A sumptuous journey from gastronomic Santiago and the Casablanca wine region to oceanside Valparaiso. Then across the Andes first to the Argentine wine capital Mendoza, nestled against a spectacular backdrop of snow capped mountains and culminating in a feast for the senses in Buenos Aires.
Santiago, Mendoza & Buenos Aires
Ideal length: 10 days
Price from: AUD $7,495 pp
Discover Santiago and the mineral rich Syrahs of the San Antonio Valley at one of Chile's pioneering organic wineries.
Wander the winding streets of Valparaiso; its colorful hill-bound houses tumbling towards the harbour.
Explore Argentina’s wine capital, Mendoza, admire the beautiful scenery from you vine-shaded terrace and immerse yourself in the regions gastronomy.
Get to the heart of Buenos Aires culture with colorful markets, crunchy street empanadas, tango and delectable dining.
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SANTIAGO ~ 2 NIGHTS
Aesthetically inspiring, the city’s architectural tapestry weaves old with new, crumbling baroque mansions with lofty skyscrapers. Visit the Old Town and its markets, tasting Chilean delights along the way and unwind with a wine-paired tasting experience at one of the city’s top restaurants for dinner.
Inspired by wild, endemic Chilean produce, Santiago is home to world-class fine diners such as Boragó and Sukade - cuisine from the edge of the world!
Love to cook? Join a renowned local Chef for an 8-course tasting menu prepared in his exclusive studio.
Overnight: The Singular Hotel
Fresh ceviche. Chile has wonderful seafood!
VALPARAISO ~ 1 - 2 NIGHTS
Taste your way through the wineries of the Casablanca en route to the UNESCO site of “Valpo”. Explore the labyrinth of twisting, hillside streets, cobblestone alleyways and escaleras (stairways) in this fascinating Pacific port. Capture vivid colours of the centuries old Cardonal market and some of the best street art in Latin America.
Overnight: Casa Higueras
Colourful hillside houses of Valparaiso, Chile
MENDOZA ~ 3 - 4 NIGHTS
Explore Argentina's jagged snowcapped mountains and premier wine region; from tiny garage vineyards to innovative wine condos. Taste exquisite expressions of Malbec and Syrah, aromatic Torrontés and even zesty Chardonnay. Relax by your private pool at the winery lodge and dine on world-class cuisine.
Mendoza is a region brimming with Gourmet highlights, where to start! A private luncheon curated with local wines and dramatic views of the Andes, or perhaps share in a traditional ‘Asado’ at a local estancia - Argentine BBQ of grilled meats, empanadas, fresh local salads and delightful sweets. Dinner at a local foodie gem enjoying the creations of a Michelin star chef – a must!
Overnight: Entre Cielos or upgrade to Cavas Wine Lodge
Ploughing the fields, Entre Cielos - Mendoza wine region
BUENOS AIRES ~ 3 NIGHTS
Be guided through this very European city of opulent architecture, chic boutiques, artisan cheeses and the smoky scent of possibly the best steak you will ever eat! Complete your evening with a bold Mendoza Malbec while soaking up the atmosphere and passion of Argentine Tango!
Dine at a closed-door wine and food society in the magnificent private Belle Époque, home to one of Argentina’s top sommeliers.
Let us organise your dinner reservations for you, Buenos Aires has so much on offer!
Overnight: Hub Porteño or the Algodon Mansion
Buenos Aires, the city of tango!
Hungry for More?
Fly north to explore the thunderous Iguazu Falls and perhaps onward to fabulous Rio de Janeiro in Brazil!
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