The Mendoza province of Argentina is nestled at the foot of the Andes mountain range and famous for being home to incredible, world-class wines. The region covers 57462 square miles (148,827 km2) and sits at the heart of Argentina’s wine country. The most famous wines from here are red wines, such as Malbecs, and Cabernets. There are excellent restaurants, opportunities for exploring, and the sunny climate makes it all easy to enjoy. Mendoza, Argentina is the perfect place to soak up Argentinian wine, food, culture, sun and adventure.
Mendoza Wine Tour
Argentina is known for world-class wines, and there is no better place to sample them than Mendoza. Nearly two-thirds of all Argentinian wine is produced in this region! When exploring wineries it can be an advantage to join a tour so you benefit from having an expert guide with you. Therefore, your guide can give you a detailed explanation about the grape growing process and techniques of cultivation. Mendoza Wine Country is the first stop on our tour of Argentina.
The Incredible Food of Mendoza
When you’re on vacation in Mendoza, you simply have to sample some great food. The local BBQ is called Asado and is an Argentinian specialty. Therefore, when sampling asado it’s important to remember that this is more than just a meal, it’s a tradition.
Argentina has a fascinating culture! It is the birthplace of the Tango, one of the most well-known dances in the world. And the gaucho, a figure of a skilled horseman, is a famous folk symbol. Mendoza is the perfect place to soak up Argentinian culture.
While you’re in Mendoza, you cannot miss the opportunity to see Aconcagua, the highest mountain peak outside of Asia. Standing at 22,837 feet (6960 meters), it’s a sight that is not to be missed. The drive to the mountains follows the side of the Rio Mendoza, and takes you over the famous Bridge of the Incas. As you walk the foothills of Aconcagua, you are treated to spectacular views from the south face of the mountain.
In conclusion, visiting Mendoza gives you access to a combination of wildlife, landscapes, food, and culture that can not be found anywhere else. To make sure your Mendoza tour includes all the elements we mentioned above, be sure to follow an itinerary our tour of Argentina!