Quinta da Aveleda wins Best Of Wine Tourism International Prize
10 November 10
Meeting in New Zealand, the international jury awarded Quinta da Aveleda the Best Of Wine Tourism International Prize in the category of "Architecture, Parks and Gardens".
The Best of Wine Tourism is a contest held since 2003 by the Municipality of Porto as part of its participation in the international network Great Wine Capitals Global Network www.greatwinecapitals.com, which puts in competition the best service providers from nine wine tourism vineyard capitals around the world: Bordeaux, Bilbao - Rioja, Cape Town, Christchurch - South Island, Florence, Mendoza, Mainz - Rheinhessen, Porto and San Francisco - Napa Valley. Besides this international award, in the national categories, prizes were awarded to: - Quinta da Avessada-Enoteca Douro (Douro) - Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences; - Restaurant DOC (Douro) – Wine Restaurants; - Restaurant of the Palace Square in Causeway House Relais & Châteaux (Vinho Verde) – Wine Restaurant; - Quinta do Pego (Douro) - Accommodation.