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Wineries

Uruguay is located in a strategic geographical position for the production of fine wines. It´s excellent wineries have a centenary family tradition, and produce a large variety of wines, among which the Tannat stands out. The grapes which are used to prepare this traditional Uruguayan wine were introduced into the country by the French Basque settler Pascual Harriague.

Montevideo and its metropolitan area hold a large group of family wineries that open their doors for visitors to discover the secrets of the Tannat through guided visits, wine tasting, lunches and events.