Welcome to Colchagua Valley, one of the premier wine travel destinations in the world and home to award winning wineries in Chile.
Colchagua is located just 2 1/2 hours south of Santiago, the capital of Chile, and is distinguished by its earth toned colors, bright blue skies, amazing sunsets, and, of course, by its famous wines.
Recently, Colchagua Valley was selected as a ‘Top Honeymoon Destination 2014‘ by Lonely Planet
Many visitors come to Colchagua for the day to enjoy wine tours at one or two vineyards but there are many reasons to stay a little longer.
When planning your visit to Colchagua Valley, the best times to visit are December through April since the weather is consistently sunny and clear. July and August bring the coldest temperatures during the year since it is winter time in Chile.
There are many fun activities in Colchagua including wine tours, hiking, horseback riding, biking, camping, hot springs, museums, casinos, beaches (only an hour away..) and much more for your enjoyment. The local wineries are open all year round.
The Grape Harvest of Colchagua — also known as the ‘Festival of Vendimia’ — takes place in early March and attracts people from around the world. Many of the local wineries participate in this 3 day event and offer wine tastings. A popular tradition at the festival is the crushing of the grapes in the big wine barrels.
So whether you are wine tasting, dining, pampering yourself with grape wrap spa treatments, or just enjoying your stay at quaint bed & breakfast or luxury villa, Colchagua Valley is a travelers paradise for your next getaway.
Come discover Chile’s most popular wine region – Colchagua Valley!