Three days gives you enough time to really linger in Mendoza, sampling the wines, breathing in the fresh mountain air, and wandering the tree-lined streets and fountain-filled plazas that make this wine-country hub so captivating. Read on for tips about how to make the most of your three days.
Enjoy guided tastings at Bodega Chandon, which take you through the different lines of bubbles, including blanc de blanc (white wine from white grapes) and blanc de noir (white wine from red grapes). You can also enjoy sparkling wine pairings in Bistro Chandon, where the chef prepares dishes specifically for the bubbles to be enjoyed to the fullest—it’s one of the only restaurants in Argentina to offer a 100 percent sparkling wine-paired menu.
A stop at Bodega Chandon is often included in guided wine tours of Mendoza, particularly those focused on sparkling wines. It’s also typically a stop on Mendoza hop-on hop-off wine tours by bus, which have the additional appeal of letting you explore at your own pace.
Things to Know Before You Go
Bodega Chandon is a must-visit for oenophiles.
For lunch, you can dine inside Bistro Chandon or outside with a picnic in the garden.
Advance reservations for cellar tours are recommended.
There is a gift shop where you can purchase bottles.
How to Get There
Bodega Chandon is around a 30-minute drive south of the city of Mendoza. It is possible to get there by taking the No. 760 bus from Mendoza to Ruta Provincial 15 and then walking 10 minutes—the total journey time is 1.5 hours. Alternatively, skip the hassle by booking a tour with transportation from Mendoza.
When to Get There
The estate is open Monday to Saturday. It also opens on Sundays from Jan. 15 through May 15 and the month of July. Try to plan a lunchtime visit to enjoy the sparkling wine pairings at the restaurant.
The grounds of Bodega Chandon feature French-style gardens, with geometric hedges and symmetrical flower beds, inspired by the baroque style of 17th- and 18th-century gardens. Alot time to wander the gardens, which also feature ornamental fountains and wide open spaces. Inspired by French orangeries, the reception building has large picture windows that bathe the building in light and offer excellent garden views.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What are the nearest attractions to Bodega Chandon?
What else should I know about attractions in Mendoza?
- Finca Decero
- Bodega Cruzat
- Bodega Renacer
- Achaval-Ferrer Winery
- Bodega Tierras Altas
- Trapiche Winery (Bodega Trapiche)
- Navarro Correa Winery
- Cacheuta Thermal Spa (Termas Cacheuta)
- Hill of Glory (Cerro de la Gloria)
- General San Martin Park (Parque General San Martin)
- Plaza Independencia
- San Francisco Church (Iglesia de San Francisco)
- Plaza España
- Domaine Bousquet