Private tour

Montevideo: Tannat Wine Experience in Canelones

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Activity provider: The Wine Experience

Montevideo: Tannat Wine Experience in Canelones

Activity provider: The Wine Experience

From US$ 159.99 per person

Visit a small family winery in the heart of the Canelones wine region and taste a selection of wines, including wines made with the famous Tannat grape, now considered the national grape of Uruguay.

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Duration 4.5 - 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick-up from the lobby of your hotel or the port.
Private group


  • Visit a Small Family Winery off the beaten path
  • Guided tour with a winery expert to the vineyards, cellar and winery
  • Taste new and interesting wines including Tannat
  • Meet Like Minded Travellers at the winery
Full description

Escape Montevideo to sample fine wines in the countryside, and learn about the Uruguayan wine industry at a small family winery that is now more than a century old.

Taste a variety of wines, including the Tannat grape. Located in the heart of the Canelones wine region, surrounded by lovely rural landscapes. On arrival, feel welcome by a winery expert, who will take you to the vineyards, cellar, and winery. Browse the grouns and ask your guide anything as you go.

Enjoy this educational experience, perfect for meeting like minded travelers. Taste new and interesting wines with empanadas or cheeses, depending on the winery, in a fun and interactive experience.

  • Private transfer with driver/guide
  • Tasting of different wines including Tannat
  • Empanadas (small pies) or cheeses depending on the winery
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 6 reviews

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Excellent Wine, Excellent Discussion, Excellent Comapny

Ryan did a great job. First working out logistics of picking us up and dropping us off was great (we were in a rented Air BnB). Communications were very good. Driving to the winery allowed Ryan to tell some good stories and give some history of Uruguay. When we got to the winery it was a family owned winery called Pizzorno. The great grandson of the founder gave us an educational tour and provide a very nice tasting of multiple wines plus some lovely homemade empanadas. After we returned from the tour I messaged Ryan later in the week to get some restaurant tips and he provided some great suggestions.

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January 21, 2018

Miguel führte uns auf einer privaten Tour zur Castillo Viejo. Es ist ein kleines Weingut, das uns Alexandra und die Inhaber an einem Montag zeigten. Ausnahmslos alle zeigten sich als sehr liebenswürdige Gastgeber und waren an uns Gästen und an unserem Wohlbefinden ebenso sehr interessiert wie wir an ihnen und ihrem qualitativ wie ökonomisch hervorragend geführten Betrieb! Wir hatten ein Mittagessen gebucht und konnten neben der ausgesprochen informativen Degustation hervorragender Weine ein ebenso vorzügliches Mittagsmahl geniessen. Unser Guide Miguel spricht hervorragendes Englisch und versorgte uns auf der- Hin- und Rückfahrt ins Weinbaugebiet von Las Piedras mit unzähligen guten Infos und Tipps, von denen wir ohne ihn nicht so bald erfahren hätten. Wir werden diesen Ausflug für immer in sehr guter Erinnerung behalten!

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November 9, 2022


Simple, helpful and welcoming staff. Good wines and great food.

December 17, 2018

Product ID: 68909