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Vendimia Harvest Festival 2020

One of the highlights of the year on the Argentine wine and cultural calendar has to be the Grape Harvest Festival. The Vendimia Mendoza show is one of the most famous worldwide celebrations, according to National Geographic. This wonderful show brings together more than 1200 artists on stage, ending up with with the election of the National Harvest Queen.



The Mendoza Harvest Festival 2020 itinerary includes:

March 4th: Private transfer to the Airport / Selected Hotel

March 5th: Full day Wine Tour Visiting Lujan de Cuyo. A Wine Tour in Lujan de Cuyo offers great wines, spectacular views of the Andes, and prestigious wineries. With a fascinating combination of tradition and modernity, Lujan is home for some of the most renowned Malbecs in the world. This region is a perfect example of how man’s effort turned this dessert into a fertile Oasis. In Lujan de Cuyo you will learn about traditional irrigation systems, in contrast with the newest technology, providing you with an understanding of the basic components of wine-production here in Mendoza.

March 6th: Harvest Activity including lunch + "Via Blanca”. Today we invite you to join one of the most important labours in the wine making process. During March, the grapes start to be ripe and sweet. With the assistance of the winery staff, each of the participants will receive the proper explanations and materials to understand and perform the Grape Harvest. After this exhausting experience, you will for sure enjoy the "Fires Menu”, cooked at the Patio of this antique winery from 1897. The programme also includes a visit to the winery. The first event of Vendimia features the queens’ "Via Blanca” which is held on Friday night. The "Via Blanca” is a parade in which allegorical vehicles from each of the provincial departments carry their queens along the streets of downtown Mendoza. Be sure to catch one of the grape clusters thrown by the Queens!

March 7th: Transfer to Harvest Festival, Acto Central, Tempranillo Tickets. During the morning, enjoy at your own pace the Carroussel de las Reinas. The same allegorical vehicles of the Via Blanca, this time  together with carriages, wagons and stagecoaches from the colonial times; old cars, loaded donkeys, "gauchos” riding on horses, musical groups from guest countries, bands of street actors and musicians, etc.Wine Harvest festival 2014. At 7.00 pm your bilingual guide will pick you up from your Hotel in a van. We drive towards the Frank Romero Day amphitheatre and your guide hands you the harvest festival tickets before entering. We chose the best seats for you: from there you will have a unique view over the scene! More than 20000 spectators sit in the theatre and many more at the foothills of Cerro de la Gloria to see the show. More than 400 actors create an unforgettable show to narrate the spirit of the vintners. Afterwards the national grape harvest queen will be elected, and an impressive firework show will put an end to the big night. After the Show (1am approx), return to your hotel.

March 8th: Transfer out

The Mendoza Harvest Festival 2020 Package includes: 

-Round-trip transportation from/to airport

-Small group full day Wine Tour in Lujan de Cuyo including tasting menu lunch *

-Private harvesting activity at a winery, including gourmet lunch

-Small Group transportation and entrance tickets for the Harvest Festival Vendimia Show 2020**

-English speaking host.

** Transportation in a Van with other passengers.Valid only for downtown hotels. Wine tour include tasting fees, English speaking guide, complete lunch with mineral water, wine, coffee, etc.

 * The price includes round trip transportation from downtown hotels to the central Act of the Harvest festival, bilingual guide that escorts the group during the show, Tempranillo tickets included, box lunch with wine and mineral water. Pick up starts at 7pm, return will be approx at 1am.

*** Package valid with a minimum of 2 passengers in the group, otherwise, price might be higher. Accommodation is not included in the price.


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