Private Tour: Gourmet Wine Experience from Punta del Este with 3-Course Lunch
Enjoy some of Uruguay’s best wine and food on this private gourmet tour from Punta del Este! With a knowledgeable guide, visit two wineries and have a private tour of each. Talk with the winemakers and enjoy a total of eight wine tastings. Plus, feast on a gourmet three-course lunch of Uruguayan dishes. Itís a dream day out for wine lovers! Your gourmet wine experience starts with pickup at your Punta del Este hotel and a comfortable ride by private car or minivan (depending on your groupís size) to the first of the day.Enjoy wine tastings of five different wines including merlot, syrah, viognier and, of course, Uruguay’s most well-known wine, tannat. You can have a refill of your favorite one. Then, take a private tour of the vineyard with your guide and meet the owner and winemaker, who will tell you about their winemaking history and process. Then enjoy a tasting of five wines. Back in your vehicle, make your way to the next wine estate, where youíll get a comprehensive overview of the winery. First, enjoy three wine tastings of five different wines paired with cheese, and hear about Uruguay’s wine industry, one of the largest in South America, from your guide.Then head to the last location of the day, where you’ll relax with a three-course gourmet lunch of typical Uruguayan foods, including dishes featuring lamb, local fish and pasta, accompanied by two wines. While you dine, sit back and soak up the splendor of the vineyard’s beautiful setting. After lunch, take a tour of the property and admire the beautiful countryside views. Youíll be returned to your Punta del Este hotel, satiated and full of interesting knowledge about Uruguay’s fabulous wine.