis Mallmann creates inspired regional dishes, showcasing Argentina’s famous steak while exploring different techniques of cooking on wood fires.

( ** ) For those lodging at La Azul wine lodge: Private Dinner pairing Food & Wines at the lodge ( optional Dinner at 7 Fuegos – Vines of Mendoza + transfer, can be quoted separately in this case )


Boutique Luxury: The Vines of Mendoza – Wine Lodge, Uco Valley, Mendoza.

Boutique Superior: La Azul, Wine Lodge – Uco Valley, Mendoza

(B, L, D)

Day 6: Mendoza – Transfer to airport

This morning enjoy breakfast at the lodge before driving back to Mendoza airport to board connecting flights.


End of our services.

Trip includes:

– All accommodations in Luxury or Superior, on double occupancy: at Boutique Hotels / Wine estates (All lodges are subject to availability).

– Classic room at Entre Cielos (2nd category up), and One bedroom Villa (93 sq. mts / 1000 sq. feet) at The Vines.

– Superior Rooms both at Lares de Chacras and La Azul

– Meals, as described in the detailed itinerary (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner). Wine is included during pairing lunches.

– Private transportation in all location: (2 guests: High End Sedan vehicles /3 + guests: Hyndai H1 Minivans).

– Private, expert local guides (English- Spanish).

– Wine expert guides during Wine Tasting activities.

– Wine Tasting, Culinary and Outdoor Activities as described,

– Water Bottles during outdoor activities & shuttle time.

Not Included:

– Wines and other alcoholic beverages during dinner on day 5.

– Insurance of any kind.

– International and domestic airfares

– Tips for guides and drivers.


Days 1 & 2

Entre Cielos

Guardia Vieja 1998, Vistalba Mendoza

Tel: +54 (261) 498-3377


Days 3, 4 & 5

The Vines Resort & Spa

Ruta 94 Km 11, Tunuyan
Uco Valley, Mendoza

Tel: +54 (261) 461-3900




Days 1 & 2

Lares de Chacras

Larrea 1266, Chacras de Coria Mendoza

Tel: +54 261 4965167


Days 3, 4 & 5

Finca La Azul Wine Lodge

Ruta 89 s/numero, Tupungato Uco Valley , Mendoza

Tel: +54 (2622) 422-175



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