The Uco Valley, a Mendoza Wine Region

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By living with liddy

On our first day touring Mendoza’s wine regions we traveled the farthest distance on our itinerary from our hotel to the Uco Valley. The beauty of this region is breathtaking with the wineries situated along the foothills of the Andes mountains. This area is one of the highest wine growing regions in the world and is known for Malbec, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Semillon and Torrontes production. In addition to all the red varieties being produced here, it is also becoming a premium source for white wines such as Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and even Torrontes – a grape that grows uniquely in Argentina.

Another trend that is emerging in this area are the smaller... (Read More)