Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Valle de Uco, majestically situated in the heart of Mendoza Province. Savor some of the world’s finest wines, work in your own vineyard, and have a hand in crafting your own private label wine.
WELCOME to life at its best.
“ A bold new concept in community living embracing all the elements essential to coinsurers of fine food and wine". The vision of the VDV Vineyard community is to provide a sanctuary for those who share a deep appreciation for fine wine, a kinship with nature and the natural world. Sprawling over 200 acres in the heart of Valle de Uco, 8 miles west of the town of Tunuyan--, the land is rich in pure natural Artesian waters, the soils perfect for growing such grapes as Malbec, Shiraz, and other varieties. Life in VDV is literally at the feet of the majestic Andes. Mountain breezes wash through the lands cleansing the air and the vineyards daily. Comprised of 17 spacious vineyard parcels, the owners in this exclusive community will feel enriched by the natural environment and empowered by the wonderful wines that you and the lands will produce. Time to relax, time to reflect, time to enjoy tending to your vines, all of these choices are yours. With the finest of orchards and vineyards scattered throughout the valley, you may chose to mingle and learn "secrets" of the best wines from your neighbors or are assured total privacy when you prefer and enjoy the services that Valle de Uco is offering all year around.
* 200-acre vineyard estate * 17 spacious and exclusive vineyard/ home sites ranging 7-15 acres * 2 kilometers of private river frontage held in common * 5 km of private trail system * 24/7 security and privacy * 18 custom home options ready for your personalization or design your own. * over 5 acres already planted in each parcel to provide you an immediate start towards the production of your Premium Argentina wine * the highest technologies to provide you a sustainability environmental project in total respect of the Nature and for the future generations; * water and energy saving, low environmental impact and recycling concept in total harmony with local culture and tradition * Spectacular views of the Andes * Easy access from one of the main roads in the new tourist wine destination * Only 45 minutes from the Mendoza International Airport * just 10 minutes from services such as Banks, Hospitals, Sports centers, supermarkets and all standard necessities .
Welcome to your mendoza wine country retreat. Only 17 exclusive estates are available. Choose your estate parcel and partake in the vineyard lifestyle at the foot of the magnificent Andes Mountains. Savor same of the world's finest wines, work in your own vineyard, have a hand in crafting your private label wine
“A wide variety of home options custom tailored for your lifestyle, and masterfully built to your specifications.” The Villa Dolce Vita team of architects has pre engineered and designed 18 modern Mediterranean style home plans with a wide variety of floor plans and living options to choose from. These homes will be constructed using only the highest quality building materials and craftsmenship. Homes are skillfully sited on each parcel to provide maximum vistas of the Andes as well as protect the view-shed for other neighbors. We also have the experience and skills to help you design your own home from the ground up. The land covenants have been wisely drafted to protect your investment and assure the timeless beauty of
18 pre-designed homes ranging from 1000 sq ft – 3500 sq ft. * Work side by side with our architecture staff to add your personal touches * The Villa Dolce Vita Architecture team isalso ready to help you design fromthe ground up a home of your dreams. * All vineyard and home sites have spectacular vistas of the Andes. * Potable Water and electrical services at each Vineyard-home site. * Complete maintenance and home management services provided by * Villa la Dolce Vita ensures that the value of your investment is secure and protected for future generations. * Total respect of the environment
Exhilarating year-round outdoor activities await in this land of sun and wine.” -Work side by side with our agronomists in your own vineyard. -Enjoy daily walks on the community’s extensive trail system. -Adventurous horseback riding or trekking in the Andes is just minuets away. -The local streams provide a chance to test your fly-fishing skills on the resident rainbows. -In 3 hours you can be at South America’s premiere ski resort—Las Lenas. -Want more? How about tango lessons, cooking classes, Spanish lessons, courses in winemaking and in the art of being a sommelier.....golf, tennis, rafting, mountain climbing, or just relax and do nothing at all. -The Villa Dolce Vita hospitality team can arrange your South American travel for you, your family, friends and guests. Our multilingual hosts can greet you at the Mendoza City Airport and escort you to your home, then they can arrange everything from private winery visits to complete customized activity itineraries.
“Completing the cycle from “vines to wines”, our on site Boutique Winery is yours to experience.” The second chapter in the VDV community development. The completion of phase two of development will be the construction of a full Premium , top quality wine production winery.
* Work side by side with the Villa Dolce Vita enologist * Learn the wine making process and craft your own private personal label wine. * Your vineyard estate is an income-generating vineyard * Join the Villa Dolce Vita Wine Growers co-op * Sell your finished wine or sell you grapes to local buyers
Destination. …Mendoza Argentina Mendoza is the wine capital of Argentina and South America. Once a desert, it has been transformed into a verdant oasis, with its perfect terroir making it one of the finest wine-growing regions in the world. In a recent article in Business Week Magazine (May 1, 2006 issue), Mendoza is called “The Next Napa Valley”, now recognized worldwide for producing great wines of the highest order. Mendoza City is known for its attractive plazas, broad tree-lined avenues with ceramic-tiled sidewalks, and numerous parks and fountains rose gardens, and pedestrian walkways that combine to create its special charm. Its proximity to the Andes Mountain range – including Mt. Aconcagua, the highest peak in the western hemisphere makes it an unbeatable destination for adventure tourism. And the renowned “Wine Route” offers travelers the chance to visit hundred-year-old wine cellars, spectacular mountain bodegas, and sample excellent vintage wines produced from carefully selected grapes. The diversity of geography, architecture and people, along with a splendid climate, savory food, and unparalleled South American hospitality, make Mendoza the ideal location for this unique planned vineyard community.
VILLA LA DOLCE VITA is strategically sited in a majestic setting in the center of Mendoza province, Valle de Uco, nestled in the heart of one of the oldest Wine regions in the world amid vineyards, orchards and quaint country farms, all bordered with the snowcapped Andes Mountains. With Villa la Dolce Vita as your base, you can play outdoors year-round. Savor some of the best wines in the world, here you will find dramatic new concept wineries mingled with old and quaint family bodegas waiting for you to explore. Work in your own vineyard, have a hand in crafting your own wine, ski at the largest ski area in the western hemisphere, take in a local cultural festival, go fishing, hiking… Or simply relax and enjoy the hard-to-forget vistas.
TRAVEL ACCESS TO VILLA LA DOLCE VIDA Travel by Air There are 2 primary options for connecting to Mendoza… Buenos Aires, Argentina and Santiago, Chile. From Buenos Aires, you will have a 1.5-hour flight to Mendoza. From Santiago, you will have a 30-minute flight to Mendoza. Several airlines offer services to Buenos Aires and Santiago from most major hubs in the USA and Europe. Once you arrive in Mendoza’s’ El Pumerillo airport, Villa Dolce Vita is a pleasant one-hour drive away. Travel by Ground There are two options for your transportation during your stay in Argentina. We can assist you in the organization of a rental car, or another option is for you to purchase your own vehicle and secure it at your new home where it will be ready for your arrival.
Near by services:
Villa Dolce Vita is situated in the center of a triangle of 3 different towns; Mendoza City, Tunuyan and Tupungato. These towns offer full-service grocery markets, pharmacies and other important retail services, plus charming shops with a variety of local arts and crafts, and outdoors sporting goods stores with all the gear for a wide range of adventure activities.
Climate & Enviroment
Year-round, Villa Dolce Vita is a paradise for outdoor activities. The region averages 330 days of sun and just 10 inches of rain annually. Warm, humidity-free days in the summer stretch into beautiful “Indian Summer” autumn days, Aglow in spectacular foliage colors. Winter brings huge snowfall to the nearby Andes. This combination means Mendoza truly rivals the most appealing climates found anywhere in the world.