With the snow-capped Andean mountains as a backdrop, the Argentine provinces of Mendoza and Salta produce South America’s most exquisite, high-quality wines in small batches. On this handcrafted adventure, expert local guides lead you through the vinicultural paradise of Mendoza and Argentina’s Noroeste, Salta and Juyjuy, regions also known for lively folk music, zesty cuisine, dramatic canyon and desert landscapes and a rich cultural heritage.
On this culinary and cultural adventure you will sample wines and meet producers at intimate garage bodegas, cycle through the vineyards at Michel Roland’s Clos de la Siete, sip Torrontes at the highest vineyard in the world and try your hand at preparing empanadas in a private kitchen. The excellent wine and cuisine is balanced with active opportunities to bike through vineyards, hike with llamas along the surreal Salinas Grandes, trek to remote archeological sites, dance to lively folk music and ride horses through stunning canyon country at authentic estancias. For lovers of wine, aficionados of culture; and for all adventurers who yearn for authentic interaction off the beaten path, this Wildland Adventure will captivate you, whether you’ve been to Argentina before or are a first time explorer.