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Viu Manent has seized the potential of wine tourism, and they've done everything right. The winery was founded more than 70 years ago, and their house specialty is malbec, a wine normally associated with Argentina. In fact, their gran reserva wines are perennial favorites, and their lauded Viu 1 wine is Chile's only malbec icon wine. You can just drop in for a tasting, or go all the way with Viu Manent's "Winemaker for a Day" program, whereby amateurs can blend their own varieties, and even create their own labels, to be judged later by experts. Beyond wine tasting, visitors can take a leisurely ride in a horse-drawn carriage, or rent one of their bicycles for a spin through the vineyards, finishing off with a gourmet lunch in their colonial courtyard or a sandwich in their pretty cafe looking out over the vineyard. Horseback rides and riding lessons are available through their on-site equestrian club. A basic tour with carriage ride costs $16 (£11), with a tasting of four to five wines.