Adventure and Wine

Mendoza offers the possibility of combining great wines with impressive landscapes, mountains and outdoor activities. Discover how the rocky soils form an oasis, irrigated by the snow melting off the mountains, nurturing the vines and trees completing the colorful landscapes in Mendoza.

We suggest activities such as trekking or horseback riding so that you can enjoy the incredible landscapes of the

mountains with a view of the vineyards, always surrounded by natural beauty and fresh mountain air. Also, ride around the vineyards by bike or from winery to winery, getting to know the wine region from a completely different perspective, enjoying the outdoors, tree-lined streets, and the land of Mendoza.

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Horseback riding through vineyards

"An innovative tour to experience a ride through vineyards, go wine tasting and lunch at a winery in Mendoza’s natural mountain environment"

The activity starts at Winery Nieto Senetiner where the horses are waiting for us to start a ride of 1 and a half hours between vineyards and mountain trails. We will take pictures and learn about the cultivation of vines. At the end of the tour we will find “empanadas” and a complete “asado” (barbeque) along with varietal wines from the cellar. We will finish our day with a tour of the winery and a wine tasting.

    Tour Characteristics

  • Horseback riding amongst the vineyards of the estate in Vistalba (Luján de Cuyo) of the winery Nieto Senetiner.
  • Typical Criollo Lunch (complete asado) in the restaurant of the winery.
  • Departures Wednesday & Fridays from 10.30 to 3:30.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • Horses.
  • Transportation and bilingual guide *
  • Departures with a mínimum of 2 passengers.
Luján de Cuyo
Tour price: ask
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Wineries to visit

Nieto Senetiner

Bodega Nieto Senetiner

The history of Nieto Senetiner began around 1888 when Italian immigrants founded and planted the first vines in Vistalba, Luján de Cuyo, province of Mendoza. The winery developed in the hands of different families over the first few decades, who gave the winery the architectural form it maintains today.

In 1969 was acquired by Nieto Senetiner family who extended the facilities, beginning a new period of growth, and in 1998 became part of Molinos Río de la Plata Business Group. The winery has an established leadership position in all segments of still and sparkling wines, in medium and high ranges, where it participates. The winery is currently committed to the highest standards quality manufacturing, supported by continuous investment plans in new vineyards and processes..


Why visiting this winery?
Nieto Senetiner is an argentine benchmark winery in the world, due to its high prestige and a strong family tradition.

NOTES

* Departures with at least 2 people. If the tour begins with 3 people, will be done by private car and driver/guide.

Wine Bike

Under the Mendoza landscape of mountains and blue skies between dirt paths and seasonal flowers, the traveler opens step to start walking and discovering the secrets of wine from a conveyance that allows much more than a simple mobility; in contact with the environment and strains of the exceptional quality of Valle de Uco and Lujan de Cuyo, combined in a way that only Mendoza Wine Experience is able to recreate. A sensory bouquet to unlink an unforgettable experience at the hands of our faithful Trekk bikes.

Mendoza Wine Experience offers two alternatives high level Wine Bikes in major wine regions of Mendoza: Lujan de Cuyo, and of course, Mendoza’s wine star of the last times, Valle de Uco.

Wine Bike Experience (Wednesday and Friday)

    Agrelo Wine Bike

  • Route: Between 25 and 35 kms by bicycle
  • Visit and Tasting:
    1. Belasco de Baquedano Winery
    2. Melipal Winery / Bressia Winery
  • Visit and Tasting:Norton Winery

    Valle de Uco Wine Bike

  • Route: Between 25 and 35 kms by bicycle
  • Visit and Tasting:
    1. Bodega boutique La Azul
    2. Salentein Winery
  • Visit and Tasting: Bodega Andeluna / Atamisque
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Agrelo Wine Bike

The town of Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, expects to amaze us with its breathtaking landscapes, panoramic views towards the Andes peering out from the prestigious vineyards of Mendoza wineries producing our famous Malbec. Climatic and geological characteristics of the region invite us to discover how the terroir can influence their wines.

Bodega Melipal

Melipal Winery

The Aristi family has generations of experience working the land Argentina. In 2002, they established the winery Melipal with first harvest of wine in 2003. They decided to dedicate themselves to make super premium wines. With consistency, enthusiasm and passion, they represent the land of Alto Agrelo.

Bodega Bressia

Bressia Winery

In early 2003 a venture started under the concept of "Family Wines". Walter Bressia starts his own business as a result of long experience as winemaker at the national and international market. Its main purpose is personalized and limited sale of wines of the highest quality. Each bottle is unique and therefore can enjoy the pleasure that offers exclusivity and uniqueness of each crop.

Bodega Norton

Norton Winery

Norton has been one of the biggest names from the beginnings of wine production in Argentina. Produce wines focusing on the philosophy of pleasure for those who take them. In this winery visit, you will have the opportunity to taste the wine in each of its development stages. In addition, we enjoy an excellent gourmet lunch paired with Norton's best wines.

Bodega Norton

Ruca Malen Winery

Bodega Ruca Malen was created in 1998 as the result of the dream of two friends, Jacques Louis de Montalembert and Jean Pierre Thibaud, united by the same passion: producing wines of high quality. This cellar represents both sides of wine in Argentina: the tradition of immigrants by the founders, and respect for the culture and the land of America, with its representation of Mapuche legends.

Wine Bike Valle de Uco

Valle de Uco is characterized as a region of wineries at the foot of the mountains isolated from the city; being able to create unique wines with the features provided by the altitude in a context of unique landscapes for their beauty. To make the experience even better, we propose enjoy these beautiful places mounted our bikes Trekk.


Manzano Histórico

Manzano Histórico

Departure from Manzano Histórico Monument (Tunuyán), where the General José de San Martín made a rest stop on their journey back to Argentina after his glorious liberating struggle. There a monument was erected and also operates a center where visitors can interpret the history of the place. Notwithstanding the mentioned, the site also has value from the point of view of nature for its biodiversity and scenic beauty.

Bodega La Azul

La Azul Winery

La Azul is a charming small winery with its own vineyards, which allows an excellent control of the entire process. This subtle work ends in a bottle whose sole purpose is to make you spend a pleasant time. The world has yet to discover the wines of La Azul, but we are confident that after when tested, you will fall in love as much as we do.

Bodega Salentein

Salentein Winery

The lands that today belong to this project witnessed countless feats and exploits; an area where the will and efforts were transmitted from generation to generation, from indigenous peoples and the Jesuit missions, through great personalities like General San Martín. During the course of the visit, you can taste 3 large Salentein wines. You will end up in Salentein's art gallery, which is the only one of of its kind in Mendoza. Bodega Salentein has the vision quality with classic varietal plantations, preservation of old vines, re application of European craftsmanship and the use of advanced technology, this results in international standard wines.

Bodega Andeluna Cellars

Andeluna Cellars

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. 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.

Bodega Atamisque

Atamisque Winery

Recently acquired by John and Chantal Du Monceau Frenchmen. In Atamisque the respect for nature and environmental care is noticed. The harvest is done in a manual way, with reduced small vineyards to achieve high varietal typicity . The architecture of stone ceilings and incredible scenery make it the perfect place to learn about Uco Valley.

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