In this landlocked country in the center of South America
there is only a small amount of viticulture. An old, once important wine-growing region is located in the German-speaking colony of Independencia in the Guairá Department, which was founded in 1919 by German winegrowers to bathe
Founded. It is located 180 kilometers east of the capital Asunción. The vineyards here once covered 4,000 hectares of vineyards, today they have shrunk to 200 hectares. One of the few winegrowers is the German-born Gerhard Bühler, who made a quality red wine Cabernet Sauvignon
produced. In 2012, 15,000 hectoliters of wine were produced in Paraguay.