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Wine tasting in Carmelo

Charming Carmelo in western Uruguay, an hour’s drive from Colonia del Sacramento, has been called the Uruguayan Tuscany. The sleepy town is surrounded …

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Carmelo: The Uruguayan Tuscany

Flat green fields, brown dusty country roads, squat bushes of lavender and rosemary. A hundred year old general store on the crossroads. …

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Wine tours in Uruguay

Damian of Feeling Uruguay Wine Tours was born and brought up in Mendoza, the heart of Argentinian wine country and the home …

Tiqui-Tiqui de Bañado

Uruguay’s rivers – video, 3 years in making, captures peace

This amateur video made of footage taken over three years around two rivers – the Cuareim and the Yaguarón – in North and …

Window in Colonia

Colonia, Uruguay’s UNESCO World Heritage site

Colonia del Sacramento was founded by the Portuguese in 1680. The historic quarter (Barrio Histórico) is full of gorgeous old stone houses, …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

An introduction to Uruguay wine country

With more than 200 wineries, Uruguay is the new world’s undiscovered wine jewel. Some vineyards are over a hundred years old run …