Welcome to Decanter’s 2020 South America Guide

‘Todo se transforma’ – everything changes – is one of the best-loved songs by Jorge Drexler, Uruguay’s most famous musician. Drexler lives in Madrid these days, but his lyrics, complete with a reference to a glass of red, could be applied to the South American

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