Las Nenas Steakhouse allows carnivores to get their piece of chorizo or bife ancho without ever stepping out of their cars
Join us at the Foodies Festival at the Old Truman Brewery (Spitalfields, London) from 28th to 30th November, and stock up on Uruguayan wines – the perfect festive gifts for adventurous friends & family!
We will be in the Wine / Cheese section, not far from the Open chefs arena. Wine to sample as usual and plenty of stock to take home with you. There will be special offers for any orders placed at the show too!
This year, the Foodies Festival people are putting on their very first Christmas event, which will incorporate a number of brilliant attractions:- A Christmas Bumper Quiz will take place at 5pm daily, you will need to register your team in advance.- Be part of a "Christmas jumper gang" and have a group Crimbo Jumper picture taken in the Festival photo booth.- Sing Christmas songs and carols. Get yourself into the Christmas spirit!The "Elf Cookery School" for children under 12, where kids can learn to bake snowballs and decorate gingerbread men, cookies and cupcakes to leave out for Santa (or just scoff immediately!).- Cake and Bake workshops for grown up Bake Off fans.
On 19th June, Uruguay take on England. There'll be more bite than a Luis Suarez tackle, and as much range as Steven Gerrard's passing.
Two whites, two reds, two sparkling wines and two sticky sweets from either side will be pitted against each other, alongside a range of tasty national treatsWhere? Club Workspace, The Barley Mow Centre, Chiswick, W4 4PHWhen? 6.30pm, 19th June6.30pm | Sparkling Brazilian wine on arrival
7.00pm | Uruguay vs England - WINE
8.00pm | Uruguay vs England - FOOTBALLBuy Tickets here: http://www.wineworldcup.co.uk/store/p1/Uruguay_vs._England.html
Uruguay has made a splash in the news in recent months: Lawmakers allowed same-sex couples to marry less than a year ago, marijuana became legal in December and the country’s folksy president, José Mujica, has appeared in many magazine profiles. While some developments can be seen as a continuation of the country’s track record of economic and social liberalism, they also point to a new, bolder attitude, which can be easily glimpsed in Montevideo, the capital. New hotels, cultural spaces, restaurants and a residential building boom have quickened the city’s tranquil pace. Still, the appeal of Montevideo lies not in novelty but in its timeless backdrop of fin-de-siècle architecture, shady plazas and riverside promenades bordered by sandy beaches — places where laid-back residents indulge in life’s simple pleasures.
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.....And yet, gradually, Uruguay is gaining a reputation as an intriguing destination, not least for holidaymakers keen to explore a little off the beaten path on a fascinating continent – or doze on beaches that come alive during peak summer season
Starting at the 150-year-old meat-processing plant in Fray Bentos, Chris Leadbeater from The Independent, hits the highway to explore this little nation's surprisingly varied highlights.
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Latin America's Tasty Secret - A guide to one of the most intriguing wine-producing countries on the map
Read below what The Wall Street Journal has to say about Uruguayan wines:
Two of our wines featured in the article!
Looking for a safe place to spend your retirement years? A place with a temperate climate, excellent health care and a stable economy?
Move Uruguay to the top of your list. It ticks all the boxes we've just listed, and more.
In Uruguay, the economy is strong. Despite declining trade relations with neighboringArgentina, Uruguay posted steady gains even during the depths of the recession. In recent years it's broken all previous tourism and construction records. So Uruguayans who left the country in years past for opportunities elsewhere in the world are now returning -- because the opportunities today are in Uruguay.
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Fiona Becketts Food and Wine Matching website talking about Alcyone Tannat – an aromatized and fortified dessert wine!