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On the way back, we stopped at a massive wine distribution warehouse that did not allow tours.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

The wines were good (but actually more expensive than we were expecting), but the grounds were spectacular.

The Colchagua Valley Wine country in Chile is among the most beautiful that I have visited, but it's also more expensive than you might expect.

If (and when) I come back to Chile, I am going to be sure to visit the Colchagua Valley wine area longer

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

Even with no tours allowed, we managed to sneak some photos of their massive fermentation tanks. This is likely the type of wine that you consume in America from Chile.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

Our last stop was at Lapostolle winery, which was nestled into a hill with a beautiful design that looked a lot like the sales from a ship built entirely out of wood. This winery had a gorgeous fermentation room that they used to age their wine. I assumed that this room was sterile, but I was surprised when I saw a tarantula walking around. That was my reminder that I was in Chile and not the USA.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

Nestled on mountain ridges, the views of Colchagua Valley wine country was as beautiful as anything you can see in Sonoma or Napa Valley in California.

The Colchagua Valley Wine country in Chile is among the most beautiful that I have visited, but it's also more expensive than you might expect.

If you have ever had wine from Chile, the chances are that it comes from the Colchagua valley. This valley, nestled in between the ocean and the Andes mountains on the western half of Chile, is world renown for their wines, especially Cabernet Savignon and Malbec grapes.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

I will likely do some more research on wineries before leaving to make sure I go to the right places, and I will be sure to plan lunch at Viu Manet. That place is awesome.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

While on our way to Pichilemu for the night, we stopped at a few wineries along the way to see what it was all about.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

We drove to Viu Manet winery on our way into town, and I would love to stop back there again to enjoy a lunch on their beautiful grounds.

Colchagua Valley Wine Tasting in Chile - Free World Traveler

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