A speed date with Uruguay

See also my tasting notes with more information on a selection of producers and their wines.

Four days is hardly long enough to explore and do justice to a country, its wines and its people, but my short visit to Uruguay last December was an excellent introduction, and I loved it!

Uruguay is small, slightly smaller than the state of Washington and considerably smaller than the UK, with a population of less than three and a half million, and 660 km of coastline, much of it glorious. Of the 250 or so wine producers, only about 10 per cent export their...