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Bodega Ruca Malen

Address: Ruta Nac. 7, Km 1059 | Agrelo, Lujan de Cuyo, Mendoza 5509, Argentina
Phone Number: +54 261 553-7164
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: A winery that celebrates a Legend, the legend of Ruca Malen "The house of the young lady". You are...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Activities: Wine tasting
Owner description: A winery that celebrates a Legend, the legend of Ruca Malen "The house of the young lady". You are invited to a personalized tour of Bodega Ruca Malen and to enjoy our five-step tasting menu matched with Ruca Malen`s full range of wines; in an elegant and warm winery, surrounded by vineyards and an amazing view of the Andes mountains.Open from Monday to Sunday.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I am a North American tourist in Mendoza looking for a Bodega that serves a lunch. According to Trip Advisor Ruca Malin is highly rated. Upon going to the RM Website I see nothing of a lunch, only food served during sampling. There are other issues that make the search for info difficult. The print on the website is small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The view had me sold, the lunch was first rate and then the reserve Malbec jumped out of my glass and knocked me out. This place makes serious wine, they have some sweeter stuff at the beginning of the flight, it's decent but nothing like the big wines at the end of lunch. The tour was fun as well, I... More 

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Katonah, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This winery offers a tour & lunch with wine pairing that is a must-do experience! Their wines are well-priced and are of good quality. The lunch was outstanding! The wine pairings were very good, except for the pairing with the dessert. If anyone wants a great winery experience while in Mendoza, I would strongly recommend going to this winery!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I may be biased as Ruca Malen wines have been on my list of favourites for a year now, but our 5 course lunch with wine pairing was absolutely perfect and decadent. As one of the more expensive lunch pairings in the area, this one does not disappoint. Staff was attentive, wine was beautiful, and the food was sublime. Definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Very attractive location. Bodega serves a gourmet five course lunch with wines to accompany each course. The tenderloin was very good. The service was very friendly. In the end I found wines I liked better elsewhere, but that does not take away from a wonderful experience and several in our party thought the wines were outstanding. Don't miss this experience!

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The 5 Course lunch is very artistically presented, quite innovative in mixing out flavors and ingredients, and is served with generous pouring of locally produced wines paired with each course. A real treat. The tenderloin was out of this world. We were told that this restaurant received the award of being the best winery restaurant in the World in 2013.... More 

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We had the loveliest lunch here in a picturesque setting. Food & wine were just great, and the service was exceltional.

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Cotia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Beautiful landscape, delicious food! Wines are good but not Great! I recommend it. Very good service as well. We didn't know their wines and we liked them. Good prices as well.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is my 6th trip to Mendoza and I have been to many wineries. In fact, this was my 4th visit to Ruca Malen. The first and second times were incredible, but they have not been as good as in the past. We had an issue with our seating that left us with a bad taste. We reserved a "front... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed Ruca Malen. When we showed up we received a quick tour of the wine making facility but what makes Ruca Malen great is the wine paired lunch. We got to try multiple wines we liked the Cabernet and Chardonnay in particular.

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