They develop, in Mendoza, more than a dozen full-service developments. Some proposals include the option to make wine, assisted by winemakers. The wine, the nectar of Bacchus and mad recently was adding followers to socially reinstalled, became in many cases in the center of the real estate business in the hands of the so-called wine country clubs. This phenomenon, which is the main driver in the high-growth industry of this spirit drink, drove developments on deserted and arid lands, original real estate business that combines the possibility of owning a vineyard, live there and to be the producer its wines. Mendoza is one of the fastest provinces accepted this trend, which seems to grow with very good results, varieties and infinite possibilities. In San Rafael this type is Algodon Wine Estate, on National Route 144, km 674, in the department table Benegas, San Rafael. The project, which covers an area of 830 hectares, has about 430 acres of pristine desert oasis as much cultivated. “Here there are different sectors, including owners can choose, each with different characteristics: Villa of the Vineyards and Golf Villa of the Vineyards and Polo Villa of the vineyards and orchards, Villa del Desierto (at the foot of mountains) and Villa de la Sierra Pintada “said Fernando Coelho, responsible for marketing the site. Those who live there can create their wine, then bottling with its label, brand or family crest. In addition, a private wine cellar reserved exclusively for vineyard owners who wish to bottle your wine, store bottles and barrels; there you can also taste their wines with friends and neighbors, and enjoy the privilege of having a label. Urbanization reserved 40 hectares of vineyards common for those owners who do not own vines. Algodon Wine, which in 2005 opened its doors to tourism and is now part of the wine roads of Mendoza, offers its -a cellar of the ten most visited of the country to oenophiles and wine lovers. “We also offer visitors horseback riding, bike rides through the vineyards, tasting and tasting courses and wine pairing,” says Diego Coll Benegas, one of the project managers. The development, which will require a final investment of 40 million, currently has a lodge with 8 rooms offers a luxury and a gourmet restaurant. “In your golf course of 9 holes, surrounded by vineyards a tournament in which the most important wineries in the country involved is carried out. Soon the tennis courts will be opened,” said Coelho. Many wines that are harvested there today are traded on recognized wine bars of Buenos Aires, but that’s not the only achievement this year he received the gold medal in 2009 as olivine prize for the best extra virgin olive oil. “We are now putting together a truffle, an area of 10 hectares where you can grow truffles, as in France, Spain or Italy,” says Coelho. Among the services that will have the “Tennis Academy José Luis Clerc (which direct the former tennis player) and will have 11 courts of different surfaces. It also will have two polo fields, stables, ski jump and vareo with highlights a clubhouse for that activity. They also plan to build 50 condominiums, 12 villas courts, develop different neighborhoods and a hotel with 40 rooms, a spa and a fitness center. There hectare value of around $ 100,000.