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South America wine tours and South America food tours are a great way to experience the variety of the continent. Some of the best wine tours South America offers are in Chile and Argentina. Uruguay and southern Brazil also have excellent wine. Peru has some vineyards too and produces a brandy called pisco. South American food is varied and delicious. A culinary tour of South America could see you sampling ceviche on the Pacific Coast, enjoying grilled meats at a traditional Argentine asado or trying out some Brazilian street food. Tour options include meals at gourmet restaurants with world famous chefs to tours of traditional food markets. Some of the best foodie tours in South America are in Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Lima. Every South America food and wine travel package is customized to fit your travel style, pace and schedule.
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Wineries in Peru
In Peru, visit the Grimaldi Winery. This is the oldest and most traditional winery in the Ica region south of Lima. The Grimaldi Winery has over 100 years of experience and is one of the most recognized wine brands in Peru. After the Grimaldi winery, visit Tabernero winery, located in the same region. This is the largest and most well known Peruvian winery. Finish your Ica region wine tour at Vinas de Oro, recognized for their high-quality piscos. If you want to spend a few days exploring the Ica region, Hotel Viñas Queirolo is a great hotel.
Wineries in Ecuador
Ecuador is known more for its wildlife than its wineries, but Chaupi Estancia Winery is a wonderful winery worth seeing that is right outside of Quito. Go on a day trip through the winery with an in-house wine expert where you will learn about the production and process for making wine. After the tour, enjoy a delicious wine tasting. For an authentic Ecuadorian experience, indulge in Ecuadorian food paired with the local wines.
Wineries in Argentina
No South America Wine tour would be complete without visiting Mendoza, the mecca for wine lovers. Sip the best Malbec’s while taking in beautiful views of the Andes Mountain range. Mendoza has plenty of different wineries to choose from, along with daily activities that include horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, and more. Visit Lujan de Cuyo, home to some of the country’s best wines. For accommodations, consider staying at the Cavas Wine Lodge.
Wineries in Uruguay
Uruguay has come into its own and has several wells know wineries and its very own wine road. The town of Carmelo has several well-known wineries including Bodega Zubizarreta, where the first vines were planted. Just outside of town you will find Cordano, Narbona, and El Legado all of which are great wineries and worth visiting, each with their own distinct flavors and tastes. Enjoy tastings at each winery.
Wineries in Chile
Chile is a well-known destination for wine tasting, specifically the Colchagua River Valley and the Aconcagua Valley. Here you will have some of the best wine experiences in the world paired with incredible food. Chile is best known for its Sauvignon Blanc wines in the Santiago wine region. In this region, there are world-class wineries such as Concha y Toro along with boutique wine villas. Depending on how many days you want to spend in Chile, you can visit as many different wineries as you’d like.
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|Food & Wine Tour of Argentina & Chile||from $5330||11 Days||Experience the best of Argentina and Chile on this food and wine tour! Let your taste buds do the talking during a Buenos Aires cooking class,...|
|The South America Wine Tour||from $2070||10 Days||Perfect for foodies and wine enthusiasts: South America Wine Tour allows you to taste South America's best wines while enjoying views of the Andes...|
|Santiago, Puerto Varas and Chile Wine||from $1960||8 Days||Explore Chile's natural and cultural wonders: Santiago de Chile, the Mediterranean coast, rolling hills, volcanoes, the highest mountain range in the...|
|Colombia Gourmet Tour||from $960||8 Days||Taste and see delicious Caribbean and Andean Colombian cuisine on this Colombia gourmet tour. We can create a personalized tour of Colombia that...|
|Peru Winery & Gastronomy Tour||from $||5 Days||Peru is quickly becoming a destination in its own right for foodies and vinos who want to taste world-class food and drink. The capital, Lima, is...|
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