Full Day Tour Concha y Toro and Santa Rita Vineyards
Full day Code: CGS009
Places you will see
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The Maipo valley is worldwide known as the best valley for Cabernet Sauvignon stocks. Concha y Toro and Santa Rita Vineyards, worldwide known, will be part of our tour.
Concha y Toro Vineyard
This tour start from your hotel in Santiago towards Maipo Valley, in a 45-minute trip. The visit begins in Don Melchor square where the guests will be received by a bilingual guide, who will invite you to enjoy a panoramic visit to the vineyard, accompanied by a white wine glass of “Casillero del Diablo” wine, enjoying the aromas and flavors in your walk throughout this hundred-year wine cellar. With your glass in hand, you will participate in a long walk by the old park, travel back in time watching the manor of Pirque, residence of the Concha y Toro family. In this place the greatest wine company was born more than 100 years ago. In the vineyards of Pirque you will be able to know the grapevines development, cultural and technological handling that is responsible for a highest quality performance.
Once in the wine cellar you will taste an excellent Merlot Casillero del Diablo wine, while the guide shows and explains the methodology and materials used in the wine production. In order to know the oldest facilities and to be a witness of the worldwide known wine legend, Concha y Toro Vine offers you a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon Casillero del Diablo, the wine that made famous the Chilean wine. Viña Santa Rita
Santa Rita Vineyard
After we will continue our trip towards Santa Rita Vineyard, where we will be able to visit its wine cellars and taste its best wines.
The wine cellar of Santa Rita was founded in 1880 by Domingo Fernández Concha who brought French stocks giving birth to its worldwide known wines. Its cellar is declared National Monument and combined the traditional French and American oak barrels with modern winemaking techniques providing its wines with a unique aroma and body. Its manor, surrounded by a beautiful park, it was also declared National Monument.
We will have the chance to lunch in the famous restaurant “Doña Paula” (on behalf of the passengers),currently a National Monument was named after Paula Jaraquemada, owner of the Santa Rita's manor house 200 years ago. At that time, a number of historical events related to the Independence of Chile took place here. General Bernardo O'Higgins and 120 soldiers took shelter here after fighting the Spanish crown forces. Santa Rita's most famous range of products is called "120" in homage to these patriots.
Return to Santiago.
- Dificulty: Easy
- Departure: Tuesday to Saturday
- Starting time and place: Final schedule to be confirmed when booking and pick up place at the Hotel.
- Duration: 8 hrs
- Price for children: Younger than 2 years old: free (without seat), passengers from 2 to 11 years old pay 65% of the rate and passenger from 12 years old pay full price.
- Private transportation
- Bilingual guide Spanish / English.
- Entrance and wine tastings.
- Transportation and assistance during the excursion.
- Not indicated services in the package.
- Rates subject to modification without prior notice.