La Vinyeta winery and its carignan wine Llavors 08 give the signal to start at Sons del Món Festival accompanied with the bands of Senyors Tranquil and Els Amics de les Arts. This is a festival that combines music with wines from the DO Empordà. On this edition, the Sons del Món Festival have scheduled five concerts more and the closing concerts will be with Quico, Cèlio, Noi and Mut de Ferreries for this Friday July 9th ; Carlos Núñez, on Sunday July 11th ; Delafé y Las Flores Azules, on 17th ; Albert Pla, on 24th and Duquende, on 30th. On August 1st the last concert was free and it took place at the Paseo Marítimo of Rosas. All the concerts were combined with wines from Empordà for the prestigious sommelier Roger Viusà. It is a Vi&Músic proposal, another offer in this festival and an experience that begun last year on the last edition of Sons del Món that got very good reception. This year, the gastronomy from Empordà plays an important role. Because, five local emergent restaurants, will dish out dinners outside the same day of the concert in two shifts, one early for the concert attendants and another later for the ones who won’t attend the concert. The restaurants are: Carles Antoner, Mas Renart, Amiel-Molins, Mas Concas and Oxid Cafè.
The Palau de Bellavista de Girona Hotel says goodbye to the 2010 edition of the Jazzsessions at the TerrACe. The closing ceremony has been taken by the duet of Mr. & Mrs. Jones, an artistic name which Keco Pujol and Marta de Paco are hidden under. As it is normal on the Jazzsessions, the musical proposal has been accompanied for the gastronomy of the Numun restaurant – Celler de Can Roca. With Jazz, Soul and Latin rhythm, personage as Josep Roca sommelier and enologist as Josep Serra from La Vinyeta winery put the sybarite touch to the music of Soniketeké, Jazz de Copes and Francesc Ubanell. This is a relaxed proposal for the cool nights of July in the capital of Girona.
Empordà wine got a very good acceptance on the first edition of Tast Empordà fair. This fair is organized for the local shop “D’aquí, d’allà i més enllà”, the Ecomuseu-Farinera and the Designation of Origin Empordà. The fair bring together a dozen of small wine producers of the Empordà region, it was accompanied for live music concert of Jordi Rubau. A part from the wines, on the fair artisanal jam was tasted.