Ruca Malen is a french-owned winery located in Mendoza’s Lujan de Cuyo region. The winery is best known for its unforgettable 5 course wine paired lunch. Since the grand opening of its restaurant in, 2004 the winery has gained world-wide recognition as a pioneer for bringing the menu-tasting concept to Argentina. A menu-tasting concept, consists of plates carefully paired with wines, the food is based on the wines. This approach to dining allows for visitors to experience the flavors of Mendoza, while exploring the unique wines the region is well known for.
Chef Lucas Bustos has developed this concept into an award winning restaurant, this year receiving the Great Wine Capitals, “Best Wine Tourism Restaurant.”