Tolombon Artisanal Wineries Bike Ride from Cafayate
This tour is a different way to get to know the best artisan wineries through a pleasent bike ride. Visit the artisan wineries of the first families who settled in Tolombon and still produce handmade wine.
Our excursion Tolombon Artisanal Wineries Bike Ride from Cafayate is a historical tour that will take you to travel along the first wineries in the region, pioneers in winemaking, with about 116 year since its creation.
The tour starts with the passengers pick up from their hotels in the centre of Cafayate, to take them to the starting point of the tour in the Tolombon area, situated 14 km south of Cafayate. This small town, besides being noted for its wines, has a rich history, since ancient prehispanic populations settled here
There, first class bikes will be waiting for us to start the ride. Accompanied by a guide every four passengers, we will tour artisanal wineries of the first families who settled in Tolombon and still produce wine the traditional way, as their ancestors did, with the technique of treading grapes (Patero Wine).
We will also visit a winery that dates back to 1892, being pioneers in the region at winemaking, with an age of about 116 years.
The wineries that we will visit are part of the Wine Route: Don Indalecio Winery and Don Antonio Cabezas Winery, both producers of handcrafted wine.The Don Antonio Cabezas Winery highligths due to ist very limited production, that is made in two sheds in the backyard of Don Antonio's house. Among connoisseurs of good wine, is world famous for its handcrafted wines of very careful production and high alcohol levels.
After a pleasent bike ride for some of the best wineries in the region, we will come back. The tour ends with the return of each passenger to their respective hotel