In the middle of Maipu's wine district this family vineyard and winery has native desert vegetation in the garden along the drive up to its modern building. Made of large stones and thick walls, the winery maintains a cool temperature and rustic appeal.
Inside, visitors can tour the winery on their own, using their informative education signs where they guide you through the different processes and the history and culture of wine in Mendoza. The micro winery uses smaller tanks and Tempus Alba works with different Malbec clones in order to find the variety’s optimum expression here in Maipu and in their vineyards in the Uco Valley.
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. The ambiance of the winery is relaxed and easy going, take your time over a tasting of their different wines by the glass or go in for a bottle of whichever you like best. Relaxing music makes this a place to linger and enjoy a real sense of being on vacation.
Wine to try: As they are a small scale production, Tempus Alba takes care of producing more simple and subtle wines. Within the winery, visitors find a variety of different vintages. Try their 2006 Tempranillo for a lighter, more evolved wine.
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.
Under the direction of winemaker and Master of Wine, María Isabel Mijares, Bodega SinFin produces three lines: Guarda de Familia, Gran Guarda and Guarda.
Making refined wines in the heart of the oldest wine region in Mendoza, Maipu, southeast of Mendoza city, a visit to this winery and home is very personal as you can tour the restored winery and new visitor center with the owners.
Zuccardi is one of the most successful family-run wineries in Argentina. With each family member immersed in their wine production, this is a smooth operation with many appealing features for tourists, including harvesting, cooking, and wine pairing.…
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.
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.
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.