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Address: Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
Phone Number: +598 97 348 445
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The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Colonia that includes:...

The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Colonia that includes: All Transfers, Private Expert Guide & Sommelier, Gourmet Lunch in Carmelo at a Relaix & Chateau Property, Visit to 1 or 2 Historic Wineries, All Tastings, Traditional Uruguayan BBQ at an Estancia that includes a horse ride through the vineyards. Even if you don't drink wine you will get to see the Best of Colonia & Carmelo with beautiful scenery and the ppportunity to meet the Owners & Winemakers face to face. You will be welcomed 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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Worth the trip to Uruguay!

I found this on trip advisor and wasn't sure if we should do "The Wine Experience" or rent a car and visited the wineries on our own, so glad we took it!!! Ryan (the owner of TWE... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2014
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I found this on trip advisor and wasn't sure if we should do "The Wine Experience" or rent a car and visited the wineries on our own, so glad we took it!!! Ryan (the owner of TWE) picked us up in our hotel in Montevideo and took us for a great adventure. We visited two wineries, Pizzorno and Chiapella and... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a wonderful day in Uruguay. Ryan met us at the Buquebus terminal in Colonia and drove us to Carmelo. There, we visited two fabulous vineyards and had a delicious lunch. The day was relaxed and was a great experience for everyone in our group.

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Calgary, Canada
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

We had a surreal visit to Narbona winery with another couple on a day trip from Buenos Aires. The setting is beautiful and relaxing… and the wine, cheeses and lunch was amazing. It was truly a perfect day. Thanks Ryan.

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Thank weluvtravels
Connecticut
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

My wife and I went with Ryan, the Wine Experience owner to visit Irurtia, an old family winery in Carmelo, and then to Narbona, a Relaix and Chateau hotel and winery for a memorable tasting and delicious lunch. First off, when you meet Ryan, within minutes he seems like an old friend. Very interesting and engaging and a visionary entrepreneur.... More 

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Calgary
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My husband and I along with another couple recently spent a day in Uruguay with Ryan. We booked the trip as a day escape from Buenos Aires. What a great experience it was! We found Ryan to be professional, knowledgeable, hospitable, and very entertaining. He picked the perfect winery for our visit, the lovely Narbona. We enjoyed the private wine... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Myself and 5 friends spent a day with Ryan visiting 2 vineyards in Colonia, despite the terrible weather we had the most amazing day! Ryan was a great host and could not have organised a more enjoyable day where we learned so much and ate and drank to our hearts content! I would recommend anyone visiting Uruguay to get in... More 

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Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this review

Dear Debbie: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. What a day. What an Adventure. Lots of laughs. Great wine and new friends. Hopefully, you make it back, so I can take you on an Adventure in Punta del Este !! Thanks a mil, Ryan Hamilton Owner, TWE More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I am so pleased that we booked the wine experience. Without it we would not have had such a great introduction to Uruguay and to wines of the region - particularly the Tannat, which we were not familiar with before. We booked in advance and Ryan was very professional. He picked us out at the ferry terminal so we didn't... More 

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Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this review

Dear Pam: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was a real treat taking you and your Mum on this Grape Escape. I can still remember our day fondly. Next time, I hope to take you on an Adventure in Punta del Este !! Regards to Mum. Ryan Hamilton Owner, TWE More 

Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My wife and I booked the Romantic Getaway with Ryan Hamilton's company The Wine Experience earlier this year. We were picked up by Ryan himself after taking the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay and rode with him in his own vehicle through the beautiful countryside (reminded me of the Midwest) to the quaint, small town of... More 

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Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this review

Hola Jesse & Hannah: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Wow.. what a fun day we had. I loved showing you the best of Colonia & Carmelo. You guys are a lovely couple and hopefully you will be back in Montevideo or Punta del Este :) Big hugs, Ryan Hamilton Owner, TWE More 

Bahia Blanca, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

My husband and I did a magical tour with Ryan but in January during a trip to Colonia. We had a fantastic time at a winery where we had a tasting and asado lunch, as well as a horseback ride with a gaucho through the grounds of the winery. Ryan is extremely knowledgable and a lot of fun to spend... More 

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Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this review

Hola Jen & Ryan: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We had an Amazing day. What a pleasure. We have now done 2 tours together (Montevideo & Colonia), which leaves only Punta del Este :) Big hugs, Ryan Hamilton Owner, TWE More 

Montevideo, Uruguay
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

The Wine Experience is the only way to see and learn about wineries in Uruguay. Ryan was amazing. He customizes your tour to the time you have, the type of wine tour you want, where you want to go and how long you want to be gone. He will accomodate you any way you need. We wanted to see Colonia... More 

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Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this review

Hola Annette: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I loved showing you the very best of Colonia & Carmelo. Next time> I'd love to take you on a tour in Punta del Este or in Montevideo !! Big hugs, Ryan Hamilton Owner, TWE More 

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