The congress organization offers to the participants
a tour over the Chilean countryside. Specifically, 150 km from Santiago de Chile,
the Colchagua Valley is found where high-quality-Chilean wines are produced.
With a privileged weather, cold winds and special soils, many of the vineyards
located here have received important international prizes because of their special
Among many of the wineries located in Colchagua
valley, we can find Santa Cruz which is a winery that, apart from its vast
vineyards, you can enjoy the different museums such as the car museum and also
you can enjoy a ride on a cable railway which takes you to the top of the Chaman
hill where you can have a beautiful and complete view of the valley.
However, one of the most interesting activities
you can join in Santa Cruz vinery is the so called “wine maker” where you have
the possibility to produce your own wine and at the end an expert could test
the wine you made. Prizes are waiting for the best wine makers!!
Finally, the tour considers time to enjoy
excellent food accompanied with the best wine, perfect to share research
activities with other colleagues.