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“Nice visit with barrel tasting and private wine tasting”

Bodega Achaval Ferrer
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Ranked #50 of 231 things to do in Mendoza
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Owner description: Bodega dedicada a la produccion de vinos de extrema calidad y el respeto por el terroir / Winery dedicated to extreme quality wines production and respect for terroir.
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

At least 4 different groups were scheduled for 9:30 a.m., and they separated each by language into their own tour. Cecilia was very knowledgeable and an excellent English speaker. She gave us the history of the winery and winemaker, and showed us their winemaking process. We even tasted wine from the barrel.

After the tour we were taken into a private room, where we had the opportunity to taste 4 wines, all of which were excellent. There was also a wine list of wines available for purchase.

Like all wineries we visited, there was a guard at the gate, and you could only enter if you had previously made reservations and were on the guard's list. The grounds and the view were beautiful.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Achaval Ferrer was the first bodega we went to, and we could not have picked a better first stop. Cecilia was an excellent guide, giving us a good introduction to Malbec and wine tasting, and then showing us around the winery. She was very fun, and we enjoyed our tour very much. Of the three wineries we visited, these were the wines I enjoyed the most.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

One of the premier wine maker of Argentina, Achaval-Ferrer in one of the Mendoza bodega to put Argentina on the world wine map. It is one of the winery responsible to elevate Malbec to the superstar status it has enjoyed today. You need to book ahead for a visit, there a various languages offered with the tour. We showed up to our appointment and was delighted to find out we are the only two English speakers and our group tour became a private tour! Started with tasting session in a separate tasting room where our guide gave us a brief intro of the history and we dived right in to a flight of five wines, then we proceeded with the facility visit where we were treated to barrel tastes a couple of more wines. My first experience to do so! You are offered the wines for sale at a good price (with discount), you can choose to have it shipped to your home or take them with you. We picked up a couple of bottles as souvenir and to age for later enjoyment. You have a wonderful view of the vineyard and the Andes.

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

This was one of our destinations on our day's wine tour. We came to Mendoza to learn about Argentinian wines and could not have come to a better place. The tastings were good, but the special one was the red sweet wine. we had not come across anything like this. Unforunately it is only available at the winery and we had no facilities to take some to the UK. Not your average visit but excellent just the same.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

You will need reservations in advance of a visit, our tour company uncorking Argentina made ours based on our suggestion to visit. You get five tastings, all were red. As every other place in Mendoza there are few English speaking tours keep this in mind.
You are only doing a tasting there isn't a winery tour which we were find with that because there are many opportunities to have a winery tour. This is a higher end option and higher quality for those who enjoy Malbecs

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