Uruguay

Flagship Wines has a introduced Uruguayan wines in its range showing the country’s increasing ability to make wines of a diversity of styles and from different grape varieties including Tannat.

Its excellent geographic location has led Uruguay to develop a reputation as a producer of quality wines in the last few years.

Its vineyards lie between the 30th and 35th parallels south, just like in Argentina, Chile, Australia and New Zealand. The coastal and the central areas have increasing numbers of wineries and they are located mainly in the Departments of Colonia, Carmelo, Canelones, Rivera and Montevideo.

Considered as a country of temperate climate due to its clay soil, sunshine year round, average rainfalls and temperatures, in Uruguay, vineyards rest on rocky terrains or across the plains featuring a rolling landscape.

In addition to the skill of the winemakers, the climate and the soil have managed a perfect combination for grapes such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec and Tannat grapes to be granted international awards in the wine competitions.

Why not try our Uruguayan wines which feature in our weekly tastings in store and at our annual wine fair in October in St Albans.

Best of all, our expert team is happy to offer friendly advice. So whether you’re looking for an everyday drink or indulging in a special Uruguayan wine for a celebration, we’re here to help.

MATCHING URUGUAYAN WINE WITH YOUR MENU

Would you like to know which Uruguayan wine best suits your menu? Talk to us about your plans… we’ll suggest the ideal wines for your food, taste and budget. We’ll help find the perfect choice for you.

ORDERING YOUR URUGUAYAN WINE

It’s easy! Simply buy online, or find out about our Wine On Tap service for regular deliveries of your favourite wines – and some new ones (based on your taste) if you ask us to surprise you!

URUGUAYAN WINE: THE PERFECT PRESENT

Are you looking for inspiration for a gift? We deliver throughout the UK and local delivery is free. Alternatively, how about giving someone a Flagship Wines gift voucher? They can browse online, or visit our store at St Albans, enjoying choosing as well as drinking their wine!

Remember – if you would like any more information, please do contact us.

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