The Intercontinental Wine Expo is held since 2011 based, of course, at the Hotel InterContinental Mendoza. This is a sample that exhibits the most prestigious wineries throughout the province, with more than 300 labels of premium wines. On average, gathers around 4,000 people and is organized by Paulo Casazza and Federico Junz, owners of the most important wine distributors Mendoza: Great House Wine and WOM (Wine of Mendoza).
The wines participating in the sample are high-end, with approximate values between $ 200 and $ 1000 a bottle. Participants can interact directly with winemakers and sommeliers of the wineries, as the event is aimed at customers in the domestic market, international public and students in related careers so they can be more in touch with the wine and its process. On the locations, a special room where wines from other provinces like Salta, San Juan and Patagonia are enjoyed acclimatize.
For those who are more in touch with technology, there is a special mobile application for smartphones, tablets and where you can find all information about the event and the exhibiting wineries. also it offers a guide service sommeliers, by Mentegini Sommeliers to guide participants in different languages: Spanish, English and Portuguese, as a free option.
InterContinental Wine Expo adds to the promotion of government trying to promote the consumption of wine with Wine Bus, offering complimentary shuttle services every day:
– Departures from the Tourist Information Centre (Garibaldi and San Martin, Mendoza) to Hotel InterContinental. Timetable: 19.00, 20.00, 21.00.
– Departure from Hotel InterContinental Tourist Information Centre. Timetable: 20.15, 21.15, 22.15.
Along with the entrance to the event ten vouchers to redeem for wines from participating wineries are delivered, a tasting glass and Eating food tasting break with four islands with typical cuisine from four different countries.