La Vida Buena Vineyards Present




                                      Vineyards, Shared Vineyard Ownership, Winery, Home Sites   




We invite you to taste  our premium Malbec wine directly from the barrel 

You can make your very own 225-liter barrel of Malbec or Chardonnay wine (288 750ml bottles) or partner  for large quantities, e.g. 10,000 liters

And we have access to a Wine Importer and Wine Wholesaler


Aziz, Owner of the Chateau Hana Bodega, uses the micro-vinificacion process. He places grapes directly into a new 225-liter barrel. After fermentation, about two months later, the wine is removed 


Next the top three barrel hoops are removed to get to the must at the bottom of the barrel 


The must is removed and placed into a wine press to have its juice /wine extracted and combined with the wine already removed


"I Must Sell My 5-Acre Malbec Seven Year-Old Vineyard"

Owner says: "Name Your Price And Terms" 

(Offers as of May 22nd: US$75,000 All Cash, and US$120,000 with US$40,000 cash down balance amortized over 3 years at 0% interest and $100,000 with $50,000 cash down, balance over five years at 5% interest)  Send us your best OFFER?


This seven-year-old 5-acre Malbec Vineyard is the nicest Malbec Vineyard in the La Vida Buena Vineyard's Development. This is truly a Unique Opportunity.    

      Information: and pricing contact Tom Phelan 

The Perfect Vineyard Concept: Vineyard + Lot + Orchard

       1¼-acre Home Sites with Exclusive Vineyard and Fruit Tree Orchard Ownership

Vineyard ownership coupled with a Home Site represents a great combination because it allows you to lock in an affordable price now with the option to build a residence or vacation/rental home this year or in the future. And you have the ability to make wine this year and every year even if you build your home at a much later date.

                               (Shared Ownership 4.25-acre seven-year-old Chardonnay Vineyard) 

SELECT LOTS (limited to twenty) 

                               La Vida Buena Vineyards is offering twenty 1¼-acre Select Home Site Lots

                    La Vida Buena Vineyard's back 40-acre is the location of the twenty 1¼-acre Select Lots

Each lot will share ownership in the two vineyards pictured above, a 4.25-acre seven-year-old Malbec vineyard and a 4.25-acre seven-year-old Chardonnay vineyard. And shared ownership also includes a 2.47-acre Fruit Tree Orchard. Water and Electricity Utilities are included.

Each year each Lot Owner can make one Malbec 225-liter barrel of wine (288 750ml bottles) and one 225-liter Chardonnay barrel of wine at the neighboring Gold Medal Award Winning Bodega Bombal y Aldao where we have long established relationships and have made excellent wines for years; Malbec, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay.

Or,  simply sell your grapes to local Bodegas to generate income, we can handle all of the details for you.

PREMIUM LOTS (limited to two) 

The two Premium Lots are on a once 5-acre Apricot Grove. (see Plat Map below) located on the front 50-acres of the La Vida Buena Vineyard's 108-acre development where there are Chardonnay, Malbec, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards, a 10" commercial water well and a worker's house. 


La Vida Buena Vineyards is offering two 2½-acre Premium Home Site Lots. These two lots are different from the Select Lots because of location (nestled between two existing malbec vineyards) and because each lot will have an individual vineyard and or orchard built on the lot which is included in the investment price. Water and Electricity Utilities are included.

Until your individual vineyard matures sufficiently to provide quality grapes, typically three to four years, you will be given grapes so you can make wine at a neighboring Award Winning Bodega Bombal y Aldao.

When your vineyard is mature you may make wine or simply sell your grapes to local Bodegas to generate income, we can handle all of the details for you.

Every year for the last five years Mumms Bodega has purchased grapes from the same 4.25-acre Chardonnay vineyard pictured above to make its famous Champagne.

Plat Map

    <        shared         Premium
            vineyards       Lots (two)                                  Fruit Orchard        Select Lots North (ten)
                V                   V                                                  
V                              V

      < ---------------------------------- 1,592m or 5,176 feet ----------------------------------------------------------->

             ^                                                                               ^
Future Bodega Site                                                                        Select Lots South (ten)

            Gold Medal Winning Bodega/Winery Bombal y Aldao c1919


In March 2016 Camilo wines from Bodega Bpmbal y Aldao were chosen for the first meeting between a US and Argentine President in many years.

“Los vinos de la Bodega Bombal y Aldao fueron elegidos para la cena de recepción del presidente Obama”

"The wines of Bodega Bombal y Aldao were chosen for the reception dinner for President Obama and Presidente Macri"



Select and Premium Lots 

or information about ..

Harvest Time

Winemaking Options

Traveling To Argentina

Tours of Vineyards and Bodegas

Please contact:   Tom Phelan 

Every year for the last five years Mumms Bodega has purchased grapes from the same 4.25-acre Chardonnay vineyard pictured above to make its famous Champagne.


Descended from a family of barons and knights from the 12th century. Vineyard owners since 1761, the Mumm family founded the champagne house of the same name in 1827.

No. 1 International Champagne Brand in France

No. 3 International Champagne Brand in the World


Imagine yourself in the picture below walking through your rows of grapes eager to be harvested and made into fine wine. La Vida Buena Vineyards can turn your dream into a reality. Contact me for information regarding our MALBEC Vineyards For Sale or how we can build a vineyard for your.

Sí, habla españo 

FREE 100 Slide Presentation available for building a vineyard in Argentina 

Free Phone Consultation

USA Phone: (919) 321-8448 



To learn more: contact Tom Phelan at


Tom and Yvonne Phelan, owners of La Vida Buena Vineyards, have been featured in ...

La Vida Buena Vineyards is represented Internationally by:

YVONNE PHELAN Realtor® (919) 321-8448           _________________________________________________________

PDF EBOOK 137 Pages
(click for more information or how to purchase the PDF Book)

This 137 page EBook is a powerful hands-on Must Read for people who are researching the possibility of buying or building a Vineyard in Argentine.


Written by two Americans, Tom and Yvonne Phelan, who live in Argentina and the US and between 2008 – 2013 successfully created from raw land a 108-acre vineyard development whose grapes are purchased by prestigious San Rafael Bodegas like the famous champagne maker, Mumms.


The Phelan’s Argentine experience was featured in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and a Business Insider article published on the Internet in June 2012 that to date has been read by 450,000 people.

Master Winemaker Mauro (l.), Yvonne Phelan and Camilo Aldao (r.) enjoy tasting Wine made from La Vida Buena Malbec grapes harvested in 2013. Camilo and his family own Bodega Bombal y Aldao built in 1919 and the famous Los Alamos Estancia built in 1830. Using the micro-vinificacion process we made three 225-liter French oak barrels of Malbec, one of Cabernet Sauvignon and one of Syrah. To learn more aout the micro-vinificacion process contact me at 


Winemaker Mauro (l), Yvonne Phelan, and Camilo Aldao (r) Owner of Bodega Bombal y Aldao built in 1919 taste wine directly from the barrel. The wine ages in French Oak Barrels from 12 - 24 months before bottling. Mauro was the first Argentine Winemaker to receive a 100 point rating for an Argentine wine.

Vineyard Broker Services

Vineyards are like snowflakes, no two are alike. I also broker larger 25 – 100+ acre Vineyards in Lujan de Cuyo, Maipu, valle de Uco, La Consulta and other key Mendoza Province areas. Some Vineyards have Bodegas with established wine sales and distribution. Contact Tom @                     

Plat Map

   Plat Map

                                                          (click Plat Map to Enlarge it)


Above workers at La Vida Buena Vineyards harvest grapes. Below is the cave of Bodega Bombal y Aldao in San Rafael built in 1919 where we make our wine. Our wine shares storage with such luminaries as Queen Maxima of Holland and Prince Albert of Monaco plus many famous Argentine Polo and Soccer players . 


 Nearby Golf and Tennis Accomodations


Want to know more? Contact Tom at

  Si, hablamos espanol  -  Contact Yvonne at:

   2016 Chardonnay Harvest 32,000 kilos 

   Each Year Bodega Mumms buys  our  grapes to make Champagne and we make Chardonnay wine

   Workers harvest Chardonnay grapes           


A 5-acre vineyard requires many workers

that work long hours


Each box of grapes can weigh 50 pounds 


   Mumms provides large stackable bins  used to prevent grapes on the bottom from being crushed, split open and allowing the juice to escape


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