The Nqn Winery is among the wineries established in San Patricio del Chañar.
Four wine enterprises were born almost together, from an investment of a company that proposed the creation of vineyards in this arid area. It was 3200 hectares located 55 km from Neuquén capital that were sold to wineries.
Patagonian wines are gaining international prestige. There are many characteristics that make Patagonia a registered trademark. One of the advantages is the weather, since in this region are moderate winds all the time not allowing the fruit to have disease for moisture.
The Nqn winery's wines are marketed under the Malma name that in the Mapuche language means pride. It has an area of 5800 m2. Made an investment in infrastructure, machinery, fertilizer, irrigation and a new generation computerized drip irrigation.
There are guided tours, whose route includes models of the winery, pallets of tanks, a walk in the harvest area and the different steps of winemaking.
To take advantage of. In the months of March and April visits are "special" because it's time to harvest grapes. Following the traditional route harvest live presence.
To complete the walk through the ways of wine the best way is doing it tasting regional dishes. Nqn offers "Malma resto-bar", a restaurant overlooking the vineyards. To accompany the wines it advises each visitor the ideal pairing for each meal.