Planning your trip to Uruguay's Juanicó wine region

 
LA Times | Travel
 

THE BEST WAY TO MONTEVIDEO From LAX, American, Delta, Continental, LAN, Mexicana and TACA offer connecting flights (change of planes) to Montevideo. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $808. BOOKING A TOUR The Wine Roads of Uruguay, (Los Caminos del Vino), 011-598-99-149-662, www.ur...

By Claudia Capos // 11.26.08
 

THE BEST WAY TO MONTEVIDEO

From LAX, American, Delta, Continental, LAN, Mexicana and TACA offer connecting flights (change of planes) to Montevideo. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $808.

BOOKING A TOUR

The Wine Roads of Uruguay, (Los Caminos del Vino), 011-598-99-149-662, www.uruguaywinetours.com.

Online maps, bodega information and other news to help visitors plan their own winery tours. Tastings, tours and lunches require advance reservations. Tastings (three to four wines) cost about $15.

The Juanicó Winery, Route 5, Juanicó, Canelones District, Uruguay; 011-598-335-9725, www.juanico.com. The winery accepts bookings for tastings, lunches and dinners by reservation.

WHERE TO STAY

The Plaza Fuerte Hotel, 1361 Bartolome Mitre, Montevideo; 011-598-2-915-6651, www.plazafuerte.com.uy. A landmark in the center of Old Town. Doubles from $55, suites from $140.

TO LEARN MORE

www.vino-uruguay.com and www.winesofuruguay.com.