Just 176.000 square meters in the Southern Cone of America are grabbing the attention of wine connoiseurs around the world. The country surprises and delights visitors with a charming combination of natural beauty, unique cultural expressions and a strong social development. Uruguay offers beautiful beaches and perfect sunsets, thanks to its almost 500 kilometers of maritime coastline. It is home to unique and powerful cultural expressions such as carnival, candombe and tango. It is an innovative country and a reference point due to its social policies, which include same-sex marriage and the one laptop per child initiative. It produces some of the best beef in the world and, obviously, it is a wine country. It ranks fourth as a producer in the South American continent and it is the only one with an Atlantic climate, which has allowed it to develop balanced wines with unique and internationally recognized characteristics.