Wine, culture and tradition
Mendoza is a new frontier to explore and discover, situated near the majestic Andes Mountains. With more than 1,500 wineries, plenty of outdoor activities and 300 days of sunshine a year, you can enjoy a range of activities and adventures through rugged mountains, sprawling countryside and flourishing vineyards.
As South America’s top wine region, Mendoza offers world-class activities and a vibrant local culture that appeals to travellers from all over the globe. For the adventurous types and wine lovers, the outer regions are as enticing as the wine country. From white water rafting and mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding through the Andes, to fine dining and tranquil spas, there is something for everyone in Mendoza. Whether you want to kick back and relax in the vineyards with a glass of wine, dance the night away in a vibrant tango milonga, or set off into the mountains on an excursion, there is an adventure waiting just for you.
Casa de Uco is located in Mendoza's renowned Uco Valley winemaking region, nestled at the base of the Andes Mountains, one and a half hours from Mendoza City.
South America’s top wine destination is home to 18 grape varietals in three distinct growing regions: Maipú, Luján de Cuyo and Valle de Uco. Here, internationally acclaimed Malbec vines thrive alongside up-and-coming native varietals like Torrontés and Bonarda.
The outer regions beckon with adventures and excursions—from fly fishing or white water rafting, mountain biking or hiking through the rugged Andes foothills to horseback riding through the Andes with Argentine gauchos
Take in a tango show in the city, enjoy an afternoon asado in the vineyards and revel in the warm-hearted hospitality of our local people.
Mendoza is a great place for festivals throughout the year, the biggest of which is the Vendimia. The huge event celebrates the year’s harvest and festivities include parades, pageants, music, dance, food, wine, and fireworks. In 2017, the Vendimia Festival will be held from February 26th to March 7th.