The Uco Valley (Valle de Uco) is a viticultural region southwest of Mendoza city. Situated along the Tunuyán River, the Uco Valley is widely considered one of the top quality wine regions in Mendoza by globally renowned wine experts including James Suckling and Tim Atkin.
The Uco Valley also offers world-class activities and a vibrant local culture that appeal to travelers from all over the globe. For adventurous types, the outer regions are as enticing as the wine country. From white water rafting Rio Mendoza and mountain biking, hiking or horseback riding through the Andes, to fine dining and tranquil spas, there is something for everyone.
The annual average temperature is 14 °C (57 °F) and altitudes range from 900–1,200 metres (3,000–3,900 ft) above sea level. The Uco Valley figures prominently in the Argentina Wine Route for tourists.