“Semana Malvasía”, or Malvasía Week, is a festival that started back in 2015 where the wines of the island is the protagonist. Like in every previous edition, it brings a varied range of activities, all paying tribute to the people involved in the wine world in our island. Food, art, story-telling, hiking and, of course, wine will be featured.
The festival will take place from the 7th to the 13th of November this year in different venues around Lanzarote.
-Tuesday, 8th November at 17:30h – Eno-artistic workshop with Rufina Santana
Place: Lanzarote Art Center Lanzarote – Estudio Rufina Santana (Calle Los Reyes, 155, San Bartolomé)
Capacity: 16 people.
The renowned Lanzarote artist will offer a masterclass in painting using wine as an element, after a previous tasting in which the participants will learn the most significant concepts of Greco-Latin culture. This is an activity in which wine can be touched, smelled, imagined, painted…
-Thursday, 10th November at 19h – Once upon a vine… Now it’s your turn – Creative writing workshop
Place: Bodegas El Grifo.
Capacity: 15 people.
It includes: tasting of two glasses of Bodegas El Grifo wines. Following the line of previous editions of “Once upon a vine…”, this time, instead of listening to illustrated stories, you will have the opportunity to create them yourself. The writer Lana Corujo will be in charge of this creative writing workshop in which we will learn about the different practices for creating inspiring combinations of words.
Anyone who has ever felt the need to write in a different way, this is your chance. In addition, courtesy of Bodegas El Grifo, this activity will be paired with their exquisite wines.
-Saturday, 12th November from 9am to 1pm – Walk through La Geria with Senderismo Lanzarote
Starting point: Finca Testeina.
Capacity: 30 people
It includes: Guided route with two monitors from Senderismo Lanzarote and wine tasting of Lanzarote wines in the wineries.
A 2-hour hiking route through the most iconic landscape of the Wines of Lanzarote, La Geria At the end of the walk, participants will enjoy a visit to the Testeina Estate of Bodegas Vega de Yuco. There, we will taste some of their wines, paired with traditional Canarian music and a snack.
-Sunday, 13 November from 9 to 13h – Bicycle route through the wine landscape with Papagayo Bike.
Place: Bodega La Geria.
Capacity: 20 people.
It includes: the route will be guided by two instructors from Papagayo Bike, and includes bike and helmet hire during the activity. In addition, you will enjoy the visit and wine tasting at Bodega La Geria.
Note: When you get your ticket you will have to indicate your height, if you will use cleats or normal shoes and if you need a helmet.
Enjoy a cycling route around Bodega La Geria with Papagayo Bike. We will provide you with everything you need, you only have to bring your desire to pedal. After the route, you can refresh yourself while we visit the Bodega La Geria and enjoy some of their wines, a real experience!
Tickets for the activities will be available to be purchased online shortly, under each activity on https://semanamalvasia.weebly.com/actividades-2022.
Also, as on previous occasions, the organiser “Consejo Regulador de Vinos de Lanzarote”, the Wine Regulatory Council of the island, wants to reward their followers of social networks, both Facebook and Instagram. During the week, there will be a raffle of some merchandising design by HUGU including a bag, a T-shirt and a sweatshirt. All the information to participate in their social media accounts:
Facebook: Vinos de Lanzarote www.facebook.com/vinosdelanzarote
Instagram: @vinosdelanzarote www.instagram.com/vinosdelanzarote
Be warned: these events always sell very, very fast. Keep an eye on their social media https://www.facebook.com/vinosdelanzarote and the event’s website and be quick!