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The Wine Experience

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
+598 97 348 445
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Worth the trip to Uruguay!

I found this on trip advisor and wasn't sure if we should do "The Wine Experience" or rent a car... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2014
sab_arredondo
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Mexico City, Mexico
Great Experience!

We had a wonderful day in Uruguay. Ryan met us at the Buquebus terminal in Colonia and drove us to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2014
227Shell
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Birmingham, Alabama
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The Wine Experience will be offering Wine Tours in Colonia that includes: All Transfers, Private Expert Guide & Sommelier, Gourmet Lunch in Carmelo at a Relaix & Chateau Property, Visit to 1 or 2 Historic Wineries, All Tastings, Traditional Uruguayan BBQ at an Estancia that includes a horse ride through the vineyards. Even if you don't drink wine you will get to see the Best of Colonia & Carmelo with beautiful scenery and the ppportunity to meet the Owners & Winemakers face to face. You will be welcomed like an "old friend". Please click on the website for further details, or contact Ryan via the email form. We know you work hard - some come and join us - you deserve it !!
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1 Sep 2014
“Worth the trip to Uruguay!”
25 Aug 2014
“Great Experience!”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay
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+598 97 348 445
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

I found this on trip advisor and wasn't sure if we should do "The Wine Experience" or rent a car and visited the wineries on our own, so glad we took it!!! Ryan (the owner of TWE) picked us up in our hotel in Montevideo...More

5  Thank sab_arredondo
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We had a wonderful day in Uruguay. Ryan met us at the Buquebus terminal in Colonia and drove us to Carmelo. There, we visited two fabulous vineyards and had a delicious lunch. The day was relaxed and was a great experience for everyone in our...More

3  Thank 227Shell
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We had a surreal visit to Narbona winery with another couple on a day trip from Buenos Aires. The setting is beautiful and relaxing… and the wine, cheeses and lunch was amazing. It was truly a perfect day. Thanks Ryan.

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

My wife and I went with Ryan, the Wine Experience owner to visit Irurtia, an old family winery in Carmelo, and then to Narbona, a Relaix and Chateau hotel and winery for a memorable tasting and delicious lunch. First off, when you meet Ryan, within...More

2  Thank Clue84
Reviewed 25 November 2013

My husband and I along with another couple recently spent a day in Uruguay with Ryan. We booked the trip as a day escape from Buenos Aires. What a great experience it was! We found Ryan to be professional, knowledgeable, hospitable, and very entertaining. He...More

Thank LifeinParis
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Myself and 5 friends spent a day with Ryan visiting 2 vineyards in Colonia, despite the terrible weather we had the most amazing day! Ryan was a great host and could not have organised a more enjoyable day where we learned so much and ate...More

Thank Debitter
Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2013

Dear Debbie: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. What a day. What an Adventure. Lots of laughs. Great wine and new friends. Hopefully, you make it back, so I can take you on an Adventure in Punta del Este...More

Reviewed 4 October 2013

I am so pleased that we booked the wine experience. Without it we would not have had such a great introduction to Uruguay and to wines of the region - particularly the Tannat, which we were not familiar with before. We booked in advance and...More

1  Thank 83blonde
Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2013

Dear Pam: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It was a real treat taking you and your Mum on this Grape Escape. I can still remember our day fondly. Next time, I hope to take you on an Adventure...More

Reviewed 6 August 2013

My wife and I booked the Romantic Getaway with Ryan Hamilton's company The Wine Experience earlier this year. We were picked up by Ryan himself after taking the ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay and rode with him in his own vehicle...More

2  Thank coolmacdude
Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2013

Hola Jesse & Hannah: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. Wow.. what a fun day we had. I loved showing you the best of Colonia & Carmelo. You guys are a lovely couple and hopefully you will be back...More

Reviewed 4 April 2013

My husband and I did a magical tour with Ryan but in January during a trip to Colonia. We had a fantastic time at a winery where we had a tasting and asado lunch, as well as a horseback ride with a gaucho through the...More

1  Thank jdrel
Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2013

Hola Jen & Ryan: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We had an Amazing day. What a pleasure. We have now done 2 tours together (Montevideo & Colonia), which leaves only Punta del Este :) Big hugs, Ryan Hamilton...More

Reviewed 14 November 2012

The Wine Experience is the only way to see and learn about wineries in Uruguay. Ryan was amazing. He customizes your tour to the time you have, the type of wine tour you want, where you want to go and how long you want to...More

Thank Annette C
Wine7Guy7, Owner at The Wine Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2013

Hola Annette: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. I loved showing you the very best of Colonia & Carmelo. Next time > I'd love to take you on a tour in Punta del Este or in Montevideo !! Big...More

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