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Address: Avenida Ledesma y Camacho, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 97 348 445
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Description: The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Punta del Este & Jose...
The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Punta del Este & Jose Ignacio that includes: All Transfers, Private Expert Guide & Sommelier, Gourmet Lunches, Romantic Sunset Dinners, Visit to 2 Wineries with and without lunch, Horse Riding, Sunset Tastings at Playa Vik guided by your very own sommelier and tasting wines from his private collection, opportunity to meet the Owner & Winemakers face to face. Even if you don't like wine, you will see breathtaking scenery, unrivalled beaches and the very best of Punta del Este in 1 day. You will be guided by a "wine expert", who will welcome you like an "old friend". Please click on the website for further details, or contact Ryan via the email form. We know you work hard - some come and join us - you deserve it!
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The day of a lifetime

I don't even know where to begin! This was our favorite part of our trip to Punta del Este. Ryan is warm and was a fantastic host. For our tasting, we went to Playa Vik and boy... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I don't even know where to begin! This was our favorite part of our trip to Punta del Este. Ryan is warm and was a fantastic host. For our tasting, we went to Playa Vik and boy was it breathtaking! Experiencing the local wines with Ryan in this setting was unforgettable. Unbeknownst to me, my (now) fiance ended up proposing... More 

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Woodbridge, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My wife and I had spent the day with Ryan in Montevideo the day before, but he assured us Punta del Este would be a new and different experience. He wasn't lying. In addition to enjoying fine wines, we were treated with a tour of the area and a magnificent lunch served pool and oceanside at an amazing hotel outside... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Ryan Hamilton is the guy! We booked 2 wine tours, 1 in Montevideo and 1 in Punta. So Ryan took us to this private bodega outside Punta and we ha latterly the whole place to our selves. Uruguay is a hidden gem in relation to wines. Tannat is the big red grape, but the whites are amazing as well and... More 

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pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked two tours with the wine experience and could not have been happier. The first took us to the beach town of Jose Ignacio where we experienced incredible wines In a unique setting watching what has to be one of the world's finest sunsets. Our only regret of this tour is that we had to leave. The second tour... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had a wine tasting at Playa Vik - the most beautiful hotel I've seen in my life. Really breathtaking! We had wine tasting at the terrace and watched the sun goes down. Ryan was a real expert in the field and taught us things about wine I never have heard. Very pedagogic and we actually learned a lot. And... More 

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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Our cruise ship arrived in Punta Del Este on Christmas Day. Though Ryan would not usually work on Christmas, he made special accommodations for us so that we would not miss this experience. He picked us up at 6:00 along with another couple that was from Brazil. Then he gave us an extended tour of the area that was on... More 

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Goiania, Go
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We´ve been doing a lot of wine tours around the world but this one WAS THE BEST ! Ryan is really polite and helpful just like a good friend. You can have a nice taste of cheese and another yummy food while Ryan is teaching how every bottle is made - the wines were superb - tasteful and well chosen.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We were looking for an immediate introduction to (for us, little-known) Uruguayan wines and received so much more. Ryan's door-to-door service allowed us to get out into the countryside and his easy manner and engaging stories made for a perfect afternoon. He certainly knows his wines (and ah, the cheese...), and his choices for winery visits were fabulous, as he... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

My friend and I had a fantastic time on our wine tour! Ryan was very accommodating and worked with us to do a tour that fit our budget and time needs. The winery in La Barra that he took us to was gorgeous and the wine superb. I had the best rose I've ever drunk in my life there! Ryan... More 

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hobe sound florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Do you, like us, mourn the loss of stellar customer service these days? Then you too will be delighted by Ryan's wonderful wine tour! Ryan's enthusiasm & attention to detail are refreshingly old fashioned! We enjoyed the gourmet experience, Ryan's expertise as a sommelier & his fun personality. But really Ryan is more like your personal concierge for Uruguay, as... More 

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