Celebrando la cultura del Vino

“Vino para un Nuevo Mundo” es el lema de la Conferencia Anual de Grandes Capitales del Vino que se desarrollará del 29 de octubre al 4 de noviembre en la provincia de Mendoza.

La humanidad ha tenido que buscar nuevas alternativas para llevar adelante las relaciones humanas y comerciales. Inserta en este nuevo contexto, Mendoza en el corazón de la Cordillera de Los Andes, con su naturaleza imponente, invita a los miembros de la red de Grandes Capitales del Vino y a todas las personas interesadas a pensar y aportar ideas para potenciar el turismo del vino de manera sustentable.

¡Vengan a Mendoza! Con sus cielos azules, el cerro más alto del continente americano, naturaleza a su alrededor, viñedos, bodegas, restaurantes y hoteles reconocidos mundialmente abre sus puertas, orgullosa de ser parte de la prestigiosa red de Grandes Capitales del Vino.

Celebrating the Wine Culture

Wine for a New World, is the moto of the Annual Conference of the Great Wine Capitals, event that will take place from October 29 th to November 4 th in Mendoza.

The world has had to find new ways to carry human and commercial relations forward. Inserted in this new context, Mendoza in the heart of the Andes Mountain range, with its imposing nature, invites the members of the Great Wine Capitals and all interested people to think and contribute with ideas to promote wine tourism in a sustainable way.

Come to Mendoza! With its blue sky, the highest peak of the American continent, nature all around, vineyards, wineries, restaurants and world renowned hotels, it opens its doors, proud of being a member of the prestigious network of the Great Wine Capitals.

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Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Transfer to official hotels (Sheraton / Diplomatic / Park Hyatt / NH Cordillera / Amerian Executive / Fuente Mayor Centro / Raices Aconcagua / Royal Princes Gold / Argentino)

Registration and accreditation at host hotel

Flavors Experience in Maipú: First Wine Zone

03:00 pm to 06:30 pm Club Tapiz Experience: Restaurant, Lodge, Spa, Art Room, Olive Factory and The Rural Gastronomic School- Sibaritas.

Afternoon Tea paired with Tapiz Sparkling Wine.

06:30 pm Transfer from Club Tapiz to Plaza Independencia Cultural Area.

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm Plaza Independencia Cultural Area – Reception at Museum of Modern Art.

Sunday, October 30th, 2022

Registration and Accreditation at the host hotel (to be confirmed)

08:30 am Transfer from Hotel to Carlos Alonso Museum, Mansión Stoppel.

09:00 am to 01:00 pm Working Session. Carlos Alonso Museum, Mansión Stoppel. Building B

01:00 pm to 02:30 pm Lunch at Carlos Alonso Museum. Mansión Stoppel.

02:30 pm to 04:30 pm Working Session. Carlos Alonso Museum, Mansión Stoppel. Building B

04:30 pm Transfer to the official hotels.

06:00 pm Transfer from hotels to Casa David Wine & Horses.

06:40 pm Sunset at Casa David Wine & Horses.

09:30 pm Return to the official hotels.

Wine Tour, visit to some of the Best Of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism winners

10:00 am to 06:20 pm Wine Tour Camino del Vino de Luján de Cuyo Tierra Malbec DOC.

Bodega Lagarde, founded in 1897. Since 1969 it belongs to a traditional Mendoza family, project managed by two sisters. Cooking class on how to make empanadas from Mendoza in clay oven.

Rosell Boher Lodge, PGI Alto Agrelo, a food and wine project and a sparkling wine cellar. Wine pairing lunch, menu by chef Lucas Olcese.

06:20 pm Transfer to Casa David Wine & Horses.

06:40 pm Sunset at Casa David Wine & Horses.

09:30 pm Return to the official hotels

Monday, October 31st, 2022

Civic Tour

09:00 am to 09:30 am Meeting of the Executive Committee and local authorities at the Government House.

09:30 am to 10:00 am Coffee reception at the Welcome  Ceremony venue.

10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony. Place to be confirmed

11:00 am Executive Committee, transfer to the building of the General Department of Irrigation. Presentation of Water Governance in Mendoza and its importance in the desert.

12:00 pm to 04:30 pm Excursion to Mendoza River basin with lunch. It changed the history of the irrigation in Mendoza and the creation of the Oasis.

12:30 pm Visit to the Cipolletti Dam, built in 1880, with its net of irrigation system.

01:30 pm Visit to Bodega Durigutti Family Winemakers – Finca Victoria. Two brothers from Mendoza with the same philosophy will show us the irrigation system at their farm. Concept of social sustainability and inclusion. Lunch at Cinco Suelos Cocina by chef Patricia Courtois.

05:00 pm Return to the hotels.

08:15 pm Transfer to Antigua Bodega Giol, considered the biggest winery in the world, in 1910 and Autiq Garage, Mendoza’s first lodging for classic and sports cars, headquarter of Rally de las Bodegas, XX Edition.

09:00 pm Arrival in Antigua Bodega Giol.

09:15 pm Eight-Hands Dinner by  chefs from Mendoza. Tango Night.

11:30 pm Return to hotels.

09:15 am Transfer to the Opening Ceremony venue.

09:30 am to 10:00 am Coffee reception at the Welcome Ceremony venue.

10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony. Place to be confirmed

10:45 am Walking Tour along Sarmiento and Emilio Civit Avenues to Carlos Alonso Museum. Mansión Stoppel.

11:00 am to 01:00 pm Working session: Carlos Alonso Museum,  Mansión Stoppel

1 – Membership. Low Level. Room 1

2 – Activities & Partnerships Committee. Low Level. Room 2

3 – Internal Collaborations Committee. Building B. 1st Floor

4 – Branding & Communication Committee. Building B. 2nd Floor

01:15 pm to 02:15 pm Lunch at Carlos Alonso Museum, Mansión Stoppel.

02:30 pm to 06:00 pm Working Session. Coffee Break.

06:15 pm Transfer to the hotel.

08:15 pm Transfer to Antigua Bodega Giol, considered the biggest winery in the world  in 1910, and Autiq Garage, Mendoza’s first lodging for classic and sports cars, headquarter of Rally de las Bodegas, XX Edition.

09:00 pm Arrival in Antigua Bodega Giol.

09:15 pm Eight-Hands Dinner by 4 chefs from Mendoza. Tango Night.

11:30 pm Return to hotels.

09:15 am Transfer to Welcome Ceremony venue  (to be defined)

09:30 am to 10:00 am Coffee reception at the  Welcome Ceremony  venue.

10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony Welcome. Place to be confirmed

11:00 am to  12:30 pm Mendoza City Oasis Excursion, at the foot of the Andes Mountains, visiting Parque General San Martín: Espacio Máximo Arias, Cerro de la Gloria, Monument in Honor to Los Andes Army,  finishing  with transfer to Las Compuertas, Luján de Cuyo.

01:30 pm Visit to Bodega Durigutti Family Winemakers – Finca Victoria. Two brothers from Mendoza with the same philosophy will show us the irrigation system at their farm. Concept of social sustainability and inclusion. Lunch at Cinco Suelos Cocina by chef Patricia Courtois.

05:00 pm Return to hotels.

08:15 pm Transfer to Antigua Bodega Giol, considered the biggest winery in the world in 1910, and Autiq Garage, Mendoza’s first lodging for classic and sports cars, headquarter of Rally de las Bodegas, XX Edition.

09:00 pm Arrival in Antigua Bodega Giol.

09:15 pm Eight-Hands Dinner by  chefs from Mendoza. Tango Night.

11:30 pm Return to hotels.

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022

08:40 am Transfer to Bodega Trapiche.

09:00 am to 12:00 pm Working Session in a private room of Espacio Trapiche.

01:00 pm Lunch at Estación 83, an old railway car that transported wine from Mendoza to Buenos Aires, a dynamic and relaxed space to enjoy draft wine in the olive grove gardens.

03:30 pm to 05:30 pm Workshop at Bodega Trapiche.

Topics: Wine Tourism, Geology, Identity, Heritage, Health, Aesthetics, Nature, Culture and Astronomy.

05:30 pm to 06:30 pm Plenary Session.

06:30 pm Return to hotels.

08:30 pm to 11:30 pm International Wine Tasting with regional cuisine at Casa Malbec, by mendocian chefs.

Wine and Olive Road, Maipú

09:30 am to 10:30 am Visit to Huertana (former Fruta Roja Gourmet) delicatessen, canned fruit, collaboration concept among neighbours in the purchase of raw  material  and the insertion  of women from the area. Cherry harvest techniques.

10:45 am to 11:00 am Transfer to Olive Factory Laur and Acetaia Millán.

11:00 am to 12:30 pm Visit to Olive Factory  Laur, (EVOO World Ranking) nominated as the number one  olive oil producer in the world and Acetaia Millán.

01:00 pm Lunch at Estación 83, an old railway car that transported wine from Mendoza to Buenos Aires, a dynamic and relaxed space to enjoy draft wine in the olive grove gardens.

03:30 pm to 05:30 pm Workshop at Bodega Trapiche.

Topics: Wine Tourism, Geology, Identity, Heritage, Health, Aesthetics, Nature, Culture and Astronomy.

05:30 pm to 06:30 pm Plenary Session.

06:30 pm Return to the hotels.

08:30 pm to 11:30 pm International Wine Tasting with regional cuisine at Casa Malbec, by mendocinian chefs.

Wine and Olive Road, Maipú

09:30 am to 10:30 am Visit to Huertana (former Fruta Roja Gourmet) delicatessen, canned fruit, collaboration concept among neighbours in the purchase of fresh produce and the incorporation of women from the area. Cherry harvest techniques.

10:45 am to 11:00 am Transfer to Olivicola Laur and Acetaia Millán.

11:00 am to 12:30 am Visit to Olive Factory Laur, (Evoo World Ranking) nominated as the number one olive producer in the world and Acetaia Millán.

01:00 pm Lunch at Estación 83, an old railway car that transported wine from Mendoza to Buenos Aires, a dynamic and relaxed space to enjoy draft wine in the olive grove gardens.

03:30 pm to 06:30 pm Workshop at Bodega Trapiche.

Topics: Wine Tourism, Geology, Identity, Heritage, Health, Aesthetics, Nature, Culture and Astronomy.

06:30 pm Return to hotels.

08:30 pm to 11:30 pm International Wine Tasting with regional cuisine at Casa Malbec, by mendocian chefs.

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

Technical Tours: Full Day + Lunch

09:30 am Departure from official hotel.

1 – Biodynamic and Organic: Two Wineries + lunch.

2 – Impressive Winery Architecture: Two Wineries + lunch.

3 – Art and Wine Wineries: Two Wineries + lunch.

4 – Road of the Water, the life of Mendoza River Oasis: Irrigation System in Bodega Vistalba. Route 82, going up the Mendoza River, Cacheuta Hot Springs, Potrerillos Dam. Potrerillo Hotel with lunch. Wellness activity.

Free night.

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

08:45 am Transfer from hotels to Angel Bustelo Auditorium.

Lectures

09:00 am to 09:30 am Wine and Health

09:30 am to 10:00 am Landscape of Wine and Wine Tourism. Arch. Eliana Bórmida.

10:00 am to 10:30 am Culture and Innovative Experiences in Espacio Monteviejo: Winerock, Enol. Marcelo Pelleriti and Sign Language in Wine Tourism, Lic. Gabriela Nafissi.

11:40 am to 12:20 pm Brunch

12:20 pm to 01:00 pm New Trends in Wine Consumption, Armando Maria Corsi.

01:00 pm to 01:50 pm Water policies and challenges in Mendoza. Ing Sergio Marinelli, Head of the General Department of Irrigation. Presentation of the Water and Women Program, Dra. Marcela Andino, Secretary of Institutional Management of the General Department of Irrigation.

01:50 pm to 02:30 pm Trends for the recovery of Tourism and Cooperative Work from North to South America, Gustavo Santos UNWT Director for the Americas.

04:00 pm Transfer to the hotels.

08:30 pm Transfer from hotels to Bodega Los Toneles.

09:00 pm Gala Dinner and International Awards Ceremony – Bodega Los Toneles.

Return to Hotels at scheduled transfers.

Friday, November 4th, 2022

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