Olive oil is one of Mendoza’s best natural resources and you can’t visit the province without tasting some of the best available, and much of that is at Familia Zuccardi.
This family winery has been making olive oil for the last decade and is widely recognized as producing some of the best in Mendoza, winning many local awards fans. You can visit the winery and tour the olive mill.
During the May olive season, there is the unique opportunity to harvest olives and press your own olive oil to take home. Zuccardi’s new restaurant,
Pan y Oliva, is another gourmet experience where you can try different tapas and deli style dishes which all have their olive oil incorporated, including rich desserts like chocolate torte with olive oil, and raspberries with olive oil sorbet.
Club Tapiz is surrounded by 22 acres of vineyards offering an exceptional experience beneath the glorious Andes Mountains, and phenomenal wines. Lodge guests will experience fine wine and elegant food, in an authentic Tapiz vineyard experience.
Terruno, the restaurant of Club Tapiz winery, has a beautiful setting above the vineyards in Maipu. With great wines and olive oil produced onsite, well-presented dishes feature the best of Mendoza, but with a global influence.
One of the most unique winery visits in Mendoza is Domaine St Diego, as they focus the tour on their vineyard rather than the winery.This accurately reflects the philosophy of the bodega.
This is a popular winery for tourists travelling by bike so expect to see young people enjoying the ever present Mendocinean sun on their gorgeous terrace which sits right above the vineyards and orchard of olive trees.
Under the direction of winemaker and Master of Wine, María Isabel Mijares, Bodega SinFin produces three lines: Guarda de Familia, Gran Guarda and Guarda.
This large historical winery makes one of Argentina’s best know labels – Rutini wines. The winery was originally founded by Felipe Rutini, an Italian who came to Argentina in 1885.
Established in 2004, this is the first Argentine distillery that produces high quality spirits.
Trapiche opens the doors of its winery to welcome visitors from around the world, and is housed in a building from the beginning of the 20th century, completely restored and ready for the future.
This is a larger olive oil factory that produces an olive oil blend as well as single variety oils, and balsamic vinegar. A visit includes seeing their olive oil museum and viewing classic machinery used in days past.
Producing different olive oils within the Maipu region, this producer offers tours around the olive oil plant in Spanish and English as well as tastings in their special tasting room.
Discover the Andes is all about exploring the mountains through excursions and activities ranging from expeditions in de Maipu Volcano, crossing the Andes by foot, valley trekking and wine tours.
La Guatana provides visitors a great horseback riding experience through Mendoza vineyards. Guests ride through Maipu vineyard estates, passing through Malbec and Cabernet vines, plus olive and eucalyptus trees.
A unique wine museum of Bodega La Rural invites you to experience the history of winemaking at the winery, beginning in 1885 when the Rutini family first settled in Mendoza.