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 3)

    The Wines of Uruguay 2nd Annual U.S. Trade Tour was an excellent opportunity to sample and learn about a wide range of Uruguayan wines which are currently being exported to the U.S., though all are not yet available in Massachusetts. At this event, there were 16 wineries, pouring a total of over 80 wines, including Sparkling, Rosé, White, Red and Dessert wines.

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  • The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 1)

    … soared. By 1877, it was being considered the national grape of Uruguay, and in honor of Pascal, Tannat became commonly referred to as Harriague. Another important person in the history of wine in Uruguay is Francisco Vidiella, a former gardener from Catalonia. In 1874, he established a vineyard and winery at Colón, planting Folle Noire and Gamay…

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

    … in the estate to become sole owner. Her new role will see her act as marketing and communication director for Chateaux Couhins-Lurton and La Louviere, both in the Pessac Leognan appellation. She is the first family member to return to work directly in Vignobles Andre Lurton since her brothers Francois and Jacques left to pursue their own winemaking…

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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 -
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