Topic: Rally Classic Car Tour
Wine Rally of Mendoza organized by Mendoza Clasics club, Porsche Club Argentina and Palmares Open Mall takes place on the first week of March at the Mendoza Hyatt Hotel. However this year the rally was postponed to the 16th, 17th and 18th of March due to security measured taken by the local government on ocation of the visit of South American presidents Lula, Chavez and Kirchner to the province of Mendoza.
Awesome success: 4th edition of the annual Wineries Rally in Argentina
This rally has become a Mendoza classic for Sports and Classic car collectors from around the globe. The perfect complement of pleasure and luxury is the breathtaking landscape and the delightful wine tasting and delicatessens offered throughout the journey.
Running throughout 500 kilometers of amazing sights and natural paradises, the 150 participants enjoyed 3 days of tests, endurance trials and everlasting memories of a lifetime experience that’s began to interest notorious car collectors from around the globe.
This event was declared of cultural interest by the provincial and national government, due to its rich cultural and social importance.
Porsche, Jaguar, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Ferrari classic and Sports cars were among the selected list of participants. The winner, a 1936 Riley Sprite that celebrated its glorious 70 years rolling thru the magical routs of the world.
The 150 glamorous drivers competing to win the Park Hyatt cup began their journey on March 17th at the hotel’s main gate. They had received their pilot and copilot driver’s licenses, maps and insight info the day before at the Palmares Open Mall.
A welcome cocktail was the perfect excuse for meeting the other contestants, celebrating the beginning of a wonderful adventure and relaxing before the test began.
There were 5 top notch wineries to enjoy and discover throughout the whole journey. The first one was Nieto Senetiner. Next, after a gourmet lunch, it was the turn of Norton. A good night sleep at the Regency Casino hotel would prepare the competitors for another day of discovery and sophisticated adventure, as they head to Tapiz winery in Lujan de Cuyo. A test drive throughout the vineyards, then leads to the road throughout the road of the low mountains to Catena Zapata winery for a delightful lunch.
The Wineries rally comes to its end… A camaraderie dinner and prize ceremony round up this wonderful event, where new friends, new life experiences and the treasure of having discovered an amazing land aboard our classic and sports car together with promises of future meetings to prepare the following Winery Rally are the best prize of all.
Kaiser Frazer Carabela Manhattan, made in Argentina by IKA
We are know working for and developing our second trip of the year 2006, again to Highway 40, North West Argentina, we will be visiting the North West of Argentina, starting from the city of Mendoza…… please feel free to check the update with new and fantastic information of our trip by checking this work blog we have started, and so if you would like to take part in any of our tours or in this interesting rally venture, please don’t hesitate to contact us directly thru email, phone or chat. Press here; For more information: Email: Bob Frassinetti. Press here to go back to the web blog for Route 40 Argentina:Daily Updates for web blog for Route 40 Argentina.
By means of this brief insight we want to encourage our readers to participate actively in any (or all) these developing projects, by means of questions, information, tips, collective work as well as traveling and discovering together this marvelous gems of the River Plate, The Island of Martin Garcia……