As part of the National Harvest Festival, every year many events, festivals and celebrations are held to honor the land of good wine. Among them, one of the most popular is the Grape Stomp Orfilia, in which each department virreinas are gathered to dance and stomp grapes with their own bare feet.
The Festival is accompanied by lively music and every viceroy has to dance to the notes, stepping and winning the votes of the jury and the sympathy of the people. The 18 departmental virreinas occur on stage in six runs in three stages, and have to deploy all his charisma to dance inside large barrels.
Each year, attending the event about 5000 people, and usually develops in the Mendoza Plaza Shopping. There you can purchase wines from Orfila winery, while enjoying the music that always tells the event, which includes live bands. There are also other shows such as dance and theater.
Every year, senior officials attending the party departments, entrepreneurs and managers, plus virreinas queens and regents and old queens Harvest Festival. It is a fun event that has music, dance and beauty to deploy, which can not miss if you want to know more about the footprint of the grape, a fundamental part of the wine production of the province.
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