Maipú Tours and Activities
Maipú is a small city in the Mendoza province of Argentina, with fewer than 100,000 inhabitants. It is located about 10 kilometers from the city of Mendoza. Maipú is one of the most important wine-growing regions in Argentina, and produces up to 2/3 of the country’s wine. It is located on the eastern side of the Andes, and specifically, in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, which is the tallest mountain on the continent, at over 22,000 feet. Mendoza has wineries at altitude of between 2,000 and 4,000 feet above sea level, assuring the warm daytime temperatures and cool nighttime temperatures essential to wine production.
Maipú represents the greatest concentration of wineries is in Argentina, with more than 150 wineries, nearly 30 of which accept visitors. It is also where the oldest winemakers in the region, such as Trapiche, which dates back to 1883, are located.
The area around Maipú is warm and dry, and is of great historical importance, having been named for a famous battle with Chile. It is also home to a museum to wine and the wine harvest, called the Museo Nacional del Vino y la Vendimia.
Tours and Activities to Experience Maipú
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