Swirling a Malbec

Wine & Tasting

Pictured: Swirling a Malbec

If you are in Mendoza, wine tasting is undoubtedly on your itinerary. Whether you are familiar with the world's best winemakers or trying your first sip of Malbec, you have chosen an exquisite location to contemplate wines - surrounded by beautiful mountains, friendly people, and delicious meals that go on for hours. Take the time, while in this relaxed, gorgeous place to relish your wine tasting experience!

Visiting Mendoza Wineries

Mendoza is one of the greatest wine regions of the world. With more than 1,500 wineries spread out through the three main wine regions - Lujan de Cuyo, Valle de Uco and Maipu - wide open spaces with nothing but vines, mountain grandeur and blue skies, and some of the best winery architecture in the world, it is a spot you truly don't want to miss.

Tips for Wine Tasting

Learn about wines by tasting different ones and comparing them, discussing them, and even blending. Mendoza is one of the most special places to learn directly from the experts. Savor this opportunity - it is once in a lifetime.

Tasting Notes

Tasting notes are a great starting point for creating the best wine experience imaginable. Here are our descriptions for some of the hundreds of wines we have reviewed over the past eight years.

Wine Glossary

Let's face it. The language around vino (wine) can sound a bit funny. Here is our go-to glossary for the most commonly used wine words.

Owning a Vineyard

Since 2004, The Vines has helped more than 135 wine lovers from around the world become winemakers – from planting and harvesting, bottling and labeling, and shipping under the guidance of experts, including consulting winemaker Santiago Achaval.

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