Festa do Viño Albariño, Spain

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31 Jul 2012 22:00

The Festa do Viño Albariño took place in Cambados, Spain during which time the townspeople inaugurated the opening of the stands which offer tasting of the wine Viño Albariño. During the festival there were protests of inauguration of the tribute statue to Mr. Manuel Fraga Iribarne, who was minister during the dictatorship of Franco and later President of the Galicia Autonomous government.

Cambados Spain Wine Festo Do Viñ... Inauguration Statue Protest Franco Photo Festival

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Cambados,Pontevedra,Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

After six days of fiesta and exalting of the local wine, people dances and enjoy of the sunset.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

(From left to right) Mr. Juan Gil, President D.O. Rías Baixas, Mr. Rafael Louzán, President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Ms. Rosa Quintana, Farming and Sea Minister of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Mr. Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, José Manuel Cores Tourís, Territorial Council.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Inaugurat...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

(From left to right) Mr. Juan Gil, President D.O. Rías Baixas, Mr. Rafael Louzán, President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Ms. Rosa Quintana, Farming and Sea Minister of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Mr. Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, José Manuel Cores Tourís, Territorial Council.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Protests ...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

The Inauguration of the tribute statue to Mr. Manuel Fraga Iribarne, who was minister during the dictatorship of Franco and later President of the Galicia Autonomous government, created some malaise in a part of the people of Cambados

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Inaugurat...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

The athorities tasting an Albariño wine in one of the stands, in background some citizens protesting.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Protests ...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

A protest of a statue. The Inauguration of the tribute statue to Mr. Manuel Fraga Iribarne, who was minister during the dictatorship of Franco and later President of the Galicia Autonomous government, created some discord in a part of the people of Cambados

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - One of th...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

The brotherhood "Capítulo Serenísimo do Viño Albariño", organizes the reception of another gastronomic, wine, and brotherhoods from Spain and Abroad, and organizes the Festival with the Cambados Main House and the D.O Rías Baixas.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Protests ...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

The Inauguration of the tribute statue to Mr. Manuel Fraga Iribarne, who was minister during the dictatorship of Franco and later President of the Galicia Autonomous government, created some malaise in a part of the people of Cambados.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
01 Aug 2012

It is a tradition between the people of Cambados during the festival, that each group of friends ("peña"), print a T-shirt or a traditional jacket with a phrase, image or both with some ingenious or critical idea.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - A Profess...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

The Regulation Council of the D.O. Rías Baixas installs this place to taste the wines of the D.O., in which is produced the Albariño wine. Not only Albariño but any wine produced into the D.O. zone can be tasted.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Tasting w...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

The Regulation Council of the D.O. Rías Baixas installs this place to taste the wines of the D.O., in which is produced the Albariño wine. Not only Albariño but any wine produced into the D.O. zone can be tasted.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Reception...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

President of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, welcomes the rest of the honour delegation.

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LX Festa do viño Albariño - "Cata Pri...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

As one of the central aims of the festival, there is a contest to thecide the three best albariño wines from the last harvest. This is the first round, called "Cata Prima" and ends the next day with the last round, named "Cata Derradeira"

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Tasting w...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

The Regulation Council of the D.O. Rías Baixas installs this place to taste the wines of the D.O., in which is produced the Albariño wine. Not only Albariño but any wine produced into the D.O. zone can be tasted.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Proffessi...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

The Regulation Council of the D.O. Rías Baixas installs this place to taste the wines of the D.O., in which is produced the Albariño wine. Not only Albariño but any wine produced into the D.O. zone can be tasted.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Act of br...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

The brotherhood "Capítulo Serenísimo do Viño Albariño" made a symbolic act of brotherhoodship with the brotherhood of the Ribera del Duero wine, by mixing two bottles of these different wines.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

Mr. Juan Gil, President D.O. Rías Baixas, Mr. Rafael Louzán, President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Ms. Rosa Quintana, Farming and Sea Minister of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Mr. Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, José Manuel Cores Tourís, Territorial Council.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

At the pass of the authorities, the "Preferentes" Platform, formed by people affected by a recent banking scandal showed their pacific protest.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

(From left to right) Pedro Piñeiro, Chancelor of the Albariño Brotherhood, Rafael Louzán, President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council, Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, Paloma Lago, Actress, model and matron of honour of this edition of the festival, Beatriz Mato, one of the persons invited to join the Albariño Brotherhood, Rosa Quintana, Minister of Farming and Sea Affairs of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Jesús Vázquez, Minister of Education in the Galicia Autonomous Government, Ana Turpin, actress invited, Juan Gil Glez. de Careaga, President of the D.O. Rías Baixas, and José M. Cores, Territorial Council.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

It is a tradition to celebrate yearly the reception named "Capítulo Serenísimo do Viño Albariño", inviting gastronomic and wine brotherhoods from Spain and abroad, and naming Gentlemen/Ladies of the Capítulo Serenísimo brotherhood. The act takes place in the parade ground of the Fefiñanes Palace, building that get this year the range of Patrimonial Good of Interest.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

This tribute created some malaise in a part of the people of cambados, because Manuel Fraga Iribarne (Villalba, Lugo, 1922 - Madrid, 2012) was minister during the dictatorship of Franco. Later he was President of the Galicia Autonomous govern (1990-2005). (From left to right: Lucas Míguez, Author of the sculpture, Luís Aragunde, Major of cambados, Paloma Lago, actress and model, and Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Galicia Autonomous Government.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

(From left to right) Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, Paloma Lago, honour matron, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Beatriz Mato, just named Lady of the Albariño Brotherhood, Ana Turpin, just named, Rafael Louzán, President of the Pontevedra Provincial Council and Juan Gil, Glez. de Careaga, President of the D.O. Rías Baixas.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Autonomous Government, gives the prize to the responsible of the wine Gundian, Winner of the prize for the best Albariño wine of the year.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

After the traditional lunch, the authorities give the prizes for the 3 best Albariño wines from the last harvest. (From left to right: Juan Gil, President of the D.O. Rías Baixas, Rosa Quintana, Farming and Sea Affairs Minister of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Galicia Autonomous Government, Paloma Lago, Model and matron of honour, Jesús Vázquez, Education Minister of the Galicia Autonomous Government and Ana Turpin, actress.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
03 Aug 2012

Into the festival there are multiple cultural acts parallel to the fiesta and wine fair. This year The artist Manuel Quintana Martelo (first from right) Presented the exhibition "Mar a Viñas", the history of the creating process of an sculpture of the fisherman Manuel Viñas (second from right), whose portrait can be seen on background. Presenting, Luís Aragunde, Major of Cambados.

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Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
02 Aug 2012

The Fefiñanes square, whose palace was declared Patrimonial Good of Interest this year, is the place choosen to celebrate the several concerts that took place during the festival. In the picture The Black Stones.

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LX Festa do Viño Albariño - Unveiling...
Cambados, Pontevedra, Spain
By Quico Álvarez
05 Aug 2012

This tribute created some malaise in a part of the people of cambados, because Manuel Fraga Iribarne (Villalba, Lugo, 1922 - Madrid, 2012) was minister during the dictatorship of Franco. Later he was President of the Galicia Autonomous govern (1990-2005). (From left to right: Lucas Míguez, Author of the sculpture, Luís Aragunde, Major of cambados, Paloma Lago, actress and model, and Alberto Núñez Feijóo, President of the Galicia Autonomous Government.