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Wine Tour and Tastings

Santa Cruz Wine Day Tour

Santa Cruz Wine Day Tour

The Santa Cruz Wine Day Tour package is the perfect day tour if you are staying in the Santa Cruz area.

Enjoy a variety of fun and informative wine tours and taste award winning wines including Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah.

Itinerary:

10:00AM: Pick up in Santa Cruz

10:30AM: Viña Maquis (Tour Premium Lien – Wine Tour and Tasting)
— Viña Maquis has been associated with the production of wine since the XVIII century when it belonged to the Jesuit priests. During the XIX century, Maquis was owned by two Chilean presidents and in 1916, Maquis was bought by the Hurtado family who wished to develop a fine wine business. A sustainable vineyard, focused on producing fine wines, highlighting the varieties of Cabernet Franc and Carménère. Just next to the vineyards is a beautiful large garden which is part of the natural landscape. Designed by the prominent Belgian landscaper Frank Adriaenssens in 2007, the idea of this garden is to protect the grapes from any plague in a completely natural way. Includes a tasting of 4 Gran wines including a Reserve and Ultra Premium Lien.

12:30PM: Viu Manent (ICON Wine Tour and Tasting)
— Viu Manent is a Chilean winery founded in 1935 by the Viu family. The ICON tour and tasting is a great way to start the day in wine country. The tour includes a carriage ride through the vineyard and a tasting of 5 wines including 3 Single Vineyard wines, the El Incidente and Viu 1.

2:30PM: Lunch at the Rayuela Wine and Grill (Viu Manent Winery)
Enjoy lunch overlooking the picturesque vineyards and equestrian field at the Viu Manent Winery. The fixed menu includes a nice variety of grilled meats, seafood, salads and a generous side dish that can be shared.

4:30PM: Ventisquero (Premium Wine Tasting)
— Enjoy 3 varieties of Ventisquero Premium and Super Premium wines (Grey, Ramirana y Vertice) with a sampling of cheese from the overlook of the Apalta Valley.

6:00PM: Arrive at Hotel in Santa Cruz

Includes:

— Transportation in clean and comfortable vehicle with air conditioning
— 1 Icon Wine Tour and Tasting
— 2 Premium Wine Tastings
— Lunch is ONLY included if purchased in advance
— Bottled water

Not included:

— Optional tips/gratuities for guides & drivers
— Travel Insurance
— Items of personal nature

Booking:

–– To reserve this tour, we require a non-refundable deposit of $25 USD in order to secure all the reservations.
–– Full payment is due 2 weeks before the scheduled date of tour and the deposit will be applied to the final balance.
–– If a winery does not have availability, we will replace with a suitable alternative
–– Prices subject to change without notice

Restrictions:

–– All reservations are required at least 3 weeks in advance
––Tour packages require a minimum of 2 people
––This tour package is for travelers staying in the Santa Cruz area

Other:

–– Contact us for special pricing if you are staying outside of Santa Cruz (including Lolol, Peralillo and San Fernando)
–– Contact us for special pricing if you are traveling alone or a large group.

Cancellations:

– Cancellations occurring 7 days prior to your scheduled pickup date will be eligible for a full refund.
– Cancellations occurring within 72 hours prior to your scheduled pickup date will be eligible for a full credit usable for one year.
– All cancellations must be provided in writing.
– Refunds are processed within 15 business days.

Updated October, 2021