Best Of Mendoza's Wine Tourism Award Winners 2018

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In the Nave Cultural was held the award of Best of Mendoza's Wine Tourism 2018, a contest that recognizes excellence in wine tourism. The gold winners will participate in the global event next month in Casablanca, Chile.

The province dressed up for the awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in local wine tourism: the Best of Mendoza's Wine Tourism 2018. The awards took place in the Nave Cultural of the City of Mendoza and attended by Governor Alfredo Cornejo and the Mayor of the City of Mendoza, Rodolfo Suarez.

This was the second event in less than two weeks in which the protagonists of wine tourism in Mendoza were protagonists, since the Second World Wine Tourism Conference of the World Tourism Organization (WTO) was recently celebrated in our province, placing us in the center of all the glimpses of the wine world.

The president of Ente Mendoza Tourism, Gabriela Testa, gave a brief speech, in which she thanked the jury, "who worked honorably and so responsibly chose the gold that will represent Mendoza in Chile." She also highlighted the activities organized for the next weekend by the City of Mendoza, International Capital of Wine, and invited Mendoza and tourists to enjoy them.

We celebrate this award, which combines tourism with wine, and whose experiences of excellence have made our province chosen by the World Tourism Organization to host, just days ago, the Second World Conference on Wine Tourism, "said Ms. Testa.


Also present at the ceremony were the National Harvest Queen, Victoria Colovatti; the viceroys, Romina Méndez Pataro, provincial government authorities, municipal authorities, representatives of private sector tourism and wine, as well as education, journalists and the general public.

Winners Best of Mendoza's Wine Tourism 2018


Architecture, Parks and Gardens:

Bronce: Bodega Renacer.

Silver: Gran Hotel Potrerillos.

Gold: Expensive wineries.

Related Services:

Bronze: Intercontinental Wine Expo.

Silver: Wine Bus.

Gold: Sheraton with Between Cups.

Innovative Experience:

Bronze: Aromas of Wine.

Silver: Megacine Audiovisual with Wine the Cinema.

Gold: Rock Week (Hyatt and Monteviejo).

Sustainable Practices:

Bronze: Winery Matervini.

Silver: Domaine Bousquet winery.

Gold: Vigil House.

Art and culture:

Bronze: Megacine Audiovisual with Wine the Cinema.

Olata: Frontera Films.

Gold: Visitor's House.


Bronce: Francesco.

Silver: Seven Fires by Francis Mallmann.

Gold: Vigil House.


Bronce: Huentala Hotel.

Silver: Gran Hotel Potrerillos.

Small Cellar:

Bronze: Cosmos Biodynamic Farm.

Silver: Bodega Giménez Riili.

Gold: Bodega Bressia.

Since 2005, Mendoza is part of the Great Wine Capitals network. The rest of the capitals that participate in this network of promotion of the most outstanding destinations in the production of wine and in the services that are developed around them are Adelaida (Australia), Bilbao-Rioja (Spain), Bordeaux (France), Mainz-Rheinhessen (Germany), Porto (Portugal), Napa-San Francisco (United States), Valparaiso-Casablanca (Chile) and Verona (Italy).

The winners of the gold of each Great Wine Capital will participate in the Best Of international, to be delivered in November in the City of Casablanca, Chile. In the international gala that took place in 2016 in Porto, Portugal, Mendoza won gold in the category "Architecture", with the winery Zuccardi Valle de Uco.