Mendoza: the best destination to enjoy wine and gastronomy
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Mendoza is a city located in western Argentina, in an area of valleys and mountains at the east of the Andes range. During the summer it is hot and humid with temperatures that go between 18 and 33 degrees Celsius, while the winter is cold and dry with temperatures going from 3 to 16 degrees Celsius. It is a destination that not only offers wines and gastronomy but also nature, adventure, snow, luxury, culture.

Presenting a wide variety of tourist proposals, Mendoza was chosen as the best destination to enjoy wine, according to the prestigious travel guide Lonely Planet. Besides being one of the most important wine regions in the world, it is also distinguished by its valleys, mountains, hot springs, natural reserves, extraordinary landscapes. However, it is mostly famous because of the Aconcagua hill as well: with an altitude of 6.960 meters above sea level, it is the highest peak in America.

When is the best time to visit Mendoza?
It is a destination to visit throughout the year and offers tourist activities during all seasons. It is not by chance that it is called \"the land of the sun and good wine”, especially because the sun covers its territory through most of the day during the entire year.

What to do in Mendoza?
As mentioned before, there is a great variety of tourism proposals: nature and adventure, history and culture, comfort and relax, among others. However, one of the highlights for tourism in this region, which received more than 43.000 international tourists this year, are its wineries, wine, and its gastronomy.
Get to know the wine route: discover the land of Malbec and its outstanding wines on a journey along the wine path. Visit the main wineries of Mendoza, which produce 70 percent of the national wines, surrounded by a dream landscape of mountains, snowy peaks, vineyards, and the best wine.
There are plenty of options to do in Mendoza: unique wine tastings and learning about the wine processes and their work. Surrounded by immense barrels, you will taste the flavors of Argentine wine accompanied by cheeses and cold cuts.
Mendoza's wineries also open their doors to the enjoyment of a spectacular lunch among vineyards, an exclusive alternative to taste wine, cuisine, and the beauty of its landscapes.
For the adventurers and sport lovers: why not combine a bike ride through the vineyards? And, in addition, end with a wine tasting, an excellent choice to enjoy nature in the outdoors!
Another ideal option is to get involved in the exciting wine process by harvesting grapes yourself, getting immersed in the whole vine and wine sequence. For those who like to participate through the five senses this will be your opportunity. You will be able to visit the vineyards, enjoy nature, feel the breeze on your face, admire the beauty of the landscape surrounded by mountains, vineyards, and live an unforgettable experience.Mendoza is a city that includes an extensive variety of tourists and its wineries also provide a place for those who are adventurers and horse and countryside lovers, offering an unconventional visit to the winery. A horseback riding between the vineyards: you will know a winery from another perspective, enjoy a guided tour, and an exceptional tasting.
For those who are seeking for comfort, relax, and luxury: there are lodgings in the top wineries such as Posada Salentein, an exclusive ranch located at the Andes' foothill. Can you imagine yourself in a room among gardens and vineyards? Prepare to experience a unique staying in one of the most important wine regions of the world. Another alternative is to stay at one of the most outstanding luxury hotels in Mendoza, Entre Cielos, strategically located over eight hectares of land planted with Malbec strains and beautiful views of the snowy peaks of the Andes mountain range. Are you ready to live an unforgettable experience in Mendoza? This destination offers options for all type of tourists. Its distinguished wine and gastronomy can be combined in many ways with adventure, nature, luxury, relax, culture, among others tourism. Check out our programs and start planning a trip to the best destination to enjoy wine.

Did you know…
    The flight from Buenos Aires to Mendoza has a duration of 1:55 hours. Mendoza was declared International Capital of Wine by the OIV, in 1987. The National Harvest Festival will be from February 25th to March 11th, 2018. It is a celebration that takes place in the open-air and tributes the viticulture and its workers.
      Mendoza is a fantastic destination! Ask our Experts about the most amazing experiences to discover the land of Malbec.




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