Wine Festival in the Garden opens in Colonia Roma
Nearly 100 wines will be presented at the Second Wine Festival in the Garden this weekend at Huerto Roma Verde in Colonia Roma, Mexico City.
Grisel Fariña, manager of Wine Not, a Mexican firm dedicated to the organization and promotion of events related to wine, says they expect at least two thousand people to attend the event this year.
The festival is organized to promote the wine culture to Mexicans and will be held on April 1 and April 2 from 11 A.M. until 8 P.M.
Festival events will include activities for children, theater performances, and of course wine tastings and education.
The space chosen for the event, Huerto Roma Verde, is a pet-friendly outdoor garden setting that will allow visitors to bring their pets and enjoy the outdoors while sampling sparkling, white, red, and blush wines from national and international wineries.
There is an expected 15 exhibitors, with at least 10 also offering foods, including ice creams made from wines. Most access is free, however some select shows will have a minimal cost.
Wine production and consumption has grown in recent years, however is still low compared to other Latin American countries. Event organizers hope to slowly change that in Mexico.
Huerto Roma Verde, Calle Jalapa 234, Colonia Roma
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