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Wines of Uruguay

13 September 2004 - 12:00 AM | Permalink

Uruguayans are probably tired of hearing their country described as "the Switzerland of South America". Uruguayan wine-makers feel this journalistic cliché is particularly inappropriate when applied to their wines, which are produced in a country of rolling grassy plains, with few hills higher than 2,000 feet (300 metres).

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