On this half-day tour, you'll get to know the wine production process of one of the most progressive, exciting and internationally awarded wineries in Chile. Get ready to create your own wine with an expert guide as you turn into a winemaker for the day!
The guide will meet 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 to you the land. Also, learn 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 liters 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 to you the process that takes place in these installations.
You will also visit a very special place where they keep old clay amphoras 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 the characteristics of each of the wines and will answer all your possible questions.
Now your ready to have fun and enjoy making your own wine. Put into practice everything you have learned throughout the tour and tasting. The guide will give you all the necessary tools for the blending process and bottles of wine from different varieties: Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah... And if it wasn't enough, you will take with you your own wine with a personal label.