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Porto out on the World

The prestigous travel magazine, Condé Nast Traveller, places our “Francesinha” on the World top of food. 

The Porto Marathon is becoming international. After Corunna, Madrid, Seville and...

"Wine tourism - A strategy for everyone" Conference

In November, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network will hold its Annual General Meeting in Rioja and Bilbao.

Part of the Network is the Bilbao | Rioja Committee, made up of the Chambers of Commerce of Álava, Bilbao and La Rioja, the Bilbao City Hall and the Grupo Rioja.

From November 8 through 12...

Open days in the Châteaux of Bordeaux!

Springtime in Bordeaux is the perfect season for wine lovers to discover the very places where their favourite beverage is produced.

Indeed, during the April and May weekends, hundreds of châteaux open their properties to the visitors and offer free tours and tastings. People can go and visit the premises and cellars, understand the wine...

Decanter magazine names Alvaro Palacios its Man of theYear for 2015

Rioja's peripatetic winemaker Alvaro Palacios was recently named Man of the Year in 2015 by Decanter magazine.

Palacios began his career at his family's winery in Alfaro in Rioja Baja but soon grew restless.  Following a short stint working for a local barrel maker, Palacios moved to Priorat, a largely unknown wine district...

Live the experience of the “Ruta del Vino” in Casablanca Valley

With new tours, activities and premium spaces the vineyards belonging to the “Ruta del Vino” of Casablanca invite you to share the passion for wine, gastronomy and the many open air activities we offer.

The Casablanca valley is located barely 80 km from Santiago and 40 km from Valparaiso. It’s famous for being...

Porto nominated in three categories to the World Travel Awards. Porto counts on your vote!

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...

Waterkloof celebrates a decade of winemaking

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...

Reaping the Harvest

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.
 
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Valparaíso | Casablanca Valley will celebrate its 2015 Harvest Festival

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...

Porto Best Of Wine Tourism ceremony

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...

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Great Wine Capitals Blog

April 14, 2015
This article, submitted by Porto-based blogger Francisco Brito, participated in the 2014 Guest...