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Bodega Boutique El Legado

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Address: Ramal ruta 97, Carmelo 70100, Uruguay
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+598 98 307 193
14:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 14:00 - 18:30

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Great place, great people and nice people. My wife and I visited the bodega in 2013. We loved beeing there. Have the opportunity to participete in the wine making and taste... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Sorum Municipality, Norway
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Sorum Municipality, Norway
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great place, great people and nice people. My wife and I visited the bodega in 2013. We loved beeing there. Have the opportunity to participete in the wine making and taste several types. Had loved to get some bottles sent to Norwsy 😋

Thank jlinn2
Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We turned up on our bicycles with no advance notice and Bernardo was more than welcoming - an excellent host and the whole family were very friendly! You almost feel privileged to go and taste the wines as they make so few bottles a year. It was lovely to hear the family history from Bernardo as we made our way... More 

1 Thank Francesca C
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Not only was the wine amazing - apparently they only make 5,000 bottles a year which is pretty cool - the scenery was beautiful! The owners were very friendly and happy to give you a tour. The wine "tasting" was very liberal. They just left the bottles on our table and encouraged refills! We ordered picada and the cheese, meats,... More 

1 Thank kelsrobb
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Bernardo, his family and this beautiful boutique bodega are not to be missed if you're in the area. As a day trip from Buenos Aires this was doable so I'm sure it would be as well from Montevideo! Their warm welcome and the detailed history of their family farm add depth to this experience. Truly a customized visit to a... More 

Thank Halsey W
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time at el legado. The whole family is super friendly and gave us a warm welcome, nice food and of course good wine! We spent the whole afternoon there and felt like at home. The place is also very beautiful! I can only recommend it!

Thank Yvonne S
Atlanta, Georgia
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360 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a TINY winery but oozes with charm. It produces about 5000 bottles a year and each one is carefully prepared. The wine is excellent, and it is really great to see the care that was put into the winery by the owner. There is a turkey and a dog there that are a hoot too!

2 Thank pjcharles
London, United Kingdom
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460 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

We had a really lovely time visiting this winery. It is a very small, family business and has only been going since 2007. The vineyards belonged to the family years before and they had to lease them to a bigger wine company after a financial crisis in the 1980s in Uruguay. It was great to see that they have now... More 

2 Thank Thelastdodo2
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Great place, excellent wine, awesome company,good food. It opens way after regular open hours. The dog is lovely :)

1 Thank Augusto Daniel M
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

My husband and I have visited numerous wineries around the world, but nowhere else have we found the personalized attention and warmth that we found at El Legado. Maria and Bernardo went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed ourselves... including regularly topping off our wine and snacks, showing us the wine process in action, and even let another... More 

1 Thank ladams530
Ormond Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

My husband and I had a pleasant time here, tasting the wine and chatting with the owners and another couple who were there. They provided generous tastings of their 3 wines and offered cheese and bread as well. This was a charming family run business. They make 3 wines, a Tannat, Syrah and a Tannat-Syrah blend. All were very good.... More 

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