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Quench your thirst and satisfy your appetite on a gourmet food and wine shore excursion from your Punta del Este port. Begin with a visit to a local winery for a vineyard tour, followed by a tasting of five different varietals including Tannit: Uruguay's national vino. Next, visit a century-old wine estate for an informative wine and cheese pairing, as well as some winemaking history. Finally, enjoy a delicious Uruguayan lunch and sip on complimentary wine while admiring exquisite countryside views. 

Highlights

  • Private wine tour in Punta del Este
  • Enjoy eight wine tastings, as well as cheese samples
  • Dine on a gourmet three-course lunch of Uruguayan cuisine as you admire countryside views
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Covered by Viator's worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Punta del Este Shore Excursion: Private Wine Tour with Gourmet Lunch

Wine tasting near Punta del Este

When your cruise ship docks in Punta del Este, your private guide will pick you up from the port and take you by comfortable private sedan or minivan to the first winery on your gourmet food and wine tour.

Founded in 1998, this winery produces merlot, syrah, viognier and, of course, Uruguay’s best-known wine, tannat. Take a private tour of the vineyard with your guide and meet the owner and winemaker, who will tell you about their winemaking history and process. You'll then enjoy a tasting of five different wines.

Hop back in the car and make your way to the next wine estate, where you’ll get a comprehensive overview of the winery, founded in 1909. First, enjoy three wine tastings paired with cheese, and hear about Uruguay’s wine industry – one of the largest in South America – from your guide.

Then, head to the last stop of the day, where you'll dive into a three-course gourmet lunch of typical Uruguayan foods. Sit back and soak up the splendor of the estates beautiful setting as you dine dishes such as lamb, local fish and pasta, accompanied by two types of wine. After lunch, take a tour of the property and admire the gorgeous countryside views.

After your tour, relax on the drive back to the Punta del Este port, satiated and full of interesting knowledge about Uruguay’s fabulous wine.

Worry-Free Shore Excursion
We will ensure your timely return to the Punta del Este port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

Larry S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Wonderful tour, lots of wine to sample. Ryan is a great guide and fun to be with. Lunch was excellent.

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