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A Travel Blog by rktravel
... . We made our way south for summer, stopping to exchange work for room and board at various lodges, hostels, and B&B's from the Colchagua Valley to Puerto Varas and finally all the way south to Puerto Natalas. After a stint in the south it was time to ...
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A Travel Blog entry by wineusers from Santa Cruz, Chile
... , was widespread, as there was much adobe residential construction. Wineries also suffered extensive damage and wine losses. The Colchagua Valley is a very productive agricultural valley with easily as much fruit orchard acreage as vineyards. ...
A Travel Blog entry by btran from Santa Cruz, Chile
About 1.5hrs south of Santiago is the heart of Chilean wine production. The Colchagua Valley has been described as the Napa Valley of Chile. While the Maipo Valley (closer to Santiago) is known for Cabernet Sauvignon, the Colchagua Valley is ...
A Travel Blog entry by hadwin from Santa Cruz, Chile
... was the tradition in the area). In the 90s, her husband decided to use the excellent climatic conditions of the Colchagua Valley and the growing interest in New World wines to plan what he called his "retirement project". This is ...
A Travel Blog entry by ricf964 from San Fernando, Chile
Today we rented a car and drove south to the Colchagua Valley. There aren't any major car rental agencies in the city itself and we ended up taking a taxi all the way out to the airport, about 20 minutes. We had to deal with ...
A Travel Blog entry by sjspear528 from Colchagua, O'Higgins, Chile
Where do you begin to describe the perfect day? A 9 am pickup, and we are on our way, south to the Colchugua Valley and one of the most beautiful parts of Chile. And wine--did I mention wine? Maria zips us out of town, navingating the ...
A Travel Blog entry by j_katz from Colchagua and Maipo Valley (Chile), Chile
... , we are married...Mr. and Mrs. and Deckaw....We arrived to Santiago CHile after a seamless flight and were immedaitely brought to Colchagua Valley apprx. 3 hours south of Santiago. We spent the first day relaxing and getting into the vacation (soon to be ...
A Travel Blog entry by wally100animal from Santa Cruz, Chile
... Friday and we drove to Santa Cruz via San Fernando.We pulled up at the Hotel Santa Cruz Plaza and it was magnificent. The Colchagua wine festival was in the plaza right opposite the hotel.When we arrived we unpacked and then went look at the museum ...
A Travel Blog entry by susannavkempe from Colchagua, Valle Central, Chile
Casa Silva winery is the oldest and most traditional in the Colchagua Valley. They have recently turned the original family home into a gorgeous b&b, full of stripped ancient beams, Fench style furnishings (think Brissi but originial so genuinely bashed ...
A Travel Blog entry by mkewineschool from San Fernando, Chile
... is still planted in small amounts in the Bordeaux region of France, but has found a comfortable living in Chile, specifically the Colchagua Valley. And who wouldn't thrive in this valley with skies that know few clouds, views framed by mountains in ...
A Travel Blog entry by rktravel from Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region, Chile
... to the bus terminal, informing us that we wanted to head to the town of Puente Negra about 15 kilometers east up the valley. Remembering our last meal had been in an early morning daze on the airplane, we asked for a lunch recommendation. He quickly ...
A Travel Blog entry by hadwin from San Esteban, Valparaiso Region, Chile
... with Seņa and the Caliterra winery in Colchagua). This ended in 2004 with a change in guard and move from Colchagua to Aconcagua. This reinforced their roots back where they started and increased their investment in this valley. They ...
A Travel Blog entry by idarich from Santiago, Chile
... . Despite being 45 minutes late for our appointment, we received five-star service. On Tuesday the 29th, we headed out south to the Colchagua Valley, a renowned red wine region. It took us quite a while to get there, as we missed the turn-off onto the ...
A Travel Blog entry by vine_hooligans from Santa Cruz, Chile
... regions. We discovered a quaint little village called Santa Cruz which was 200 km south of Santiago which bordered the famous Colchagua Valley. The village was nothing special and its only noteworthy attraction was its Plaza de Armas. By now we had ...
A Travel Blog entry by lizdavid from Santa Cruz, Chile
... in agricultural areas with roadside stalls selling fruit and vegetables. After we turned off the Pan-American highway, into the Colchagua valley, heading to Santa Cruz we drove past endless fields of corn and grape vines. Beautiful weather and countryside ...
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Plaza de Armas 286, Santa Cruz, Chile
Santa Cruz Hotel \nThe place where dreams awaken\n\nIn the city of Santa Cruz, Colchagua Valley, Hotel Santa Cruz invites you to discover the world of wine, history and the traditions of our land. \n\nEnjoy unforgettable experiences, together with the ...Traveler Rating
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Isla de Yaquil, Valle de Colchagua, Santa Cruz, Chile
... built field house according to the architectural tradition of the central area of Chile. Located in the center of the Valley of Colchagua, in which will be able to enjoy the tranquility and unique atmosphere that it offers the Chilean field. From their ...Traveler Rating
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Fundo los Maitenes s/n, Marchihue, Chile
Surrounded by hills, 40 minutes from the town of Santa Cruz in the Valley of Colchagua lays Residencia Historica de Marchihue. A fabulous country house, that dates back to the 18th century, and has been restored and transformed into a wonderful boutique ...Traveler Rating
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Camino los boldos s/n, Santa Cruz, Chile
With the Andes Mountains as background Hotel TerraVina is located in the middle of a vineyard in the beautiful wine valley of Colchagua just 2 hours south of Santiago. All the tastefully decorated rooms have oak floors, colonial style tiles in the ...Traveler Rating
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