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Address: Avenida Ejido 1469, Montevideo 11200, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 97 348 445
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Description: The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Montevideo that...
The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Montevideo that include: All Transfers, Private Expert Guide & Sommelier, Gourmet Lunch at a Special Venue prepared especially by the Chef & Owner with wines selected and paired from your Guide & Sommeliers Private Collection, BBQ Lunch Experience, Visit to 1 or 2 Wineries, Morning & Afternoon Tours (without lunch, but lots of snacks), Tastings of 10 or more wines. Even if you don't drink wine, you will get to see the Best of Montevideo and heart of the Canelones wine region with Great Architecture, Beautiful Scenery & the Opportunity to meet the Owners & Winemakers face to face for the very best cultural experience. You will be guided by your very own "inside man and 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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Great experience with the Wine Experience!

We had a great few hours with Ryan on our visit to two different wineries. We were picked up from outside the Port on time and driven to the first winery where we were able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Essex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had a great few hours with Ryan on our visit to two different wineries. We were picked up from outside the Port on time and driven to the first winery where we were able to have a good look around with lots of explanations of what we were looking at. We then sampled some excellent wines and local cheese... More 

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

Our day with Ryan visiting wineries outside of Montevideo was beyond expectation. My wife and I live in Lodi, CA wine country. Our family grows grapes and we have many friends in the industry. One of them grows Tannat, the signature wine grape of Uruguay. We decided to use our time in Montevideo to learn more about the grape and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We hooked up with Ryan, having read the stellar reviews on Tripadvisor. He met us and one other couple just outside the main gate to the port of Montevideo. He was charming and a font of information about his own intriguing life and wine production in Chile. We visited two modest-sized wineries outside of the city. Both were nice experiences... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We learned a lot about Uruguayan wine which was new for us. Tannat was amazing and loved our tour guide, Ryan. Ryan was knowledgeable and passionate about everything. He took pictures throughout to ensure we never forgot our experience. The other people in the tour were lovely as were the people at the winery. We definitely want to go back... More 

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Wine tasting with Ryan and The Wine Experience was one of my favorite excursions in Montevideo. I wanted to learn about Uruguayan wines and taste a wider variety of wines that were readily available in restaurants in the capital, and Ryan really delivered. I appreciate that he worked to put together a small group (two of us were traveling solo,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Ryan Hamilton is a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. The Uruguayan wine production is very fine, but very small, so it is essential to have a person like Ryan to show you the ins and the outs of a wine culture that is almost unknown to most Americans and Europeans. What we liked the best was that Ryan was able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

With all the positive reviews received by Ryan and our interest in wine, this was an obvious choice for us in Montevideo. And we were greatly pleased with our selection of this excursion. Ryan is personable, and knows about wine. The Wine Experience is a great name for his company/tour. If you enjoy wine and/or want to learn more about... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a wonderful day with Ryan learning about wine, tasting some nice wines in an intimate space at a small winery, followed by a fantastic lunch at a restaurant in town. Ryan brought some wine from his cellar to share with our lunch and it was superb. He picked us up from our cruise ship at the port and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We did two different wine adventures with The Wine Experience - the Gourmet Experience out of Montevideo and the Jose Ignacio Experience out of Punta del Este. Both were excellent opportunities to learn about the fine Tannats and also the other fine wines of Uruguay. The two experiences were very good, but very different. The Gourmet Experience started with a... More 

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