Porto hosts two international wine events in one week

27th February, 2018 by db_staff

Oenotourism featured this week in Porto in northern Portugal, with the opening of two of the country’s annual wine events – Essência do Vinho and Simplesmente Vinho – writes Stephen Quinn.

Portugal’s economy minister Manuel Caldeira Cabral

The sixth edition of Simplesmente Vinho, which translates as “simply wine”, took place from 23 to 24 February.

Elsewhere in the city the fourteenth version of Essência do Vinho, “the essence of wine,” ran from 22 to 25 February at the Bolsa Palace. Last year about 20,000 people attended, about a third of them from overseas. The event is run as a partnership with the Porto Commercial Association, with the support of the Porto City Council.

A day ticket for Essência do Vinho was 20 Euro and a….

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