Wine tasting is a culture and celebration of the production of wine which is observed in many countries. Formerly it was celebrated in European countries and now this practice has embraced many different cultures of various continents. Viticulture is the branch of Horticulture which deals with the study of grapes that grow in a vineyard.
The main purpose of the Festival of Wines is the festivity of viticulture where people from around the world come and partake in its celebration. The most renowned Wine festivals from around the world have been discussed below. Some even participate in competitions that are highly valued b experts.
Top Festival Of Wines
Melbourne Food And Wine Festival
It is one of the most extraordinary Wine Festival. This festival offers over 200 events and entertains wine and food tasters of different traditions and sophistication coming from various parts of the world. This festival is held during March.
The next is scheduled on the 1st of March 2013 which will go on for the next 17 days. The 2013 March event will be spread over three extraordinary weekends which is named as follows: Opening Weekend, Langham Melbourne Master Class Weekend and Regional Closing Weekend.
The Vancouver International Wine Festival
Offering wine tasting programs, gourmet meals and wine educating seminars, this festival is a top notch in North America. This urbane event gives you the opportunity to interact with winemakers from around the globe.
It was started as a fund raising event and continuing as one. However, it would cease its functioning after 49 successful events. In 2013 ‘VanWineFest’ will be held around February and its theme would be California Wines.
Haro Wine Festival
This festival is held in Haro in Spain and is culturally very sound and spectacular. It is held annually and is quite fun to partake.
This event also includes the practice of pouring wine over each other which in Spanish is also called ‘the‘wine battle’. So get drenched in wine and celebrate this fun filled festival which occurs every summer in this part of the world.
BB&T Charleston Wine and Food Festival
This has gained popularity over the years with its perfectly presented four day event. It is held in Charleston, South Carolina. It is now a culture that Charleston has adopted for the purpose of gaining local scholarship. This festival invites the prospect of interacting with professional chefs and beverage experts. This festival offers over 80 events which one can enjoy over the weekend.
Grape Harvest Festival in Mendoza
This festival is correctly translated as ‘Fiesta Nacional de la Vendimia’. This is a prominent festival held in Argentina which offers inviting flavors of regional and international wines and foods.
It is held in March every year and right from 1936 it has presented spectacular collection of wines which has treated wine lovers satisfactorily.
International Pinot Noir Celebration
This renowned festival takes place in July in McMinnville, Oregan and has held its head high for 27 years and still footing its esteem. This festival offers an impressive selection of Pinot Noirs from around the globe and experts and visitors flock this festival. You can partake in this walkaround tastings, winery tours, gourmet luncheons and dinners and educational seminars.