Winter in Mendoza

Winter Activities

In Mendoza, the winter season is an enchanting time of the year to explore the many wonders of the region. The cool days are illuminated by a warm sunshine that allows you to do most every activity that’s available in the land of Malbec.

As the mountainous vista transforms into a majestic snow-capped wonder, we prepare to breathe the pure air of the winter breeze and feel the warmth of the intense sun.
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Our team has designed great activities for you to enjoy Mendoza at it’s best!

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Taste the best wines of the region in stunning landscapes.

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Learn the secrets of Argentine cuisine with the fun hands-on activity.

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Discover the hidden treasures of Mendoza by foot.

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Tantalize your taste buds with top-quality wine and regional chocolates.

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Become an expert in olive oil varieties.

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Channel the energy of the vineyards with a yoga class among the vines.

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Treat yourself to a day of pampering at one of the many luxury spa options in Mendoza.

Full Day Itineraries

Create amazing itineraries is our expertise! Here are some ideas of how to spend your time in Mendoza:

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A gaucho day in the Andes

This morning you will be picked up by your gaucho guide and taken deep into the Uco Valley. The bright winter sun and authentic wool poncho will keep you warm as you explore the native flora and fauna of the Pampa del Durazno region on horseback.

Soak up the incredible views of the valley and the snow-capped Andes all around you before heading back to a rancho in a small agricultural village in the valley. Gather around a toasty fire and enjoy a delicious and traditional Argentine asado accompanied by plenty of wine and great stories.

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Relax and Reconnect

Today your driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to a beautiful vineyard. Spend the morning meditating and reconnecting with yourself in a private Yoga class. Enjoy the views of the Andes mountains and relax.

Continue with a special sparkling wine tasting. Next, your driver will take you to Renacer Winery for a well deserved multi-course gourmet meal.

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Touring the land of Malbec!

Spend the day discovering the creations of the most famous winemakers in Mendoza! Explore each wine growing region with your specialized guide.

Swirl the Uco Valley

Today you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the vast Uco Valley.

First up, visit the tiny, yet ultra-modern Corazon del Sol. Being his third winery worldwide, owner Dr. Madaiah Revana, has created a place with impeccable malbec-based wines. Sip through the boutique collection and taste the vigor and uniqueness of his high altitude varital.

Next, experience the perfect combination of Argentine essence in the family owned and operated winery, Gimenez Riili. Begin with expansive views of the Andes Mountains as you barrel taste well extracted, high altitude, Malbecs and Merlots in the company of the
owners. Swap buisness stories, and perhaps your favorite bottle of wine, with this prominent entreprenurial family.

For lunch, visit one of the valley`s newest and brightest endeavors. The Zuccardi family has been making a name for themselves in the Argentine wine industry for decades now with their winery in Maipu, and now, a beautiful new facility in Tunuyan. The world-class
architecture, incredible pieces of art, pristine views of the Andes and Zuccardi quality wines perfectly paired with an innovative 4 course menu, are sure to all come together and create a truly unique experience.

Mendoza Maravillosa

Today you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to the heart of Lujan de Cuyo: the land of malbec.

Start your day off right and enjoy warm hospitality at Mendel, a charming boutique winery. Vintage vineyards, passionate people, experience and friendship are blended under the guidance of superstar winemaker Roberto de la Mota. Taste his ultra smooth Malbecs and Cabs with this premium tasting and smile.

Next, enjoy the brain child of one of Mendoza’s most respected enologists, Santiago Achaval. Matervini, latin for Mother of the Wine, is a beautiful and small project with no exportation and only direct sales from the winery. These luxurious wines are sure to impress as is the light and airy space that brings together the beauty of the Mendozan terrain and the fruits of their long-established vines. Sip on these top quality wines and maybe even meet Santiago himself!

For lunch, visit Lagarde, a traditional winery featuring vintage oak casks and winemaking methods. Known for their aging potential, their Viogniers and Henry line are treasures for any cellar. Soak up their beautiful surroundings and picturesque courtyards as you swirl and sip through their unique and innovative 5 course winepaired lunch!

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Mountain Escape

Unplug and unwind in the beautiful Uco Valley at one of the many plush accommodations. Spend the evening by the fireplace with a glass of malbec and moonlit views of the snowcapped Andes. This is the perfect place relax as well as take advantage of the many things Mendoza has to offer.

Proximity to top wineries allows for seamless days of wine tasting and the unique geography of the valley is perfect for outdoor adventures.

Cozy Accommodations

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Tax Refund

Travellers in Argentina now receive a complete VAT refund for hotel accommodation. How does it work? Send a copy (picture or scan) of your passport to your local travel agent. Then, show your passport to the concierge of your hotel upon arrival.

Let us make your hotel reservations and we will make sure you get your 21% refund for hotel accommodations and breakfast!

Thank you to our client Andre Kischinevsky and photographer Carlos Calise for the photography on this page. 

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