Wine & Travel Week distinguished with an international award
The wine tourism event Wine & Travel Week was distinguished with the international award Best Drinks Event 2023.
Organised by Essência Company, with the support of Turismo de Portugal and Great Wine Capitals, Wine & Travel Week made its debut in February, in Porto, as part of the 19th edition of Essência do Vinho – Porto. At the event, whose return is already scheduled for February 2024, more than 300 international guests were present, including buyers and journalists, and a total of 500 exhibitors, between the two initiatives. Around 1,600 professional meetings were held.
“This is excellent news and recognition that makes us very proud, as it is a reference publication in the European beverage industry. This is the first international award that Essência receives and soon with the debut of a new concept, Wine & Travel Week, to which we associate Essência do Vinho – Porto, which will know its 20th edition in 2024. It’s an extra incentive for us to continue our journey and solidify the partnership with highly professional and focused structures, such as Turismo de Portugal and the Great Wine Capitals", said Nuno Guedes Vaz Pires, founder of Essência Company, at the end of the award ceremony awards, which took place on May 16 at Olympia London.
The Drinks Business Awards have recognized, for more than two decades, the best performers in the international beverage sector in different categories. In this edition, the Best Drinks Event category was launched.