Private Tour: Wine and Dine Experience from Montevideo with 3-Course Lunch
Experience Uruguay’s fine wine and cuisine on this 5.5-hour wine tour from Montevideo! First, head out of the city to visit a local winery where youíll sample five wines, including a tannat – a rich red wine for which the winery is known. Then youíll be driven back to the city, where you’ll enjoy a special three-course lunch of Uruguayan dishes paired with wine and sparkling wine at a local restaurant. While you eat and drink, learn about Uruguay’s wine history and current industry from a knowledgeable guide.The Uruguayan wine region is one of South America’s largest, and you’ll have a fabulous introduction to it with this private wine tour. Your experience begins as you are picked up from your Montevideo hotel in a private minivan and whisked off to the first tasting location, a Uruguayan winery known for its tannat, a red wine grape that makes a rich, bold vino. With your private guide, a knowledgeable sommelier of the Uruguayan wine industry, take a tour of the property and learn about its winemaking process. The winery’s history of winemaking in Uruguay is a family affair, and you’ll learn about their love of the vines before enjoying a tasting of five different varietals, accompanied by light snacks.Back in your minivan, return to Montevideo, where youíll have an elegant three-course lunch at a local restaurant (varies per tour) prepared by the chef and owner of the restaurant. Widen your pallet and continue your education of Uruguayan wine as you enjoy your traditional dishes paired with wine from a special sommelier’s collection and bubbly. When your meal is over, youíll be returned to your hotel.