Open Wineries 2012: a weekend of fabulous tastings with DiVino Sognar

From 26 May 2012 to 27 May 2012

Organized by the Wine Tourism Movement, Open Wineries is back again this year during a sophisticated weekend in the name of wine, with numerous events to discover the best Italian wines and the wineries where they are made. Now in its 20th edition, the 2012 Open Wineries will open the doors of around 1000 member wineries of the Wine Tourism Movement and attract, like in the past editions, scores of visitors wishing to spend a day relaxing and tasting wine, whilst enjoying the unique fun and entertainment of the wineries belonging to the Wine Tourism Movement. The Wine Tourism Movement started in 1933 and held in the same year the first edition of Open Wineries. The Wine Tourism Movement has currently more than 1000 member wineries, selected according to specific requirements and considered amongst the most prestigious in Italy.The aim of Wine Tourism Movement is to expand the appreciation of wine by promoting visits to the most renowned wineries in Italy and their range of activities and products. To get also those outside Italy acquainted with wine and its values, the Wine Tourism Movement aims at involving, through Open Wineries, additional countries where wine making has strong roots. Open Wineries is usually held on the last Sunday in May and is considered by aficionados and connoisseurs as the most important event to appreciate wine in those places where it is made the wineries. A few initiatives of Open Wineries will start on Saturday 26th, but it will only be on Sunday 27th May that wineries will reveal their secrets by guiding visitors through tastings, initiatives, exhibitions and excursions. Veneto the land where some of the best wines of Italy are made will open the wineries of the most renowned production areas: Colli di Conegliano, Soave, Valdobbiadene, Montello, Piave, Valpolicella and many more. The Wine Tourism Movement has proposed a slogan for the 20th edition of Open Wineries in Veneto: DiVino Sognar, a theme that emphasizes the discovery of the scenes, scents and flavours linked to the wine and wineries of Veneto, but also the imaginations and pleasures that good wine rouses. Several itineraries in the whole of Veneto, gatherings and tastings, accompanied by the most genuine produces of Veneto, for a weekend in the name of the best productions of wine in Veneto, a real national heritage that must be promoted and celebrated. Get the full list of the member wineries of the Veneto Wine Tourism Movement that have adhered to Open Wineries at this link:
By Insidecom Editorial Staff