Mendoza

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

The Best of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism awards are a recognition to quality and excellence. This year it is also a praise for effort and strength. Due to the restrictions imposed by COVID it was not possible to offer a gala event as it is the regular case, despite of it, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism prepared an announcement gala video hosted by the National Wine Harvest Queen to unveil the winners. You can watch it in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G74qXA-8rQU&t=17s

And the winners are!!!

Monteviejo Winery and Deaf Association of Mendoza

SIGN LANGUAGE GLOSSARY OF WINE

This project was developed by Monteviejo Winery, Wine Institute, Mendoza Deaf Association, GILSA (Argentine Sign Language Instructors Group), the Artistic Experimentation Initiative Reencarnaciones and Topo.s Accesible Culture.

They all together developed an app to learn the Sign Language Glossary of Wine. It was created by the Mendoza Deaf Association (with subtitles in Spanish, English, French, and Portuguese) and can be downloaded to any mobile phone. The main objective is to include deaf people into the wine world and raise public awareness.

Monteviejo Wineries adds virtual wine tastings in Argentine Sign Language to this initiative.

The presentation of the app was accompanied by the media campaign #Dejateenseñarporelvino (Let wine teach you signs!), which aims at encouraging the learning of wine-related words in Argentine sign language in social networks.

 

 

Superuco Winery

Like many great projects, SuperUco was born as a shared dream, which with time and work we were sculpting into a solid reality. The four Michelini brothers, Gerardo, Matías, Gabriel and Juan Pablo, together with Daniel Sammartino, gestated the idea, developed it and transformed it for almost five years to turn it into this fertile present that we had imagined long ago in time. Five people united by a project, by an idea of ​​wine, but especially by a passion.Today, SuperUco is a constant search to polish, with increasing precision, the art of making wines from the terroir where we live. Wines from the terroir of which we are part. We make pure wines; wines with a transparent message that express all the complexity of their origin. The Uco Valley; our place in the world.

 

On-line Diploma in Wine Tourism Managment & Development of Sustainable Destinations

  Wine managment and Development of Sustainable Destinations: Double certification

 

Universidad del Aconcagua (UDA) in Mendoza, in partnership with Universidad Católica de Salta (UCASAL), designed and developed the Online Diploma in Wine Tourism Management and Development of Sustainable Destinations with double degree programmes. This endeavor, inspired by the current context, is aimed at offering high-quality distance education to meet the growing challenges of the wine tourism industry and impact on the continuous enhancement of the national wine tourism.

Bodega DiamAndes

In 2005, the Bonnie family, owner of the renowned ChâteauMalartic-Lagravière (Grand Cru Classé de Graves) and Château Gazin Rocquencourt (Pessac-Léognan) decided to leave France in order to discover new winemaking prospects.

Solo Contigo

SOLO CONTIGO WINES


A unique concept that combines tradition and innovation.

SoloContigo Wines, located in Los Chacayes, Mendoza at the foot of the Andes Mountains, is a “must visit“ in the world of Argentine wine. 
 

Awarded Best Winery Restaurant in the World by the Best Of Great Wine Capital Awards in 2020, our cuisine is based on a sustainable concept of natural seasonal ingredients allowing our guests to experience the best of Mendoza, one of the Great Wine Capitals.

Climate change is one of the main challenges facing humanity since it is expected to be an environmental, social, and economic threat. The olive tree and the vine are perennial crops where the yield and quality of their products (wine and oil) are greatly influencedby climate, making them very susceptible to global warming. The increase in temperatures will lengthen the vegetative period of vines and olive trees and all their phenological stages will spread, including maturation, thereby causing an imbalance in the composition in warm areas and affecting the quality of wines and oils. For this reason, the agricultural and oenological sector faces enormous challenges, forcing them to adapt to future changes.

Mendoza counts around 150 wineries open to the public during normal times. Many of them are focusing on sustainability, committing themselves for the current and future improvement of their surroundings. We would like to inspire you by sharing some leading cases worth highlighting!

 

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