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... 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 ...
At breakfast I saw the clock and realised I was an hour behind – had been running on Chilean time but thankfully hadn't been important these last few days.
Meant it was a late start to head into the Maipu wine region for exploration of it’s offerings by bike – despite some dire warnings re bike condition and muggings, decided to go it alone, not even with ...
So today we journeyed from Valpo to Mendoza with an easy (and efficient!) border crossing from Chile back into NW Argentina to eventually head up into Bolivia.
I didn't even feel like I was on the bus for so long, my eyes were just glued to the window. The narrow road with breathtaking curves (the first pic is not mine; just to give you an idea) all backdropped by the majestic Andes.
Need I say ...
... made me ill. Luckily I was better by the Monday and could make the Wine Tour. This was an organised tour, you can go by yourself and hire bikes but recently a couple had strayed off the main road in Maipu and were robbed at gunpoint. I decided that a group tour would be best. There were 17 of us in the tour, a mixture if English/Irish and and locals. We were driven to the first winery and given a great I depth tour of how they make the wines. We tasted wine from ...
... the guys we were sat with kindly gave us a lift back into the centre of Mendoza which was nice of them as the streets were packed. This is when all the trouble kicks of usually so we were happy to get out there as quick as we did. We called at a crape restaurant on the way back to our hostel for a bite to eat, by this time it was past 1 in the morning, the match hadn't kicked off till 10pm hence us going to bed not long after as we were still tired from the night ...