Wine

Rioja, located in the Ebro river valley between two majestic mountain ranges, offers visitors spectacular landscapes, dotted with a patchwork of vineyards, rivers and rolling hills.   We are a compact region, measuring 120 km by 60 km (72 by 36 miles), making it easy to discover.   There are more than 200 wineries open
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South Australia is indisputably Australia’s wine state, producing 50% of all bottled wine and 80% of premium wine. It makes sense then that some of Australia’s best dining experiences are found in Adelaide, one of the Great Wine Capitals of the world.  A great dining experience is a perfect blend of food, environment, service and
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The University of Verona offers both undergraduate and graduate programs which cover multiple aspects of the wine sector. Specifically, the undergraduate program in “Viticultural and Oenological Science and Technology”, associated with the Department of Biotechnology, aims at developing competences and skills in the field of grape and wine science and technology, providing knowledge that can be
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Since 2004 the children of Mendoza receive information about the world of wine already in primary school. Since 2007, the Wine Fund (www.fondovitivinicola.com.ar) offers training for teachers Mendoza has been a pioneer in introducing the winemaking subject in children’s education. at all education levels. The program is called “La vitivinicultura hace escuela” (Winemaking sets a
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After the period of confinement imposed on the country and the whole world by the new coronavirus pandemic, the economy is starting to gradually reopen, and as so tourism resumption is also being prepared. In order to reinforce visitors confidence in the destination, tourism players have been studying the necessary changes and planning new procedures
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Since March 20th, the Argentine national government declared the mandatory quarantine for the general population with suspension of classes and closing of non-essential businesses. This decision was based on the confirmation of the first coronavirus cases in the national territory and aimed to contain the spread of infections. The wine industry was in the midst
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The lockdown has postponed what should be the beginning of the wine tourism season in Bordeaux, but hope springs eternal and the Châteaux of Bordeaux are preparing for future visitors. The international clientele is important for wine tourism, with chateaux welcoming guests in many languages. As borders remain closed, the start of the season will
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The role of the winemaker has changed and evolved in the past years:  from being secluded in the winery it has expanded to be the main communicator and an expert trader of his products.  These Young Guns are making new rules, exploring different ways to come up with new products that not only surprise but
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Young, fresh, innovative – the “Mainz Wine Salon” (Mainzer Weinsalon) is an association of 20 young winemakers of Rheinhessen that offers cultural, high-quality after-work parties in Mainz. In this way, they bring high quality wines closer to the people – uncomplicated and combined with culture and food! Obviously, these young talents are not just about
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On the light of this context, how do we take the most out of it and thrive in this challenging industry? Be authentic: be you! It is true that everything has already been invented, but you are unique! Put your strengths on stage and make them the highlight of your own memorable experience. Customers no
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Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals. Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses, valorises companies
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Now more than ever, South Australia’s beautiful Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island regions need your support. Tour with one of our local guides, meet the wildlife, buy the local produce, spirits and wine and stay a few nights. So much of the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island look exactly as you’d expect, pristine, pure and
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A Hierarchical, Five-year Classification The first classification will be featured on the labels of the selected Chateaux for the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 vintages. The classification also introduces a hierarchical structure with three levels: Cru Bourgeois, Cru Bourgeois Superieur and Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel. The Cru Bourgeois family will now be evaluated every 5
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Background: Summer 2019/2020 has seen the most devastating fire season Kangaroo Island has even known.  Major fires, sparked by dry lightening strikes, began burning on Kangaroo Island mid-December.  On January 3rd storms sparked new bushfires on the western end of the Island, the extreme weather conditions created a firestorm which burnt approx 30% of the
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Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals. Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses, valorises companies
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Essência do Vinho – Porto 20-23 February, Palácio da Bolsa, Porto There will be about 3,000 national and international wines from 400 producers available for open tasting, from 20 to 23 February. The 17th edition of Essência do Vinho is back to the imposing Palácio da Bolsa with masterclasses, wine tastings with commentary, including the
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Magical lighting, delicious food and festive atmosphere all over! Whether at the historical Christmas Market of Mainz, several other charming Christmas markets across the region or at Rheinhessen’s Best-Of-Winners – Christmas is in the air. And where else will you find the perfect match of Christmas culinary specialties and mouth-watering (mulled) wine in cosy corners
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1 – The not so classic bottle of wine Wine lovers love… Wine. Yes, a bit uninspired. Although Portuguese wines are! Portuguese wines are some of the most inspired and awarded wines in the world. Bold personality wines made using the perfect mix of traditional methods and the best modern science. Portuguese wines are singular
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You will receive a warm welcome too; properties aren’t as busy as in the high season leaving more time to spend with visitors. There’s things happening in the cellars such as vats being run off into barrels and in the vines, on a clear day, you may see the beginning of winter pruning with columns
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Mendoza chose the best of wine tourism 2020. Governor Alfredo Cornejo and the head of the Tourism Bureau, Gabriela Testa, led the award ceremony of the Best Of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism 2020 contest.Guests, authorities and representatives of different institutions and companies of the wine sector enjoyed the ceremony that recognized the excellence in local wine
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