The Central Valley Sights

Viña Balduzzi

  • Av. Balmaceda 1189 Map It
  • San Javier
  • Winery/Brewery/Distillery

Published 01/11/2016

Fodor's Review

Albano Balduzzi, descended from 200 years of Italian winemakers, built this 40-acre estate in San Javier in 1900. Today his great-grandson, Jorge López-Balduzzi, is in charge and pumps out a million liters of wine each year. The premium label features varietals such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Carmenère, Merlot, and a sweet late-harvest Chardonnay. Tours include a peek at the cellars that stretch underneath the property, and a collection of antique machinery, as well as a tasting. Within the estate is a beautiful expanse of oak and cedar trees perfect for a picnic, and if you want to get a bird's eye view of the estate you can take a flying tour of the vineyards in a private airplane.

Sight Information

Address:

Av. Balmaceda 1189, San Javier, Maule, 3660000, Chile

Map It

Phone:

73-232–2138

Website: www.balduzzi.cl

Sight Details:

  • From 3,000 pesos
  • Mon.–Sat. 9–6

Published 01/11/2016

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