Meet the people behind Argentina’s top wineries and savor intimate exclusive meals prepared by the region’s top chefs


Immersive, handcrafted experiences designed to explore the heart of Buenos Aires and Argentina's wine country


With local winemakers and chefs, and pioneering local artists who are helping revive Buenos Aires neighborhoods with their unique points of view

Why Argentina

Imagine a country where glaciers, mountains, vineyards and the ocean live harmoniously, side by side. Where you can see tango dancers and gauchos on horseback all in one day. Where you can sip an incomparable full-bodied Malbec lakeside while looking out over a vast red mountain range. This is Argentina: an adventurer’s dream and wine lover’s paradise.

Moments That Matter

Take it all in, from Mendoza to Uco Valley, and meet the people behind Argentina’s top wineries, savor intimate exclusive meals prepared by some of the region’s top chefs. Tap into your inner gaucho (cowboy) and explore the Andes on horseback. Then experience the best of Buenos Aires, with guided walks of historic barrios, VIP visits of ornate theaters, intimate tango shows at local haunts and meet-ups with local artists. This is our exclusive Argentina.

Your Private Experience

Who It’s For

Our Argentina is as flexible as you need it to be: romantic escape, family adventure, or a master class in wine for connoisseurs. All that’s required is a joy for life, awe-inspiring scenery and tasty Malbecs.

When to Travel

September to November, or March to May, are when we like to visit—temperatures are pleasant for Buenos Aires strolling, and Mendoza is having its seasonal grape harvests.

Make It Yours

Only in it for the finest wines and meals? No problem. Want to dial up the adventure? There’s plenty to find here. Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll make your trip unforgettable.

Day by Day

Relax and enjoy. Tell us what you’re most excited about and we’ll fit our itinerary to suit your style.

Day 1

Start with a few days in Buenos Aires or fly straight to Mendoza, the heartland of Argentina! In South America’s most famous wine region, we’ll connect you with a local chef for a food-forward tour of the region, including a lunch paired with some of the region’s finest Malbecs. Just save room for a chef-guided dinner at Casa El Enemigo, the home of winemaker Alejandro Vigil.

  • Walking tour of Mendoza 
  • Lunch at one of Mendoza’s oldest wineries
  • Multi-course, chef-led welcome dinner

Day 2

Today’s theme is wine-country culture and cuisine. Start the day relaxing at the hotel before enjoying an idyllic Andean picnic in the afternoon. Tonight, roll up your sleeves at a hands-on cooking experience with a local chef featuring abundant Argentine delights.

  • Relax at hotel spa
  • Picnic lunch
  • Hands-on cooking experience and dinner

Day 3

Descend to the Uco Valley with stops at an intimate winery and a fresh picada lunch. Check into the hotel and relax before an incredible seven-course meal at Siete Fuegos, or “seven fires,” which describes chef Francis Mallmann’s honed collection of open-flame cooking techniques. Tonight, enjoy a gaucho-worthy feast gathered around the fire and sipping cocktails.

  • Private transfer to Uco Valley
  • Winery tour and tasting and picada lunch
  • Seven-course dinner at Siete Fuegos

Day 4

Tap into your inner gaucho with a 4WD adventure into the Andes, and continue climbing by horse or foot along the trails. Lunch awaits at a charming local hacienda, alongside gauchos for some tasty treats and revelry. This evening, celebrated local chef and wine maker Nadia Haron prepares a special dinner menu for you.

  • Horseback riding or hiking in the Andes
  • Lunch at hacienda
  • Chef-led dinner experience with Nadia Haron

Day 5

Today we fly you to Buenos Aires, Argentina’s vibrant capital. Tour the city’s iconic neighborhoods and get a VIP look at one of South America’s finest theaters. Keep the entertainment going after dinner with a festive milonga dance event with live tango.

  • Flight to Buenos Aires
  • Neighborhood tour and exploration
  • Evening milonga and tango event

Day 6

We’ll introduce you to two of Buenos Aires’ most historic neighborhoods, or barrios, on tasting tours bursting in local color and lore. Saunter the streets and absorb local life, tasting and perusing along the way. After a rooftop cocktail, head to El Baqueano, one of Latin America’s top 20 restaurants, for dinner.

  • Food tasting and neighborhood tours
  • Dinner at El Baqueano

Day 7

Buenos Aires has a style all its own, and we’ll explore it with our own artistic eye, touring Pasaje Lanín, where local mosaic artist Marino Santa María will give you an exclusive tour of his studio. Learn about his inspiration and try your hand at mosaic artwork. 

  • Tour Pasaje Lanín
  • Meet artist Marino Santa María
  • Studio tour and hands-on mosaic experience

Where We Sleep

The best of Argentine hospitality comes with sleek, art-filled boutique hotels surrounded by Andean peaks, and palatial old world buildings in Buenos Aires’ noblest barrios

Buenos Aires

Our Buenos Aires home features European elegance with a uniquely Argentine twist. A combination of early-20th-century mansion and contemporary high-rise, with marble floors, crystal chandeliers, gilded paneled walls, captivating art and personalized butlers to create a luxury experience nestled in the heart of Buenos Aires’ stately Recoleta barrio.


You’ll love setting up in the vineyards at our luxurious retreat just outside Mendoza. From your room's art-filled interiors, gaze out the wide windows or walk the manicured gardens facing the Andean ranges. Reward your mind and body with a Turkish-style bath, a loop through the vineyards and olive trees, or a refreshing dip in the pool.

Uco Valley

Our Uco Valley resort is on sprawling vineyard acreage stretching towards ever-present, snow-capped Andean peaks. Step onto your private terrace and take in the stunning mountain views, enjoy authentic Argentinian cuisine, and sip tasty Malbec poolside or in sitting areas among the vines.

People Love MO/AD’s Argentina

Amazing food—not to mention the wine! It was wonderful.
Ivonne L.
I loved the efficiency, service, quality and personal touch... an amazing time!
Cristina L.
I'd never been on a tour or trip like this—Modern Adventure is AMAZING.
Jennifer M.


  1. How many people is this itinerary suitable for?

    We can plan a custom, private departure for any group size. Our custom trips are perfect for a couple wishing to travel on their own, a family, or a multi-generational group. If you’re looking to travel on one of our group departures on a private basis, a minimum number of travelers may apply.

  2. Can you curate an itinerary for a larger group?

    Yes, we can craft an unforgettable milestone celebration or company retreat for groups as large as 40 or more.

  3. What makes a MO/AD experience different?

    Our level of curation, care, and in-country connections. We handle everything, overseeing your experience from beginning to end with the highest levels of ownership and responsibility. We support you every step of the way with comprehensive itineraries, detailed day-by-day descriptions, insider destination info, and 24/7 dedicated support.

  4. How far in advance should I plan my trip?

    Preferably six to nine months in advance and earlier for holiday travel. We stay in unique, in-demand boutique and luxury hotels where advance reservations are important to secure the best accommodations possible. We can help with last-minute travel planning, however availability may be limited.

  5. What is typically included?

    We curate your MO/AD Private Departure to ensure the experiences are authentic, immersive, and included in your trip price. Your itinerary typically includes accommodations, airport transfers, private transportation for all day trips and excursions, privately guided tours with local guides, exclusive VIP access and activities, and meals as detailed in your itinerary.

  6. How much will it cost?

    MO/AD Private Departures typically cost $750 to $1,500 per person, per day, and vary by destination, time of year, number of people in your group, and types of activities you prefer.

  7. What's not included?

    MO/AD Private Departures do not include roundtrip airfare to/from your destination, travel insurance, gratuities for local guides, hotel incidentals, and any activities and meals not included in your itinerary.

  8. What deposits are required?

    After learning more about you, your interests, preferred style of travel, dates, and budget, we will present you with initial ideas and examples of what we can plan for you. In order to design a detailed itinerary and check availability, there is a $500 non-refundable planning deposit due. This will be applied to your final trip cost. Once your itinerary is perfect, we require a 25% non-refundable confirmation deposit to start confirming all of your arrangements. Many of our local partners and hotels require additional advance deposits to secure the best accommodations. The balance of your trip cost is due 90 days prior to travel.

  9. What travel documents are needed?

    US citizens do not require a visa to visit Argentina for visits less than 90 days. Just bring a valid US passport. For citizens of other countries, please check with the Argentina Embassy or Consulate for information and requirements. For citizens of other countries, please check with the Argentinian Embassy or Consulate for information and requirements.

  10. Where can I find the complete terms of my booking?

    See our Terms & Conditions for complete details about our policies regarding your MO/AD Private Departure booking.