Wine Travel Spain: Plenary Session By Rainer Brusis April 26, 2010 • By winepleasures Continuing with the publication of the 2nd Annual International Wine Tourism Conference Speaker Notes, we are pleased to publish the talk given by Rainer Brusis of Innova Management which participants and in particualr Tour Operators and Travel Agents found enlightening and usefil. The Plenary Session titled as per conference programme was: “Grape Escape Destinations in Spain” Presentation on some of the main wine tourism destinations in Spain. The presentation focuses particularly on some of the leading wine tourism destinations in Spain and how wine tourism has evolved in recent years in the following wine regions: La Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Rias Baixas, Jerez, Penedès. It features main wine tourism projects, both in cellars, as in accommodation and other leisure facilities related to wine tourism. It is an example of an emerging wine region with great potential for wine tourism at the international level: D.O. Vinos de Madrid. The Presentation also focuses on the project “Wine Routes of Spain”. Dates to note: 31st Jan – 3 Feb 2011 3rd Annual Wine Pleasures International Wine Tourism Conference & Workshop 2011 in the charming Palacio do Freixo Hotel, Porto, Portugal. If you would like to give a talk on any aspect of wine travel be it in the shoes of a wine traveller or as professional in the field of wine, food, travel and wine tourism please send you us your Speaker Proposal Form. Share this:EmailTweet tara I’m travelling to Barcelona and looking for some wine tours, the pdf file is a great source of info 😉 Googling more also found this page http://www.world-rt.com/travel/wine-tasting-tour-barcelona.php in case if some other people are interested winepleasures Odd article you have found. Would love to know who the author is. There are 12 Designations of Origen in Spain, each one offering something different. For independent travellers a better guide would be wineries accessible by public transport. The wineries listed in the article are definetely not, apart from perhaps Marfil. Let us know how you get on.