Juan Gil de Araujo, from Bodegas del Palacio de Fefiñanes, has been re-elected president of the Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas, included in the Club de Producto de las Rutas del Vino de España. The election was made by unanimous decision of the Board of Directors.
Ramón Huidobro, general secretary of the Rías Baixas Designation of Origin Regulatory Council, is appointed as vice-president of this non-profit association. Gonzalo Pita, deputy mayor of Sanxenxo City Council, completes the executive organ as secretary, and Xavier Zas, from the Condes de Albarei winery, as treasurer.
The elections of the Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas have resulted in 11 members of the board of directors, as well as Ramón Huidobro and Ruth González representing the Regulatory Council and Tourism Rías Baixas, respectively. All of them have taken up their posts and after that they will vote on the corresponding officers who will lead the non-profit association for the next four years. Thus, the board of directors of the Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas consists of:
Juan Gil de Araujo, Wineries of the Palace of Fefiñanes
Gonzalo Pita, deputy mayor of Sanxenxo City Council
Xavier Zas, Condes de Albarei S. A. U.
Jesús María Fernández, Mayor of O Rosal
José Ramón Abal, Councillor of Oenotourism of Cambados
Antón Fonseca, Bodegas Terras Gauda
Antonio Ruiloba, Bodegas La Val
Benjamín Míguez, Casa Rural María Barguiela
Meritxell Marcos, Parador de Turismo do Albariño
Laura Dosil, Hotel Talaso Louxo La Toja
The manager of the Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas, Lorena Varela, took the opportunity to talk with the new board of directors about the next promotional actions planned. These are the activities within the programme on the occasion of the European Wine Tourism Day (tasting in catamaran and VI Amateur Tasting) and the II BTT Ruta do Viño Rías Baixas, which will take place during the month of November.
The new president summoned all the members to a next meeting where they will talk about the actions developed by the non-profit association, as well as about the next objectives and activities that will be proposed for the year 2018.