15 May 2023 Winecanting returns, the great festival of Alicante DOP Wines
After an absence of 4 years and held a new location in the City of Light, Winecanting wine festival returns.
The Alicante DOP Wines have been celebrating the summer party called Winecanting for over 12 years, the last one being in 2019. In 2020, the event had to be canceled due to the pandemic.
This time it will be on Thursday, June 1, starting at 8:00 p.m., at the central square of the Ciudad de la Luz – Alicante´s City of Light, the digital district that houses the city´s film studios.
There, 24 PDO Alicante wineries will present all their novelties to the people of Alicante, in a festive atmosphere that is also complemented by local food stalls. In this case, Embutidos Rico de Pinoso, the Campo d’Elx Vaqueria, Coquería de Dora and Aperitivos Gisbert that will present a selection of traditional pickled foods and gildas.
The wineries present will be: Bocopa, Bodegas Alejandro, Bodegas Riko, Bodegas Pinoso, Casa Balaguer, Colección de Toneles Centenarios, Cup la Muntanya, Gandía Plá, Finca Collado, Francisco Gómez, Heretat de Cesilia, Ortigosa, Las Virtudes, Masos, Mendoza, MG Wines, Pepe Mendoza Casa Agrícola, Santa Catalina del Mañán, Shukhrat Khakimov, Sierra Norte, Sierra de Cabreras, Vinos de Algueña, Volver and Xaló.
Another change this year is the organization of the tastings and all access will be digitalized on the platform available through the DOP´s the official website, https://vinosalicantedop.org/winecantingluz/?lang=en
To facilitate access, free parking areas have been set up and there will also be free round-trip bus shuttles from the central Plaza de Luceros, in the south quadrant and in front of the tobacconist’s from 7:15 p.m.
The Winecanting events over the years and have taken place in different venues such as the MARQ gardens and the Port of Alicante. This year´s location promises to be spectacular.