Wine: Reading about Uruguay Wine

February 21, 2020

Jason Lamb


Wine, the nectar of the Gods. Since you are a traveler, why not combine your vacation with learning and tasting wine? We have combined destinations and vacations with wine in Argentina, France, Italy, Germany, California and so many more. I love to learn about local wines before we go. As a traveler, here are some books to consider before traveling to Uruguay.

Guru'Guay Guide to Uruguay: Beaches, Ranches and Wine Country

by Karen A Higgs

Karen Higgs in an Englishwoman who owns a B&B in the Old City of Montevideo. She knows the area like the back of her hand. And she has a particular affinity for good wine.

Wines of South America: The Essential Guide

by Evan Goldstein

This is a comprehensive wine book for anyone planning to spend time traveling South America. While it covers popular wines from Argentina and Chile, it also informs about wine regions in Uruguay, Brazil and other South American Countries.

Wines of the Southern Hemisphere: The Complete Guide 

by Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen

A must-have for wine enthusiasts who travel a lot in the Southern Hemisphere. This guide covers Uruguay, Chile, Argentina and other South American countries. And Australia, New Zealand and South Africa receives coverage.

Fodor's Essential Argentina: with the Wine Country, Uruguay & Chilean Patagonia

With Uruguay on the border, it ranks highly as a fun side trip for travelers to Argentina. This book gives recommendations for heading over to lovely Uruguay to enjoy its history and wine.

A Tour of Uruguay: A Journey of Wine

If you do visit Uruguay for the wine, you'll want this. Record all the wines you sample in this nifty wine journal, with a cover customized for Uruguay. Document the winery, serving temperature, alcohol percentage and pairings. There's even room to add notes about the eatery or vineyard, people you met and your impressions of the food that went with your vino. 

A Tour of Canelones: A Journey of Wine

If you do visit the Canelones region of Uruguay for the wine, you'll want this. Record all the wines you sample in this nifty wine journal, with a cover customized for Canelones. Document the winery, serving temperature, alcohol percentage and pairings. There's even room to add notes about the eatery or vineyard, people you met and your impressions of the food that went with your vino. 

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