Ryan was brought up in South Africa in the heart of the Cape Winelands, a stunning wine town called Paarl, which is very close to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
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When did you discover your passion for wine & food?
When I was working for Majestic Wine in London. Training, tasting, working and learning with passionate wine enthusiasts ignited my passion and interest. I was hooked.
- Plan a wine tour with a local wine guide and operator - as their inside knowledge and tips will change your holiday in a big way
- Always arrive via Montevideo as it's a half way point between Punta del Este & Colonia - you could either flyinto Montevideo airport or catchthe fast ferry from Buenos Aires to Montevideo via the Buquebus
- Visit 3 wine regions, so you can compare the various versions of the famous Tannat grape now known as the healthiest red wine in the world, due to the seeds and skins producing high anti-oxidants that lower your blood pressure and protect you against cardiovascular diseases.
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Get the best information on things to do in Uruguay, where to go and what to see with our free wine travel guide written by Ryan.