Bilbao | Rioja

Great Wine Capitals will attend the IWINETC Wine Tourism Conference and Workshop, from 4 to 7 April 2016, together with the endorsed travel agencies to Spain and Portugal: ROMOTUR and VINITUR.

Eva Longoria, the US actress of Latin origin, best known for her role as Gabrielle Solis in the TV series Desperate Housewives, is also very much involved in philanthropic activities. The Eva Longoria Foundation was created to help the disadvantaged, especially immigrants, into US society and to assist women in gaining access to the job market. Her documentary, The Harvest, tells the story of 500,000 immigrant child farm labor workers in the United States.

‘Experiences’ are the key to wine tourism success stories

On November 12, Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum was the scene of the 2016 international  ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ awards ceremony sponsored by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.  The ceremony took place during the gala dinner that marked the end of the Network’s annual general meeting.

Wine Tasting in the Haro Station District

Seven of the most significant wineries in La Rioja -Bodegas Bilbaínas, CVNE, Bodegas Gómez Cruzado, Bodegas Lopez de Heredia, Bodegas Muga, Bodegas Bodegas La Rioja Alta and Bodegas Roda-, all of the located at the historic Haro Station District, have joined forces for the first time to organize 'The Wine Tasting of Haro Station District', an innovative wine tourism experience that adds value to boost wine tourism through collaborative initiatives.

From November 8 through 12, the Network’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Logroño (La Rioja) and Bilbao featuring a range of activities related to the world of wine

From November 8 through 12, the Network’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Logroño (La Rioja) and Bilbao featuring a range of activities related to the world of wine.

 

September 18, 2015 to September 19, 2015

Seven wineries in the historic railway station district in Haro (La Rioja) have joined forces to organize a unique experience on September 18 and 19.

Bodegas Roda, Bodegas Bilbainas, R. López de Heredia Viña Tondonia, CVNE, Muga, La Rioja Alta and Gómez Cruzado, among the most prestigious wineries in Rioja, will open their premises to to highlight their wines for wine professionals and the general public.

September 18 is devoted exclusively to wine professionals.  Tim Atkin, Master of Wine and award-winning wine journalist, will kick off the day with a seminar and historical tasting of wines from the seven wineries in the district. Throughout the day, the wineries will offer en primeur tastings of their most recent vintages.

September 19 is devoted to the general public.  Tasting tickets, available for purchase online, will allow consumers to taste one wine at each winery and enjoy three tapas.  Surprise events will take place throughout the day.

For further information about the event and to purchase tickets, follow this link:

http://www.lacatadelbarriodelaestacion.com/en 

 

 

Rioja has become the most famous vineyard in Spain... In 1991, the region obtained the most qualitative agricultural label of quality in Spain: the Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa), which allowed it to gain an international reputation.

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