Wine Paths has selected the best wine tours in Mendoza so you can step into the extraordinary world of Malbec, tango and asado and unveil the secrets of the quintessential wine province in Argentina.
Embark on a luxurious getaway to Mendoza, Argentina, where you'll find amazing vineyards, high-quality wines, and rich culture. The region is renowned for its high-quality wines, especially the famous Malbec.
Enjoy wine tours and tastings in the picturesque vineyards.
Mendoza is surrounded by the majestic Andes Mountains, providing breathtaking landscapes and outdoor adventures.
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Mendoza’s long days of sunshine mean that you can visit at any time of year and still fit in plenty of outdoor activities.
The summer season (December to March) can be very hot, with temperatures as high as 104°F (40°C) on extreme days.
Spring (September to November) & fall (March to June) promise mild and pleasant weather, making it ideal for hiking, cycling and other sports.
For wine fans, October through April are considered the best months to go. This period takes you from planting season all the way through to the harvest.
During this time, you can expect wineries to be at their busiest. If you prefer to beat the crowds, it could be better to travel in the off season or shoulder season. Winter (June to September) is pruning season at the vineyards. It is the driest and sunniest time of year, with chilly nights and later sunrises.
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Malbec Vineyards: Explore the renowned Malbec vineyards and wineries, such as Bodega Catena Zapata, Bodega Norton, and Bodega La Azul, for wine tastings and tours.
Parque General San Martín: Visit the expansive General San Martín Park, a green oasis in the city, featuring beautiful gardens.
Cerro de la Gloria: Hike or take a cable car to Cerro de la Gloria, a hill with stunning views and the iconic Monumento al Ejército de los Andes.
Plaza Independencia: Explore Plaza Independencia, Mendoza's central square.
Puente del Inca: A natural rock formation and thermal springs, offering a unique geological spectacle.
Aconcagua Provincial Park: Home to the highest peak in the Americas, Mount Aconcagua. The park is ideal for hiking and mountain adventures.
Calle Aristides: Stroll along Calle Aristides, a lively street known for its vibrant nightlife, restaurants, and bars.
Bodegas Route (Wine Route): A trail that takes you through various wineries, allowing you to sample the diverse wines of Mendoza.
Chacras de Coria: Known for its tree-lined streets, artisan markets, and boutique wineries.
Potrerillos Dam: A picturesque reservoir surrounded by mountains, offering opportunities for water sports and relaxation.
Villavicencio Natural Reserve: Explore the Villavicencio Natural Reserve, known for its diverse flora and fauna, as well as the historic Hotel Villavicencio.
Lujan de Cuyo: Mendoza Wine Region
Andes Mountain Ranges: The view from the Andes Mountains is stunning, showcasing the beauty of the mountains and the vast landscapes they overlook
San Rafael: The city is surrounded by diverse landscapes, from mountains to vineyard areas.
Commence your journey in the heart of Mendoza city, a charming hub of art, theatre, and European-style coffee shops—an ideal launchpad for an exquisite Mendoza wine tour. Beyond the bustling city, discover gems like Chacras de Coria, exuding old-world charm, or venture into the scenic Uco Valley for an unparalleled exploration.
If you are a Wine Lover, why not to add a few nights in Chile to your trip to Argentina ?
Chile is home to several renowned wine-growing regions, each with its own unique geoclimatic characteristics. Places such as the Central Valley, Maipo, Casablanca and Colchagua are famous for their vineyards.
Mendoza is home to numerous wineries ranging from top names to small family owned facilities. Some few of the highly regarded wineries such as Clos de los Siete and Bodega DiamAndes are also on the preferred list of celebrated winemaker Michel Rolland. Interestingly, many wineries in the region also have partnerships with local artists and galleries providing an artistically immersive wine-tasting activity.
There are different types of wine tasting activities ranging from Beginner’s Tasting to Super Premium Tasting Tours The tastings can be combined with unique gourmet experiences in the perfect setting of the majestic vineyards.
Most of the viticulture in Argentina takes place in Mendoza. The terroir with desert landscapes and high altitudes is conducive for aromatic, intensely flavored red wines. The region is the largest wine area in Argentina with significant plantings of Malbec grape variety which is the flagship wine of the country. The other significant grape varieties are Torrontés and Bonarda.
Our local travel expert can assist in booking winery tours and experiences as part of a comprehensive tour program or you can select directly from the below options.
Like the rest of Argentina, Mendoza has a rich and varied culinary narrative, with specialties ranging from barbecued meats and sausages to soups and stews.
Whether you grab a bite from a food truck or book a table at one of the region’s top restaurants, you’ll find the food to be delicious and filling.
Argentinian delicacies such as Asado, Cantimpalo sausage, and empanadas are of course present everywhere you go. But as the fine dining scene develops across Mendoza, the province is able to bring international fusion and top-notch great wine pairing to the table.
Restaurants like Espacio Trapiche, a modern winery restaurant, combine contemporary excellence with a premium wine list. While Alpasión Lodge in the Uco Valley celebrates traditional Argentinian cuisine with a gourmet touch. Whether you dine nouveau or classic, you simply won’t be disappointed.
Stay in the city of Mendoza and you will have access to some of the region’s top restaurants and nightlife scenes. There’s a great selection of luxury hotels or boutique hotels, situated close to all the central amenities and attractions.
Venture out of the city if you prefer breathtaking views overlooking vineyards. We can help you find luxury accommodation ranging from stylish lodges to award-winning spas. Our featured Alpasión Lodge has been furnished to perfection and has enough room for large families or groups, while the Entre Cielos Wine Hotel boasts a sumptuous Hamam spa, spectacular gardens, and floor-to-ceiling windows for views of the surrounding Andes.
Whether you're planning a family holiday, a corporate retreat, or an intimate getaway, Mendoza's allure is irresistible. Explore the best of Mendoza with Wine Paths' carefully curated selection of exclusive wine tours.
Let the captivating landscapes, exceptional wines, and unique adventures redefine your luxury holiday in Mendoza, South America's wine paradise. Contact us to turn your wine-inspired dreams into a reality. Cheers to an unforgettable experience in the heart of Argentina's wine country!
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