The city of Lugo has witnessed the latest promotional activity of the Monterrei Designation of Origin, in which more than sixty professionals of the Horeca Canal of that city have been present.
In two sessions, and maintaining all the required hygienic-sanitary measures, the chapel of Santa María de Lugo has hosted a wide representation of the distribution sector, hospitality, sommeliers or restoration among others. Among them were representatives of Vinoteca Kike, Hotel Méndez Núñez, El Santuario, Mesón da Rúa, O Camiño, Mesón O Castelo, Parrillada Caminito, Pulperia A Lareira, Vinoteca 101 Vinos, Taberna Daniel, Mesón Colón, Pulpería Mario, Cafetería Eduri, Distribuciones Dislugo, Distribuciones Lucus Cal, Estrella Galicia or Distribuciones Vinisi. In addition to teachers and students of hospitality schools, or those responsible for the areas of Tourism and Culture of the Provincial Council of Lugo.
Participants in this initiative have received information on the soil and climate characteristics of this wine-growing area, its tradition and history, as well as grape varieties or wine typologies. They have also been able to know the peculiarities of the wines of the 18 wineries that have been part of this promotional action: Ladairo, Pazos del Rey, Pazo das Tapias, Gargalo, Castro de Lobarzán, José Antonio Da Silva Pereira (Vinos Lara), Crego e Monaguillo, Terras do Cigarrón, Triay Adegas de Oímbra, Terrae Monterrei, Pazo Blanco Núñez (Tapias Mariñán), Fragas do Lecer, Manuel Guerra Justo (Vía Arxéntea), Tabú, Alba Al-Bar (Daniel Fernández), Trasdovento, Fausto Rivero Pardo (Quinta Soutullo) and Manuel Vázquez Losada.
“Resuming face-to-face promotion is one of our priorities this year, and the numbers of participants in our actions show that it is the right path,” said the president of C.R.D.O. Monterrei, “therefore, and always respecting hygienic-sanitary measures, we will continue to encourage actions of these characteristics, bringing the product closer to our prescribers and allowing, within our possibilities, our wineries to expand their marketing channels”, concludes.