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Join Tango Tours to this luxury food and wine adventure across Argentina! Have you been dreaming of that rich, dark flavor and smoky finish of Argentinean Malbec? Now you can finally experience its true taste right where it’s made. You’ll be exploring some of the most exclusive and reputable Argentina vineyards while discovering the local cuisine and culture. Embark on the most unforgettable culinary travel experience!
Airport transfer included: Ministro Pistarini International Airport
During this tour, you will stay either in a private or double room at the different accommodations carefully selected for your comfort.
Located in the fashionable and residential neighborhood of Recoleta, this hotel has been renovated and it offers the unparalleled service for which the Four Seasons hotel are known for. All rooms include duvets, pillows, bathrobes, free Wi-Fi, a CD player, a hair dryer, an in-room safe, a high-definition television, and a mini-bar.
As a guest, you may also enjoy the luxurious facilities during your stay including a 24-hour health club with state-of-the-art equipment, a heated outdoor swimming pool and sauna, and complimentary around-the-clock business services. You will be able to enjoy all the amenities of the hotel’s contemporary high-rise tower.
Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires is located in the fashionable and residential neighborhood of Recoleta. The Park Hyatt is a complex of two buildings, a restored Palace from 1934 and a modern building. Rooms have butler service, plush beds, complimentary Wi-Fi, a hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini-bar, cable programming, a television, a DVD player, work desks, and spacious bathrooms.
Among features, the hotel has multilingual hotel staff, fireplaces, a spa, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness studio with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and isotonic equipment, separate facilities for men and women with whirlpool as well as a sauna, an art gallery, a classic style garden with contemporary elegance, and a floral boutique.
You may also enjoy the Duhau Restaurante & Vinoteca, a restaurant which offers sophisticated Argentinean cuisine or La Vinoteca, a place that features 7,000 bottles of Argentinean wine and a cheese room with more than 40 types. Gioia Restaurante & Terrazas is a restaurant which serves modern Italian cuisine. La Biblioteca is a spot where guests can unwind in comfort and The Oak Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a cigar or brandy after dinner
Entre Cielos is a luxury boutique hotel and a member of Small Luxury Hotels. The hotel is set among the vineyards of the Luján de Cuyo, a valley of Mendoza. The hotel sits on six acres of the countryside overlooking Malbec vines and the snowcaps of the Andes Mountains. All rooms feature air-conditioning, a mini-bar, a shower, a safe deposit box, free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen television and satellite programming, a telephone, toiletries, robes and slippers, a hair dryer, and a desk.
Among amenities and services, this hotel features an experienced concierge, a 24-hour reception, an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and hammam, a restaurant and bar, a Jacuzzi, a garden, a tech-equipped meeting room, laundry, dry cleaning, and an outdoor fitness course.
Cavas Wine Lodge is the first Lodge of its kind in South America, blessed by the natural beauty of Mendoza, an idyllic wine growing region at the foot of the Andes. All rooms face west, with spectacular views of the Andes Mountain Range, amazing sunsets and starry sky at night.
Each room boasts a king bed, a large private deck, a spa style bathroom with a dual vanity, a separate shower and vintage soaking tub. In addition, all rooms have outdoor showers, a private plunge pool, and wood burning fireplaces. Nightly turndown service, morning wake up service, twice daily housekeeping service, and all concierge services are included with your stay.
The hotel has a spa and a restaurant which offer products made by the hotel such as wines like Cecilia`s Becquignol Rosé, Blend, Bonarda, and Sauvignon Blanc and spa products like essential oil of grape seeds, extract bath Bonarda, Malbec seed scrub, and Torrontés body lotion.
The Vines Resort and Spa is nestled in 1,500 acres of private vineyards in Uco Valley southwest of Mendoza City and it offers private villas that blend rustic elegance with modern comfort, world-class service, and breathtaking landscapes. All villas have an outdoor deck with amazing views, spa-inspired bathrooms, and comfortable bedrooms.
During this vacation, Tango Tours will take you on a 10-day food and wine tour across Argentina. You will gain access to the most exclusive luxury wine tours Argentina has to offer. From exploring vineyards that aren’t open to the public to gorging on special courses specially prepared by gourmet chefs, you will experience the most amazing tour in Argentina.
On the first day, a private driver will be waiting to take you from Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE) to Recoleta, a highly fashionable neighborhood known for its immaculate French architecture and luxurious lifestyle. You'll see for yourself as you arrive at the Four Seasons Buenos Aires, a stunningly historic mansion that sets the bar for a luxurious escape.
Once settled, you may take in the city at your own pace for the rest of the afternoon. As evening begins to set in the city, join your fellow travel companions at the hotel far a glass of wine during the welcome reception.
For your first evening in Buenos Aires, a traditional Argentinian fare will also be on the menu. At La Cabaña, a prestigious and historic restaurant in the Puerto Madero neighborhood, you will feast on a delicious steak and wine.
During the second day, you will enjoy breakfast at the hotel. As you dine on local flavors in this scenic setting, prepare to discover the heart and soul of the city during the morning's tour of Buenos Aires' southern neighborhoods. On this half-day tour, you will explore iconic neighborhoods including the European-flavored La Boca, the waterfront filled Puerto Madero, and the historic San Telmo.
There's no better way to get to know the local culture than to eat as the locals do, so lunch will be enjoyed at the traditional bodegón La Popular in San Telmo. At La Popular you will enjoy homemade Argentinian dishes under festive décor and ceiling paintings of soccer fans, an homage to the country's love affair with the sport. After returning to the Four Seasons Buenos Aires, you may take some time to relax and recharge before the evening's food and wine festivities.
At night, you will dine at one of Buenos Aires' top restaurants, Pura Tierra. Here, Chef Martin Martini will take your taste buds on a tour of Argentina's most local and authentic flavors. You will sample freshly sourced produce from the country's best markets, try exotic meats like rabbit and wild boar, and discover the true secret to Argentinian cuisine: the clay oven. During the evening, you will find plenty of reasons to raise a glass as several Argentinian wines are served with each course.
On the third day, you will discover some of Argentina's most iconic national treasures from musical-inspiring first ladies to one of the world's most romantic dance styles. During this day, you will continue your exploration of Buenos Aires with a half-day tour of the northern neighborhoods.
Highlights include the stunning architecture of Recoleta, the high-energy atmospheres of the Palermos, and the sprawling green spaces of Belgrano. After a tour of these neighborhoods, you will take a deeper took into the life of one of Argentina's most famous women: Evita Peron. At Museo Evita, you will learn about the life behind the country's famed heroine. The controversial first lady's immaculate wardrobe is a must-see before lunch at the museum's café.
After lunch, you will have the afternoon to explore Buenos Aires at your leisure. Dinner in itself will be a cultural treat. At Cafe de los Angelitos, you will feast on your choice of grilled meats and decadent desserts as you sip on Argentinian wines. After dinner, you will be mesmerized by a show were dancers will tango their way across the stage on an unforgettable performance, showcasing the moves, music, and elegance that have made the tango one of the most notable dance styles in the world.
Another side of Argentinian culture awaits you as you venture an hour outside the capital to an authentic ranch. After an early breakfast at the hotel, you will make your way through the countryside to La Bamba, one of the country's oldest and most historic ranches. Upon entering through the ranch's iron gates as horse-riding gauchos gallop along the expansive green, you will marvel at the existence of such a traditional ranch just an hour from the cosmopolitan buzz of Buenos Aires.
Your trip to La Bamba will introduce you to Argentina's history of equestrian sports such as polo and historic ranch life. An incredible spread of barbecued meats served with salads, bread, and potatoes will offer a taste of the ranch living for lunch. After you return to the city, you will have a few free hours before the final festivities in Buenos Aires.
For those who still have an appetite, the evening includes an optional dinner just a short walk from the hotel at Piegari Ristorante where you will unearth the Italian side of Argentina.
On the fifth day, you will say "Chau, suerte" to Buenos Aires. After breakfast, you will take a short 90-minute flight to Mendoza, one of Argentina's premier wine destinations. A guide will pick you up from the airport to your an authentic Argentinian wine experience in Bodega Benegas, a historical winery known for its red varietals at the notable Lujan de Cuyo region. This winery boasts a beautiful vineyard and exquisite wines, which you'll sample during your tour.
Afterward, you will visit the neighboring Bodega Vistalba and its picturesque vineyards. In here, a wine tasting and a four-course lunch are on the menu. The pairing of wines with local cheese, meats, and dishes like empanadas will be another highlight of the day.
After lunch, it will be time to check into the accommodation for the next two nights at Caves Wine Lodge. With its 55 acres of vineyards set at the foot of the Andes Mountains, Caves Wine Lodge is a destination fit for wine aficionados. Its 18-room boutique property will ensure you an intimate experience and you may take the afternoon to enjoy the venue to its fullest.
As night begins to fall against the snowcapped Andes, you will have dinner with your fellow travelers at the accommodation's restaurant. Here, each dish takes special care to showcase the freshest flavors of the season. The pairing dinner will also feature a few of this Wine Spectator award-winning restaurant's finest vintages, the perfect end to your first day in Mendoza's wine country.
During the sixth day, you will wake up to a breathtaking view of the Andes from your room before joining the group for breakfast at the hotel. On this day, you will enjoy tastings at several local wineries capped by an incredible dinner at one of the area's most notable restaurants.
The first stop will be at Matevinis, one of Mendoza's more unique wineries. Not only are the winemakers formally from Achaval-Ferrer but the entire winery is run on solar power making this an eco-friendly stop for fine wines and impeccable service. In here, you will enjoy a tour of the winery and have tastings of various Argentinian wines.
Next, you will discover the sustainable vineyards of Finca Decero, which means "from scratch". This winery's hands-on approach to winemaking translates into fine, handcrafted wines you will sample during a special lunch featuring the seasonal flavors of Argentina. After lunch, you will return to the Caves Wine Lodge for a leisurely afternoon.
Before dinner, you will experience the varietals of another Mendoza winery: CARO. Built from a partnership between the Catena family and Barons de Rothschild, CARO transcends Argentinian and French cultures through its masterful use of each producer's signature grapes, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Dinner will be next door at the famous Francis Mallmann 1884 Restaurante, the flagship restaurant of one of the country's most well-known chefs. Argentinian-style grilled meats are elevated here with a clay oven and wood-fired grill, and the wine pairings will make this dinner an event to be remembered for years to come.
On the seventh day of this tour, you will discover another of Argentina's famed wine regions. Before you embark on this journey though, you may take the morning to enjoy the plush amenities of the Cavas Wine Lodge one last time.
The new destination will be the Uco Valley. Before you arrive there however, you will stop at Bodega Ruca Malen for a multi-course lunch in the vineyards. Each course will be paired with one of the winery's varietals, all enjoyed with views of the Andes and the winery's expansive vineyards.
After lunch, you will check in The Vines Resort & Spa, known for its laidback luxury at the foot of the Andes where stone accents and earth tones in each room will compliment the natural beauty of the surrounding Uco Valley. You may explore the beauty of the resort and Uco Valley before joining the group for dinner at the hotel.
On the eighth day, your first full day in Uco Valley will start at the Bodega Salentein, a winery that produces familiar names like Killka and its namesake Salentein. Not only will you enjoy a tour of the beautiful winery and tastings of its finest wines, but you may also take in the exhibits at the winery's small art museum.
Afterward, you will head to Familia Zuccardi, a Maipu-based winery that recently opened a facility in Uco Valley. Upon arrival, you may take in the magnificent yet minimalistic architecture of this outstanding winery. Here, you will see firsthand the difference between the soils of Uco Valley and Lujan de Cuyo, and then you will taste the difference during the wine tasting lunch.
After lunch, you may return to The Vines Resort & Spa for an afternoon break. In the evening, you will enjoy dinner down the road at Gimenez Riiii Winery, a family-owned vineyard. The traditional barbecue dinner will be paired with wines straight from the bodega, a flavorful end to your first full day in Uco Valley.
Your last full day with Tango Tours will be filled with bodegas, learning experiences, and wine. After breakfast at the hotel, you will travel to Clos de los Siete, a collection of four bodegas spanning 2,100 acres of vines at the foot of the Andes Mountains.
The bodegas Monteviejo, Cuvelier los Andes, DiamAndes, and Bodega Rolland are run by four passionate Bordeaux families. Each bodega produces its own wine, but their collaboration, Clos de las Siete, is a must try product. After sampling wines from each of the bodegas, you will enjoy lunch at Bodega DiamAndes before returning to the hotel.
The rest of the afternoon will be yours to enjoy. The last dinner will be held at Casa de Uco, a wine resort with unforgettable red varietals. Here you will enjoy a few final Malbecs as you reminisce over your favorite food and wine experiences before bidding farewell to your traveling companions.
The final day of the Tango Tours program in Argentina will finish with an airport transfer which will be ready for you once you check out of The Vines Resort & Spa.
During this tour, you will explore several vineyards, restaurants, and wineries in Argentina. The second day features a tour in Buenos Aires at the neighborhoods La Boca, Puerto Madero, and San Telmo. On the third day, you will visit the neighborhoods of Recoleta, Palermos, and Belgrano. You will also visit Museo Evita. Then you will enjoy an expensive tango performance.
On the fourth day, you will venture out to La Bamba, a historic ranch. On the fifth day, you will fly to Mendoza and visit Bodega Benegas and Bodega Vistalba. During the sixth day, you will visit the winery of Matevinis, the sustainable vineyards of Finca Decero, and the winery CARO. On the seventh day, you will visit the Bodega Ruca Malen before heading to the Uco Valley.
On the eighth day, you will visit the Bodega Salentein, la Familia Zuccardi winery, and Gimenez Riiii Winery. On the ninth day, you will visit Clos de los Siete and Bodega DiamAndes.
This culinary vacation will be held at different places in the cities of Buenos Aires and Mendoza in Argentina. With masterful colonial architecture, a thriving arts scene and terrace wine bars packed with fashionably-dressed porteños, Buenos Aires embraces the best of both European and Latin American cultures.
On the other hand, Mendoza is the heart of Argentina´s wine country. Over 900 wineries stand up in this vast region at the foothills of the Andes. Fabulous landscapes for outdoor activities, great weather with over 320 days of sun a year, and very friendly people are some of the irresistible aspects of the region.
Luján de Cuyo is situated in the Upper Mendoza Valley. Lujan de Cuyo is one of the best wine regions in Latin America and is also recognized as the birthplace of the Malbec grape primarily for its proximity to the water lines stemming from the Andes.
During this culinary vacation, you will enjoy a delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. The first three days will begin with luxury tours across the finest restaurants in Buenos Aires which will provide you with the finest food and wine tours Argentina has to offer. From feasting on steak and wine at the prestigious La Cabaña to savoring the succulent grilled meats at the Café de los Angelitos, you’ll be enjoying some of the best gastronomical delights in Buenos Aires.
While you get the chance to discover another side of Argentinean culture in La Bamba, one of the most historic and iconic ranches in the country, you will also be greeted with a delectable spread of barbecued meats alongside salads and freshly-baked breads. Then you will move on to exclusive luxury vineyard tours in Mendoza where you will explore some of the finest wines and vineyards in the region.
You will take a tour of unique and iconic wineries and vineyards such as the historic Bodega Benegas, which boasts of exquisite reds, and you will also enrich your wine-tasting experience at Matevinis, a fully solar-powered winery, and Finca Decero, a vineyard boasting of sustainable wine-making. To complete your wine tour, you will enjoy more food and wine at Uco Valley, where you will feast on barbecue meals.
During your free time in Buenos Aires, you may enjoy a complimentary lunch or a spa treatment at the hotel for an additional cost. You may also relax in the pool or indulge in after-dinner drinks at The Pony Line Lounge. If you desire to venture outside, you may stroll along Recoleta's iconic wide avenues, relax at a chic nearby cafe for coffee and pastries, or explore the monuments and mausoleums of the famed La Recoleta Cemetery.
While in Buenos Aires, you may also enjoy the lively atmosphere of Puerto Madero. Art and culture enthusiasts may take a short walk to El Ateneo Grand Splendid, considered one of the most beautiful bookstores in the world, or immerse themselves in Argentinian art at the Museo Nacional de Bella Artes or visit other nearby museums and art galleries.
In Mendoza, you may take the free afternoon to enjoy the pool or treat yourself to a special wine therapy treatment at the Caves Wine Lodge's spa for an additional cost. You may also take a closer look at the vineyards and engage in activities offered by the accommodation.
While in the Uco Valley, if you are feeling adventurous, you may scale the outdoor climbing wall or do mountain bike through the vineyards at The Vines Resort & Spa. The resort also has yoga classes and spa treatments you may enjoy for an additional cost.
Please book your flight to arrive at Ministro Pistarini International Airport (EZE). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Tango Tours will pick you up from the airport.
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