Last Tuesday 26th of July took place the 2nd Wine tourism Night of Catalonia in the Wine Cathedral in El Pinell de Brai close to Gandesa in Terra Alta. The event was organized Agència Catalana de Turisme,Departament d’Empresa i Coneixement andINCAVI which was presided by the Minister of “Empresa i Coneixement” Mr Jordi Baiget and Secretary Mr Joan Aregio and the Tourism General Director Mr Octavi Bono. The night began with White Grenache wines from Terra Alta and a dramatization that takes us to the early of the twentieth century. After that began the awards ceremony to deliver the prizes to the seven awarded companies by this time:
– Accommodations: Cava & Hotel Mastinell
– Restaurants: El Cigró d’Or
– Art and Culture: Tastavins Penedès
– Wineries: Heretat Mas Oller
– Travel agencies: ViOrigen
– Sustainable practices: La Gravera
– Public institutions: Patronat de Turisme Girona – Costa Brava
You can find much more information about the other winners in the previous post 2nd Wine tourism Night of Catalonia.
The night ended with caterers from Restaurant Villa Retiro accompanied with wines of different catalan DO’s, and we also had the opportunity to exchange several point of views with different professionals of Catalan wine tourism sector.
In addition, we would like to reiterate once again our thanks to those companies and organizations that have collaborated with us from the beginning and to all customers as well.
Thank you very much!