Haro Wine Festival is a festival in the town of Haro in the La Rioja region of northern Spain. It is held every year in the summer and involves a Batalla de Vino(Battle of Wine) where wines are poured at each other from buckets.
The day begins with a procession of people old and young, all carrying jugs, bottles, and other types of containers filled with red wine. Led by the town's mayor, on horseback, the procession winds through the town to the Cliffs of Bilibio, where a mass is celebrated at the Hermitage of San Felices de Bilibio.
As the night unfolds, the whole town gathers on the streets, from children to grandparents, who all party the night away in the towns cobbled streets, buzzing bars and picturesque Spanish squares.
It truly is an event you will remember for a lifetime and something few of your friends will be able to say they have experienced.
The battle of the wine in Haro, Spain is a Spanish fiesta like no other. Read more about this event by clicking on the link we’ve provided.
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