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Bodega Familia Irurtia

Open Now: 10:00 am - 7:00 am
Open today: 10:00 am - 7:00 am
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Beautiful service , generous serves, great cheeses

About 80 kn from Colonia, an easy hour approx drive so if in the area and you like wines head down... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Really enjoyable visit

I arrived at the winery today with the intention of just sampling some wines but ended up also... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Bodega Familia Irurtia is a familiar winery you can visit every day very near Carmelo. Uruguay is knew in the world of wine for the Tannat variety, a very tannic and full body red wine, you can taste in our cava. Come for wine and a great moment of...more
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Dante Irurtia Avenue | Avenida Dante Irurtia sn, Carmelo 70100, Uruguay
+598 98 874 281
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

About 80 kn from Colonia, an easy hour approx drive so if in the area and you like wines head down. They have a wide selection of wines. The staff super friendly. We had spent the day before doing the historic part of Colonia and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I arrived at the winery today with the intention of just sampling some wines but ended up also doing a tour (in English) with Laura. I really enjoyed learning about the grapes and processes and how they’ve changed over time. The building is also a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 35andcounting
Turismo Bodega I, Responsable Turismo at Bodega Familia Irurtia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for your visit and your comments! Have a great trip! best regards Laura

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This was a disappointing stop for us. Despite booking ahead (and confirming), the tour wasn’t available in English. We tagged along the Spanish tour and tried to pick up what we could — interesting but nothing special and there wasn’t the the detail you’d get...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank T2239UUjenniferp
Turismo Bodega I, anfitrion turismo at Bodega Familia Irurtia, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Hi Jennifer, I'm so sorry for the impression that you had during your visit. There was an unexpected problem and we coudn`t have english speaking personal when you came. Best regards Laura

Reviewed 18 January 2018

At our first day in Carmelo we tried to do the tour in this winery. It was near to the closing time so one of the attendants asked us to come back on the other day in one of the two visit hours (10h30min or...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

I really wanted to give this winery a better review and I don't regret going there. However, you can tell this winery is in transition and it needs some updating. However, if you want to see a winery in a bit of a time warp...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank paula c
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We didn´t have time to tour the winery, just went to the cafe, but that was excellent. The food was like homemade ,very good. Luis Castro served us is very nicely and we talked like we were friends. Thank you Luis for the good time...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MMXS
Reviewed 1 May 2016

We visited the winery without a reservation (you should call ahead though if you want to visit!), and Maria happened to be ending a tour with another group. She was so kind to still show us the winery anyways and explain the history of her...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ladams530
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Don't miss the opportunity to visit Irurtia on your visit to Carmelo. It's a family run Bodega. Marie Noel, one of the family members, gave us a wonderful tour including wine tasting in the amazing wine cellar. It's a great experience and the wine is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank shellsde
Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

My friend and I visited Carmelo for wine tasting and we weren't disappointed. We were given a private wine tour from the Irurtia family followed by a tasting. The winery is very close to the city of Carmelo and you can bike there if you...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Leyna B
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I was told Irurtia was "huge," and it is by Uruguayan standards, but it's pretty tiny by American standards. I was expecting a cheezy video, perhaps followed by a huge tour group and bland wine. Quite the contrary. There were three of us in the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank MemoryGeek
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