Henri Cuvelier started a wine merchant business selling wine around the affluent areas of Northern France in 1804. and his descendants carried on his passion for wine throughout the generations, soon acquiring vineyards and chateaus in Bordeaux.
An important family in the French wine world, the Cuveliers were invited by Michel Rolland to participate in the Clos de Los Siete project of four French-owned wineries in the Uco Valley making wine on the same property, thriving individually and collectively.
In 2003, Cuvelier started making their own wine and the modern winery focuses on Argentine wines made in an old world, French style. The winery was designed with simplicity in mind and is made up of three units – one for tanks, one for barrels, and one for bottles. Orange hued, the building makes a striking impression against the mountain backdrop. Wine to try: Their rich Grand Vin is a Bordeaux style blend with Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Merlot and Petit Verdot.
Jean- Guy and Bertrand Cuvelier, wine experienced professionals, are also the owners of Château Léoville- Poyferré and Château Le Crock in Bordeaux. The qualitative and effective wine production represents the passion and traditions of the family.
With a distinctive French flair, this wine blends the best of the varietals to create this earthy, yet completely charming blend.
This elegant and classic wine is structured like a good school teacher. It has a lot to teach you about terroir and nuance.
This wine is noble and statuesque with aromas that allure of black cherry, Asian spices, hints of wild flowers and smoke.
Brooding and earthy with a dark blood burgundy color. Dark cherries with brown sugar, black pepper, honey and toast
Casa Antucura offers murals, paintings and sculptures to be enjoyed, along with a huge library featuring more than 8,000 books. Guests can tour and sample wines from the Antucura winery and cellar.
Set among 1,500 acres of pristine vineyards in the Uco Valley at the base of the Andes, guests will experience the warmth of the Argentine wine region and settle into modern architecture in conversation with the majestic rise of rugged mountains.
In the heart of the Uco Valley, this large hotel offers a great option if you'd like to spend a few days in the vineyards in a traditional hotel. The hotel provides amenities, good beds, and the standard services.
The vineyards of Bodega Salentein, one of Argentina’s top producing wineries, surround Salentein’s quaint Posada (inn), which has 16 rooms.
Tupungato Divino is in the middle of the Uco Valley’s wine route. A product of two Argentine families, this lodge is secluded within five hectares of Argentine wineries and the beauty of the Andes.
Provincial French details with local Argentine ingredients make this farmhouse-style restaurant a great place to check out in the hottest part of The Uco Valley.
Internationally acclaimed chef Francis Mallmann creates inspired regional dishes, showcasing Argentina's famous beef and exceptional wines.
In a carnivore’s country like Argentina, it can be tricky to get fish in a restaurant, but this popular place specializes in seafood, including shellfish (mariscos).
Originally this was the only restaurant in the Uco Valley. Since the wine industry and tourism there has boomed over the last decade, there are now other restaurants on the scene, however La Posada de Jamon remains a top choice locally.
Named after one of the best bistros in the world, La Tupiña in Bordeaux, this restaurant in Guiltallary is a great spot for fusion food.
Tupangato Divino is owned by professionals from Buenos Aires who came to enjoy a simpler way of life and share great cuisine. Located in the middle of Uco Valley vineyards, this remote destination has the blissful advantage of a great Andes view.
Founded in 1945, Gimenez Riili is a winery that has embodied Argentine passion and excellence for wines for years. With a cozy winery run by a father and his Argentine sons, this winery focused on small, high quality production.
La Azul had humble beginnings as just a vineyard, selling harvested grapes sold to local winemakers. Today it is a thriving boutique winery with a reputation for great quality red wines and attention to detail.
When walking through the winery, you will notice it is designed in the shape of a cross. This design of Salentein's entire property is meant to be both spiritual and practical, intriguing the visitors while making wine production efficient.
Designed like a large French chateau, and located in the middle of the Uco Valley, Andeluna offers great mountain views and vines as far as the eye can see.
Finca Sophenia is focused on producing great wines in a genuinely unique “terroir” in the foothills of the Andes.
Qaramy means "poetry" in the ancient quechua language, a native South American language spoken primarily in the Andes. The name symbolizes the winery's expression of loyalty, tradition and commitment to its terrior and wines.
Visitors eat amazing asados paired with great Mendoza wines, fly fish, trek, and of course horseback ride. This excursion is nothing short of a real Mendoza ranch experience.
One of the hottest dates to mix rock n roll and wine is confirmed for Saturday May 3rd at Clos de los Siete. The Monteviejo Wine Rock Tour is back and planned to be better than ever.
Through May 2013, in celebration of the 2012 harvest, the artistic works of Mendocinian artist Gonzalo Anton, will be displayed in Gimenez Riili Winery, located in the Uco Valley, in the Vista Flores region.
Through July 28, 2014, Bodega Salentein's Killka Art Gallery will feature a collection of drawings, paintings and sculpture from three diverse Mendocinian artists.
Rally de Las Bodegas is the only event of its kind that combines competitve motorsport with an elegant experience along Mendoza's wine routes.
Easter Sunday, April 20, in Mendoza is an opportunity to really experience a traditional Argentine Sunday, which involves lingering over lunch with family and friends with plenty of food and bottle or two of vino.
On May 5th, rockers and wine lovers alike will gather at Monteviejo Winery in the Uco Valley, within Michel Rolland's Clos De Los Siete projec, for an afternoon of rock and roll and wine tasting as the 3rd edition of Wine Rock Tour kicks off.
Killka is a wide gallery that features murals, sculptures, and other artistic works all focusing on agriculture in some way. The space itself mimics allegories of viticulture and irrigation at the agricultural oasis.