Flavors of Chile & Argentina

April 10, 2019 - April 19, 2019
Price starting at: $4,995

From glaciers to deserts and rosés to reds, discover the endless diversity along this continent’s edge. Embrace the myriad treasures cultivated by welcoming locals as you unwind and experience the spirited traditions of this prismatic land. Experience the views over Santiago from Cerro San Cristobal’s peak before visiting la Chascona — one of Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda’s three homes in Chile. During a tour and tasting at Santa Rita Winery, learn about the property’s rich history and view pre-Hispanic relics from Atacameños, Mapuches, and Rapa Nui cultures. Later in the week, you’ll become a winemaker for the day at Santa Rita as you take part in each step of the winemaking process, from tasting and blending to corking and labeling. Explore the historic port city of picturesque Valparaiso — named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 — with a history dating back to 1536. And partake in a Chilean cooking class during which you’ll prepare a traditional meal. After arriving in Mendoza, embark on a panoramic city tour before visiting an olive-oil factory founded in 1906. Then enjoy a full day amid the vineyards at Uco Valley, nestled at the base of the Andes. Read more