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.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30TH, 2022- Arrivals and Registration

09:00 am to 04:00 pm Registration and Accreditation at the Sheraton hotel
Executive CommitteeGWC Delegates & Business Delegates
1:30 pm Bus transfer to Carlos Alonso Museum, Mansión Stoppel
02:00 pm to 04:30 pm Executive Committee Meeting
04:30 pm Bus Transfer to the official hotels
05:30 pm Transfer from hotels Sunset experience
06:10 pm Sunset Experience CASA DAVID – Wine & Horses
09:30 pmReturn to the official hotels.
Wine Tour, visit to some of the Best Of Mendoza’s Wine Tourism winners
12:40 pmBus transfer to Bodega Casarena
01:15 to 05:00 pm Bodega Casarena, a landmark in the identity of Luján de Cuyo. Committed with a sustainable way of working and following the values and commitment with the ecosystem
05:00 pm Transfer to Sunset Experience.
05:30 pm Sunset Experience CASA DAVID – Wine & Horses
09:30 pm Return to the official hotels

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, 2022

Executive Committee
Civic Tour
GWC DelegatesBusiness Delegates
08:45 am Transfer from Sheraton Hotel and Nh Cordillera Hotel to the Governor House.
09:00 am to 09:30 am Meeting of the Executive Committee and local authorities at the Government House.
09:40 am Transfer from Government House to Sheraton Hotel
10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony. Official Authorities.
11:00 am Transfer from Sheraton Hotel to 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 Lunch at Cinco Suelos Cocina by chef Patricia Courtois
Visit at 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.
05:00 pm Return to the hotels.
09:30 am Walking transfer to the Opening Ceremony venue – Sheraton Hotel
10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony. Official Authorities
10:45 am Bus transfer from Sheraton Hotel to Carlos Alonso Museum.
11:00 am to 01:00 pm GWC Working Groups sessions:
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 05:30 pm Working Session.
05:30 pm Walking Transfer to the hotels
09:30 am Walking transfer to the Opening Ceremony venue – Sheraton Hotel
10:00 am to 10:45 am Welcome Opening Ceremony Welcome.
11:00 am to 12:30 pm Tour of Mendoza City Oasis Excursion, at the foot of the Andes Mountains
01:30 pm Lunch at Cinco Suelos Cocina by chef Patricia Courtois Visit at 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.
05:00 pm Return to hotels.
All delegates

08:15 pm Bus transfer from Hotels to Finca El Paraíso, Bodega Luigi Bosca- Familia Arizu
09:00 pm Arrival in Finca El Paraíso, Bodega Luigi Bosca. Bodega – Familia Arizu
09:15 pm Eight-Hands Dinner by chefs from Mendoza.
Tango Night.
11:30 pm Return to hotels.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST, 2022

Executive CommitteeGWC Delegates & Business Delegates
09:00 am Transfer to Bodega López.
09:30 am to 12:00 pm Working Session in a private room at a Bodega lópez.
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.
All delegates

01:00 pm Lunch at Rincón López Restaurant.
03:30 pm to 05:30 pm Workshop Workshop at Bodega López
Topics: Wine Tourism, Geology, Identity, Heritage, Health, Aesthetics, Nature, Culture and Astronomy.
05:30 pm to 06:30 pm Plenary Session at auditorium López
06:35 pm Return to hotels.
08:10 pm Transfer to International Wine Tasting.
08:30 pm to 11:30 pm International Wine Tasting with regional cuisine at Casa Malbec. Wine & Food by Mendocino chefs.
11:30 pm Return to hotels

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND, 2022

All delegates
Technical Tours (Select your tour!)
09:00 am Departures from official hotels
1 – Organic and Biodynamic: Casa Naoki, Alpamanta and Rosell Boher
2 – Impressive Winery Architecture: Bodega Catena Zapata, Bodega Andeluna and Bodega Diamandes.
3 – Art and Wine Wineries: Bodegas CARO and Casa Vigil.
4 – Road of the Water, the life of Mendoza River Oasis: Irrigation System in Bodega Vistalba, Wellness activity. Route 82, going up the Mendoza River, Cacheuta Hot Springs, Potrerillos Dam. Potrerillo Hotel with lunch. Wellness activity.
Free evening

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD, 2022

All delegates
09:00 am Bus or Walking Transfers from hotels to Angel Bustelo Auditorium.
Conferences
09:30 am to 10:00 am Wine and Health
10:05 am to 10:35 am Landscape of Wine and Wine Tourism. Arch. Eliana Bórmida.
10:40 am to 11:10 am Culture and Innovative Experiences o Espacio Monteviejo: Winerock, Enol. Marcelo Pelleriti o Sign Language in Wine Tourism, Lic. Gabriela Nafissi.
11:15 am to 12:00 pm New Trends in Wine Consumption, Armando Maria Corsi (tbc)
12:00 pm to 01:30 pm Brunch
01:30 pm to 02:10 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.
02:15 pm to 03:15 pm Round table of GWC representatives sharing best practices in facing climate change challenges in their city / wine region
03:15 pm to 04:00 pm Trends for the recovery of Tourism and Cooperative Work from North to South America, Gustavo Santos UNWT Director for the Americas.
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm Closing Ceremony
04:35 pm Transfer to Sheraton and Nh Cordillera.
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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