In San Rafael, Goyenechea is one of the more traditional firms that receive tourism realizing its history and development of the southern wine. The work of five generations is embodied in the winery, founded in 1868, now it receives tourism in the location of Villa Atuel.
A 60 km from the city of San Rafael, Goyenechea is presented as an excellent option to recover the culture of wine and the work of so many people throughout the year accompany the cycles of nature looking for the best product. Worth a detour into this largely rural district, where the customs field reproduce on either side of the road, as a continuous scene that every traveler draws its plane (detail) beloved. Carolinos huge street is the prelude to the building of the old winery, which acquired the same family for 140 years. Visitors can tour the facility following the production process and the historical instances that spanned signature. The oak barrels nineteenth century, now in disuse, remain undaunted as witnesses of time. Those in charge of winemaking are modern stainless steel tanks with sophisticated cooling equipment and French oak barrels for its various lines. The original cellar is perhaps one of the most beloved spaces, as it is in the old pools, linked by arched openings that create a very warm space. It is best that the coloring answered previously contained wines: burgundy for red and yellow ocher for whites. The space meets humidity, light and ideal for wine aging in bottle temperature, and also gives a mystical halo to their function. Then the guide leads to the chapel of the property, a small enclosure in which even give Sunday Mass for the locals. Here it is noteworthy that as in other cases throughout the province, these mega wineries were born over a century meant the engine of development for the town in which they were inserted.