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HWS Alumni/Alumnae and Parent Trip

Depart USA

(evening departure): May 26, 2013  

Mendoza

Day 1:

Monday, May 27 (arrive Santiago de Chile, transfer, arrive Mendoza around mid-day)

  • Check-in to Executive Hotel, Park Suites in Mendoza
  • Wine tour at Bodega Norton - This involves sampling from the fermentation tank, the French oak barrels (where the wine is kept prior to bottling) and from a final bottle, to be able to compare the taste at the different stages of the winemaking process
  • Lunch at La Vid at Bodega Norton - menú degustación (food/wine pairing)
  • Sample menú degustación at La Vid: http://www.norton.com.ar/laVid.php?idIdioma=2&idLaVid=4  
  • Siesta
  • Early evening city bus tour
  • Night free to explore

Day 2:

Tuesday, May 28 - Mendoza

  • 9:00 am breakfast
  • Guided walking tour of Divisadero Largo (Mendoza Provincial Park)
  • Asado (Argentine barbecue): Club de Golf Mendoza
  • Siesta
  • Evening tango performance

Day 3:

Wednesday, May 29 - Mendoza

  • 9:00 am breakfast
  • Explore city/ shopping
  • 12:30 guided tour, then lunch at Ruca Malen. 
    See: http://bodegarucamalen.com/
  • Siesta
  • Evening talk – “Wine and Religion: a Marriage Made in Heaven”

Parque Aconcagua, Mendoza

Day 4:

Thursday, May 30 - Mendoza

  • 9:00 am breakfast
  • Visit to Maguay olive farm for olive oil tasting: Click here.
  • Wine tour and lunch at Bodegas Lopez:  Click here
  • Siesta
  • Evening event: Winery architecture lecture

Day 5:

Friday, May 31 - Chacras

Day 6:

Saturday, June 1 - Chacras

Punte del Inca

Day 7:

Sunday, June 2 - Tupungato

  • Breakfast
  • Travel to Tupungato
  • Full-day program at Espacio Salentein Click here.
  • Horseback riding group 1
  • Guided visit to Bodega Salentein with wine tasting
  • Lunch at Posada Salentein – 4-course meal with Salentein Reserve wines
  • Horseback riding group 2
  • Horseback riding group 3
  • Dinner at Posada Salentein – 4-course meal with Salentein Reserve wines
  • Stay overnight at Salentein Posada

Day 8:

Monday, June 3 - Tupungato/Mendoza

Day 9:

Tuesday, June 4 - Mendoza

  • 9:00 am breakfast
  • Free day to explore city, shop, or visit local museums
  • Dinner in a private home
  • Tango/traditional dance demonstration

Day 10:

Wednesday, June 5 - Mendoza

  • Breakfast
  • To airport to depart for U.S.

Note: Itinerary is subject to change.



Hotels

May 27 – May 31 (Nights 1-4)
Executive Hotel, Park Suites, Mendoza - http://www.executive.parksuites.net/

May 31 – June 2 (nights 5 and 6)
Lares de Chacras Hotel in Chacras de Coria - http://laresdechacras.com/en/
(depending on availability). Otherwise the group will stay at the Executive Hotel, Park Suites, Mendoza.

June  2 (night 7)
Salentein Posada in Tupungato - http://www.bodegassalentein.com/en/posada/acerca.html

June 3 – 4 (nights 8 and 9)
Executive Hotel, Park Suites, Mendoza - http://www.executive.parksuites.net/

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DETAILS

Dates: May 26, 2013 – June 5, 2013

Cost: $2840 per person for double occupancy and $3590 per person for single occupancy. Airfare not included.

Register/Deposit: Complete and submit the online registration form now to reserve your spot.