Festa do Alvarinho e do Fumeiro receives sponsorship from Verallia Portugal
The 22nd edition of the Festa do Alvarinho e do Fumeiro took place in Melgaço between 22th and 24th of April, presented himself to the public with a new "look" and attracted numerous visitors.
Festa do Alvarinho e do Fumeiro has evolved over the issues and lived this year, its best edition with 50,000 visitors.
In 1995, it began as a sample of local products but today is a great event and attracts thousands of visitors to the region. This event seeks to support small farmers by giving them prominence through product tasting, gastronomic days and pubs with some of the most typical dishes of the country as the chorizos and hams, the goatling and the lamprey.
Alvarinho producers wine of the Sub-Region Monção and Melgaço and local chorizos and hams producers were present, in addition to other spaces dedicated to gastronomy, crafts and local tourism initiatives. The products recognized nationally and internationally gaining ever more appreciative.
In the room were present 72 exhibitors of which 30 producers of wine Alvarinho, 18 chorizos and hams houses and local products, 16 crafts and even 8 pubs.
The Verallia Portugal sponsored the event and was present at the opening day to reinforce the proximity to an entire region.