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The world’s best vineyards for 2020 revealed

2020-07-24T13:31:47-03:00July 24, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , |

The comforting glug of wine into glass has been one of the few pleasures left to us during the long months of lockdown, but how much better to enjoy it on a sunlit winery terrace. The World's Best Vineyards awards, created to honor the finest in modern wine tourism, was meant to be held this [...]

The Promise of Uruguay

2020-06-10T12:53:41-03:00June 10, 2020|Categories: Food & Wines, Made In|Tags: , , , |

Something is incredibly familiar to me about Uruguay. It reminds me of Southern California in the 1970s when I was growing up. It seems so untouched and original. People are friendly. Ambiance is chilled and natural. Beaches are pristine like the countryside. It’s unspoiled. Of course, I have only been to Punta del Este a [...]

Why Garzón, Uruguay Is the World’s Best Under-the-Radar Foodie Destination

2020-01-14T10:22:57-03:00January 14, 2020|Categories: Culture, Home, Tourism|Tags: , , , |

On a Monday evening, standing on a dirt road in a tiny Uruguayan town, I found myself sipping a grapefruit Negroni and mingling with a group of journalists and wine industry professionals. Some fires blazed nearby, sending wafts of smoke up into the air as a scraggly dog sat near my feet and waiters passed [...]