Best of Wine Tourism Awards 2019

​The 2019 Best of Wine Tourism award ceremony was held this Sunday at Instituto dos Vinhos do Douro e Porto. The event happens months after the awards were unveiled by the international jury of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network, of which Porto is a member.

The Municipality of Porto, represented by the councillor Ricardo Valente, with the Economy, Tourism and Trade Department, organised the awards ceremony that brought together the Portuguese winners of the different categories of Best of Wine Tourism 2019, announced in the Australian city of Adelaide, November last.

The international recognition of Porto, which in the competition represents the regions of Douro and Vinhos Verdes, was thus highlighted in an event held within the context of My Port Wine Day.

In addition to The House of Sandeman Hostel & Suites, which won unanimously the overall prize in the Accommodation category, were also winners Aneto & Tables (Wine Tourism Restaurants), Cockburn's Port Cellars (Art & Culture), Churchill's Visitors Center (Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences), ecoTours Portugal (Wine Tourism Services) and Quinta do Monte Travesso (Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices).

The Best of Wine Tourism competition is organised annually by the member cities of Great Wine Capitals: Adelaide (Australia), Bilbao (Spain), Bordeaux (France), Lausanne (Switzerland), Mainz (Germany), Mendoza Portugal), San Francisco (USA), Valparaíso (Chile) and Verona (Italy). Its objective is to reward wine tourism projects / services that distinguished themselves in terms of their excellence and innovation.

Source: Porto.pt

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Published 12-03-2019