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Recommended restaurants in Montevideo: Pizza at Sin Pretensiones

What things cost in Uruguay

I often get asked how much things cost in Uruguay. Here is an unscientific list to give you an idea what you …

Artesana – female wine-makers unite great wine & adventurous cuisine

A short drive from Montevideo close to the picturesque wetlands region, lies Artesana, a new boutique winery run by two women wine-makers. …

Best Uruguay beer for the summer

6 best beers for summer in Uruguay

Whether you’re lying on the beach or hitting carnival in Montevideo, do it with a great beer in your hand. Daniel Rocamora …

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 …

The Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tours

Recommended wine tours in Montevideo and Canelones

The Wine Experience is more like catching up with friends and focuses on wine tours to small wineries, where you will be …

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

Luxury wine tours from Punta del Este

Private tastings with breathtaking views of the ocean at sundown are a feature of Ryan’s east coast wine tours. Ryan is the …

#GottaLoveUruguay wine tasting

Wine tasting in Uruguay vs Napa, California

What makes wine tasting extra special and value for money in Uruguay? I have seen a few criticisms online about the price …

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 …

Nico and Liber at Montevideo Wine Experience - great Uruguay wine tasting. Photo: Doug Young

Montevideo Wine Experience – the underground sommeliers

Right across from the port of Montevideo, on the outer-edge of the infamous Port Market, lies Montevideo Wine Experience, a “hole-in-the-wall” style …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

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. …