Step into the world of Bodegas López Mendoza, where a passion for winemaking has been crafted into an art form for over a century. Nestled amidst breathtaking vineyards and housed in an impressive winery, this renowned establishment has garnered a well-deserved reputation for producing exceptional wines. From the world-famous Malbec to a variety of other tantalizing vintages, Bodegas López beckons visitors from every corner of the globe to indulge in the rich flavors that have made it a celebrated name in the wine industry.
The winery was founded in 1898 by Jose López Rivas, a Spanish immigrant who came to Argentina to seek his fortune in winemaking. He purchased a small vineyard in Maipu, and over time, expanded his operations to become one of the most prominent winemakers in the region. Today, Bodega López is still a family-owned and operated winery, with the fifth generation of the López family overseeing its operations.
The art of winemaking reaches its pinnacle, embodied by their exceptional flagship wine, the renowned Malbec. This gem of a winery crafts its award-winning Malbec from grapes grown in the magnificent Andes Mountains, a staggering 900 meters above sea level. It is this lofty altitude that imparts a unique flavor profile to the wine, elevating it to remarkable heights of excellence.
Notably, the mastery doesn’t stop at Malbec alone. Prepare your taste buds for a symphony of flavors as you explore their array of notable wines, including the luscious Cabernet Sauvignon, Rosé, the bold and tantalizing Syrah, and the elegant and vibrant Chardonnay. Above all, each sip tells a story, a testament to the dedication and passion poured into every bottle.
You are in for a treat as you’ll embark on a captivating wine-tasting tour. Follow the trail through the lush vineyards, venture into the heart of the cellar, and finally arrive at the tasting room, where you’ll have the pleasure of sampling these exquisite wines. Along the way, knowledgeable guides will illuminate the winemaking process, sharing their insights and enriching your appreciation for the craftsmanship behind each vintage.
|General Tour||Free||1 hour|
|Private Tour||From 1,500 ARS/pax||1 hour|
|Tour in English Language||From 2,000 ARS/pax||1 hour|
|Blended Experience||From 6,900 ARS/pax||1.5 hours|
|Lopez Style: The Complete Experience + Lunch||From 14,375 ARS/pax||1.5 hours|
Beyond the vines and the wines, this bodega weaves a tapestry of history and tradition. In essence, allow yourself to be immersed in the story of a winery that has withstood the test of time, and witness firsthand the passion that has been passed down through generations. When planning your journey to Argentina’s wine country, be sure to add this to your travel itinerary — where wine becomes an art, and every sip tells a story.
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