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The Medoc Marathon

The 30th marathon du Medoc will start on Saturday September 13th in Pauillac, France. The Medoc Marathon is one of the world's longest marathon races, but the track is certainly one of the most beautiful, meandering through the most celebrated vineyards around the famous wine estates of Pauillac, St. Julien-Beychevelle, Haut-Medoc and...

The international Best Of Wine Tourism awards will take place in Mendoza

The event will be held from November 7th. Registrations for the contest of local wine tourism have already been open; it is the prelude to the world competition.

For second time, the province of Mendoza will be venue for the annual meeting of the Great Wine Capitals. The event will take place from November 2nd to 7th, 2014.

These...

Porto - Vinho Verde Wine Fest 2014

Vinho Verde Festival comprising exhibition, wine tasting, food, wine tourism, commented tasting, showcooking, music, challenges and much more to be experienced in a relaxed ambience in the iconic Alfândega do Porto building, upon the wonderful setting of the Douro River.

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Porto’s Historical Centre joins the Portuguese World Cultural Heritage network

The Porto City Council, responsible for Porto's Historical Centre, classified by UNESCO as World Cultural Heritage, has signed a cooperation agreement for the creation of the Portuguese World...

“Ne Oublie”: an 1882 Port Wine celebrating the arrival of the Symington's family pioneer to Portugal

The Symington family has released 656 bottles of a Port that dates back to the arrival of their great-grandfather Andrew James Symington in Portugal in 1882.

The family has named this wine “Ne...

Summer in Porto 2014

Summer in Porto 2014 will be offering over 400 events to enjoy the city with your family until the end of September.
Music, cinema, dance, sports and many outdoors activities particularly dedicated to children, youngsters and families are some of the many suggestions made by the programme...

Valparaíso Casablanca Valley, a Top 10 Wine Travel Destination by Grape Collective

The Grape Collective named Valparaiso a Top 10 wine destination! The article suggests places for eating, drinking, dining, and sleeping. Importantly Winemaker Grant Phelps from ...

4 Best Sommeliers of the World give training in Bordeaux: last seats available!

Enrolment process for the Worldsom Magister in Bordeaux is currently going on.

10 weeks courses taught in English, as well as tasting and dinners at iconic estates in the vineyards will take place in Bordeaux from 13th October 2014 until 19th December 2014.

The training allows wine and spirits professionnals and connoisseurs to...

Nos Primavera Sound is back in Porto between 4 and 6 June 2015

NOS Primavera Sound is back for the now confirmed fourth edition of the festival. Between 4th and 6th of June the Parque da Cidade plays host once again to some of the most renowned names, as well as emerging bands, in the national and international panorama.

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Porto Wine Fest - 16 to 20 of July

The biggest festival of Port Wine is back to Vila Nova de Gaia’s riverside.
Commented tasting, Port with…, practical classes, cooking demonstration, Chefs´duel, unexpected Chefs, Port´s market, market for tidbits, Sunset Happy Hour.

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August 18, 2014
This post, submitted by Ecotours Portugal, is a participant in the 2014 Guest Bloggers' program...