Rodrigo Burgos, director of Pagos del Rey Museo del Vino, will be the new president of museum centers of wine culture.
The General Assembly of the Association of Wine Museums of Spain, renewed last June its governing board for the next four years. The candidate that will represent associated wine museums scattered throughout the national territory, It is headed by Rodrigo Burgos Burgos, director of Pagos del Rey Museo del Vino from 2014. The vice president Joaquin Fernandez will hold the Wine Museum of Cangas de Narcea; treasurer, representing Bodega. Wine cellar interpretation centre Mucientes, Martin will be Gloría, and will complete the board representatives VINSEUM Museum of Wine Cultures of Catalonia, Malaga Wine Museum and Wine Museum Ribera del Duero, among others.
The new board, takes over the good work developed by the various chairs, which they have alternated in front of the Association since its inception. As challenges for the present mandate, a comprehensive communication strategy group arises to improve the visibility of the preservation and dissemination of wine culture developing, the integration of a greater number associated, and design and implementation of joint cultural activities that position the Association as regards the promotion of wine culture.
The Wine Museums Association of Spain was founded in the year 2005 in order to favor the meeting, cooperation and study of museums and theme centers associated Wine, for promotion, dissemination and defense of common interests and activities, as well as promoting and spreading wine culture in general and of each wine region in particular. Made today by over thirty museums, public and private ownership, It has an annual milestone with the celebration of a National Symposium, which they have been met fifteen editions, and held every year at the headquarters of one of the member museums. In 2017, He was launched Enosofía award to recognize the person, institution or group of individuals whose creative work or research in the world of viticulture or viniculture, constitutes a significant contribution to the cultural heritage of wine, It is the first recipient, Fontané Josep Roca of Celler de Can Roca.