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Santa Rita Winery Half-Day Tour from Santiago

By: Turistik
  • 4-hour tour of Santa Rita winery from Santiago
  • Visit one of Chile’s premier wine estates and learn about its winemaking process
  • Admire views of sprawling vineyards in Maipo Valley and step inside the winery's cellars and the bottling plant
Santa Rita Winery Half-Day Tour from Santiago
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Santa Rita Winery Half-Day Tour from Santiago
Delight all of your senses during a historical and cultural half-day tour to Santa Rita winery from Santiago. Gain insight into traditional winemaking techniques as you stroll serenely through sprawling vineyards; learn about the intriguing history of the antique estate upon which wine has been fermented for over 100 years; and pleasure your palate with a tantalizing tasting session in the elegant wine bar. Stop at other significant historical sites during this enriching experience in the heat of the Chilean countryside.
What to Expect
Depart from your Santiago hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan to begin your journey into the lush environs of the city. Enjoy the scenic surroundings as you venture closer towards Santa Rita winery, located in the verdant valleys of the Maipo winemaking region. 

Greet your winery guide in the sculpted gardens of the winery and embark upon a 1-hour tour admiring the colonial majesty of the buildings and gorgeous grandeur of the greenery. Gain insight into the intriguing history of the estate, learning about how it was the first place to grow European grape varieties in Chile; stop to admire a famous stone and mortar sculpture known as Bodega 1.  

Enter the renowned Dona Paula Restaurant to discover the tale of rebellious soldiers and the refuge they sought within the establishment. Tantalize your taste buds by sampling the Santa Rita 120 wine, a variety that honors the rich history of the enclave. Savor the diverse flavor of three reserve wines, educating your palate to identify the distinct taste of merlot, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay and cabernet franc. 

Enjoy a gentle stroll through the manicured gardens of the winery, exploring the on-site Andean museum or simply absorbing the tranquil ambience under the shade of a tree. Peruse the wine shop in search of special souvenirs before returning to your Santiago hotel in comfort.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great bike tour of the vineyards

After a few days of good food, wine, and bus tours of the area around Santiago a moderately active bike tour of the vineyards around Santa Rita winery was exactly what I needed. Yes - moderately active, this is not a breaking a sweat kind...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed June 23, 2018
Well organized tour, with professional, friendly staff

Turistik organized a tour of the Santa Rita winery, and they did a brilliant job. They were on time picking up passengers, they gave a clear explanation of the details about the winery, they were friendly and professional with the tourists, they handed us off...More

Thank brianhX1193UU
DptoExperiencias, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Turistik, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018

We thanked him through Google My Business and again we thank him for this means brianhX1193UU. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the experience with us and that you recognize the work of our team. Thank you for visiting us and highlighting the...More

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Best wine tour ever!

I've been to Sonoma and Napa Valley, Washington State, and Virginia State wine tours and all of those combined could not compare to the knowledge, fun and value of this one tour with Santa Rita. Our guide, Mauricio was full of passion and zest, he...More

1  Thank Hayley K
DptoExperiencias, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Turistik, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks again Hayley K for the valuable time given to write part of your experience with us and share it with the rest of the traveling community. We love knowing that you will take home not only beautiful memories, but also spectacular photos. You could...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Good Tour with knowledgable guides

Although the tour started a little slowly doing hotel pick ups, the two Turistik employees Javier and Daniel did a good job at explanation. At Santa Rita, a well known large operation, the English speaking guide there was very good and took us for a...More

1  Thank Cliveratnagiri
DptoExperiencias, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Turistik, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you very much Cliveratnagiri for commenting every part of the experience lived with us and sharing your memorable memories with the rest of the travelers. We hope to have you back soon in Chile to enjoy new experiences. A hug!

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Santa Rita Winery Half-Day Tour from Santiago

We took a 5 hour bus trip to the Santa Rita Winery from Santiago on 3/23. The trip departed on schedule without any issues. Dieter gave a great overview of the trip and tour from the bus, and Luis did a great job driving. The...More

1  Thank Rmkatz18
DptoExperiencias, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Turistik, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to recommend our Rmkatz18 services. We hope to have you back very soon so that you can enjoy new experiences with us. Greetings.

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June 13, 2018|
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Response from thegreatmargey | Reviewed this property |
We got back to the Touristik kiosk after 4.5 hrs. Traffic can be a problem sometimes and the bus ride is about 45 minutes. You are at the winery for 1.5 hrs, I think. It's plenty.