Cafayate attractions

Top Choice Winery in Cafayate

Finca las Nubes

Located 5km southwest of Cafayate along the road to Río Colorado (it’s signposted ‘Mounier’), this small, organic and friendly winery has a fabulous position at the foot of jagged hills. Tours depart hourly from 10a…
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San Pedro Yacochuya

An atmospheric boutique winery set at the end of a dusty desert road with cacti on one side and vineyards on the other. It makes 250,000 bottles of wine here each year, most stored in oak barrels in a wine cave cool…
Winery in Cafayate

El Porvenir

This well-run family bodega has recently been taken over by the 30-something daughter, who knows how to keep good torrontés from touching corrupting oak (you may have noticed that most torrontés is a bit oaky and ro…
Winery in Cafayate

Domingo Molino

A small producer, perched on a gorgeous hillside overlooking the verdant valley, backed by rugged mountains, with vineyards cascading down the slopes. It bottles 21 varieties of wine here, including some bubbles. Yo…
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Museo Arqueológico

This private museum’s collection was left by enthusiastic archaeologist Rodolfo Bravo and merits a visit. Sourced mostly from grave sites within a 30km radius of Cafayate, the excellent array of ceramics, from the b…
Museum in Cafayate

Museo de la Vid y El Vino

This impressive museum gives a good introduction to the area’s wine industry. The atmospheric first section, which deals with the viticultural side – the life of the vines – through a series of poems and images, is …
Winery in Cafayate

Piattelli

Built as if money and space were no object, this upscale, over-the-top, US-owned winery is 3km from Cafayate. Tours show you three levels of relatively small-scale but state-of-the-art winemaking equipment and culmi…
Winery in Cafayate

Bodega Figueroa

This tiny family winery in Cafayate produces only 10,000 bottles of torrontés and malbec per year with small hand-operated equipment. Just one wine is poured for visitors. Ask for the malbec, which local chefs love.…
Winery in Cafayate

Bodega Nanni

Take the half-hour tour and taste four bright, young wines at this small, central winery with a lovely grass patio. The juice is organic, uncomplicated and drinkable. There's a good on-site restaurant.
Winery in Cafayate

Bodega El Transito

A slick operation in Cafayate's center, where you can taste all seven of its wines in a room that feels like an upscale lounge.