A wine lover’s guide to Carmelo: Part 3 – Tannat, the eligible bachelor

They say that Ulysses, sated with marvels, Wept tears of love at the sight of his Ithaca, Green and humble. Art is that Ithaca Of green eternity, not marvels. Cuentan que Ulises, harto de prodigios, Lloró de amor al divisar su Itaca Verde y humilde. El arte es esa Itaca De verde eternidad, no de prodigios. From “Ars Poetica” by Argentinian poet Jorge Luis Borges … Continue reading A wine lover’s guide to Carmelo: Part 3 – Tannat, the eligible bachelor

A winelover’s guide to Carmelo: Part 2 – Bodega El Legado

‘Today, man does not govern the forces he has unleashed, but rather, it is these forces that govern man. Because we do not come into this planet simply to develop, just like that, indiscriminately. We come into the world to be happy. Because life is short and it slips away from us. And nothing is worth what life is worth and this is what is … Continue reading A winelover’s guide to Carmelo: Part 2 – Bodega El Legado

A wine lover’s guide to Carmelo, Uruguay: Part 1 – Tranquility, Humility and Luxury

There’s a moment                    – just one – when sand blends with water  in a repeated and constant movement. That moment, almost secret,                              almost soaring, gives birth at night to glow worms that inhabit intoxicate soothe and in the half dream of sleepless … Continue reading A wine lover’s guide to Carmelo, Uruguay: Part 1 – Tranquility, Humility and Luxury