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Con asistentes de todos los valles y sectores vitivinícolas, en conjunto con la Asociación de Viñateros de Casablanca se realizó el primer seminario de espumantes que reunió a grandes expertos del sector para actualizar los tópicos de espumantes en Chile y analizar el mercado actual. El jueves 19 de junio, en Estancia el Cuadro, Valparaíso...
~~16 June 2014, New York––Starting this fall, wine-loving travelers will have three new ways to explore Spain's beautiful Basque Country, with the launch of "Basque in it" a series of food-and-wine focused tours of the region. The first expeditions coincide with an especially delicious, vibrant time of year––the grape harvest.   The tours were...
In the past only students could attend the GWC-Weinexpress. Starting this summer also locals and tourists have the possibility to discover germans biggest winegrowing area of Rheinhessen on special tour dates. Five times from june till october 2014 the GWC-Weinexpress will start from Mainz to toplevel wineries of Rheinhessen. All wineries has been...
Wines of Canterbury are excited to announce the results of the 2014 Canterbury Wine Awards. The event, in its third year, was an unqualified success in terms of the outcome for the local industry. Five Gold, five Silver and nineteen Bronze medals were awarded for this years show, with 71% of the wines entered earning medals. "We're thrilled with...
During April the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Queenstown's Amisfield Winery and Bistro as part of their official New Zealand tour.  After a walk through Amisfield's Lake Hayes vineyard the couple then tasted the latest vintage of the Amisfield Pinot 2011, which was recently awarded 92 points in Wine Spectator Insider and met with owner Mr...
The extraordinary Casablanca valley gives birth to some of the best world class Chilean wines. The privileged climate of this valley, located between the mountains and close to the sea, is perfect especially for white wines. This fascinating valley has clear maritime influence, rather cold, presents morning fog and thermal amplitude between day...
South Africa has taken joint-second place of countries awarded International Trophies at this year’s Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA), the world’s largest wine competition, winning four of the prestigious top accolades. The winners were announced last night in London, at the 10th anniversary DWWA presentation dinner at the Royal Opera House. The...
With an audience of more than 70.000 people, coming from 40 countries, the NOS Primavera Sound revalidates the goal to be a festival of reference in Europe.  Porto was at the festival, along with the Douro Boys, promoting the Best Of Wine Tourism contest. The Douro Boys is a group of five wine estates from the Douro wine region: Quinta do Vallado...
The Pousada do Porto, in Palácio do Freixo, is now part of the prestige and exclusive network of The Leading Hotels of the World. Only the most luxury, prestige and sophisticated hotels are admissible on this list comprising 430 units throughout the world. The selection is made, as explains a representative Grupo Pestana, after a "rigorous...
Ribeira do Porto, at the heart of Porto’s Historical Centre, classified World Cultural Heritage By UNESCO since 1996, is on the ranking of the Most Beautiful Boroughs in Europe by Condé Nast Traveller. On this ranking are “the most charming micro worlds in Europe, boroughs with such personality that they live you a lasting impression and with the...

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August 28, 2014
This post by Ana Astrid O'Reilly is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' Program sponsored by...