Pairing Chile's Wine + Slopes


Ski-In / Wine-Out: An Exclusive Tour of the Coolest Slopes and Hottest Wines in Chile

The Ski-In Wine-Out (ski + wine) trip, an Upscape exclusive, combines breathtaking descents at the best ski destinations in the Chilean Andes with personally guided tastings of top notch, innovative wines led by your host, Derek Mossman, the co-founder of MOVI (Movement for Independent Vintners), leading boutique wine producer of Garage Wine Co., and former Portillo ski instructor. You will stay in the chic, intimate settings of small hotels, lodges and haciendas, and sample the finest Chilean cuisine from home-cooked classics to avant-garde dining. You’ll go Cat skiing at Ski Arpa, attend private tours of outstanding wineries both established and off the beaten track, peek into the world of Chilean craft beer, and ride a train through the dramatic landscapes of one of the most geographically diverse countries on the planet.


Day 01

ARRIVE | in Santiago + settle in to hotel Luciano K

EXPLORE | Maipo Valley, Chile’s second oldest winegrowing region

TASTE | a slice of Norwegian culture at Odjfell Winery

MEET | Derek Mossman, an original founder of MOVI, as he takes you through a private dinner + pairing experience

+ meals included: lunch, dinner

Overnight: Luciano K


Day 02

BREATHE | in the fresh air and stunning backdrop of the Andes

SHRED | the exclusive slopes of La Parva, Chile

+ meals included: breakfast, dinner

Overnight: Powder Lodge


Day 03

RISE | to an altitude of 3,670 m / 12,040 ft where Valle Nevado offers the largest skiable domain in Chile

+ meal: breakfast, dinner

Overnight: Powder Lodge

Day 04

TRAVEL | down the mountains, across Santiago and into coastal Casablanca Valley

SIP | cool-climate, artisan-style reds in Casablanca Valley, a coastal region traditionally known for its white wines

SOAK | up the sun-drenched, colorful streets and bohemian cafes of Valparaíso, a UNESCO World Heritage site

ELEVATE | the day with a ascensor (funicular) ride or two and a restful night perched above the city lights

+ meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight: Hotel Palacio Astoreca


Day 05

STROLL | the winding, eclectic paths of Valparaíso

GET CREATIVE | with an expert street art as he guides you through the origins of Valparaíso’s famous graffiti-filled streets

+ meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight: Hotel Portillo

Day 06 - 7

SKI | the wide-open slopes with no lift lines at Ski Portillo

SLEEP | in the oldest and most famous ski resort in South America


+ meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Overnight: Portillo

Day 08

MEET | three family vineyards, all with different backgrounds and equally impressive harvests

SAVOR | a California-Chilean-style meal prepared by Flaherty Winery owner with ingredients straight from the garden

REST | up for tomorrow’s Ski Arpa adventure

+ meals included: breakfast, lunch

Overnight: Casa San Regis

Day 09

PREPARE | for one of the most unique experiences in the world at Valle el Arpa

SOAK | up the views of unparalleled vertical snow conditions surrounded by both Mt. Aconcagua and the Pacific Ocean

SKI | over 13,000 vertical feet of some of the best untracked powder*

*Intermediate or advanced level skiing experience required.

NOTE: Pricing per person and valid for 2018 season. This trip departs with a minimum of 4 travelers.

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9 D / 8 N August 4-12, 2018
Price Per Person Starting at USD $7,365 per person

Odfjell Winnery

La Parva

Valle Nevado

Kingston Family Vineyards

Valparaíso, Chile


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