Lujan de Cuyo Tours

Lujan de Cuyo
Luján de Cuyo is another part of the Mendoza wine-producing region (in addition to Maipú), and was the first Argentine wine-producing region to establish its own appellation of origin. It has a long history of wine production, and is best recognized for Malbec, which is made from a grape that is originally from Bordeaux. In Luján de Cuyo, they also produce Cabernet Sauvignon, Tempranillo, San Giovese, Barbera and other red wines including Pinot Noir. Among whites, there are several for which they are well known, including Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Riesling.

In the area of Luján de Cuyo, there is also cultivation of olives and almonds, and there is some adventure tourism, including rafting, rappelling, horseback riding, parasailing and hiking, though of course some of the main activities here is visiting wineries and enjoying the local foods. Luján de Cuyo has a high concentration of vineyards, and has more than 35 wineries that are open to the public. 

Most wine tourism to Luján de Cuyo starts in Chacras de Coria, a town popular with wine and food lovers, which maintains its traditional character, including wide boulevards overhung with old trees. 

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When driving around the Luján de Cuyo area, be sure to check out the Circuito Cordón del Plata, named for a small mountain chain of always snowy peaks, which presents a strong contrasts to the warm, dry summery temperatures typical to the area, especially in the most-visited months of December to April.
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Mendoza Hop-On Hop-Off Wine Tour

Visit some of Argentina's best wineries safely and easily with this hop-on, hop-off wine tour in Mendoza. Choose from a full-day or half-day ticket, and board the bus at your hotel for a convenient route that lets you get on and off as you please at your choice of 21 stops. Leave the driving to a professional and visit two or four different wineries in the acclaimed El Río, Lujan de Cuyo, El Sol, or Uco Valley wine regions, where you can arrange tours and tastings of fine Mendoza wine right from the source.
  • Duration: 11 hours
  • Duration: 11 hours
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Private Wine Tour of Lujan De Cuyo from Mendoza

Get a personal introduction to Argentina’s wines on a full-day, private winery tour from Mendoza to the Lujan de Cuyo wine region that’s tailored to your group of up to four people. Work with a local expert to choose four wineries from a curated list of options, visit a traditional Argentine restaurant for a gourmet lunch, and enjoy scenic views of the Andes. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Mendoza is included, winery tours, tastings, and lunch are at your own expense.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Private Tour: Lujan de Cuyo Wine Region from Mendoza

The Lujan de Cuyo wine region is home to some of Mendoza’s most prestigious wineries, including Catena Zapata, Bodega Norton, and Bodega Vistalba. This private full-day tour ensures you maximize your time, with tours and tastings (own expense) at up to four wineries of your choice, a delicious winery lunch (own expense), and an insight into Argentina’s famous Malbec wines.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Wine Explorer

Our concierge will arrange with you the details for you to enjoy a great day exploring our wine region. Let our host to inmerse you in this great world with technical knowledge, history about the beginnings of the industry and the passion that we feel for the wine, and discover that there's a lot more than Malbec. Mendoza is one of the Great Wine Capital of the world with a large diversity of wineries from huge ones to boutique ones.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Duration: 6 hours
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