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Private Villas in Argentina's Wine Country


The Vines Resort & Spa seduces visitors and guests by immersing them in a laid-back lifestyle. Days of mountain trekking and horseback riding are followed by afternoons of wine tasting and late-night asados (social barbecues) that celebrate Argentina's famous grass-fed beef.

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Villas Among the Vines

Thursday January 30, 2014

Villa-Patio-2.jpgLush, rolling green vineyards. Snowcapped mountains tinged with pink at sunset. Endless blue sky.

This scenic overload is just one of the many reasons to visit the Uco Valley in the heart of Mendoza's wine country.

There's also trekking in the Andes Mountains, horseback riding through fields scented by tiny purple flowers, and mountain biking along streams fed by snow melt.

And then there is the wine.

Some of Argentina's best wine is produced in the Uco Valley, known for its arid, rugged, rocky terrain. At the Vines Resort and Spa, aspiring winemakers can purchase land, grow grapes, and produce their own wine under the watchful guidance of Santiago Achával, one of Argentina's most revered winemakers.

When they are ready to sample the fruits of their labors, they can settle into a villa or their own private home within the confines of the 1,500-acre estate. The options include buying six or more acres of land and building a private home among the vines or purchasing a turn-key villa designed and furnished by Argentine architects Eliana Bórmida and Luisa Yanzón,

Image of the terrace at one of the villas courtesy of The Vines Resort & Spa.

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It's a historic town with roots in silver mining.

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Your Own Private Vineyard

Monday December 30, 2013

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