A large tent installed in the Plaza del Cristo de Tacoronte welcomes this weekend, from tomorrow Friday 26 to Sunday 28, the initiative Tacoronte Di Vino 2021, a great festival of local wines that is completed with the best of the local gastronomy, its crafts, its viticulture and music. The Department of Tourism, which directs Raquel Marichal (NC), organize this appointment in collaboration with the Regulatory Council of Wines of the Denomination of Origin Tacoronte Acentejo and the Northeast Initiatives and Tourism Center.
This gastronomic and viticultural event will allow the tasting of wines and tapas throughout the weekend, coinciding with the imminent celebration of the feast of San Andrés, “In a festive atmosphere that has a wide program of musical performances, training proposals and activities for the whole family,” according to the local government (NC-PSOE-SSP).
Friday morning, the Tagorosteros Folkloric Group and the Chirato Group they will be the first to go on stage. Both performances will be at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., respectively. This day will end with a stargazing, starting at 22:00, by Jose Antonio Páris, President of Starlight guides of the Canary Islands.
The first day of the craft fair is scheduled for Saturday 27, which will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and which throughout the day will host children’s activities and a playful workshop of wooden cars. In addition, on this day the Must group, at 12:30 pm; the Economic and Business Tuna of the University of La Laguna, at 5:00 pm; the Tagoror del Folelé Quartet, at 18:30, and the party There goes the thing, at 9:30 p.m.
In addition, various training and participation actions will be launched, with local products and local wines: a master class called Cheese, Bread and Wine; andl workshop of Autumn preserves, a live cooking show under the title Market Seasonality, and a presentation entitled The pairing of wines, between harmonies and contrasts.
The artisan event will be held on Sunday, enlivened by the performance of the Tuna of Economics and Business of the ULL, and the show Illusioland, in charge of The Singers, at 7:00 p.m. Everything in the tent in the Plaza del Cristo.
All acts of the Tacoronte Di Vino Wine Festival 2021 They will be free and open access, and during their development all sanitary hygiene measures and security protocols related to the coronavirus health crisis will remain active.
On Saturday and Sunday a craft fair is also organized
The head of the Tourism area, Rachel Marichal, concludes that “Tacoronte Di Vino will be an experience that brings together different promotional fronts, necessary to publicize our local products and that, at the same time, Tacoronte also sounds outside its borders. After the stage that we have passed with the pandemic, we intend that our municipality is once again an interesting place to visit, since we continue to be the cradle of good wines, landscapes to enjoy and a historically recognized gastronomy. Now, in three days, we have concentrated those great values, which we want the public to enjoy ”.
The mayor of the municipality, José Daniel Díaz (NC), also showed his satisfaction because “at last a meeting is going to take place as our main sector deserved: wine. Traditionally, it has been a connecting link and a catalyst for other economic activities in our municipality, and the launch of an event of these characteristics was a pending debt with so much effort ”.
The local president expressed his wish that Tacoronte Di Vino be an experience that “comes to stay and that over time becomes the meeting place for all aspects that concern our viticulture, so that, in a festive atmosphere, we know how to celebrate the arrival of the new harvests and the luck of to live in such a privileged place in many respects ”.