Uruguay

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
  • Vinedo de Los Vientos Alcyone Tannat This is a sweet dessert...

    … Vinedo de Los Vientos Alcyone Tannat This is a sweet dessert wine named after Alcyone, the Greek demi-goddess whom the gods turned into the halcyon bird after she threw herself into the sea in grief over the death of her husband, Ceyx, in a shipwreck. She’s also the reason for the phrase “halcyon days”. This wine brings you halcyon days at the end of any meal. Kahlúa and cocoa nibs. Black cherry dessert. Raisins. Molasses. Vanilla. Rich decadence. 4/5 bones $$$ Tannat 16% abv Canelones, URUGUAY …

    Shiba Sommelier- 3 readers -
  • Tannat and Uruguay: An Unlikely Duo

    … Tannat and Uruguay: An Unlikely Duo I was sent a copy of Wines of South America: The Essential Guide by Evan Goldstein. He’s not only a Master Sommelier but also President and Chief Education Officer of Full Circle Wine Solutions. I can vouch for his abilities as an educator after peppering him with questions regarding the state of the South…

    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…

    Vino Con Vista Italy- 2 readers -
  • The Wines Of Uruguay (Part 1)

    … probably first think about Argentina, and all of it firs that country. However, it also fits a second South American country, Uruguay, and I think you'll be hearing more and more about this country in the near future. Located in the southeasterm region of South America, Uruguay (whose name means "land of the painted birds") possesses a pristine…

    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…

    Decanter- 1 readers -
  • 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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