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Pulenta Estate Winery

Ruta Prov. 86 KM 6.5, Agrelo, Mendoza 5507, Argentina
549 261 5076426
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Agrelo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wineries
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English first
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

There are not enough positive adjectives to describe the experience at Pulenta. My girlfriend and I agreed that this was the highlight of our two days of tours in Mendoza. Our guide, Connie, was exceptionally knowledgeable and spoke excellent English, French, and Portuguese. I can barely speak English! The wines were delightful and we made several purchases. The estate is... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Pulenta was our first winery visit in Mendoza, and it didn't disappoint. We generally enjoy wine tastings and tours, and this was no different. Though the place is small (and seems a bit pretentious when you first walk in) our host was down-to-earth and fun. The winery tours in the area were pretty much the same no matter where we... More

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Mendoza, Argentina
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We had a nice tour through the factory and a really great tasting: before tasting wine, we blind-tested various smells such as chocolate, cinnamon, coconut, fruit jam, ... Amazing how difficult it is to recognize even well-known smells when you don't see what you smell... After that, we did the wine tasting and suddenly discovered so many more different notes... More

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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

From the wineries we visit, Pulenta had the best tasting experience of all. First of all, you could choose the kind of wine you wanted to taste (or the price you wanted to pay). Then, the guy (Blas, who spoke a almost good Portuguese), took us outside with a glass of white Pinot Gris wine, and we could see the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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169 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I visited this very important winery with Pablo and Marcos and What a Delight it was? We were introduced to Javier Lo Forte, who is the wine maker and he led a very detailed wine tour for the three of us. The winery started out back in 2002 and has three buildings for fermentation, plus one building for bottling and... More

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Portland, Oregon
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3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Wow excellent wine tour, every informative and professional tour. Loved the blind taste test of wine favors. This should be on your top choices for a wine tour when in the area. Excellent wines at a very good price should you want to take a case home with you.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Impeccable modern set up with excellent wines!!! Tasting outside in front of the vineyards with view of the snowy Andes.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved this bodega. The whole set up was perfect, and our guide, Connie, was knowledgeable and helpful. We loved her! She really answered our questions and was fun. I also loved the smell test. Was very different from other wineries. Highly recommend this place. Thank you Connie for everything! Besitos de California.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This winery is an absolute must visit! The incredibly beautiful backdrop against the Andes takes your breath away as much as their Cabernet Franc swoons you at the knees! We toured the with winery courtesy of the very knowledgeable and entertaining Connie. This really gave us a great background into the Pulenta story of the family business and history of... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

My friend and I just returned from 5 days in Mendoza, we visited about 11 wineries and Pulenta was by far our favorite! The experience can be broken down to 3 categories: quality of the tour, the wines, and the aesthetic quality of the bodega itself. The tour was incredible. Connie, our tour guide, was so good at explaining the... More

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