The land that today belongs to this enterprise is proof of innumerable feats: a region where the will and strength passed down the generations, from indigenous villages and Jesuit missions, including great people such as General San Martin. The San Pablo Vineyard is one of the properties with a rich history starting in the beginning of the 17th century. In the old days, it formed part of the “De Arriba” ranch, the property of Jesuits. At more than 1,500 meters above sea level, in the heart of the vineyard, lies the ruins of the “Casa Grande.” During the visit, you will taste three of Salentein’s great wines, finishing in their Art Gallery, the only of its kind in all of Mendoza.
Located in Tunuyán, Salentein has a vision of quality with plantations of classic varieties, preserving the old vines, and applying artesanal European techniques with new advanced technology to create internationally high-end wines.
Situated in Tupungato, La Azul is a small, charming winery. Managed by Alejandro Fadel y Gustavo Larghi, they grow their own grapes, allowing them to control the whole winemaking process. All of this work results in a bottle of fine wine to give you a pleasant time.
The world has yet to discover the wines of La Azul, but we are sure that once they do, they will fall just as in love with these wines as we have. Visiting this winery gives you the chance to be one of the first to discover them.
Andeluna Cellars began in 2003 with the goal to be one of the best models of quality wine in Argentina. Andeluna symbolizes the romanticism and inheritance of the Valley of Tupungato where the moon illuminates the magnificent Andes mountains. In this visit, you will get to know the vines and the methods of winemaking that make their wines so special. Their wine bar here sits next to the restaurant with an open view of the mountains, where you will enjoy a 4-course lunch paired with a glass of one white and one of their iconic red wines. With an open kitchen, you can appreciate each move of the Chef, even asking him a question if you like.
Andeluna Cellars is the ideal place to learn about this region. Surrounded by an impressive landscape at the foot of the Tupungato Volcano you will enjoy these prestigious wines and an exquisite gourmet lunch.
Named after the flower of a tree typical of Uco Valley, capparis atamisquea, that you can find all around the winery, Atamisque is the original name of the farm since the end of the 19th century. Recently acquired by a French couple, John and Chantal Du Monceau, they completed their first harvest in 2007. In Atamisque, you will notice their respect for nature and care for the environment. The harvest is done by hand, with low yields from small vineyards in order to achieve the best of each varietal. You will taste 2 wines from their Serbal line and 2 from their Catalpa line. With its interesting architecture and incredible views, this is the perfect place to learn about Uco Valley, especially when you take into account the respect for the environment that this winery has for this beautiful region.
Antucura means "Sunstone" in Mapudungun, Mapuche language adopted by the indigenous peoples who the Uco Valley, a region located in the center-west of Mendoza City and composed by the departments of Tunuyán, Tupungato, and San Carlos.
In this valley, considered one of the most important wine regions of Argentina, is located Vista Flores district. A beautiful spot at the foot of the Andes, where Antucura’s vineyards find unbeatable conditions to produce each year the grapes to produce their wines.
Under the premise of harmonizing and integrating the building into the natural landscape, without interrupting or limiting the breathtaking view of the Cordon del Plata Andes, Monteviejo was built in 2001 and carried out the first harvest in 2002. Catherine Péré-Verge is the owner. Moreover, since 1985 owns also the Château Montviel, Château La Graviére, Château Le Gay and Château La Violette, in Pomerol, France.
Within a group of properties (Clos de los 7) with a total area of 850 hectares, Monteviejo represents 121 hectares. Between the varieties implanted we can find Malbec, the emblematic grape of Argentina, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Chardonnay.
Domaine Bousquet, the fourth generation of French winemakers, decided to settle in Tupungato, Mendoza, due to the excellent features offered by this region. Domaine Bousquet combines the know-how of the development of French wine, with an exceptional climate and Argentine soil. The vineyard is located at the foot of the Cordillera de Los Andes, 1.200 meters above sea level. The large differences in temperature between day and night create fully mature grapes with excellent acidity and results in fruity wines with strong, very balanced and elegant colors. The vineyards have organic certification.
The Gimenez Riili family has been linked to viticulture since 1945, the year that Don Pedro Gimenez chose the lands of Maipú and Uco Valley in order to seed his dreams and harvest the best grapes.
It was him who transmitted his passion for wine to his son Eduardo. In the third generation, Pablo Federico and Juan Manuel join the wisdom of his grandfather and his father's experience.
The family winery, located in Los Sauces, Tunuyán, Valle de Uco, has a production capacity of 125,000 liters.
A traditional past, a successful present, and without a doubt a promising future.
Along with the new millennium, the Spanish family Ortega Gil-Fournier purchased 286 hectares and built a modern winery at the foot of the Andes, in the town of La Consulta, Mendoza, Argentina.
In 2001 was the first harvest; presenting on the market the lines Alfa Crux, B Crux and Urban Uco from Tempranillo blends. In the following harvests, Malbec, Syrah, Tempranillo, Sauvignon Blanc and Torrontés varieties were also produced.
O Fournier is currently considered worldwide as one of the wineries that produce premium wines of Argentina. The tourism building, recently inaugurated, includes restaurant and private rooms for tastings.
The renowned French winemaker Jacques Lurton, arrived to Mendoza in 1992 with his equally known brother, Francois Lurton, both with the idea of developing good Argentine wines using the French winemaking knowledge.
With a family history in the industry dating back to 1600s, and three wineries around the world, Mendoza integrates their international wine collection and part of their legacy. It was in the Uco Valley, an hour and a half from the city, at the foot of the Andes Mountains, where they found the perfect place to produce their Argentinian wine.
The winery is a colonial style large house where varietal diversity is produced, such as Pinot Griggio - unusual for Argentina -. The most interesting tasting is one that includes Malbec different clones, since they use not only Argentine Malbec clones, but also the original French Malbec.
With a panoramic view of the Andes , the tasting room at The Vines of Mendoza offers you the chance to taste straight from the barrel, combine your wines and even observe the barrel fermentation in action, all in one place.
Among natural and everyday life, where the warmth of Argentina joins the highest standards to achieve great wines, great hospitality, the best food and architecture. A difficult place to find, The Vines of Mendoza, is a natural oasis at the foot of the Cordillera de Los Andes in the Valle de Uco, Mendoza. The Vines of Mendoza creates extraordinary experiences in Argentine wine tasting rooms in the Valle de Uco.
Currently, there are 120 owners worldwide who decided to plant their own grapes there, perform their harvest, and then enjoy their wine with their family and friends.