Luxury wine tours from Punta del Este

Wine tours from Punta del Este UruguayPrivate tastings with breathtaking views of the ocean at sundown are a feature of Ryan’s east coast wine tours. Ryan is the director of The Wine Experience, and he’ll be your personal sommelier throughout. He offers a choice of gourmet and premium experiences, as well as a chance to see some of Uruguay’s coolest beach towns including La Barra and Jose Ignacio. I’ll let him describe the tours to you in his own words.

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

The Jose Ignacio Wine Experience

We will go to Playa Vik (pictured above) in Jose Ignacio, where we will have a private tasting with myself on the terrace, whilst watching the best sunset in South America. You will get a welcome drink plus taste many wines from my private collection, while enjoying plates of artisanal cheeses, cured hams and home-made bread. You will get to see the beach towns of La Barra and Manantiales. Playa Vik is a private property and you will have exclusive access as my guests. This tour starts in the late afternoon and is up to 4:30hrs.

Special Price: USD139 p/p

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

The Punta Wine Experience

We will first go to a small 20-hectare winery in Punta Ballena, where we will have a tasting and tour with the owner and winemaker. They only produce 5,000 cases per year and make fine wines. We will then go to a Relaix and Chateau winery in La Barra, where we will have a private tasting with myself in the owner’s bar, while we taste wines by Michel Rolland (world’s most famous wine consultant). This tour focuses on one or two wineries with light snacks (homemade cheeses and bread). The one-winery tour is a very complete experience with lots of wine plus more if you like. This tour starts at 10:30am and is up to 5:00hrs.

Special Price: USD129 p/p – visit to one winery or USD169 p/p – visit to two wineries

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

The Sunset Wine Experience – Highly Recommended

We will go to a boutique winery in La Barra, where we will have a private tasting with myself in the owner’s bar, where we will taste wines by Michel Rolland (world’s most famous wine consultant). We will then go to Playa Vik for a private tasting on the terrace during the best sunset in South America. This will be accompanied by plenty of things to eat for a lighter dinner. Playa Vik is a private property, and you will have exclusive access as my guests. This tour starts at 4pm and is up to 5:30 hours.

Special Price: USD179 p/p

The Gourmet Wine Tour – Highly Recommended

We will go to a small 20-hectare winery in Punta Ballena, where we will have a tasting and tour with the owner and winemaker. We will then go to a boutique winery in La Barra, where we will have a private tasting and gourmet lunch with wines by Michel Rolland (most famous wine consultant). This tour focuses on two wineries with a gourmet lunch. This tour starts at 10:30am and is up to 5:00 hours.

Special Price: USD199 p/p

The Gourmet Wine Experience – Highly Recommended

We will go to a boutique winery in La Barra and have a private tasting in the owner’s bar with wines by Michel Rolland (world’s most famous consultant) followed by a gourmet lunch at Playa Vik in Jose Ignacio right in front of the famous Infinity Pool. Playa Vik won Best New Design Hotel in the world. This is a private property to which you will have exclusive access. Many have described lunch by the pool as a breathtaking experience. Pure paradise. This tour starts at 10:30am and is up to 5:00hrs.

Special Price: USD219 p/p

Wine tours from Punta del Este Uruguay

The Sunset Gourmet Experience – Highly Recommended

We will go to a boutique winery in La Barra and have a private tasting in the owner’s bar with wines by Michel Rolland. We will then go to Playa Vik in Jose Ignacio for a sunset gourmet dinner right in front of the famous Infinity Pool that lights up at night. This tour is super romantic. Playa Vik won Best New Design Hotel in the world. This property is private property. You will have special access as my guests. The tour starts in the late afternoon and will be up to 5:30hrs.

Special Price: USD239 p/p

All prices include all local costs/taxes.

Contact The Wine Experience for a luxury wine tour

For more information or to book a tour write to Ryan at puntawinetours@guruguay.com

At the time of booking, please tell him that you found out about the tours through Guru’Guay -it does help us- and you’ll get a complimentary bottle of Uruguayan wine he’ll pick out especially for you!

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