Buenos Aires: Wine Tour in Palermo

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

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3 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Visit a hidden wine cellar for a 3-hour tasting in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Learn about Argentina's grapes and winemaking from your expert guide while snacking on 'picada,' Argentine hor d'oeuvres, with your small group limited to 12 people. Sample wines, including malbecs and other varietals, in a tasting customized by the sommelier. Move on to a local bar to try fernet, one of Argentina's favorite drinks.
  • 3-hour walking wine tour in Palermo Hollywood
  • Steal into a secret wine cellar for a tasting session paired with picada, Argentine finger foods
  • Learn the history of malbec wine and other popular varietals grown in Argentina from a sommelier and expert guide
  • Soak up the ambiance of one of Buenos Aires’ coolest and most unique cafés
  • Welcome glass of malbec wine, approx 5 wine tastings and tapas
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a memorable experience

Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • 1 glass of Malbec wine at the start of the tour
  • Wine tasting session and tapas
  • Fernet

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Departure & Return

Departure Point

José Antonio Cabrera 5507

Departure Time

6:00 PM

Return Details

Uriarte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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What To Expect

Meet your guide at an art gallery in trendy Palermo Hollywood and kick off this 3-hour walking tour with a glass of local malbec. Learn about this deep-hued, spicy varietal that originated in the French Bordeaux region but thrives in Argentina's vineyards. 
Follow your guide to a hidden wine cellar, where the sommelier will teach your intimate group about the viniculture of Argentina. Taste five different wines while hearing about the cultivation, harvesting, processing and bottling of malbec and other local varietals. Sample a typical picada, Argentina's version of tapas, which includes bread, olives, meat and cheese. Wine selections depend on your group's tastes and what is available that day.
Move on to one of Palermo's most popular local bars to taste fernet. This bitter aromatic spirit is often served as a digestif and is immensely popular among Argentines. End your tour here, where you are free to linger or head out to explore the neighborhood on your own.
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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Minimum age is 18 years
  • Minimum age to drink wine is 18 years
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel within 3 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 4 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

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Reviews

Viator Traveler's Reviews

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Carol A
, Mar 2019

We have a great time and our guide, caroline, was the best! She gave us so many ideas for the few days that we are staying in BA. we would like to send her a tip—-can you help with that?

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Erin B
, Oct 2018

I did this tour my first night in Buenos Aires and I was not disappointed. Our tour guide, Nadia was fantastic! She was a lot of fun and very knowledgeable. We started at two contemporary art galleries where we had a glass of rose malbec wine. We then went to a wine bar nearby for a tasting of 4 wines. One white, two Malbec and one red blend, all of which were very good. Finally, we ended our night down the street on a rooftop bar for a glass of fernet con coke. What a wonderful start of my trip!

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Ann J
, Apr 2018

A fun evening of culture and wine

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Helane B
, Apr 2018

Nadia was a wonderful guide. We had such a lovely evening with her walking around the Palermo district both Hollywood and Soho, stopping in at two art galleries, as well as tasting wonderful wine from the Mendoza region. At Pain et Vin, we had a wonderful discussion with the salesperson. He was so knowledgeable about the region and the wines we tasted. This wasn't as good as going to Mendoza, but we didn't have a lot of time in Argentina to begin with, so this was the next best thing.

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Sarah D
, Mar 2018

Our meeting spot was an obscure corner with a policeman in a bullet-proof vest and machine gun across the street. We were stood up completely after paying 50 bucks in taxi fare. This was our chance to learn about Malbec in Argentina. It was SO disappointing. We have never been stood up via Viator bookings. Dont trust this company. Its Urban Adventures.

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Dianna K
, Mar 2018

Absolutely loved this tour. Small and intimate, we four of us and our guide had a tasting at an art gallery and then walked a short time to our next stop at a wine tasting place and had a sommelier go through a few tastings with us. then off to a little neighbourhood bar on the roof top for their Bueno Aries drink called Ferne. We weren't too keen on it, but it is always nice to try the local specialities.
A great evening!

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Jessica R
, Jan 2018

My guide Laura was amazing: knowledgeable, gracious, intuitive, and very well-organized. I cannot recommend this tour enough. I took it my first night in Buenos Aires, and it wholeheartedly reinforced my enthusiasm for the entire city, as well as Malbec.

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Gabriela S
, Jan 2018

Uma enganação! Querem mais que vc veja arte do que vinho. as galerias possuem artes bonitas, mas de vinho mesmo só 30 minutos das 3h. Para quem está interessado no vinho, na degustação ou ainda harmonização (que não existe nesse tour) recomendo qualquer outro passeio mais específico

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James S
, Dec 2017

Expected more opportunities for additional choices.

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Lori H
, Nov 2017

The information on this is completely misleading. There was no wine cellar, tapas. This excursion was a low quality wine and venue. I was extremely disappointed and surprised by the poor level the experience provided.


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