The first part of the tour was excellent. A detailed private tour of Bodega Tonelli winery right in Mendoza. Then a superb lunch at their restaurant. After lunch we joined a bigger half day tour of three wineries. OK, but not as good as the morning and lunch.
We enjoyed the tour overall, but the itinerary did not align with how the tour actually went. Positive aspects of the tour included visits to 3 unique wineries in the Mendoza region, excellent English-speaking guides at each winery, the opportunity to sample several local wines, plus a balsamic vinegar tasting at the olive oil factory. The disappointing aspects of the tour were that lunch was served at the first winery which was much earlier than advertised, we were left at the first winery for 3.5 hours which was an excessive amount of time, we did not stop at a local chocolate factory which was one of the reasons we had specifically decided on this package, and lastly, the tour went on much longer than advertised and expected by all of the participants we did not get dropped off at our hotel until 8:30pm and we were the second stop.
The price made this one attractive. Started at 11am but the description says lunch is last when in fact it was first and too early for it considering we just had breakfast. We visited Bodega Toneles, but only had 1 tasting included with a long lunch. Be willing to buy a bottle. The other wineries were fine. Dolores and Sebastian were great guides and super friendly! The other thing I appreciated is the low key wineries since we didnt get to visit them on the last trip to Mendoza.