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Casas del Bosque the “Chilean wine Producer of the year” by International Wine & Spirits Competition

The contest Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) held in London, England awarded for the second consecutive year Casas del Bosque as the Chilean Winery of the Year at a ceremony in the medieval Guildhall rooms in the heart of the British capital. Casas del Bosque won three major awards for his Syrah Small Productions 2012: Gold Medal "...

2015 INTERNATIONAL ‘BEST OF WINE TOURISM’ AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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...

1st, 3rd and 4th places for Portuguese wines on the Wine Spectator Top 100

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...

Porto’s Airport with nearly 7 million passengers

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...

Pedro Vivanco receives Spain's Medal of Merit for Work

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...

Bordeaux 2015 Best Of Wine Tourism awards have been announced!

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...

Valparaíso Casablanca Valley celebrated its first Best Of Wine Tourism awards ceremony.

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...

Mendoza celebrated the best of the local Wine Tourism 2015

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...

Mendoza celebrated the best of the local Wine Tourism 2015

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...

Drinking in Napa Valley's cultural riches

Arts and culture enthusiasts have always known that wine and food may be Napa’s major calling cards, but they’re far from the only enticing reasons to visit the Wine Country.

“We’ve seen a tremendous, very exciting shift in the valley over the last five years toward emphasizing and acknowledging the region’s burgeoning arts scene,” says...

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November 19, 2014
This article, written by Swedish wine writer and photographer Per Karlsson, was a participant in...