Mendoza Wine Region, Argentina
At a Glance
Traditional style accommodation, well positioned to make the most of the Mendoza region
Stay at a quaint converted farmhouse in a small town where the owners have been producing Malbec for three generations
A great base for exploring vineyards (and olive oil producers) in the area. And if you're feeling active the staff can help organise hiking, biking, rafting and riding
Relax with a glass of wine and some tapas bites whilst overlooking the vineyards, olive trees and inviting swimming pool
Take home new skills with an onsite cooking class, or enjoy a traditional Argentine asado (barbecue) prepared by an expert
There are plenty of mouth-watering restaurant options within walking distance too
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
Year round destination but October to April is the best time to visit. The wine harvest or vendimia takes place typically early March and is a great time to visit, although bookings should be secured well in advance. The hotel closes from June to September - re-opening on the 1st October.
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Finca Adalgisa is a traditional family-run small winery and charming boutique hotel located in Argentina's premier wine growing region outside of Mendoza. Finca Adalgisa is a great base for exploring the best vineyards in the area.
Finca Adalgisa is an early 20th century vineyard estate in the heart of Argentina’s premier wine-growing region, near Lujan de Cuyo. It is a charming, historic family home that was converted into the first boutique hotel and winery in Mendoza by Gabriela Fulotti (a third generation Argentinian/Italian. Gabriela takes pride in welcoming guests and lives on site to ensure personal and high quality service. The estate is filled with authentic artefacts of Mendocine culture including old photos, books and antique furniture, along with original architectural elements. Guests are encouraged to make themselves at home, with self service drinks, complimentary bicycles, board games and the vineyard grounds at your disposal to explore.
Although secluded and private, Finca Adalgisa is conveniently located within easy reach of Mendoza and is in the heart of Chacras de Coria, a thriving village community with local shops and restaurants.
Finca Adalgisa has 11 comfortable en-suite guest rooms (in two buildings, the La Casa Vieja and La Casa de Piedra), 5 of which are suites. Interiors are each completely unique and feature local tapestries, overstuffed chairs, hand crafted wooden furniture and sometimes even private fireplaces and terraces. Modern amenities such as complimentary WiFi, individual climate control and ceiling fans, mini bar and bath amenities ensure your total comfort. Facilities include many comfortable shared spaces in which to relax including several outdoor lounges, three different living rooms, a library, small restaurant and garden house.
There is also a seasonal outdoor swimming pool surrounded by Finca Adalgisa’s lush Malbec vineyard and an onsite winery open in the evenings, perfect for tasting the Finca’s own wine and cheese.
11 comfortable en-suite guest rooms (in two buildings, the La Casa Vieja and La Casa de Piedra), five of which are suites.
Children are welcome to come and stay at the Finca Adalgisa, and babysitting can be arranged upon request, but there are no specific facilities or interconnecting rooms.
Outdoor swimming pool, small private vineyard and winery, cellar, library, bicycles and tapas lounge.
Winery tours to neighbouring vineyards, cycling, fishing, golf, hiking, horse riding, white water rafting (in season September through May) and cooking lessons can also be arranged.
Karen Chapman (Staff)
I wasn't sure what to expect from Finca Adalgisa as it's clearly very different from the other well known properties in the Mendoza area set amongst acres of vineyards. Nestled on the edge of the village of Chacras de Coria on a small parcel of land, it's true that it doesn't have the amazing views of the larger properties in the more rural areas but it has its own small vineyard and winery and a special charm that makes it unique. The property has been owned and run by three generations of the same family and there are individual touches throughout. I would definitely recommend staying in one of the Suites, which are rustic in style but feature all modern comforts. In the evenings guests can relax in the lovely lounge area and enjoy a complimentary glass of the hotel's own wine and a delicious tapa or head out to one of the local restaurants in Chacras.
Biking the Uco Valley vineyards
Take a private tour by bike through the Uco Valley to discover some of the best wine producers in Argentina. Includes a private lunch at Andeluna or Atamisque winery. Operates on Wednesdays and Fridays.
Full day Cerro Arenales Trek
This challenging full-day trek is perfect for adventurous travellers with a good level of fitness, following the trail along the White River Valley to reach Arenales Peak at 3,500m/11,500ft. Look out for Andean wildlife as you go.
Full-Day Aconcagua Trekking
Hike up to the base camp of Aconcagua, the highest peak in the Andes mountain range, soaking in incredible views over snowy Andean peaks and the surrounding vineyards and valleys of the Mendoza region. Approximately 6 hours of hiking.
Horseback Riding Lujan de Cuyo
Head out on horseback and discover the beautiful scenery of Lujan de Cuyo, exploring the grounds of the Vistalba estate, home to the famous Nieto Senetiner winery. Ride through the vineyards and on the mountain trails of the Cerro Melón.
Wine Tasting in Lujan de Cuyo
Get to know more about the Malbec grape by visiting three premium wineries in the Lujan de Cuyo area near Mendoza. Learn about the production processes and enjoy a gourmet wine lunch, with plenty of wine tasting of course!
Wine Tasting in Uco Valley
A wonderful full day private winery tour to the spectacular Uco Valley visiting three outstanding bodegas in the region, learning about the wine making process, sampling their wines and enjoying a gourmet lunch with wine pairings at your final stop.
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Location & directions
Mendoza Wine Region, Argentina
Finca Adalgisa is located 30-minutes from Mendoza airport on the outskirts of the village of Chacras de Coria.
How to get there
13-hour 40-minute flight to Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport, from there it's a 2-hour flight to Mendoza and a 30-minute car transfer
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