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This 08 January at 18.30 the recognized "Paseo Yugoslavo" of Valparaíso it will become the most prominent space enogastronomic of the tenth great wine capitals  The sample consists of distinguished Casablanca Valley vineyards, which will show their best and most exclusive wines, which is expected to welcome all those who enjoy the wine world. This...
Despite the low temperatures, 140000 people turned the Avenida dos Aliados into the hottest place in town to the sound of Clã and Expensive Soul on the biggest “réveillon” the city of Porto has ever lived. Porto is definitely mandatory destination for those who wish to spend an unforgettable New Year’s Eve. For next year, new things are already...
UNESCO (United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization) recently added Bilbao to its Creative Cities Network in the ‘Design' category. This international recognition allows Bilbao to join a select group of global cities recognized for design along with Berlin, Buenos Aires, Beijing, Shanghai, Montreal, Seoul, Nagoya, Kobe, Shenzen,...
An exceptional harvest for this unique international contest celebrating wineries all over the world for excellence and innovation in welcoming visitors. The 2015 winners of the Great Wine Capitals' International Best Of Wine Tourism awards were celebrated on November 6,  at Bodega Los Toneles in Mendoza, Argentina. The Best Of Wine Tourism judges...
The Symington family saw two of its wines distinguished: the Dow's 2011 Vintage with 99 points out of 100, distinguished as wine of the year, occupying the 1st position, and the Chryseia 2011 on 3rd with 97 points. The Quinta do Vale Meão 2011, a wine made by the Olazabal family, stayed on the 4th position, also with 97 points out of 100. 2011 was...
Porto’s Airport - Francisco Sá Carneiro -  will end 2014 with a new passenger record. After overpassing 6 million passengers in 2011, it expects to reach, three years later, seven million passengers. The number was announced by the airport’s director Fernando Vieira, at the conference “Tourism 2020”, in Alfandega do Porto. "Until September, we had...
Pedro Vivanco, the third generation of a family devoted to Rioja wine and founder of the Dinastía Vivanco Museum of Wine Culture, recently received Spain's 'medalla al Mérito en el Trabajo' (Medal of Merit for Work) for his many years of experience as a winemaker and director of several wineries, as well as a promoter of wine culture.  The...
19 winners, including 6 Gold awards During the 12th Night of the Best Of Wine Tourism awards ceremony in Bordeaux, no less than 19 trophies were attributed, including 6 Gold Best Of trophies. The recipients were rewarded for their excellent contributions to wine tourism. The 2015 prize winners received their trophies on the 7th October 2014, in...
Last Tuesday, on October 9th, at the Winery ViñaMar located in Casablanca Valley, Chile. The Vine Growing Association of Casablanca Valley, Valparaiso municipality and Casablanca municipality celebrated the Best Of Wine Tourism 2015 awards ceremony. The event was attended by the Valparaiso Mayor Jorge Castro, Mayor of Casablanca Rodrigo Martinez...
AT CULTURAL SPACE JULIO LE PARC Mendoza celebrated the best of the local Wine Tourism. As Great Wine Capitals, the Best of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism 2015 highlighted and gave value to the provincial enotouristic tourism.    Since Mendoza was selected as Great Wine Capitals, the eyes of worldwide enotourism were on the Best of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism...

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