Mendoza Harvest Festival 2015

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THE ARGENTINIAN HARVEST FESTIVAL, ONE OF THE BIGGEST WORLDWIDE WINE CELEBRATIONS

Many people wonder what is the “FIESTA NACIONAL DE LA VENDIMIA´s” attraction and appeal. And it´s always hard to explain, since it is one of those events you really get to understand when joining the locals there, and experiencing the attraction and the seduction of this enormous festival, that takes place in Mendoza during 10 whole days. In this videos you can share a little bit of the spirit of “Vendimia" (harvest)

Link to see the Harvest Festival on linehttp://vivivendimia.com.ar/ver-la-fiesta-de-la-vendimia-por-internet/

 

VENDIMIA´S HISTORY:

Every year since 1936, on the first week-end of March, Mendoza receives thousands of tourists that share this major celebration with the locals. More than 1,000 artists perform at the Fray Romero Day natural amphitheater and around 70,000 people attend the show that pays tribute to the harvest.

It is all about 10 intense days with parades, music and art celebrations, with more than 300,000 people celebrating life through wine. Those celebrations definitely enrich toursists journey: in Mendoza, the wine festive spirit will gets under the participants' skin.

This one-of-a-kind event is one of the most important national festival in Argentina and a world-famous celebration: in 2011 the National Geographic Magazine recognized it as the 2° “Top 10 Harvest Festivals” in the world.

 

THE 2015 VENDIMIA´S SCHEDULE

Come and visit the land of Malbec!

Experience your emotions in a Great Wine Capital. 

GETTING TO MENDOZA IN VENDIMIA´S TIME

We strongly recommend booking in advance for this Festival. Contact your travel agency and ask for the best way to have your reservations. This is the Mendoza´s most visited time in the year.

The best option for international tourist is by plane. Mendoza has daily connections with the 2 most important airports in the region: Buenos Aires (120 minutes flight) and Santiago of Chile (40 minutes flight). Mendoza connects with more than 153 flights a week.

Mendoza offers 32.554 beds in more than 800 different accommodations: 5* and 4* HOTELS, LUXURY WINE LODGES and BOUTIQUE HOTELS.

 

 

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