Under this section you will find different cooking class options for visitors who are looking to enjoy and learn the secrets of Argentine food and wine. With the help of chefs, visitors will learn how to use regional products in the cooking of traditional dishes and then taste them in a complete lunch accompanied with wines.


Cooking Class in Maipu

Ideal for those who are not experienced in cooking, and are looking for simple recipes and a great time at a winery. The selected winery is Familia Zuccardi, and there are 2 options.


Traditional menu: here you will learn how to prepare bread and the typical “empanadas”, and also knead the dough to prepare delicious homemade flavored bread. The programme includes transportation from/to hotel, breakfast at the winery, visit & tasting, complete lunch with wines, mineral water, coffee and petit fours.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Thematic menu:Zuccardi is not only one of the largest wineries in Argentina, but also a great Olive Oil producer. Always leading the innovation, they created a whole new restaurant, “Pan & Oliva”, dedicated to Extra Virgin Olive Oil. During the class, you will learn how to prepare Tapas, Pizza or Bruschetta, and an olive oil-based dessert. The menu includes a Tapa or Salad, Pasta, and dessert. Mineral water and 2 glasses of wine are included.


Cooking Class in Lujan de Cuyo

Lujan de Cuyo offers a wide variety of wineries to enjoy special activities. In this case, we recommend Norton, a traditional wine producer since 1895. After visiting the winery and tasting Malbec wines throughout the whole process (wine from the tanks, from the barrel and the final product already aged in bottle), the cooking class will focus on one of the following techniques: Grill, Clay Oven, or Plow Disc cooking.


Cooking Class in Valle de Uco

Bodega O Fournier is famous not only for their excellent wines, but also for their Internationally awarded restaurant “Urban”. The classes are offered by Nadia Haron de Ortega, who is also owner and executive chef at Nadia OF in Chacras de Coria. The activity includes the winery visit, complete lunch with wines, recipes and a cooking apron.


The Ultimate Cooking Experience: Seven Fires by Francis Mallmann

Authentic tastes of Argentina and its fire touched by centuries of history and culture.

Siete Fuegos means “seven fires” in Spanish. In this case, it describes seven different techniques of open flame cooking inspired by Argentine gauchos and European migrations – tested and refined throughout 12,000 years of history. Argentine Chef Francis Mallmann combines history and technique with his irreverent taste and style.

The techniques used and explained during this special day are: Grill & Griddle, Wood Vara & Iron Cross, Clay Oven, Curanto, Rescoldo, Dutch Oven and Infiernillo.


Cooking Class Downtown Mendoza

If your schedule does not include time enough to drive to the wineries, there are cooking classes available downtown. At some of the best restaurants in Mendoza, you will be able to learn and enjoy the best local recipes and accompanied by the best wines of Mendoza.