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Riviera Maya Mexican Wine Festival to Begin THIS Week

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The first annual Mexican Wine Festival in the Riviera Maya is set to begin next Wednesday, March 9th to Saturday, March 12th. The festival will include conferences and workshops, wine tastings, and cultural events all in the Riviera Maya. The festival will feature more than 50 wine labels from 13 different Mexican wine houses.

One of the main objectives of the festival is to promote the knowledge, taste, and appreciation of the country’s wine industry. With more than four centuries of existence, the quality of Mexican wine transcends borders and is recognized in the international arena.

Winemakers, sommeliers, and chefs will be the stars of this exciting event as it will be the first time in history that more than 40 experts in Mexican wine will gather to share their extensive experience with the public.

Festival Schedule:
Mexican wine festival in the Riviera MayaWednesday March 9th, 2011
What:              Inauguration Ceremony
Where:             5th Avenue & Calle 38
When:              7:00 pm
Wine, art and music

Thursday March 10th and Friday, March 11th, 2011
What:              Conferences, workshops and tastings
Where:             The Royal Resort
When:              9:00 am to 6:00 p.m.
Conferences, workshops and training

Xcaret First Mexican Wine FestivalSaturday, March 12th, 2011
What:              Keynote Speaker & Round-table
Where:             Xcaret
When:              10:00 am
Theme: “The future of Mexican wine in Mexico. ”

Saturday, March 12th, 2011
What:              Harvest Night
Where:             La Hacienda Henequenera at Xcaret,
When:              7:00 pm
13 wineries will announce winning wines and new releases.

During the afternoon on Thursday and Friday, March 10th and 11th, there will be food and wine pairings at 13 different ambassador restaurants (see list below) from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The cost will be a standard cost of 600 Mexican pesos at all restaurants. There will be a limit of 30 people per restaurant. Reservations through the restaurant are recommended.

Mexico's Riviera Maya Wine Festival Ambassador Restaurants:
Asiana
El Bistro
Blue Lobster
Byblos
Casa del Agua
Cava Veinte 33
Cocina 38
La Cueva del Chango
Frida at Grand Velas resort
Madre Tierra
El Puerto at Fairmont Mayakoba
Sur
Yaxche

2 Responses to “Riviera Maya Mexican Wine Festival to Begin THIS Week”

  1. james mcconchie Says:

    Can you tell me which restaurants still have openings for tonight and tomorrow night?

  2. pamela Says:

    James,
    For more information on tickets for the restaurants, you can get in contact with the restaurants or call the event’s organizers at 984.803.5713 or 984.803.5719.
    We hope you get a chance to check it out.

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