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DESTINATION: Wine & Fishing: Uco Valley, Mendoza
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» General Information:
The province of Mendoza is located in the center-west of Argentina, edging the Andes Mountains. With a temperate climate and scarce rainfalls there's sunshine basically 300 days of the year. This weather conditions, the thawing rivers together with the men's hard work; have changed the desertic soil into extraordinary plots which have been catalogued as one of the 8 capitals of World Wine by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Is the biggest vine-producing area of South America with more than 145.000 hectares of vineyards and more than 900 wine cellars. Many of these also have they're own lodge, so lovers of the "good living" can enjoy fine wines and excellent gastronomy together with an afternoon playing golf, all in the same scenery, at the foot of the Andes.

The Uco Valley, 50 miles south of Mendoza city, is one of the most fertile grape-producing lands in the region. In this wonderful landscape we can find 2 golf courses with very different characteristics; Tupungato Winelands, an 18 hole field with pair 72, surrounded by desertic views and 400 hectares of wineyard and also the Finca Atamisque, a 9 hole field with pair 3, with an ideal design to challenge the most important of the golf game; approaching and putting. This last field, belongs to the Atamisque Resort which also owns a ranch with 800 hectares of vineyards with a wine cellar, a fish hatchery and a restaurant.
Moreover there are excellent high altitude fisheries in Mendoza for trout fishing (1.800 m over sea level).

The season goes form September 15th to May 31st.

» Package:
The program includes accommodation at the Salentein Lodge, buffet breakfast,lunch and dinners, transfers to all golf fields, wine cellars and fisheries. The recommended itinerary goes as following:

Day 1
Reception at Mendoza Airport and hotel transfer. Private Visit to the Salentein wine cellar, Killka Cultural Center and Chapel of Gratitude. Dinner at Salentein.

Day 2
Transfer to Tupungato Winelands to play 18 holes. Lunch at O Fournier, wine cellar tour and "premium" wine tasting. Dinner at Salentein.

Day 3
Transfer to Finca Atamisque to play 18 holes, lunch at Rincóon Atamisque and tour of wine cellar.

Day 4
Breakfast at 7.30 hs and departure to fisheries near the Andes Mountain to fish trout in various streams. After 8 hours fishing return at 19.00 hs to Posada Salentein for dinner.

Day 5
After breakfast transfer to Mendoza airport.

» Accommodation:
Posada Salentein is located in Uco Valley, a breathtaking location just 1 1/2 hours from Mendoza city. A small and exclusive estancia, Posada Salentein is surrounded by the vineyards of Bodegas Salentein at the foot of the Andes Range. Posada Salentein has 16 double rooms in Valle de Uco, a reception area with a business centre, a large dining room with a gallery with view of the vineyards, a kitchen equipped with last generation technology, a parking lot for 20 cars, a swimming-pool, and innovative landscaping and garden design.

» Additional Information:
An extra day in either of the golf courses can be arranged, as well as an extra fishing day and lodging at Posada Salentein.

 » Rates /  2013
PLEASE CONSULT 5 days and 4 nights. Per person on double basis.
Rates include:
All transfers. Accommodation in Posada Salentein. Green Fee and golf bag at Tupungato Winelands and Atamisque. Golf cart in Tupungato. Lunch at O Fournier with Urban wine. Visit to wine cellars with tasting. Lunch at Rincon Atamisque. Certain dinners at Posada Salentein. One fishing day with fishing License.
Rates do not include:
Airfare to Mendoza. Beverages at golf courts. Other activities at Posada Salentein. Gratuities. Fishing equipement and flies. Golf balls. Personal insurance and other personal expenses.
The program can be tailor made upon client's interests. Other activities can be considered such as horse riding, trekking, thermal baths, etc..

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