10 Best Wineries to Visit in Uruguay

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10 Best Wineries to Visit in Uruguay

Uruguay is a famous destination for its wines and is the 27th wine producer in the world. Check out our list of the 10 best wineries to visit in Uruguay below.

Best Wineries in Uruguay

1. Bodega Garzon

Best Wineries in Uruguay - ©Bodega GarzonBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Bodega Garzon

In 2020, Bodega Garzón was considered the second-best winery in the world by “World’s Best Vineyards“.

The winery is located approximately 66.6 km (41.4 miles) from Punta del Este and is certainly one of Uruguay’s must-see attractions.

In addition to guided tours and tastings, the winery offers several experiences such as picnics, cooking classes, etc.

9 km. 175, Garzón, Departamento de Maldonado, Uruguay

Site: bodegagarzon.com

2. Bodega Bouza

Bodega BouzaBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Bodega Bouza

Bodega Bouza is a family winery located 29.8 km (13.5 miles) from Pocitos in Montevideo.

The winery offers tours and has a collection of classic cars and a restaurant.

Cno. de la Redención 7658, 12500 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

Site: www.bodegabouza.com

3. Pizzorno winery (Pizzorno Family Estates)

Pizzorno wineryBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Pizzorno winery

Founded in 1910, Pizzorno winery is a family winery in its fourth generation, with 21 hectares of surrounding vineyards, located 22.6 km (14 miles) from Montevideo.

The winery has a restaurant and a charming inn.

Canelones Department, Uruguay

Site: pizzornowines.com

4. Bodegas Castillo Viejo

Bodegas Castillo ViejoBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Bodegas Castillo Viejo

Located 23.7 km (14.8) from Montevideo, Bodegas Castillo Viejo is a winery with a family tradition, offers quality wines, and is present in more than 37 markets around the world.

The winery offers 4 types of visits with wine tasting.

Ruta 68 km 24 – Las Piedras, Departamento de Canelones, Uruguay

Site: castilloviejo.com

5. Bodega Spinoglio

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Bodega Spinoglio is a winery located 20.7 km (12.9 miles) from the center of Montevideo.

The winery offers 3 types of tours with wine tasting, has a restaurant with a wood fire, and uses fresh ingredients from the garden.

Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 8238, 12400 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

Site: bodegaspinoglio.com

6. Bodegas Carrau

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Bodegas Carrau is one of the oldest wineries in the country, built-in 1887 and recovered by the Carrau Family.

The winery has a colonial house and a beautiful park. It offers guided tours by appointment from Monday to Friday.

Av Cesar Mayo Gutierrez 2556, 12400 Montevideo, Departamento de Montevideo, Uruguay

Site: bodegascarrau.com

7. Viña Varela Zarranz – Camino de Olivos

Viña Varela Zarranz - Camino de OlivosBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Viña Varela Zarranz – Camino de Olivos

Viña Varela Zarranz – Camino de Olivos is a winery that offers the perfect harmony between the old and the most modern technology.

The winery is located 28 km (17.4 miles) from Montevideo city center and offers 4 types of visiting experiences with wine tasting.

Ruta 74 Km 29, 91200 Joaquín Suárez, Uruguay

Site: www.varelazarranz.com

8. Viña Eden

Viña EdenBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Viña Eden

La Viña Eden is the only Uruguayan winery on the side of a hill, whose cellar is embedded in it.

The winery is located 36.5 km (22.7 miles) from Punta del Este, on Route 12. It offers different types of experiences with wine tasting.

Ruta 12 km 26, 20400 Pueblo Edén, Departamento de Maldonado, Uruguay

Site: www.vinaeden.com

9. Bodega Boutique El Legado

Bodega Boutique El LegadoBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Bodega Boutique El Legado

The Bodega Boutique El Legado is a small winery, located in the Department of Colonia, 6.4 km (4 miles) from Carmelo and 82.4 km (51.2 miles) from Colonia del Sacramento.

Ramal Ruta 97, 70100 Carmelo, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay

10. Bodega Familia Irurtia

Bodega Familia IrurtiaBest Wineries in Uruguay – ©Bodega Familia Irurtia

Bodega Familia Irurtia is located in the Carmelo area at 76.6 km (47.8 miles) from Colonia del Sacramento.

The winery has a museum and offers guided tours with wine tasting.

dante irurtia sn 70100 Carmelo, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay

Site: www.irurtia.com.uy

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