Uruguay 10 years on


Tomorrow I will publish tasting notes and information on 25 significant Uruguayan producers. 

Some things don’t change: Uruguayans are just as friendly, relaxed and hard-working as they were when I first visited Uruguay’s wine producers a decade ago (see A speed date with Uruguay and Some promising wines from Uruguay). There’s a gentleness and courtesy that does not preclude ambition but sits well with a relatively small country* squeezed between its much bigger and noisier neighbours Argentina and Brazil, populated by fewer than 3.5 million people and, apparently, 12 million cows. While it does not have the soaring Andes...