Exploring the Unique Vineyard Experiences

Welcome to the enchanting world of fine wines, where passion and craftsmanship come together to create unforgettable experiences. Allow us to introduce you to two esteemed wine houses, Villa Petriolo and Viñedo San Miguel, where wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike are transported into a realm of sensory delights. As well, as when to visit and how to dress with the perfect outfit for the occasion.

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Exploring the Unique Vineyard Experiences

Savoring the harvest of Villa Petriolo, one of the oldest and  wine houses in Europe. Embarked on an expansion journey to find the best lands in the New World. To establish its base and cultivate a fruit that would enable it to continue its legacy. Thus, the construction of Viñedo San Miguel began. Inheriting the virtues and values of Villa Petriolo. Ensuring that the process and result remain true to their more than 400-year-old tradition. 

Dedicated to preserving their knowledge and enhancing the experience to honor their legacy. Viñedo San Miguel upholds the artisanal process and pays attention to every detail, from cultivation to storage. Ensuring that the wine bears the hallmark and values of the Cuadra family from its inception to maturity.

Villa Petriolo embodies the vision of a contemporary agritourism that seamlessly integrates luxury services with locally-sourced produce. Immerse yourself in this unique experience as you explore the estate by strolling through the picturesque landscape. Marveling at the flora and fauna that call this habitat home.

Villa Petriolo

Villa Petriolo embodies the quintessential Tuscan lifestyle of 'Dolce Vita'. Where luxury and comfort harmoniously coexist with the natural surroundings. It is a perfect blend of cuisine, premium wines, and breathtaking sights. Offering an all-encompassing experience for those seeking to immerse themselves in our world. From the unparalleled views to the exquisite local produce and wines, Villa Petriolo is the epitome of a Tuscan experience.

For centuries, Villa Petriolo has been renowned for its exceptional wine production. The estate boasts several hectares of vineyards. That yield a diverse collection of wines, comprising six distinct varieties of white, rosé, and red wines. Their ultimate goal is to continually enhance wine production. While honoring the principles of sustainable farming and preserving traditional winemaking methods. We invite you to explore our estate and vineyards on an immersive tour. Culminating in a wine-tasting session guided by our experienced sommelier. Or why not? Take a romantic luxury picnic.

Viñedo San Miguel

San Miguel Vineyard (in english), is located 15 minutes from the city center of San Miguel de Allende. Making it the closest and largest winery in the state of Guanajuato. With an area of 10,000 m², in a historically significant and beautiful agricultural landscape. It produces different types of wine that age in an iconic barrel room. With over 400 barrels made of French oak and 100 barrels made of American oak. Viñedo San Miguel meticulously cares for every detail of the wine-making process. Which takes place in an optimal atmosphere with controlled temperature and humidity. As a result, the vineyard has been honored with world-class recognitions. Such as the Grand Gold Medal at the Concours Mondial Bruxelles.

What to expect?

What to expect of our vineyards?

You will be able to enjoy a guided tour of our winery, where you will discover the iconic barrel room. Explore the tank area where they will show you the winemaking process.

While also taking you to our vineyards, where you will be surrounded by spectacular landscapes. Here, you can get up close to the vines and it's the perfect place to take a photograph.

Continue your experience in the panoramic tasting area. Where you will sample 5 of our wines paired with 5 delicious gourmet snacks prepared by the Chef David Quevedo. Concluding your visit by tasting Italian olive oil brought from Villa Petriolo. Making this visit an unforgettable wine experience.

When to go?

Barrel wine room

It all depends on the objectives you have in mind. If it’s a family trip, a business field trip, a bachelorette party, weekend getaway, wine connoisseur, or any other.

Vendimia (harvest) party is held every year in Viñedo San Miguel. In which all attendees dress in white and sign-up to the experience of wine-making, and other related activities. Normally celebrated any day between August through October. Warm weather starts to disappear, meaning grapes are ready to be harvested. As a result, along with plenty other activities and celebrations will take place. You will be able to attend if reserved with anticipation, limited availability. 

On another hand, winter is also a great time to visit too. Experience the enchanting beauty as you step onto the maybe snowed grounds of the tuscan vineyard. You'll be greeted by a serene and peaceful atmosphere. The bare vines, gracefully adorned with delicate frost, create a picturesque scene that is truly captivating. Embrace the tranquility and beauty of a vineyard visit in winter. Where the marriage of nature's elements and the art of winemaking create a truly remarkable journey for your senses.

How to dress?

How to dress?

Attending the Vendimia Party? Weather will be excellent, probably a bit too hot for people not used to hot temperatures. Especially doing activities, like walking up or down the vineyards, cutting grapes, watching the process. Must be able to walk-hike through the vineyards. So high-heels are a no if you want to do the activities. Tall knee embroidered leather boots and a dress, will do the work during the day. However, as months go by, San Miguel de Allende has a great temperature during daytime. But need a vest at night since it can get a little bit chilly, especially when the sun sets. 

Men are easier to get along with outfits. I wouldn’t miss taking these embroidered and engraved honey leather boots with a matching vest. Outstanding under a white buttoned-up shirt. You’ll surely be our vineyard's next face.

Conclude your visit by gathering around a rustic table, adorned with seasonal delicacies that perfectly complement the wines. The hearty cuisine, inspired by the flavors of the region, warms both body and soul. Creating a truly unforgettable winter vineyard experience, an absolute must-try while at any of our vineyards. Set against the stunning backdrop of the Tuscan or Mexican hills.

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