Pie de Palo

Mendoza, Argentina

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Ugarteche, Río Negro, Argentina

Pie de Palo

Pie de Palo is situated 20 km (13 mi) south of Mendoza City, Argentina, in Cruz de Piedra district, Maipu County, where the climate is moderate in the summer and winter months. With dry air year-round, and little rainfall, the vines here maintain optimal health. 

Introducing Pie de Palo

Owned and operated by Eduardo Lapania, who works with winemaker Diego Medina, Pie de Palo hand-harvests its grapes into 15 kg (33 lb) capacity baskets that are carefully transported to the winery. Once in the winery, they carry out a strict selection of the best grapes and use cutting edge equipment that ensures the highest quality and representation of the varietal character.

Pie de Palo is made up of a talented team of 33 professionals under the banner of Don Cristobal 1492. Don Cristobal 1492 has a total of 200 hectares of vineyards, which are exclusively dedicated to the elaboration of international top quality wines. At the moment, they have 125 hectares of planted vineyards, divided in four estates: Finca La Nina, Finca La Pinta, Finca El Remanso, Finca La Santa Maria. All are located close to Mendoza City.