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PREMAT, Estela del Carmen. La bodega mendocina de los siglos XVII Y XVIII. Universum [online]. 2007, vol.22, n.1, pp. 118-135. ISSN 0718-2376. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-23762007000100009.
Viticulture in Mendoza has a long tradition originated in the foundation times. Limited knowlege about this activity development in the first three centuries of the city, make us consider that viticulture was not so important as it really was. Recently, many important researches have made us know the past of wine industry in Mendoza, where fine wines were produced in the XVII and XVIII centuries. From the basic domestical winery, frequent in the properties around the city, new wineries with an advanced technology were built to provide fine wines and brandy. This perspective, let us know how the mendocinian wineries were built, which were their technical settlings, their shapes, their materials, how they functioned and related with other rural buildings, which were the other buildings in the farm and how was the relation between the winery and the city
Palabras clave : Colonial winery; Fine wines; Rural architecture; Wine technology.