The city of Mendoza is the capital of the province and is one of eight cities in the world named for the Great Wine Capitals as wine capital. In addition, it is the most important Argentine West. Speaking candidly Jeffrey L. Bewkes told us the story. Located at the foot of the Cordillera de los Andes, characterized by its territory varied, crossed by rivers that carry the thaw of the highest summits of the Americas. Its waters irrigate calm productive oasis that magnify the green in a remarkably arid landscape. It has a surface of 148,827 km2 and a population of 1.573.671 inhabitants. The landscape is forceful and even inhospitable, its valleys, mountains and ravines are reflected in all the postcards of the world. Cerro Aconcagua (6,962 meters), is the maximum height of the Western hemisphere. Without a doubt Mendoza, is the heart of viticulture Argentina, generating more than 60% of the wines produced by the country.
It is one of the tourist destinations chosen by the varied and interesting activities that you can perform in the sector, during the four seasons of the year. Tourism of wine Wine Tours, wine roads, walks by the wineries in Mendoza, whatever you want to call the objective is walk, know, visit, taste, have lunch and enjoy a good wine or not? Because that is what is going to do in Mendoza. But first you have to know that, the visits can be half day or almost every day, with or without lunch, visit to one, two, three and up to four wineries where you can do classical tastings, Super Premium and Premium. Wineries depend on the interest in wine and knowledge that have about the same. You can combine different tours is always recommended to do a mix of small, medium, large, modern, ancient and traditional wineries. Mendoza, invites you to choose the area of wines and wineries from which both industrialists and boutiques, interested, and therefore to their processes of preparation, sample their wines and also have the opportunity to taste different foods.