THE PERFECT PAIRING

 

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Savor the vibrant essence of Argentina on our Perfect Pairing journey, where wine and culinary delights take center stage. Begin in the lively streets of Buenos Aires, a city brimming with rich culture and tantalizing cuisine. Here, you’ll enjoy gourmet meals at top-tier restaurants, explore local markets, and perhaps even try your hand at crafting traditional Argentine dishes in a hands-on cooking class. The vibrant nightlife, highlighted by passionate tango performances, will add a rhythmic beat to your culinary adventure.
 
Next, venture to the picturesque vineyards of Mendoza, nestled at the foothills of the majestic Andes. This renowned wine region invites you to indulge in exquisite wine tastings and gourmet pairings at some of the country’s most esteemed wineries. Learn about the art of winemaking from expert vintners, stroll through lush vineyards, and savor the harmonious blend of local flavors and fine wines. This itinerary promises a feast for the senses, offering an immersive experience in Argentina’s culinary and viticultural heritage.

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Experience Argentina's culinary excellence with meals at top-tier restaurants, featuring innovative dishes and traditional favorites prepared by renowned chefs.

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Visit prestigious wineries in Mendoza for private tastings of Argentina's finest wines, including the iconic Malbec, guided by expert sommeliers and vintners.

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Explore the beautiful vineyards of Mendoza on guided tours, learning about the winemaking process from grape to bottle while enjoying the stunning Andean backdrop.

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Delight in specially curated food and wine pairings at select wineries, where each tasting is complemented by gourmet bites designed to enhance the flavors of the wines.

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Discover the rich cultural heritage of Buenos Aires with visits to vibrant neighborhoods, historic landmarks, and lively markets, immersing yourself in the city's dynamic atmosphere.

Your guide will welcome you on arrival and introduce you to this beautiful melting pot of a city. Visit four parks and plazas for your introduction to the city’s unique architecture and cultural influences while gaining a perspective on the everyday life of the porteño. Your choice of a gourmet lunch or dinner will be served at a special venue in San Isidro, conducted by a renowned Argentine chef.

 

Meals: D

Accommodation: Hotel Pulitzer (4*)

Today’s culinary adventure begins with a 3-stop breakfast that takes in the café culture of majestic Buenos Aires to experience the diversity of the city’s districts and restaurants. Starting at the docks of Puerto Madero, continuing to the city’s oldest café, and finishing in Rivadavia and Medrano. This afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Dinner tonight will be at a specially selected restaurant to suit your palate!

 

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: Hotel Pulitzer (4*)

Today, enjoy the day at leisure to explore on your own.

In the evening visit a charming art-deco-era restaurant and wine cave where you’ll sample wines representing the three wine producing areas of Argentina: The Northwest, Patagonia, and the Central Andes, all paired with a fabulous dinner and traditional Tango performance.

 

Meals: B, D

Accommodation: Hotel Pulitzer (4*)

Mendoza is recognized as one of the world’s great wine capitals—and surrounded by more than 1,000 vineyards. Explore the city’s leafy avenues, parks, and fountain-filled plazas. Take in the panoramic view from the rooftop terrace of Terraza Mirador (city hall). Enjoy the bars, restaurants, and sidewalk cafés where you’re never far from the perfect glass of wine in a splendid setting

Today, you will be picked up at your hotel in Buenos Aires and transferred to the airport in good time to board your domestic flight to Mendoza. Upon arrival in Mendoza, you will be greeted at the airport by your driver and transferred to your hotel.

Meals: B

Accommodation: Villagio Hotel Boutique (3*)

Visit the prime wine-producing area of Mendoza—Agrelo—where you’ll be welcomed at three outstanding wineries on a private guided tour, complete with tastings. This arid high-plateau setting is fed by pure mountain streams, which nourish vineyards and fill the fountains of Mendoza. A gourmet lunch will be served at the Melipal Winery.

 

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Villagio Hotel Boutique (3*)

Off the beaten path, the Uco Valley is named after an Indian chief who ruled the area hundreds of years ago. Visit three state-of-the-art wineries for tastings and conversation around the region’s history. Enjoy lunch at the last winery where you can savor your wine with fresh trout from the property’s own farm.

 

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Villagio Hotel Boutique (3*)

All too soon it's time to say goodbye. Your private transfer will take you to Mendoza airport for departure flights home.

 

Meals: B

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