Private Tour: Sunset Wine Tour from Punta del Este
Enjoy an evening of wine tasting on this sunset wine tour from Punta del Este! Sipping some of Uruguayís finest wines is great any time of day, but as the sun sets over the vineyards, the experience is even more enjoyable. Youíll talk with a local winemaker; learn about Uruguayan wine from your guide, who is knowledgeable about Uruguayís wine history and industry; and sample 10 different wines, including the countryís signature tannat wine, at two different wineries.Your sunset wine-tasting tour begins as you are picked up from your Punta del Este hotel in a private minivan and driven to the first of your two wineries, where you will taste up to 10 different wines.Enjoy sample tastings of pinot noir and tannat, a red wine grape that has helped put Uruguayan wine on the map. Learn about the wineryís winemaking process from your knowledgeable guide while you enjoy the gorgeous vineyard views. Then enjoy three full glasses of wine, accompanied by cheese and homemade bread. Back in your minivan, head to your second winery. Here, in addition to tasting, youíll have a private tour of the vineyard with the owner and winemaker. Learn about the facilities and take in beautiful views of the estate, and then, as the sun sets over the vines, enjoy a tasting of five wines paired with a selection of cheeses and light snacks.No need to worry about drinking too much vino, as youíll be returned to your Punta del Este hotel at the end of your relaxing wine experience.