BOUQUET AND WINE
Mendoza is the source from which the Andes Mountain Range reaches its higher point delimiting an emblematic viticulture tour which ranges from small producers to the leading companies in the country. The bodegas Catena Zapata Zuccardi, Luigi Bosca y Chandon are located at Luján de Cuyo; the cultivated vineyards of Tunuyán, Tupungato y San Carlos erect from Valle del Uco, where the bodegas Salentein, Altus, Andeluna Cellars and The Wines of Mendoza can be found. The forefront circuit is further south; 70km from Neuquén in San Patricio del Chañar, where one benefits from cutting-edge technology that accentuates Merlot and Pinot Noir, and where the Bodega Fin del Mundo can be found. Up to the north of the country, between the provinces of Salta and Catamarca we can find the Valles Calchaquíes that represent the main productive northern zone of the country with its Torrontés. The bodegas Colomé, Patios de Cafayate and Molino de Chachi are their main attraction.
Three of the main Uruguayan boutique vineyards can be found at the small and picturesque town called Carmelo Wine Country. The Bodega Narbona, worthy of being imported, nowadays departs from the Restaurant Chain Relais Chateaux and extends an invitation not only to savor its international prize winning wines but also the wide variety of handicraft cheese. Narbona does not go unnoticed with its two underground wine cellars and a lodge with five exclusive suites. The Bodega Campo Tinto offers us the award-winning Tannat, apart from an unforgettable wine tasting in the heart of its vineyards. Irurtia is a familiar and historical Bodega; and Bouza from the city of Montevideo delights everyone with its symbolic construction and spectacular wine. The unique in style Bodega Spinoglio achieved a remarkable international level. The internationally known Bodega Pisano cannot be left unseen. Despite being new in the market, the Bodega Altos de la Ballena from Punta del Este has many supporters.
Discover the miraculous Aconcagua valley, home of the highest peak in South America where some boutique vineyards of almost 150 years, responsible of some of the best wines known worldwide, like the Viña Errázuriz. The historical Valle del Elqui is the perfect scenario for the production of wines such as Carmenère and Syrah in Viña Cavas del Valle. Worldwide winning prize Bodegas Boutique from El Valle de Casablanca such as William Cole Vineyards and Valle Santo Antonio with its distinguished Viña, Casa Marín. Villa del Maipo is a region that has the largest amount of viñas such as Odfjell Vineyards and Viña Concha y Toro. The Valle de Cachapoal offers a remarkable variety of viñas such as Viña Anakena or the elegant Viña Chateau Los Boldos. Viña Roble, Viña Miguel Torres with the best Sauvingnon Blanc and La Fortuna organic production can be found on a trip to Valle de Curicó, one of the places with the most viticultural tradition in Chile. Viña Casa Laposttolle and Emiliana organic vineyards are located at Valle de Colchagua and Viña Balduzzi and Viña Domaine Oriental Casa Donoso at Valle del Maule. At Valle de Itata the four elements of nature: earth, air, water and the fire from the sun amalgamate.