The beautiful province of Mendoza in Argentina has become since a few years this part a tourist destination of excellence, both for travelers coming from throughout Latin America and for visitors from the rest of the world. The region has many comparative advantages, such as a wonderful climate, spectacular landscapes, and an excellent tourist infrastructure, product development, which successive Governments have tried to impose with success, to convert to Mendoza in the natural choice when you think of a place that it has everything. The possibilities are many. The traveller can perfectly get lodging in Mendoza City, and thence explore the many corners, backwaters, villas, and small populations scattered throughout the province. The eastern region of Mendoza is one of the most beautiful in the land. The province has plenty of rivers, lakes, tributaries, streams, and springs that lend themselves to all aquatic activities: from sport fishing (trout and salmon are the most sought after specialties), to trekking, the canoeing, rafting, or simply find comfort in one of the many spas springs that there can be found.
One of the most beautiful localities is Maipu. Its proximity to Mendoza does it form part of the urban complex Gran Mendoza. Among the varied activities in Maipu there are the most outstanding is the production of wines. In fact, Maipu is the first wine producing region of the country. Its climate is particularly propitious for planting vineyards, factor that recognized the first European immigrants who settled in the area. Wine production has become the main activity not only the area, but the province.
Maipu is a beautiful place to visit, and internalize the fascinating process of the production of fine wines. One of the places that no tourist should miss is the Museum of wine, at the Bodega La Rural. Here you can meet ancient methods of artisanal wine production, and appreciate the appliances and utensils used in the process. Part of the machinery located there dates from the year 1895, when was founded the winery. As to the various wineries were established, wealthy families who owned them made sumptuous mansions, many of which still remain, constituting places of tourist interest. Generally, different wineries tour includes tasting of fine wines. For this reason who enjoy gourmet food and fine wines you will find that the holidays in Mendoza might be the ideal choice.