Wine’s Pedestrian Street takes place because of the celebration of the World’s Malbec Day, celebrated on April 17 each year. The headquarters is Mendoza, Mendoza capital, where a public multi-space dedicated to the malbec is located. The street in question is the Virgen del Carmen de Cuyo, which has an area of one block and is located between the Av. San Martin and July 9, connecting the municipality of the city with the National Institute of Viticulture.
The show lasts an entire week, usually between 12 and 17 April at night: from 20:00 to 00:00 hours. Other spaces that make up the pedestrian wine are the Municipal Microcine, the Esplanade and Pinoteca Matons Roig, where exhibitions of works of art, sculptures and local handicrafts are made. You can also visit the Mirador Terrace Andia Gerardo Architect of the municipality, where musicals are performed.
In strictly pedestrian stands of different wineries from all wine regions of the province, including Maipu, Uco Valley, Luján and Tunuyán they are located. The wineries present their varietals accompanied by cocktails and a food court. guided by sommeliers wine specialists, along with DJs and live bands tastings are also available.
As curiosity of this date, all city fountains stain a malbec color, giving a different and fun water-tone, and the bars and restaurants in town offer discounts and special promotions for this specific variety of wine, that characterizes the wine production in our country and, especially, the whole province of Mendoza.