Attend – 2019 Basque Country, Spain

Conference Delegate Registration

The annual IWINETC is the main international event in the Wine & Culinary Tourism calendar. Attended by over 300 professionals from more than 50 countries, it involves a 2-day programme of around 25 talks, workshops, panel discussions, tastings and symposiums as well as a vibrant social programme. This offers delegates a unique opportunity to enhance their knowledge about all aspects of wine tourism, and exchange ideas with fellow professionals from all sectors of wine and culinary tourism. It also provides the ideal occasion to discover the Basque Country as a grape escape destination.

The 2 day conference will be held at the Europa Conference Centre (Palacio de Congresos Europa), Av. Gasteiz, 85, 01009 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Álava, Basque Country, Spain

See where it is

Palacio de Congresos Europa Vitoria-Gasteiz venue for IWINETC 2019

Getting to IWINETC

By Plane

Bilbao’s chic looking Loiu Airport is the place to fly to. The Airport is well connected within Europe. For those of you arriving on long-haul flights from the USA, Canada or elsewhere, it will almost certainly be necessary to fly to Madrid or Barcelona and connect to Bilbao.

To get to Vitoria-Gasteiz by bus from Bilbao Airport you will have to first get a bus into Bilbao Terminus to connect with a second bus from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz. Info on the journey from the Airport to Bilbao and vice versa here>> Info on the journey from Bilbao to Vitoria-Gasteiz and vice versa here>>

Vitoria – Gasteiz has a small airport with direct flights to just 4 European cities: Cologne, Milan, Sevilla and Tenerife.

By Car

The Europa Conference Centre has ample paid parking but you will need to download an app for this called Intelligent Parking>> It is possible to find free parking close to the IWINETC venue if you arrive in good time.

By Train

There are around 9 connections from Madrid and Barcelona.


Hotels for IWINETC 2019

The following hotels are 5- 10 mins walking distance to the IWINETC 2 day conference venue:

NH Canciller Ayala — Silken Cuidad de Vitoria — AC General  Álava Marriott

Booking and payment direct to the hotel quoting attendance IWINETC for favourable rates.

For a full list of accommodation providers in Vitoria-Gasteiz please view the Ayuntamiento de Vitoria-Gasteiz site otherwise use one of the hotel compare sites such as Trivago for the best deals.

Delegates also participating in the Wine Tourism B2B Workshop as a wine tourism experience providers on 14 March should book accommodation as required in Vitoria-Gasteiz. A shuttle bus to the Workshop venue and return will be available leaving from NH Canciller Ayala Hotel at 07.30

Need Assistance?

Require further assistance? Phone or email Vitoria-Gasteiz Convention Bureau on +34 945 161 261 or email your requirements to


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