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Riding Among the Vines in Wine Enthusiast

by Lisa Rogak
Copyright 2009 Wine Enthusiast Magazine
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... For the lovers of wines and equines, we've rounded up a list of outfitters who will take care of everything from saddling up to preparing a tasting menu...

Riding Among the Vines, Horseback Wine Country Tours

Mendoza, Argentina:

Jerry Ward of the Ikal 1150 Vineyard refers to the estate’s three native horses—named Manchita, Almendrita and Fosforito—as some of their best staff members. “While they don’t tend the grape fields, they help our farmhands work other parts of the land, and during their time off, they serve as great hosts to our visitors,” he says.

An equestrian concierge arranges all activities and day trips, which include gourmet picnics in the vineyard and rides to other vineyards in the area.

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