Los Condores Hotel de Montana
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... an Italian relative, I believe we are the 3rd population after Chinese and Indians: everybody has at least an Italian parent here! Crazy.
They produce olive oil and top premium balsamic vinager (up to 14 years old) that can cost up to 200 euros per 250 ml. More expensive than Dom Perignon… to dress a salad. In your face Champagne. Eheh. We tried many different olive oils with many different back-tastes: bitter, spicy, more sweet etc. And, good discover, ...
The majority of our time in Mendoza was spend doing activities outside the town.
On the Saturday we were driven an hour out of the city to the vineyard area near Chacras de Coria, where we met our guide-in-training, Martin whose time with us has technically finished, but he is such a nice guy, we kept hanging out with him! He runs his own cycling wine tour company and he had invited us to use his company and take us on a guided ...
... de Uco (Mendoza's wine country). We are working on a huge, sprawling piece of land with horses roaming around it and gorgeous views of the Andes. It's pretty blooming awesome! Omar is the caretaker of the land. He is a farmer and lives next to our site in a house that he shares with his wife, 10 children, 6 grandchildren, 5 dogs, goats, sheep, chicken, pigs and a baby cow. He and his wife decided to get married in December (better late than never I guess!) and ...
... the street called La Barca that was recommended by somebody on the internet as a standby, but it was mostly an old man's coffee shop where they sit out front and smoke all day. Oh well, back to Lonely Planet and Trip Advisor. We picked up our car and drove the 30 minutes to Catena Zapata after learning how much a remise (personal taxi driver) would be (220 pesos each way plus 40 pesos an hour waiting time). Catena Zapata is a really nice winery ...
... spacious and comfortable and I really made myself at home there. It was rarely full, but I di have some good roommates from time to time (who were generally pretty surprised to hear how long I was staying there for).
The hostel also offered different activities, such as an empanada making class and a Mate class. Mate is the Argentinian tea which is very much part of their culture, and when I took that class it ended up being one-on-one and a cross between a ...