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The Wine Experience

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Address: Avenida Ledesma y Camacho, Punta del Este 20000, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 97 348 445
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The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Punta del Este &...

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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Private Tour: Sunset Wine Tour from Punta del Este
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Private Tour: Gourmet Wine Experience from Punta del Este with 3-Course Lunch
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Jose Ignacio Wine Experience from Punta del Este

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An excellent tour!

Ryan picked us up at the ship and took us to 2 wineries and lunch in Punta Del Este. We truly experienced a first class tour from the interactions with Ryan to the visit with the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2016
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Leesburg, Florida
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Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Ryan picked us up at the ship and took us to 2 wineries and lunch in Punta Del Este. We truly experienced a first class tour from the interactions with Ryan to the visit with the wineries and a delicious gourmet meal in a beautiful private dining area. It was great and we highly recommend this tour!

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Cowes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Ryan runs great wine tours and tastings! Uruguay produces some exquisite wines, but generally in fairly small quantity, so they are not major players on the export market. Our European supermarkets concentrate on Argentinian and Chilean production, so we miss some gems from this beautiful country. Ryan's combination of knowledge, humour and personality make for a great time. We did... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

This experience was absolutely amazing. My wife and I were in Uruguay for 8 days and this was the best part of our trip. Ryan is a great guide, he is funny, entertaining, and is very knowledgeable about the wines. We went to a beautiful vineyard and then to a breathtaking property over looking the beach and got to try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Ryan is amazing and his wine experience is truly something you need to get involved with while in Punta. First of all, Ryan is hilarious and will entertain you before, during and after your tour. Really great energy, and a great resource for Punta tips. Make sure you schedule this early on in the trip, because you're going to not... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We only had one day in Punta del Este and wanted to explore the best of the area. We very lucky enough to find Ryan who organized the perfect start to 2016 for us. First he was able to find transportation and a great guide with SAVELLI turismo and then the best part was our spectacular lunch at Playa Vik.... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Brian today learning about Tannat Urugayanian wines. He picked us up at the cruise ship dock and we drove to the winery. He discussed some sites along the way plus his interesting background. The winery/estancia is a lovely setting. The 4 of us enjoyed tasting plus fresh cheeses they produced and homemade breads, while... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

This amazing experience is been held in a luxury hotel at Vik's playa , extreme good tasting and sophistication . The tour is done by a real sommelier that presents all the nuances of the King of Uruguay , the Tannat!!!! I'll be back , and recommend to all in Uruguay .

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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 13, 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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