Wine Tourism

We offer you an unusual trip with many surprises. On the program, visit Uruguay and its wineries, taste the best Tannat wines in the world, meet Uruguayan winegrower families with their unique hospitality.

Duration

6 Days

Transport

Rental vehicle

Accommodation

4* hotels

Accompaniment

English-speaking guide

Recommended months

November to March

Day 1

Arrival in Montevideo

Arrival at Montevideo airport, you will be greeted by our guide. Transfer to the Carrau winery. Learn more about the tradition of this family where 10 generations (from their native Catalonia) work discreetly and with passion in the production of great wines. You will taste wines from the Grandes Reservas, accompanied by an assortment of traditional cheeses.
Evening at your leisure.

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 2

Discover the vineyards of Montevideo

Located in Las Piedras, Canelones, Castillo Viejo is managed by the third generation of the Etcheverry family. 80 years of hard work and dedication have enabled them to acquire valuable knowledge and experience, which is passed on from generation to generation. You will taste three wines from the CATAMAYOR range aged in oak barrels, accompanied by an assortment of cheeses, cold cuts, pâté and bread.

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 3

Let's head to Canelones

Transfer to Bodega Varela Zarranz. It is a vineyard full of history, located in the region of Canelones, near Montevideo. Team spirit, dedication, integrity and respect for the land are the values that guide this establishment. You can enjoy a sparkling wine, a line of white oak, a line of red oak, a line of luxury Premium, accompanied by a plate of cold cuts and local cheeses.

Transfer to Bodega Bouza. You will have the opportunity to taste the various wines of the cellar before enjoying a gourmet lunch. It is one of Uruguay’s most prestigious vineyards and has won more than 75 international awards and medals. You will taste 4 wines accompanied by an assortment of cheeses and charcuterie.

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 4

Tastings in the famous vineyards of the Montevideo region

Transfer to the winery Juanico. It is one of the oldest and most important Bodega in Uruguay. The vineyard covers 200 hectares. The Juanicó estate and its cellar are built of stone, which guarantees the proper development of the wine and its perfect preservation. After the visit, you will have the opportunity to taste Juanico’s wine, accompanied by local products.

Transfer to the cellar Marichal for a visit, a tasting and a country lunch. Bodega Marichal has been a family business for over 70 years. Following the family tradition and incorporating the most modern oenological techniques. The grapes are harvested by hand allowing them to produce unique and elegant wines from year to year. You will taste two wines from the Marichal Premium Varietal range and one from the Marichal Reserve Collection range.

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 5

Let's head to Punta del Este

Transfer to Bodega Viña Edén located in Pueblo Edén, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Sierras de los Caracoles, in a stony region with steep slopes and beautiful landscapes. These geographical conditions are the best starting point for the pleasure and creation of top-of-the-range red and white wines, and sparkling wines made according to the traditional Champagne method. You will taste three wines accompanied by regional cheeses and homemade bread. You will have lunch in the Bodega, enjoying a traditional asado (Uruguayan barbecue).

Accommodation in a 4* hotel in a double room with breakfast included.

Day 6

Tastings in the Maldonado region

Transfer to Bodega Casa Grande. You will discover the manufacturing secrets of the family of winegrowers who try every day to preserve the quality, aromas and flavors that characterize the Casa Grande wines.
Finishing your visit with gastronomic tastings and a tasting of the best wines in the house.

Transfer to Montevideo airport.

The must

  • Discovery of the famous grape variety and its different flavors according to the geographical area of each cellar
  • Quality of visits and expertise in Uruguayan vineyards
  • The impressive view of Viña Eden winery

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