Is Mendoza your next vacation spot? Great! The Argentinean part of Mendoza is undoubtedly breathtaking. Plus, the region has so many interesting places that you would love exploring this city.
However, one of the things you should definitely do when you land in Mendoza is to go on a wine tour. Since Mendoza is worldwide famous for its wine you will surely love spending your time in some of its best wineries that are mentioned below.
1. Bodegas Lopez
Bodegas Lopez Grimon is a large scale wine production house started by a wine lover, Don German Lopez Figueras. The place was built in the 19th century and it includes a house, service quarter and a winery. The winery covers the largest part of the wide area as the vineyard expands to three hectares. Here the wine is produced in a traditional, home-made style and cement tanks are used to store the wine. The winery is so huge that it stands solemnly overlooking the beautiful national park of Timanfaya.
2. Familia Zuccardi
This family-owned winery has been operating in Mendoza for three generations!
In the 1980s, Jose Alberto took over the family business from his father and began producing world class wines under the label of Santa Julia (named after his daughter). After ten years, his youngest son started producing virgin oil from freshly extracted olives which were harvested on the family’s estate.
Hence, the place is well-known for olive oil and wine. You can try both – wine and olive oil – at the family’s restaurant, Zuccardi Restaurant.
3. Carmelo Patti
Your wine tour must include a visit to a boutique winery. By visiting to a boutique winery you will definitely enjoy the wines that are being made on small-scale budget for centuries.
What boutique winery makers do is that they make wines in a more traditional way and due to that their wines taste that much more unique. The best wine boutique you must visit during your wine tour in Mendoza is Carmelo Patti. You will have the most charming wine experience as the wines are originally made from the grassroots.
When you visit the place, the owner of the vineyard – Carmelo will give you a lively tour around the place explaining the process of making wine and sharing remarkable stories. Carmelo is known as one of the most passionate winemakers in Mendoza and you are sure to enjoy his company.
4. Bodega Luigi Bosca
This type of vineyard is a little steep but it is absolutely worth it. Here the visitors get samples of fine wine and the tour guides provide you answer for all of your questions related to wine.
The art installation “Wine Way of the Cross” created by Hugo Leytes is the most epic thing you will notice in this winery. The art portrays the history of wine industry.
Make sure your wine tour includes these four amazing wineries. We are sure you will have a ball of a time tasting the most delicious wine in the world. Contact Say Hueque to plan your Mendoza getaway today!