Vinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
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Vsjonquet stayed here on Jul 19, 2010 during their trip titled: Nord Argentine et Chili.
The trip in the Northwest of Argentina continued from Salta to Tucuman via Los Cobres and Cafayate, being exposed to another decent roadjourney on unpaved roads. The rewards were impressive landscapes, not to be missed!
... go with the slow flow. It's also FULL of people either from Buenos Aires or France (as it's a recommended place in the Routard guide book). We enjoyed our first lunch of gourmet empanadas and beer, recommended by our hostel guy. We strolled to a few bodegas (wine cellars) and sampled wine. We even bought a bottle, which made us feel very sophisticated. We learned how red, rose and white wines are made, ...
... to let us in. Luckily the town is not big at all, and it didn't take too long for us to find a cute little place where to spend the next few days.
Cafayate is a little village in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by vineyard and pictoresque mountains and canyons. Not a bad place at all where to spend our Christmas on the road, even though the athmosphere is not really christmassy: thirtyfive degrees and a scorching sun. There is not even a shadow of Christmas trees, but in ...
... we thought we would make good use of our time and pop down the road to a different bodega where you could just walk in and ask to taste some of the wines. It worked just like how we had been told. Walk in and ask in Spanglish if we could try some of their wines, then they poured us a few different ones. We weren't overly fond of the wine we tried so didn't buy a bottle or go back there again. The tour we did at Bodega Nanni was in Spanish but we got the general point of what was ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVinas de Cafayate Wine Resort
Wonderful staff, very comfortable rooms and a beautiful location. A real luxury treat
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