Uruguay /ˈjʊərəɡwaɪ/, officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay or the Eastern Republic of Uruguay or the Republic East of the Uruguay (River) (Spanish: República Oriental del Uruguay, pronounced: [reˈpuβlika oɾjenˈtal del uɾuˈɣwaj]), is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to the south and southeast. Uruguay is home to 3.3 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo.
Posts about Uruguay
  • Tannat and Uruguay: An Unlikely Duo

    … American wine industry, his thoughts on Malbec in Argentina and Carmenere in Chile, and news of a surprising upstart in sparkling wine: Brazil. You can find Goldstein’s thoughts concerning these topics on Grape Collective. Speaking of surprising, not only are they making wine in Uruguay, but also doing so most notably with an obscure grape best…

    Jameson Fink/ Jameson Finkin Malbec- 3 readers -
  • Chicago’s Columbus Day Parade 2014

    … de la Raza in many countries in Latin America; Discovery Day in the Bahamas; Día de la Hispanidad and Fiesta Nacional in Spain and as Día de las Américas (Day of the Americas) in Uruguay. Christoper Columbus arrives in America (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com. After the Parade, the Joint…

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  • The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 1)

    … from Uruguay, and all were Tannat. Uruguay though has been on my radar this past year for a couple other matters, Estuario del Plata Caviar and Del Terruño Beef. Because of the caviar and grass-fed beef, I've studied a bit about Uruguay, a small country surrounded by Argentina, Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean, It has a population of about 3.4 million…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodiein Malbec- 5 readers -
  • Christine Lurton joins family firm but denies succession plan

    … careers in Argentina, Chile, Portugal and Uruguay. Andre Lurton owns more than 600 hectares of vines in Bordeaux, producing 4m bottles per year with a staff of 160 people. In 2012 the group sold 18% of its business to Credit Agricole Grands Crus, a move that was seen as an attempt to deal with family succession issues. Lurton himself has seven…

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  • Touring and Tasting

    … the way back at #433. Still drinking good though. 1653. 2005 Pisano - EtXe Oneko Licor de Tannat (Uruguay) The final bottle of the night was a surprise and a treat. Since Merlot Boy and Margarita arrived, I haven't been playing up World Cup entries to the blog much. This bottle was a tip of the cap to Uruguay's run at the 2014 Cup. They lost…

    2001 Bottles - A Wine Odysseyin Sauvignon Blanc Merlot Riesling- 4 readers -