Vineyard Tours With More Than Just Wine

One of the best things about visiting Chile is that in just a couple of hours you can make it from the heart of the desert to the beach, from snow capped mountaintops to the city, or from the countryside to the depths of former mines. Even better yet, you can do this all with a glass of wine in hand. Check out these fantastic tours which offer more than just wine.

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Discovering Chile’s Best Vineyards

If you love a glass of wine or two, and you’re about to visit Chile, South America’s viticulture centre of excellence, you’re about to visit a country with 400 vineyards dedicated to the production of premium wines! The majority of vineyard are concentrated in 8 valleys which find themselves located from the shadow of Los Andes, to a stones throw from the coast, from the outskirts of metropolis Santiago, to in tiny villages where life seems to go at the pace of an eternal Sunday. With so many options, the choice of which to visit can prove mind-boggling, but if you find yourself in this quandary, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Keep reading and discover four of the best vineyards to visit during your time in this wonderful country.

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Santiago – Top ten attractions

Congratulations! You’ve arrived in Santiago, now to enjoy! Check out these recommendations to make the most of your time in this unique city.

Cerro San Cristobal

Visible from all over the city, The view from the summit is a must-see for all visitors to Santiago. Best enjoyed after taking on the one hour walk to the top, you can also take the funicular railway to the statue of the Virgin Mary. Enjoy the view with a picnic, take a stroll through the Japanese garden, a real oasis of tranquility in such a lively city, and marvel at how they even got the statue up there in the first place!

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Organic Wine and the Story of Viña Emiliano’s Success

For a few years now, the term “organic” has become the latest trend in the food and beverage markets all around the world. Originating first in European countries and the US, the phenomenon has now reached other parts of the world such as South America.

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In its original definition, organic products are all about producing with methods that rely on the principles of organic farming which can be described as eco-friendly practices that induces the non-usage of pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides, or fungicides that could damage or threaten biodiversity.

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Top Drinks to Try in Chile and Where to Get Them!

Chile is known for its wine and pisco, but the country also has so many delicious cocktails and beverages that you must try when you are visiting! Here is a list of top Chilean drinks that you have to taste:

1. Piscola:

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Piscola is a mix of pisco and Coca-Cola. Sometimes people mix pisco with Sprite as well; but in my opinion, piscola tastes much better.

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Explore the Bohemian Barrio Lastarria

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Barrio Lastarria is one of the most touristic sectors in Santiago. Characterized by beautiful historical architecture, the street of Lastarria and the neighborhood that encompasses it, are surrounded by bars, restaurants, cultural centers, boutiques, and a variety of activities.

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What Makes Chilean Wine Unique?

Over the centuries, Chile has been known to have diverse varieties and vine species that have enabled the country to develop and offer a large selection of wines to the world.

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From Coffee to Submarinos to Mate, Here Is A List Of The Best Argentinian Drinks That You Must Try!

Argentina is famous for its delicious wine. Beer in the country is also quite popular. But here’s a list of other famous Argentinean drinks that you should definitely try before you leave the country!

1. Fernet:

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Fernet is the national liquor of Argentina! It apparently helps with digestion after meals. People often drink Fernet either with Coca-Cola, grapefruit juice, or coffee. It is very popular particularly in Buenos Aires and Cordoba; you will most likely see it at parties, barbecues and dinners!

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