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The Eiffel Tower, the Coliseum of Rome, the Buckingham Palace, the Acropolis and the “Sagrada Familia” in Barcelona have this year another opponent in the competition as world’s best tourist attraction: the Ribeira of Porto (Porto's riverside). For now, Ribeira is nominated for best attraction in Europe together with these other five great...
The 2015 harvest signalled a significant ten year milestone for Waterkloof – the biodynamic wine estate overlooking False Bay in Somerset West – as it celebrates a decade of winemaking and working in harmony with nature to craft wines of vitality, individuality and sustainability. It took ten years for Paul Boutinot, Waterkloof’s custodian and...
The Cape winelands can aptly be described as picturesque … that’s what they look like most of the time, like a beautiful painting. A vision of rolling mountains and koppies sketched in relief; a crosshatch of vineyards stitching up the landscape; that endless blue sky with plump clouds slowly drifting across.   Something happens to this tranquil...
The new edition of this annual celebration organized by the Wine Growing Association of Casablanca Valley is expecting many local and foreign visitors!   On April 11th & 12th,  the main square of Casablanca will host the 2015 Harvest Festival, an event that will bring together some 25,000 attendees, who will enjoy craft stands, wine and...
The number of foreigners who visited the Essência do Vinho Porto 2015 increased in 4%, representing around 26% of the total number of visitors who, on this edition, reached 23 700. This scenario could not be more positive for Wine Tourism, a sector that on 27 February saw its efforts rewarded on another edition of the Best Of Wine Tourism Awards...
The Essência do Vinho has just released the so awaited list of the TOP 10 of Portuguese wines. And the TOP 10 is: 1st White Wine Quinta dos Carvalhais Branco Especial | Sogrape Vinhos Dão 1st Fortified Wine JMF Moscatel de Setúbal Superior 1911 | José Maria da Fonseca, Península de Setúbal 1st Red Wine Menino António Alicante Bouschet 2012 |...
On February 10th, in his article "Casas del Bosque offers a glimpse of Coastal Chile", Jim Greeley highlighted the wine history of Chile and focused in particular on the development of the Casas del Bosque winery, their winemaker and wine production: It’s been roughly three decades since Chile’s emergence on the international wine scene as a...
The award ceremonies of "TOP 10 Vinhos Portugueses" (Portuguese Wines) and Best Of Wine Tourism 2015, within the scope of the event "Essência do Vinho Porto" is set for 27 February. The Best of Wine Tourism awards, given since 2003, are promoted by the Porto City Council as representative of the wine regions of Port, Douro and “Vinhos Verdes”, and...
We are pleased to announce that our 2015 Best Of Wine Tourism brochure has been published! It gathers 45 wineries and tourism operators from our 8 international wine regions that have been selected for the excellence of their tourism activities and welcoming of visitors! Check them by clicking here and don't miss a visit when travelling in our...
Between February 26 and March 1, Porto hosts another edition of the wine event Essência do Vinho Porto 2015. The event is held at Palácio da Bolsa featuring more than 3,000 wines from 350 domestic and foreign producers. The Tourism Department of Porto City Council will participate in this event, recognized as "the main experience of wine in...

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March 9, 2015
This post, written by Britt Karlsson, participated in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by...