You will get to know the wine production process of one of the most progressive, exciting and internationally awarded wineries in Chile.
The pioneering spirit of the De Martino family and an outstanding team of wine makers have situated its wines at the very top of the Chilean vinous hierarchy. Also, making sure, through organic viticulture, that in the future they will be producing the same high quality wine they produce today.
The guide will receive you at the main entrance of the Toscana style estate house. There will be a brief introduction to the experience. Then, you will go to the organic vineyard where, with the help of a tasting pit placed among the vines, the guide will explain you the terroir, the singularities of organic production, the process to optimize resources and the different ways to plant the vines in order to produce the best subs with minimum environmental impact. De Martino is the first CO2-free winery in LATAM and the second largest producer of organic wines in Chile.
Once the process has been explained, you go to the cellars where you will be surprised by the 5000 litres wooden foudres made in Austria by prestigious barrel maker Franz Stockinger. In this area, impeccably arranged in different spaces, you will find modern systems of reception and manual selection of grapes, the fermentation tanks and the bottling and labeling plant. Here a very professional guide will explain you the process that take place in these installations. You will also visit a very special place where they keep old clay anphoras to elaborate wine in the most natural way possible. Very peculiar wines that are being very high valued by wine experts.
After the tour you will go to the main estate house living room to taste three premium De Martino wines. The guide will talk about its characteristics of each of the wines and will answer all your possible questions. If you really are a wine enthusiast don´t miss this tour that stands out due to its professional focus. It would be hard to find better prepared guides. You will also have the opportunity to taste wines from different terroirs of Chile in the same winery.
Once the wine experience ends in De Martino, your wine expert guide will take you to visit wine shops from other important wineries in Isla the Maipo so, at the end, you will have gained a good knowledge about the singularities that make Maipo Valley unique and one of the best and more diverse designations of origin in the world.
ALL INCLUDED: hotel pick up + wine expert guide + the described tour in the winery and its facilities + visit other important wineries´ wine shops in Isla de Maipo + drop off at the hotel
Half day morning tour We will pick you up at your hotel or apartment around 8:30 h – 9:30 h and drop you off around 14:00
Half day afternoon tour We will pick you up at your hotel or apartment around 14:00 and drop you off around 18:30 pm.