The most important exhibition fully dedicated to top quality extra-virgin olive oil. Facts and Figures: Hundreds extra virgin olive oil producers from all Italian territories on show. Professional visitors can find at Olio Capitale new olive oil suppliers and unique productions. Olio Capitale is the first appointment of the year to taste and choose the new olive oils.
If you are spending quality time in the Prosecco land, you can’t miss Villa Sandi. This great winery is located exactly in the green heart of the Prosecco zone, nearby the UNESCO Heritage hills of “Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG”, where lies our beautiful Locanda Sandi. The company gladly welcomes every year, since 30 years, millions of visitors from all over the world. Our Multilanguage specialized tour leaders, accompany our guests to the discovery of the ancient barrel, underground centenary tunnels and the massive and gorgeous Villa Sandi, a Palladian building from 1622.
The visit includes also the tasting of our high quality white wines “Prosecco”, and “Classical Method – Opere Trevigiane”, but also prestigious red wines. The emotion continues. If you’d like to taste the typical venetian cooking, our Locanda Sandi brigade will spoil you with elegant and delicious dishes.
Maribor, the capital of Štajerska region in Slovenia, is surrounded by the green forests of Pohorje, a sunny wine-growing region and the Drava River that runs through the city. Maribor is a charming city with rich historic and cultural roots, reaching back to the Middle Ages. The top culinary selection and a number of festivals continue to bring joy even today. The Guinness world records tell the tale of rich wine tradition, the oldest vine in the world, which is found in the city centre, as well as the wine roads in the vicinity.
Since Roman times, Faedis and viticulture have been an indissoluble union. Centuries of peasant knowledge produced excellent wines, among which the Refosco di Faedis stands out, the indigenous grape variety that takes unique flavors and tastes from this land. The oldest vineyard in Friuli, planted at the end of the 19th century and in production since then, testifies to the importance of wine production in this area. A territory, located north east of Udine, where the plain meets the mountains. Nature is the undisputed mistress: fields, vineyards, meadows and woods cover almost 80% of the territory, mostly mountainous and hilly, crossed by kilometers of paths, once ways of communication between the various towns and villages and ideal place for beautiful excursions today. Medieval castles and churches are further attractions of a small territory, which from the top of its mountains offers one of the most astonishing sights in all of Friuli Venezia Giulia.
VinGardeValise(R) wine luggage is the original, first and safest way to travel with your wine. Backed by a 10-year limited warranty and an unparalled level of customer support, both for our consumer end users and for our dealers, the suitcases–12-bottle, 8-bottle and 5-bottle–are sold around the world from distribution centers in California, Rotterdam and Shanghai. Optional inserts are available to carry magnums, wine glasses, beer and ale bottles and cans as well; chiller sheets to further protect the wine during hot weather travel are also offered.
Santa Margherita represents the starting point of the Santa Margherita Wine Group, founded by Count Gaetano Marzotto in 1935, which gradually developed into a real “wine making mosaic” with its own wineries and vineyards in some of Italy’s most beautiful regions: Eastern Veneto, the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene hills, Alto Adige with Kettmeir winery, Lugana with Cà Maiol, Tuscany with Chianti Classico, with the beautiful Lamole di Lamole estate and the restaurant Vitique, Maremma, Sicily and Sardinia. Indissolubly linked to its icon wine – Pinot Grigio, ancestor of an entire generation of new Italian white wines, market leader for more than fifty years, distributed in 90 countries – Santa Margherita made its ability to innovate, its managerial structure, its technological development, its quality and sustainability – environmental and social – its distinctive traits. There are actually two constants at the centre of our daily routine: the vineyard and men.
The Ministry of Tourism, Trade & Consumer Affairs of the Basque Government leads the consolidation of the Basque Country as a tourist destination and defines the strategy for the region for the next years. According to this strategy, Gastronomy and wine tourism are established as one of the main products to be boosted. Although high class basque gastronomy and Rioja Alavesa wines are more and more well-known all around the world, it is important to mention some other aspects that make the offer complete, such as txakoli wines, cider houses, pintxos, cheese makers and some gastronomy experiences ideal for food and wine lovers.
The Diputación Foral de Álava has among its powers the promotion of tourist attractions in the province, the improvement of infrastructures and services aimed at visitors, and the training and qualification of workers of companies in the sector. It also promotes the launch of new tourism products through various programs. Wine is our business card all over the world. Wine tourism and enogastronomy are therefore fundamental axes of the tourism strategy of the institution with the Rioja Alavesa region as its maximum exponent. Rioja Alavesa, one of the three subzones in which the Rioja Qualified Designation of Origin (DOC Rioja) is divided, has nearly 300 centuries-old and avant-garde wineries that have been producing wines of recognized international prestige for centuries. Its offer is completed with a well-preserved landscape and medieval villages. Ayala, and its wineries of txakoli, a high quality white wine, are the second focus of wine tourism in Álava
Vitoria-Gasteiz is a city made on a human scale: intermediate and compact, is in an environment of great biological and landscape richness, with a great residential, commercial, wine and gastronomy and cultural offer and a high quality of life. It has also managed to combine its 10 centuries of history -as evidenced by an important heritage-, with avant-garde architectural manifestations. In this sustainable tourist destination, which occupies the first European position in terms of green areas, a system of paths connect with the rural area, with priority given to cycling and pedestrian mobility. There is a natural belt, with the parks of the Green Belt at the head, and another agrarian one, responsible for the local product culture, and the fact that here eating is much more than feeding. Something reinforced also by the proximity to a wine area of great importance such as Rioja Alavesa.
Wine Route Rioja Alavesa is an association created with the main target of managing and promoting the tourism in the region. It represents over 140 partners that offer their services in fields such as: wineries, facilities for tourism activities, accommodations, restaurants, transport services, DMC, leisure and guided tours. Rioja Alavesa offers you the chance to delve into the culture of wine in one of the most attractive landscapes of the international wine-tourism areas. It also counts with the sustainable tourism certification with the widest international recognition: Biosphere destination. Enjoy unique experiences in vineyards and visit its famous wineries on a journey from tradition to modernity; taste its excellent, prestigious wines and its fine cuisine. Discover medieval villages, wine festivals and events as well as cultural visits, vinotherapy and nature activities. .