With good reason, when you think of Mendoza you immediately think of wine. With the Andes Mountains as its backdrop, the Mendoza Wine Region is known for its vast vineyards, esteemed wine estates, and breathtaking views. Travelers can look forward to sampling the regions vast selection of world-famous, award-winning vintages including a variety of its iconic Malbecs at an endless array of fantastic wineries. The region is not just for eating and drinking though! Popular activities include: bike riding, white-water rafting, horseback riding and other adventures in the Andean foothills. Visitors can also hike several magnificent peaks on the Cordon del Plata, reaching over 19,000 feet above sea level and take on the highest peak in the Americas, Mt Aconcagua.
The best time to visit Mendoza is from October through April, allowing travelers to visit from planting season to harvest.