WHERE AND WHAT TO EAT IN RUTA DEL VINO
Since the wine valleys are found in the central region of the country, they are representatives of traditional Chilean food with dishes including red meat, to try with red wines, white meats, to try with white wines, seafood, and other typical foods like empanadas, humitas, pastel de choclo, cazuela, charquicán, among other alternatives.
While each of the locations around the vineyards you can enjoy the traditional Chilean food, there are some vineyards that are famous for their fine dining restaurants. They seek to keep the traditional flavors but with mixtures of different flavors, with signature cuisine dishes.
Some restaurants that are worth visiting are House of Morandé, located in the Morandé Vineyard within the Casablanca Valley. Here you can sample fish and seafood such as sea bass and tuna from Easter Island; meats like Serrano ham, lamb, and desserts that have a unique style, including frozen cheese.
Also in Casablanca we find Tanino, which belongs to the Casas del Bosque Vineyard. Here you can pair the wines with dishes like lamb chops, ostrich, cheeses, pastas and more.
A good alternative is the restaurant Viña Indómita, also in the Casablanca Valley, with dishes that are highlighted by their preparations of fish and seafood such as ceviche, mackerel, scallops, grouper, sea bass and mussels, all with exotic sides like Asian seaweed, dates, sweet potatoes, soba noodles and more.