Bodega Salentein - Argentina
Bodega Salentein, located in the Valle de Uco, north of Mendoza, Argentina, is one of the most renowned wineries in the world. It is also known for its spectacular architecture, blending modern features and classic touches of the historical setting. This beautiful winery was founded in 1997, by the Dutch businessman Hugo Pratus Salentein, and is part of an impressive 5000-hectare estate. Bodega Salentein is located in the small village of Los Arboles de Villegas, surrounded by vineyards, olive trees, and a breathtaking landscape. Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities within the winery, including wine tasting, wine tours, guided tours of the countryside, and more. It is also home to an art gallery and a performing arts theatre, which hosts events throughout the year. In 2010, Bodega Salentein opened the Salentein Vivero restaurant, which offers a sophisticated gourmet dining experience, showcasing the best of local flavours. The winery also produces a number of wines and extra virgin oil, which can be purchased from the winery itself, or from local stores. The winery, and the surrounding rural landscape, makes for a perfect day trip from Mendoza or a stop over during your wine tour through the Valle de Uco. For an unforgettable experience, visit Bodega Salentein and experience the traditional culture, amazing architecture, and delicious local cuisine!