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Learn how to make Argentinian empanadas
I'll welcome you into my home and the first thing we'll do is have our mate session! Sipping on mate is a tradition that is deeply rooted in Argentine culture and I'd love to teach you all about it. As you enjoy this wonderful ritual that's part of our daily life you'll also have some delicious tortafritas. Next, you'll be given an apron and off to wash our hands we'll go. During our hands-on experience, you'll learn how to make corn and meat empanadas; ensalada rusa, a salad that we always eat in our meetings and events; and chocotorta, a traditional dessert that is so good and easy to prepare! When our empanadas are ready, we'll enjoy this fantastic scrumptious dish with great wine, followed by our amazing chocotorta. You'll be absolutely delighted by the result of your hard work! From beginning to end, you'll be tasting Argentina's culture. Mate, tortafritas, empanadas, wine and chocotorta are part of our life. It's not what we eat in restaurants. It's what we eat (and cook) at home, with family and friends. That's why these flavours are intimately related to the moments that are most valuable to us, and I want to share that with you. I can't wait to meet you! LET'S DO THIS!
A day in Maipú: Wineries & best lunch ever.
ALL INCLUSIVE. The ultimate experience to know the wine and gastronomy of Maipú Valley :). After the pick up we will go to: Bodega CarinaE: This beautiful boutique winery is a tribute to the French art of making wines in the new world. Brigitte and Philippe Subra founded the project in 2003 with the help of the legendary oenologist Michel Rolland and since then they have produced more than fifteen wine labels and two olive oil labels. They are considered a mandatory stop for all visitors to Maipú. Our second stop will be Bodega Benegas: Federico Benegas Lynch in 1999 acquired an old vineyard planted by his great-grandfather in one of the best areas of Mendoza, and launched himself into wine production. In this way, the old history of the Benegas (original founders of Trapiche) began a new chapter. Here we will visit a centennial winery, with one of the most beautiful and oldest cellars in Mendoza, Our last stop: we will have lunch at "Cavas de Cano", a very important place for the people of Mendoza, since it is the former residence and personal cellar of Don Guillermo Cano, governor of Mendoza, who in 1936 executed the First National Harvest Festival. . Places and guide are open to modifications due to availability and time for reservations. The quality of the experience will always remain intact.
Intimate Wine Tour in Unique Wineries - Lujan de Cuyo
PRIVATE TOUR, EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE (WINE TASTINGS, TRANSPORT AND BIG LUNCH): We´re meeting in a strategic spot for you, we can pick you up where you are staying as long as it is in the City Center of Mendoza or Mendoza capital. After that, we'll get to a private car and get to Luján de Cuyo, one of the most important wine regions in Mendoza. We'll start with a beautiful winery with nice vineyards, there we'll learn about the wine process. After all that, we`ll go to another Winery with beautiful views and tasting wine! Then, we`ll visit a family winery where we willl have the chance to meet the owner of the place!! Don't miss this opportunity!! After that, we`ll go to a beautiful restaurant. They will give us delicious and authentic food. we`ll have a nice lunch with dessert. Finally, we'll go back to the city. This is a private tour and all the wineries have been carefully chosen for you. We do not pretend to visit wineries which work with big agencies, we try to keep it special and exclusive. Are you ready to join us? Contact me if you have any question! Let me know if your group is bigger than 2 people and we can organize. If you want to see more pictures or videos @daiana_tours_mendoza Other things to note Everything is included in the price. The tickets for each winery as well as all the tastings. Lunch is also included, you can have all the wine you want during lunch.
A day in the Uco Valley. Best wineries and a real "asado argentino".
ALL INCLUSIVE. The ultimate Uco Valley experience (All included). After picking you up from your accommodation, we will go to our first winery, "Piedra Negra" by Francois Lurton (bodegapiedranegra.com), where they will be waiting for us to take an exciting tour of this beautiful French-influenced winery, owner of some of the best wines of the area, which we can try in a delicious tasting. Then we will go to our second stop, Bodega "Super Uco" (superucowines.com): Located in the area of ​​Los Chacayes, it is a two-hectare enterprise that is completely biodynamic. Entirely conceived in a circular way, from the plantation to the very winery. Here we will try wines with characteristics and notes that are very different from what we are used to. Our last stop keeps the most delicious secrets, "El Paisano - Casa de Campo", where we will try typical products and delicacies from the Mendocino soil, as well as a typical Argentine barbecue, in a traditional and peaceful atmosphere, while we observe the imposing landscape of Rio and Mountain. All meals and drinks are included, as well as the pick up from your hotel. Places and guide are open to modifications due to availability and time for reservations. But don't worry, the quality of the experience will always remain intact.
Tour Tres Bodegas & Lunch in Maipú
Este paseo es intimo y tiene flexibilidad. Pasaremos a buscarlo por su hospedaje temprano y comenzaremos el viaje en auto privado, en el camino tomaremos Mate y nos presentaremos para comenzar el viaje. Iremos hasta el distrito de Maipu donde Visitaremos 4 bodegas, una regional, una orgánica, otra industrial y una que fue una de las bodegas mas grandes de la región y ahora es un museo, en cada una de las Bodegas haremos una visita guiada para conocer su historia y los procesos para la fabricación del vino, haremos degustación de vinos propios de las bodegas, luego vamos almorzar en restaurante comida totalmente casera con platos típicos de Mendoza acompañado de un buen vino Mendocino, terminaremos con el postre que es a elección. En el recorrido hablaremos de lo historia de Mendoza y como influyo el mercado del vino en la región. Todas las de gustaciones y almuerzo incluidos Otros aspectos destacables Podemos cambiar alguna de las Bodegas segun preferencia. Solo disponible en Español y Portugues. Disponible todos los días. Whats app: 2634656754 Disponible solo para 2 o mas pasajeros.

Go to the mountains with local guides

Potrerillos reservoir, trekking and asado
Trekking, montaña, vino, asado mendocino, mates, cultura e historia es el resumen perfecto de esta aventura. Por la mañana subiremos el cerro el Campanario (trekking) que es un lugar histórico en donde habitaron las comunidades indígenas y tiene una vista muy buena (1400 msnm). Luego iremos al puente colgante de Cacheuta y tomaremos el camino hacia el embalse Potrerillos que es uno de los lugares mas hermosos de Mendoza en donde podemos tomar un baño en el mismo, luego comeremos un asado hecho por nosotros acompañado de un buen vino mendocino. Al final de la tarde subiremos el cerro cocodrilo (trekking) para ver el atardecer. Otros aspectos destacables Si el clima no es adecuado podemos acordar ir a otro lugar. Disponible en Portugues Disponible todos los días. Avaible all day 2634656754
A day in a Gaucho's life in the Andes
I will pick you up at 7:30am from your accommodation. We will travel 2h to the South heading towards the Andes, up to where our experience takes place: Rosendo Pacheco's family ranch. This is in San Carlos, Valle de Uco region. You will learn how to saddle a horse and ride through the mountains for 1,30h, witnessing a remote, natural and wild landscape. We'll have time to stop for coffee and enjoy multiple views, take pictures and ask Rosendo any questions. If we are lucky to meet some cattle in the way you'll even get the chance to herd them down. Once we arrive in Los Toldos ranch, I will prepare a typical Argentinian barbecue -an 'Asado paired with local wine (veggie option on request). Around 4pm we will start the 1,30h ride back to meet the vehicle and return to the city. Other things to note: No previous experience in horse riding needed. Please follow our advice regarding the things to bring and how to dress -the sun in the mountains is very strong. If you you want to stay overnight check my other experience on my profile.
Raviolada al disco en alta montaña
Viajaremos en mi auto por la hermosa ruta 7 desde la ciudad de Mendoza hasta el magnifico y tan popular dique Potrerillos, allí prepararemos nuestro picnic entre charlas e historias sobre nuestra provincia y disponernos a degustar mi famoso plato ,ravioles al disco, una comida a orillas del agua de la que con seguridad querrás volver a disfrutar! Probaremos vinos producidos en la capital del vino y para terminar la tarde, veremos el atardecer compartiendo unos ricos mates mendocinos.
NAVEGAR ENTRE LAS MONTAÑAS
A los pies del Cordon del Plata en el dique Potrerrillos aprenderas los conocimientos básicos de la navegación a vela para que puedas capitanear el barco como un verdadero experto. Si el tiempo lo permite nos zambulliremos en las cristalinas aguas del lago. La ocasión merecerá un obligado descorche y reflexión de lo que es la vida. Otros aspectos destacables Se trata de un experiencia donde la participación es activa, necesaria y fundamental.
Kayak Mountain and Barbecue
I propose you to live an excellent exclusive adventure in one of the most beautiful and recommended tourist attractions in Mendoza "THE POTRERILLOS DAM", located 70 km from the city, almost 1500 meters above sea level, in a stunning setting in sight, in the middle of the mountains, The turquoise water mirror offers one of the best landscapes in our province to lovers of nature and adventure tourism who can enjoy it by kayaking. In this journey we can enjoy a guided tour of 4 to 6km, and free time to enjoy the water and kayaking at ease. It includes the typical Argentine lunch "ASADITO EN LA MONTAÑA", on the shore of the lake enjoying with friends a typical meal made in nature, it also includes the transfer, refreshment and all the necessary safety equipment for the crossing, it is a full day experience from morning to afternoon. Other things to note 142/5000 Travelers should bring change of replacement clothing, sunscreen, sunglasses, light coat as the mountain can get cool.

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Free Walking Tour through the mystic Mendoza
Mendoza city is a city that thrives full of nature in the middle of a desert. With more than 450 years of history, Mendoza was the city where the freedom of South America was born. I invite you to a tour full of mysticism to understand the city of wine and mountains, You will have a historic insight into the mix of indigenous peoples, Spanish colonizers, native people who fought for freedom, and European immigrants, all of whom helped to build this amazing oasis. We start in Plaza España (Spain Square) and we end in Portones del Parque General San Martín (San Martin Park Gate). Following the history in chronological order. Prepare your ears to listen to love, war, myths, and even ghost stories.
Walking City Tour of Mendoza
A walk through the past, present and future of Mendoza. A story about the independence of Argentina, our aborigines and the waves of immigrants that shaped our culture, a story about wine and traditions. We will walk through the main squares of the city, sighting historical buildings, learning about the "acequias" that irrigate our province and much more. At the end we will visit the most popular bar in the city, where the music is excellent and the beers too. A cheap option for those in a hurry to see the city and learn about the history of Mendoza and Argentina in a must-see outing! Starting place: Gutiérrez 204 “Ministry of Culture” at 06:30 pm * Those who do the tour can make the experience without visiting the last destination (Café-Bar). ** At the bar/cafe each visitor pays their drinks and meals a la carte Other things to note The tour is mainly based on the history, architecture, culture and society of Mendoza.
Learn how to make Argentinian empanadas
I'll welcome you into my home and the first thing we'll do is have our mate session! Sipping on mate is a tradition that is deeply rooted in Argentine culture and I'd love to teach you all about it. As you enjoy this wonderful ritual that's part of our daily life you'll also have some delicious tortafritas. Next, you'll be given an apron and off to wash our hands we'll go. During our hands-on experience, you'll learn how to make corn and meat empanadas; ensalada rusa, a salad that we always eat in our meetings and events; and chocotorta, a traditional dessert that is so good and easy to prepare! When our empanadas are ready, we'll enjoy this fantastic scrumptious dish with great wine, followed by our amazing chocotorta. You'll be absolutely delighted by the result of your hard work! From beginning to end, you'll be tasting Argentina's culture. Mate, tortafritas, empanadas, wine and chocotorta are part of our life. It's not what we eat in restaurants. It's what we eat (and cook) at home, with family and friends. That's why these flavours are intimately related to the moments that are most valuable to us, and I want to share that with you. I can't wait to meet you! LET'S DO THIS!
Tour in boutique Winery, Olive and more
Our trip starts in the City: I will pick up each of the passengers for their place of accommodation and go to breakfast at the terrace of a hotel with the best view of the city. Then, we travel to Cruz de Piedra, Maipú: vineyard area. We will begin the walk through a Bodega Boutique in the area, there you will know the whole process of winemaking, and you will see vineyards. In addition there will be a tasting of 3 varietals. There will be a time to take pictures and admire the landscape (I am your best photographer hehe) Then, we'll go to one of the 10 best Olive Growers in the world (yes, in the world) according to EVOO World Ranking. There you will meet a farm of centuries-old olive groves, a small museum with old machinery, the current factory and a great tasting of olive oil, balsamic aceto, dried tomatoes, green and black olive pasta, accompanied with homemade bread. If it is Saturday, we return to the City and leave you at your accommodation. If it is a week day, I leave you at the train stop that takes you directly to the City. Other things to note In the Winery and in the Olivicola you can buy products such as wines, olive oils, and others, which is NOT included in the price. But it can be a good present for your family and friends. The prices are good to be direct from "factory" I recommend bringing money just in case.
A day in Maipú: Wineries & best lunch ever.
ALL INCLUSIVE. The ultimate experience to know the wine and gastronomy of Maipú Valley :). After the pick up we will go to: Bodega CarinaE: This beautiful boutique winery is a tribute to the French art of making wines in the new world. Brigitte and Philippe Subra founded the project in 2003 with the help of the legendary oenologist Michel Rolland and since then they have produced more than fifteen wine labels and two olive oil labels. They are considered a mandatory stop for all visitors to Maipú. Our second stop will be Bodega Benegas: Federico Benegas Lynch in 1999 acquired an old vineyard planted by his great-grandfather in one of the best areas of Mendoza, and launched himself into wine production. In this way, the old history of the Benegas (original founders of Trapiche) began a new chapter. Here we will visit a centennial winery, with one of the most beautiful and oldest cellars in Mendoza, Our last stop: we will have lunch at "Cavas de Cano", a very important place for the people of Mendoza, since it is the former residence and personal cellar of Don Guillermo Cano, governor of Mendoza, who in 1936 executed the First National Harvest Festival. . Places and guide are open to modifications due to availability and time for reservations. The quality of the experience will always remain intact.
Intimate Wine Tour in Unique Wineries - Lujan de Cuyo
PRIVATE TOUR, EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE (WINE TASTINGS, TRANSPORT AND BIG LUNCH): We´re meeting in a strategic spot for you, we can pick you up where you are staying as long as it is in the City Center of Mendoza or Mendoza capital. After that, we'll get to a private car and get to Luján de Cuyo, one of the most important wine regions in Mendoza. We'll start with a beautiful winery with nice vineyards, there we'll learn about the wine process. After all that, we`ll go to another Winery with beautiful views and tasting wine! Then, we`ll visit a family winery where we willl have the chance to meet the owner of the place!! Don't miss this opportunity!! After that, we`ll go to a beautiful restaurant. They will give us delicious and authentic food. we`ll have a nice lunch with dessert. Finally, we'll go back to the city. This is a private tour and all the wineries have been carefully chosen for you. We do not pretend to visit wineries which work with big agencies, we try to keep it special and exclusive. Are you ready to join us? Contact me if you have any question! Let me know if your group is bigger than 2 people and we can organize. If you want to see more pictures or videos @daiana_tours_mendoza Other things to note Everything is included in the price. The tickets for each winery as well as all the tastings. Lunch is also included, you can have all the wine you want during lunch.
A day in the Uco Valley. Best wineries and a real "asado argentino".
ALL INCLUSIVE. The ultimate Uco Valley experience (All included). After picking you up from your accommodation, we will go to our first winery, "Piedra Negra" by Francois Lurton (bodegapiedranegra.com), where they will be waiting for us to take an exciting tour of this beautiful French-influenced winery, owner of some of the best wines of the area, which we can try in a delicious tasting. Then we will go to our second stop, Bodega "Super Uco" (superucowines.com): Located in the area of ​​Los Chacayes, it is a two-hectare enterprise that is completely biodynamic. Entirely conceived in a circular way, from the plantation to the very winery. Here we will try wines with characteristics and notes that are very different from what we are used to. Our last stop keeps the most delicious secrets, "El Paisano - Casa de Campo", where we will try typical products and delicacies from the Mendocino soil, as well as a typical Argentine barbecue, in a traditional and peaceful atmosphere, while we observe the imposing landscape of Rio and Mountain. All meals and drinks are included, as well as the pick up from your hotel. Places and guide are open to modifications due to availability and time for reservations. But don't worry, the quality of the experience will always remain intact.
Tour Tres Bodegas & Lunch in Maipú
Este paseo es intimo y tiene flexibilidad. Pasaremos a buscarlo por su hospedaje temprano y comenzaremos el viaje en auto privado, en el camino tomaremos Mate y nos presentaremos para comenzar el viaje. Iremos hasta el distrito de Maipu donde Visitaremos 4 bodegas, una regional, una orgánica, otra industrial y una que fue una de las bodegas mas grandes de la región y ahora es un museo, en cada una de las Bodegas haremos una visita guiada para conocer su historia y los procesos para la fabricación del vino, haremos degustación de vinos propios de las bodegas, luego vamos almorzar en restaurante comida totalmente casera con platos típicos de Mendoza acompañado de un buen vino Mendocino, terminaremos con el postre que es a elección. En el recorrido hablaremos de lo historia de Mendoza y como influyo el mercado del vino en la región. Todas las de gustaciones y almuerzo incluidos Otros aspectos destacables Podemos cambiar alguna de las Bodegas segun preferencia. Solo disponible en Español y Portugues. Disponible todos los días. Whats app: 2634656754 Disponible solo para 2 o mas pasajeros.
Potrerillos reservoir, trekking and asado
Trekking, montaña, vino, asado mendocino, mates, cultura e historia es el resumen perfecto de esta aventura. Por la mañana subiremos el cerro el Campanario (trekking) que es un lugar histórico en donde habitaron las comunidades indígenas y tiene una vista muy buena (1400 msnm). Luego iremos al puente colgante de Cacheuta y tomaremos el camino hacia el embalse Potrerillos que es uno de los lugares mas hermosos de Mendoza en donde podemos tomar un baño en el mismo, luego comeremos un asado hecho por nosotros acompañado de un buen vino mendocino. Al final de la tarde subiremos el cerro cocodrilo (trekking) para ver el atardecer. Otros aspectos destacables Si el clima no es adecuado podemos acordar ir a otro lugar. Disponible en Portugues Disponible todos los días. Avaible all day 2634656754
Mendoza City Culinary Trip - Menu - Pairing
I will invite you to my house to enjoy a 5-step menu inspired by my identity and the main influences of Argentine and Latin American cuisine. includes pairing with wines unique to my province.
High mountain four by four tour
I will pick you up in my 2018 Toyota Hilux 4x4 at 10am, at your Airbnb. We will quickly stop for breakfast, and then head for the mountains. Our first stop will be hotel Termas de Villavicencio, where we will stop for a restroom break and a snack. From there we will start on route 52, which will take us to the famous "365 Curves" ascent into the breath taking scenery of the Andes Mountains. On the way up we will see llamas (guanacos) and Argentine Fox as we climb up to 9700 ft (2956 meters). Once we reach the highest point, we will have a spectacular view of Aconcagua, the highest mountain in the southern and western Hemisphere at 22841 ft ( 6962 meters). From there we start our way down, and make a stop in the small village of Uspallata, were we will stop for lunch. After lunch we go to the 7 Colors Mountain an take in the spectacular view from there. At that point we start our way back onto route 7, and then onward towards Mendoza. We will then stop at the small village of Potrerillos, and take advantage of the amazing views of the lake. From there we go on to the village of Cacheuta, home of the thermal spas. I will then take you back to you Airbnb. This trip can take between 6 to 8 hours, depending on how many pictures and stops you want to make. I will provide bottled water and healthy snacks. Other things to note This tour is 6 to 8 hours
A day in a Gaucho's life in the Andes
I will pick you up at 7:30am from your accommodation. We will travel 2h to the South heading towards the Andes, up to where our experience takes place: Rosendo Pacheco's family ranch. This is in San Carlos, Valle de Uco region. You will learn how to saddle a horse and ride through the mountains for 1,30h, witnessing a remote, natural and wild landscape. We'll have time to stop for coffee and enjoy multiple views, take pictures and ask Rosendo any questions. If we are lucky to meet some cattle in the way you'll even get the chance to herd them down. Once we arrive in Los Toldos ranch, I will prepare a typical Argentinian barbecue -an 'Asado paired with local wine (veggie option on request). Around 4pm we will start the 1,30h ride back to meet the vehicle and return to the city. Other things to note: No previous experience in horse riding needed. Please follow our advice regarding the things to bring and how to dress -the sun in the mountains is very strong. If you you want to stay overnight check my other experience on my profile.
The Mythical City of Mendoza, through its history
The experience I'm hosting is a walking tour, with a passionate person of Mendoza history. I invite you to explore the corners of the city, and together we'll discover its secrets.
Raviolada al disco en alta montaña
Viajaremos en mi auto por la hermosa ruta 7 desde la ciudad de Mendoza hasta el magnifico y tan popular dique Potrerillos, allí prepararemos nuestro picnic entre charlas e historias sobre nuestra provincia y disponernos a degustar mi famoso plato ,ravioles al disco, una comida a orillas del agua de la que con seguridad querrás volver a disfrutar! Probaremos vinos producidos en la capital del vino y para terminar la tarde, veremos el atardecer compartiendo unos ricos mates mendocinos.
NAVEGAR ENTRE LAS MONTAÑAS
A los pies del Cordon del Plata en el dique Potrerrillos aprenderas los conocimientos básicos de la navegación a vela para que puedas capitanear el barco como un verdadero experto. Si el tiempo lo permite nos zambulliremos en las cristalinas aguas del lago. La ocasión merecerá un obligado descorche y reflexión de lo que es la vida. Otros aspectos destacables Se trata de un experiencia donde la participación es activa, necesaria y fundamental.