Mendoza

Zuccardi Valle de Uco

Zuccardi Valle de Uco
The new Zuccardi Valle de Uco winery is a tribute to the austere and solemn mountain which defines the climate and the soils of the region.
Located in Paraje Altamira, the construction "emerges" from the soil and it is part of it because it was made with natural elements, stones of the place, rounds, whites, calcareous. It is made of concrete from the outside to inside, from the stone walls, oblique and imposing, even bare to concrete vats inside of which are the wines.

Verallia

The main Sustainable Wine Tourism Practice of Verallia  Recycle Glass Campaign: “Vidrio, una acción transparente”

Verallia Argentina launched the glass recycling campaign “Vidrio, una acción transparente”, to promote environmental awareness and support of nonprofit institutions. 

This campaign was initiated four years ago. It consists of placing containers in strategically located venues (Supermarkets, Shopping, Instituto Nacional Vitivinícola, etc.) where people can deposit their glass bottles instead of throwing them away. Verallia donates the value of this glass to an organization of public welfare, which in this case is the Dr. Humberto Notti Children's Hospital Foundation who intends this donation for the construction of Rehabilitation Center.

Since its beginnings in June 2012, the recycle glass campaign had donated $235.000 = 240.000 kilogram of glass collected to recycle. We started with 4 containers and today we have 30.  

Web site: htt://puntosdereciclado.ar.verallia.com

 

Taking advantage of all of Mendoza’s natural assets is the global winner of the Great Wine Capitals Award for Wine Tourism Services last year, Kahuak. The number of tours on offer might feel overwhelming at first, but if you have a week in Mendoza you’ve got plenty of time to get to grips with the highlights of wine country and enjoy a splash of adventure.

 

Mendoza provincial governor Alfredo Cornejo and Gabriela Testa, president of Emetur (Mendoza Turismo) presided over Mendoza’s 2017 Best Of Wine Tourism  awards ceremony held at the Ángel Bustelo Auditorium on September 27. The event was widely attended by local and regional officials and representatives of the Mendoza wine trade.

Bodega Séptima, part of Spain's Codorniú group, not only offers visitors a spectacular view of the nearby Andes mountain range but also a first class dining and wine pairing experience.

Huentata is a full service incoming wine and adventure tourism company based in Mendoza that won a 'Best Of Wine Tourism' award in the category of innovative wine tourism experiences.

Exciting evenings are programed on the rooftop of the City Hall of Mendoza, offering a unique combinaison between wine and music. Regional wines and local musicians mingle showing how certains melodies and chords can enhance the flavor of different varieties of wine. Each musical genre is carefully selected based on the varietals to be tasted...

It’s no surprise that O Fournier was selected as Great Wine Capital’s winner for winery architecture last year - it represents the fearless innovation and remarkable character that is shaping up Mendoza’s wine industry today.

By Amanda Barnes

by Amanda Barnes

The best way to experience Mendoza is out in the vineyards overlooking the awesome Andes mountains, and the ultimate spot that combines the life of the vineyards with the remoteness and grandeur of the Andes is the Uco Valley.

Since I moved to Mendoza in 2009, I’ve seen wineries and hotels laying roots closer and closer to the Andes each year, and last year when Casa de Uco officially opened it became the wine resort perhaps closest to the Andes of them all.

‘Experiences’ are the key to wine tourism success stories

On November 12, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum was the scene of the 2016 international  ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ awards ceremony sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.  The ceremony took place during the gala dinner that marked the end of the Network’s annual general meeting.

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