A long holiday weekend is a perfect time to get out of the city and enjoy the peace and beauty of the vineyards. As an added bonus, you’ll have a chance to pair your wine with classical music at select wineries where the final performances will take place for this year’s Classical Music for the Wine Roads Festival. Use this schedule below to plan your route.
Saturday, April 19
Bodega Nieto Senetiner
Guardia Vieja S/N – Vistalba -Luján de Cuyo.
Trío Matiegka (Buenos Aires) will play works of Wenzeslaus Matiegka, Colette Mourey, Astor Piazzolla and Carlos Guastavino.
Bodega Casa La Primavera
Calle La Primavera S/N – Rivadavia.
Trío Clásico (San Juan) will play works of W. Amadeus Mozart and Jacques Ibert.
La Gloria 2054 - San José – Tupungato.
Gala de Música Francesa. Julien Szulman, violín – Anaïs Crestin, piano.
Will play works of Camile Saint- Saens, Jules Massenet, Piotr I.Tchaikowsky, M. Ravel and Fritz Kreisler
Ruta 89 Km 14 – Finca La Pampa – Los Árboles – Tunuyán.
MUSIKÉ (Buenos Aires) will play works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Robert Schumann
Ruta 15 - km 23,5 – Perdriel - Luján de Cuyo.
Alliance Quartett Wien (Austria) will play works of Phillipe Glass, Felix Mendelsohn and Astor Piazzolla.
Sala de Arte “Donde duerme la luna”
Viamonte 3005 – Luján de Cuyo – Mendoza.
Alliance Ensamble (Córdoba) will play works of: Aram Kachaturiam, Astor Piazzolla, Horacio Salgán, Kohen Dejonghe and Ilya Michenkov.
Calle Nueva Gil Este S/N - El Divisadero, Santa Rosa
Trío de Cámara – “Wind & Mallets” will play works of: Adriana Isabel Figueroa Mañas, Kai Stensgaard and Astor Piazzolla.
Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno de Mendoza – MMAMM
Plaza Independencia – Ciudad de Mendoza.
Dúo Saxofón y Piano. Mauricio Agüero – Alejandra Sáez. (United States) will play works of: Paul Creston, Mario Herrerías, Maurice Ravel and Atonin Dvorak.
Hotel Fuente Mayor
Ruta 92 Km 15 – Vista Flores - Tunuyán.
Ensamble Contemporáneo Andino – Dir. Miguel Ángel Sugo (San Juan) will play works of: Heitor Villa-Lobos, Astor Piazzolla and Alberto Ginastera.
Ozamis Norte 375 - Gral. Gutiérrez -Maipú.
Cuarteto Gianneo (Buenos Aires) will play works of: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erik Satie and Lèos Janacék.
Chile y Espejo – Ciudad de Mendoza.
Grandes Pianistas del Futuro. Florencia Travaglianti (Argentina) – Esteban Labrador (Colombia) will play works of: Franz Schubert, Frederic Chopin, Alberto Williams and Franz Liszt.
Sunday, April 20
Calle Los Indios s/n - La Consulta – San Carlos.
Cuarteto de Saxofones Tsunami. (Buenos Aires) will play works of: Wolfgang A. Mozart, Adriana Isabel Figueroa Mañas, Richard Strauss, Samuel Barber, Johann Sebastian Bach and Lino Florenzo.
Basílica San Francisco
Av. España y Necochea – Ciudad de Mendoza.
Jiri Lecian, órgano (Italia) will play works of: Antonio Vivaldi, Filippo Capocci, Pietro Alessandro, Louis Lefebure-Wely, Bonaventura Somma and Charles Gounod.
Finca de Las Marujitas
Calle Pantano s/n - Jocolí Viejo - Lavalle
Sebastían Barroso, guitarra. (Mendoza) will play works of: Manuel M. Ponce, Fernando Sor and Federico Moreno Torroba
Plaza Independencia – Ciudad de Mendoza.
Cuatro pianistas, ocho manos.
Dúo Alejandra Olmedo – Marcela Martínez. (Mendoza)
Dúo Bruno Amalfitano – Fernando Rocha. (Buenos Aires)
Will play works of: Camille Saint-Saens, Richard Strauss, Georges Bizet, Franz Schubert and Francis Poulenc.
Chile y Espejo – Ciudad de Mendoza.
Orquesta Caminos del Vino. Dir. Luis Gorelik. – Matias Villafañe, violoncello solista.
Will play works of: Sergey Prokofiev, Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang A. Mozart.
Located in one of the nicest neighborhoods in Mendoza city, walking distance from the city center, Casa Lila Bed and Breakfast makes you feel like you are part of their family.
Located In Mendoza’s main culinary hub, just blocks away from Sarmiento, Hotel Diplomatic has 19 floors, impressive architecture, and enormous rooms and comfortable beds that helped it to earn its five star ranking.
Located in the center of downtown Mendoza on historic Plaza Independencia, Park Hyatt Mendoza is well known as the first five star hotel in the city.
For travelers who wish to have a relaxed hostel stay in Mendoza, Chimbas is a great spot. Guests can start their day with fresh seasonal fruits, homemade breads and marmalades surrounded by Mediterranean architecture outside the city.
A sister hotel of the Diplomatic, the Executive offers the same level of quality, while a bit less expensive as it is cozier. It is a reliable and an excellent option to consider for business travel on a budget.
One block from Plaza Independencia, at the corner of Espejo Espana and Espejo, Hotel Mendoza provides good service and value for the price.
An institution in Mendoza because of the inventive fire-based cooking style, this restaurant is regularly cited as the best in Mendoza by top travel publications around the world, from Departures to the New York Times.
In a city with some of the beat meat in the world, it's difficult to stand out from the crowd. La Barra does this effortlessly.
Francis Mallmann and Vanina Chimeno's hot new pizza joint in downtown Mendoza.
Part of the growing set of private dining establishments in Mendoza, Al Pasillo is a closed door restaurant in Mendoza city. Chef Angelo and his wife, Claudia, invite you to the intimacy of their home for a unique dining experience.
This café offers an Argentine breakfast menu warm media lunas with cheese and ham or tortitas and coffee with milk.
This is an authentic Italian gem. Owned by young chef Sebastian Flores, this restaurant is one of the city’s prettiest plazas, appropriately Plaza Italia, and has an eclectic mix of artwork, nice music and delicious food.
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Discover the Andes is all about exploring the mountains and participating in excursions and activities ranging from expeditions in Maipu Volcano, crossing the Andes by foot, valley trekking and wine tours at the foot of the Andes too.
Uncorking Argentina are experts in creating fantastic customized tours for small groups. They have been in business for over seventeen years and have long standing relationships with many wineries and restaurants and a great deal of expertise in maki…
Ampora Wine Tour's specialty is creating the best custom wine experience to fit your wine taste and interests.
The owner of Ituzaingo restaurant is happy to arrange art tours for you directly. Gonzalo, a gregarious artist himself, has close relationships with many of the artists, so this is an experience sure to provide a unique level of access to art not see…
Offering wine tours in the Uco Valley, Maipu, and Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza Wine Experience is a fabulous option for those who seek a pre-set tour that is adventurous, educational, and often less expensive than other tours.
Tasting Mendoza specializes in organizing upscale gourmet wine tours, focused on gastronomy and vacation. They can arrange fabulous excursions for small or large tour groups, creating personal itineraries to suit all interests.
Bike through the Uco Valley or Lujan de Cuyo with Mendoza Wine & Bike Tour. If you choose to venture out with the Uco Valley tour, you can bike to the prestigious Andeluna or Salentein wineries.
Rbike's is a bike rental company based in Mendoza city. Rental options can be supplemented with activities such as kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, rappeling, canopy (ziplining), and trekking.
Kaua Spa, located in the Park Hyatt on Plaza Independencia, offers a range of unique Thai massages, facials, vinotherapy treatments, and salon treatments for both men and women.
Vertientes Spa & Aesthetics, run by Pueblo del Río, is a space for wellness. This exclusive spa, now in the in Villaggio hotel as well as in the original Portrellos location, is a great spot for relaxation.
Palmares Shopping Mall is located 15 minutes south of the city of Mendoza. With 10 movie theaters, 120 stores (primarily authentic Argentine brands), and many restaurants, most notably the quintessial Argentine steakhouse, Don Mario.
Ice cream here is an art form – a culinary experience in its own right. There are six locations of Ferruccio Soppelsa ice cream in the city and it's been here for 80 years. A word of caution: once you walk in, you won't be able to stop coming back.
At Benedetti, a Mendoza meat store, there are many options at a great price and with great variety. If you plan on cooking true Argentine asado during your stay, it is a great stop.
Often compared to the US brand Coach, Prune is considered superior due to the reputation for great Argentine quality leather. Prune offers leather goods in spades – from handbags to shoes to belts – at fairly reasonable prices.
Before you go to Quiero Mas, you might think that you’ve had great fresh pasta, but after you have tasted it, you will realize that nothing else compares.
Via Civit is a great bistro with a large selection of coffee drinks, fruity blends and special coffees. To accompany your coffee, one of their many specialty pastries is a must.
Astroturismo is brand new excursion that takes you to a perfect observation point to gaze into each of the region's skies and learn about the stars, constellations, planets, moon, sun and other celestial bodies.
A collection of Miro originals and prints in the Municipal de Arte Moderno de Mendoza (MAMM) has certainly been one of the artistic highlights of the year in the city with the modern art space hotly attended by locals and tourists during the month-lo…
On May 5th, a collection of runners from around the world will make their way from Potrerillos dam to Parque San Martin as they complete the 14th Annual Mendoza International Marathon. Full marathon, half marathon and 10 K races will occur.
This year's harvest Megadegustación offer fine wines and sparkling wines from the best wineries in the province.
The City of Mendoza hosts its sixth annual Summer music and wine series that combines prestigious Mendoza artists, the best wine varieties and the wonderful view from the Terraza Jardín Mirador.
Mendoza is a great place to come for festivals, and the most important one each year is Vendimia. This huge event celebrates the year’s grape harvest - primarily focusing on the wine regions, but also including all other harvested fruit. The festivit…
ECELA is a Spanish school in Mendoza specializing in helping foreigners to learn the language. Intensive programs as short as one week, and as long as four months are available.
Owner Pablo Lavoisier is a great artist who focuses on wood. He has a fabulous landscape exhibit in this space of mountaings. Annually, there is a three day exposition of work from more than 50 artists from Argentina.
Federico Arcidiacono is a sculptor living in Guaymallen. He comes from a very artistic family, with his father a well-known photographer, and his brother a musician. He is most famous for his work with wood grain art.
Julio Melto, a sculptor born in San Luis, studied art at National University of Cuyo in Mendoza, has sculptures and drawings that are periodically displayed throughout the city, including in the Park Hyatt Mendoza.
Located in the magnificent 16-hectare Parque San Martin in the heart of Mendoza's city, Nave Cultural is a vital link that unites all people in the community
This is one of Mendoza's main artistic centers, featuring music, theater, dance, and even puppetry and multimedia shows. Its purpose is to share the local culture and arts with the world.
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