Mendoza has come a long way as a wine tourist destination and they are justifiably proud of their accomplishments. Unlike Napa Valley, which is next door to cosmopolitan San Francisco and fast-paced Silicon Valley, Mendoza takes a bit of effort to visit, so its emergence as a tourist hub, is noteworthy. We were impressed with the renovated airport, which features more flights to more places more often and will surely help boost wine tourism in the future.
Self-taught Spanish winemaker and consultant Fernando Mora MW has been awarded the Institute of Masters of Wine Quinta do Noval prize for the best research paper written in the final stage of becoming an MW.
The Lenin agricultural cooperative, one of the largest wineries of the Soviet Union in the Black Sea resort town of Anapa, will undergo reconstruction and welcome tourists from 2020, Krasnodar Territory governor Veniamin Kondratyev said on Thursday.
The sweeping London views from the Sky Garden at the sky-scraping ‘Walkie-Talkie’ building in The City will form the backdrop to this year’s Wines from Spain tasting, announcing a new look and fresh format for the popular annual tasting.