Verdant groves of peaches, cherries, apples, pears, nectarines, plums and of course Mendoza’s greatest attraction: the vineyards. This patchwork of plantations is caught between two extremes, the shimmering desert and the majestic Andes Mountains which also provide a towering backdrop to the province.

When to travel

October to April
Grape harvest: February to April

Time from Buenos Aires

By air: 2 hrs
By land: 16 hrs

Estancia

Rancho é Cuero

Adventures

Activities

Horse Riding | Gaucho Culture | Food & Wine | Bird Watching  | Hiking | History & Culture | Polo | Skiing | Photography | Nightlife | Fishing | Adventure Sports | City Life

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The Vineyards of Mendoza

Vineyards afoot the Andes

The quintessential Argentine landscape of vines in rows afoot Andes defines the Mendoza landscape. Where desert meets mountain, Mendoza’s famous horticulture industry owes it’s existence to the fresh melt water from the Andean peaks dominating its skyline.

The Vineyards of Mendoza

Ready for a Tasting

There is a large variety of cultivated plants, groves of peaches, cherries, apples, pears, nectarines, plums and of course Mendoza’s greatest attraction: the vineyards. Once you leave behind the many hectares of tenured land and enter into the wilds of the Andes, you will be sharing the spectacular views with condors and llamas.

The Vineyards of Mendoza

High in the Andes near Mendoza

Mendoza is all about wine. There are some fantastic restaurants and vineyards to visit in the area, all accompanied by great views of the Andes. Into the mountains there are many activities: hiking, rafting, and mountaineering among the highest peaks in the world outside of the Himalayas.