2022
Nominated | Regional winner
Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences

Salentein Winery

Mendoza | Argentina

Salentein Winery represents the essence of Uco Valley. A magnificent project that transformed the region and enticed all wine lovers from Argentine and all over the world, creating a new vision of quality and personality of this extraordinary region.

 

The winery is pioneer in establishing itself in the Uco Valley and owns 2,100 hectares: 800 of which are planted with vineyards distributed in its estates “El Oasis” in Los Arboles, “La Pampa” and “San Pablo” in the GI San Pablo and El Tomillo in the GI Paraje Altamira. The heights ranging from 1,050 meters to 1,700 meters above sea level, contemplates different microclimates that, added to the diversity of the soils, achieve different expressions in grapes: mountain wines that express the marvel of the place with refinement and personality.

The San Pablo terroir experience invites us to travel pleasantly with all the senses through the heart of Uco Valley. San Pablo Geographical Indication, immersed in unique vineyards, gives rise to the wines tasted in this unforgettable experience, creating moments that last in memory.

An excellent team of professionals from Bodegas Salentein drives the tour transmitting their knowledge and passion for work to each visitor, to culminate in the tasting of the best wines from the GI San Pablo in an incomparable landscape, which takes 4 hours.

Terroir de Altura is a complete tour of all Salentein estates, designed to enhance and sharpen each sense through the different heights and characteristics of each vineyard.

 

First Stop: 1200 masl – Sight sense. Architecture of the place. Visit to production areas, art Gallery collection, Vineyards in La Pampa Estate. Activity developed by Enotourism team.

 

Second Stop: 1400 masl – Touch Sense. Terroirs. Los Jabalíes Vineyard. Activity developed by Agricultural Engineer.

Calicata station – evaluation of the terroir

Third Stop: 1600 masl – Hearing and Sight sense. Villegas stream and its natural environment. Las Sequoias Vineyard in charge of Agricultural Engineer.

Fourth Stop: 1605 masl – Taste and Smell sense. Height terroir pairing. Las Sequoias Vineyard. Activity developed by winemaker, sommelier and executive chef.

Fourth Station - Pairing in the heights

San Pablo Estate – Pairing in the heights

This life experience connects visitors with architecture, art, wine, gastronomy and sustainability while pairing the best wine and product – based  food. A team of professionals and the interventions of the nature, provide knowledge and tools to live an unforgetable moment. Winemakers, sommeliers, tourism guides, agricultural engineers, are the experts who show and share with visitors the  fascinating San Pablo estate, in a complete and ecofriendly environment.

 

 

Ruta Provincial 89 Km 14 s/n Los Árboles Tunuyán, Mendoza, Argentina.
+54 9 2622 429500
reservas.killka@salentein.com
www.bodegasalentein.com
-33.4961165, -69.251847
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    • Opening Hours: 10 am to 5 pm
    • Opening Days: Tue to Sun
    • Months Closed:
    • Languages Spoken: Spanish, English and Portuguese
    • Guided Tours: Yes
    • Wine Tasting Provided: Yes
    • Groups Accepted: Yes
    • Appointments Necessary: Individuals Yes / Groups Yes
    • Wine Information Center: Yes
    • Wine / Gift Shop: Yes
    • Disabled Facilities: Yes
    • Food Facilities: Yes.
    • Accommodation: Yes
    • Conference Facilities: Yes
    • Special Events Facilities: Yes