When I dreamed of biking round the Mendoza wine region, I conjured a scene of quiet streets and pretty landscapes. What I didn’t envisage was speeding cars and heavy goods vehicles. Combined with wine-soaked tourists and narrow roads, this could be a disastrous combination and, having not been on a bike in years, I must admit I was a little nervous. But by taking a few precautions and going it slow, we had a wonderful, relaxed day out. Here are our tips for a beautiful and safe day exploring Maipu and combining bikes and wine in Mendoza.