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Rio Wine and Food Festival reaches its 10th edition with wine fairs and tasting buses

O Rio Wine and Food Festival reaches its 10th edition with a series of events over ten days in the Marvelous City.

In May 26th to June 4th Rio de Janeiro will be the stage for wine fairs, harmonized dinners, bus tours with tastings and master classes.

Considered the biggest enogastronomic festival in the country, the programming challenge remains to demystify wine and show its versatility, according to the organizers.


The agenda starts on Friday (26) with the Tour d’Itália, a harmonized menu at the restaurant Alloro , in Copacabana, under the baton of Italian chef Michele Petenzi. Inspired by the boot country, the menu has five times and goes through regions from North to South of Italy. Dinner, which is repeated on Saturday (27), costs R$ 360 + 10%.

Also on Saturday, the Wine Bus , a double-decker panoramic bus that runs along the beaches of Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana, offering tastings on board and a tour washed down with Australian wines. Departures are at 3 pm and 7 pm and tickets start at R$ 100.

On Sunday, May 28, the Asian Mr. Lam it is the stage for a harmonized dinner in three acts – sparkling wine and white wine are among the pairings with classic dishes of the house, such as chicken cubes wraps and prawns with a transparent nine-spice sweet and sour sauce. Dinner costs R$350 + 13% service charge.

On the second (29), the Argentine Wine Fair takes over the Gávea Golf Club, where participants can taste wines from stand to stand from wineries that include Susana Balbo and Trivento for R$180.

A Fair Wine Show takes place for the same price and in the same way on Wednesday (31) at the Reading Room of the Copacabana Palace. The iconic hotel also hosts master classes from Quinta da Côrte (Portugal), Santa Rita (Chile) and MontGras (Chile) on the same day.

Finally, aimed at the final consumer, the wine fair let’s wine takes place on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of June at the Shopping Village Mall, in Barra da Tijuca. Shows can be accompanied by wines and food for sale at the stalls throughout the day. For R$35, the visitor takes a colored glass from the festival and is entitled to the first dose of wine.

Check the complete schedule with events, prices and schedules at official site. ticket sales here.

Source: CNN Brasil

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