Algodon Wine Estates & Champions Club
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the nice air con. The bus departs right on 1930 and the 12 hour journey begins. It's not long until it's dark and people are starting to sleep already. Neither of us are tired and we sit up and watch the movie being played which is in English but the volume is so low, we are just watching it with the spanish subtitles. Leesh eventually crashes out but I'm struggling away before just sealing the deal around 2245. Disappointment as I wake up to the lights being switched on ...
... down several locals for directions and sprinting 10 minutes up the road, we finally made it and joined the group of smartly dressed wine boffs looking slightly dishevelled! The winery was an absolute charm. The tour took us around the small vineyard, the fermentation tanks and into the cellar, to see the ageing barrels and dusty bottles. It was then time for tasting... We did this with an American/British couple, since the rest of the group were heading to the bodega's ...
... the wine, how the process is different for the different types of wine and at the end there is always the best part the tasting. At each place we get at least two or three samples. At the last one we must have had five, including communion wine, which is sweetest of all of them. So by the end of the trip everyone on the bus is a bit drunk and in good spirits. Femi it seems starts to fancy becoming a winemaker and starts to plot of how we could open a winery in Czech. ...
... up particularly high to an amazing view point of the Andes and the sunset, this most definitely made up for my disappointment. On the trip there were a range of people, two Aussie brothers whose wives were playing in the field hockey world championships for Australia. A girl from LA, a NZ girl, three Danish girls who had been studying in BA for a semester and were travelling before heading back to their own universities and finally two Canadian women from Saskatchewan ...
... sweet and mostly used by church.
As time progressed, baskets were introduced for collecting grapes and they would be cut from the vines with scissors. The ceramic containers were replaced with wooden barrels. Wine used to be sold only in barrels before glass bottles, the first glass containers were big, between 5 and 15 liters, which was a bit too big for personal use especially when it had to finished in couple of days or it would go bad. This winery started using ...