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Tour Packages Details

Price Per Person

USD 650
Country: Chile
City: Central Valley, Easter Island And Argentina
Duration: 2 Day(s) - 1 Night(s)
Tour Category: Wine Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

 

The Wine Tour of the Colchagua Valley, is the first wine tourism circuit created in Chile, back in 1996.
 
Starting point: Santiago de Chile. 
 
The Wine Tour of the Colchagua Valley, is the first wine tourism circuit created in Chile, back in 1996. From its head office in the town of Santa Cruz, the tours are organized, coordinated, sold and operated, and cover the main wineries of the Colchagua Valley. 
 
The Wine Route of Colchagua is a tour which takes in different types of programs, with tastings in the most important wineries of the valley, for those who wish to find out even more about winemaking secrets.
 
This circuit has been highly acclaimed internationally, as an exceptional tourist destination (highlighted among the 25 most interesting destinations in the magazine Travel & Leisure, January 2000, USA). Every year, the number of visitors received increases as well as the interest of the operators and tourism agencies at home and abroad.
The wineries which make up the circuit have incorporated the highest quality infrastructure to attend their visitors. Each has a wine and souvenir shop, tasting rooms, dining rooms and well equipped bathrooms, all along with great architectural and natural beauty.
Each winery to be visited has its own history and individual charm, many of which have a long family tradition, together with the latest technology incorporated for the production of their fine wines, which you will have the chance to taste and acquire at special prices.
The visitors are accompanied by guides, and with great warmth will show the wineries, explaining each process which finally produce magnificent wines in this highly reputed valley, finishing off with a tasting of some of those wines. The visitor will be able to discover the reasons behind why Chile’s best wines are born here.
Each of the aforementioned factors makes each tour with the Wine Route of Colchagua, a discovery, a learning process, and without doubt, highly entertaining.
 
 
Day 1: SANTIAGO / SANTA CRUZ ( COLCHAGUA VALLEY ) / MONTGRASS VINEYARD / VIU MANENT VINEYARD 
Visit the vineyards Viu Manent and Montgrass with wine tasting included. In the afternoon visit the Colchagua Museum. Lodging in Santa Cruz. 
 
Located 280 km far south from Santiago, this beautiful valley, perfeclty delimited by mountainous chains in the direction of the sea, one is in the zenith of its vitivinícola development. For already five years to the date, the traditional vineyards of the zone, have been receiving new neighbors. The reason of its arrival is obviously product of the quality of the grapes that are obtained here, and that with the appropriate handling leads to excellent wines. This has been credited in the main world-wide aids and specialized magazines, but mainly by the consumers of all the orb. The Valley of Colchagua counts at the moment on an approximated surface of 16,000 has, planted with vineyards, which corresponds to 20% of the total surface of vineyards of Chile. The main varieties correspond to the classic ones of Bordeaux: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Carménère, being this last one, a present stock only in Chile, and mainly in the Valley of Colchagua. Also, there are in smaller number, stocks for white wine being the Chardonnay and SauvignonBlanc the main ones. 
 
DAY 2: CASA SILVA WINERY AND VINEYARDS
Buffet breakfast served at hotel’s restaurant. Departure from the Hotel in Santa Cruz towards Casa Silva vineyards.
The winery is open for tourism year round. You'll visit the traditional facilities, taste the wines, and enjoy the beauty of the Colchagua valley.
After Visiting this winery you will drive back to Santiago, optional stop for lunch ( on passengers behalf).
 
Includes : 
- Private Transfer Santiago / Santa Cruz / Santiago with guide.
- Visit 03 Vineyards in Colchagua Valley with wine tasting included.
- Visit  Colchagua Museum with ticket entrance.
- 01 night lodging in Hotel in Santa Cruz . 
 
Not Included: 
* No indicated services in the package
* Meals
 
General Conditions
* Rates subject to modification without prior notice. 
* The itinerary is subject to change due Viu Manent vinyard is closed on Monday.
Restrictions: 
* The vineyards could be changed, according to availability and visits restricted hours. 
 
Min 2 people
Price based on DBL Room
 
 
 
 
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