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The Great Wine Capitals is a Network of ten major global cities in both the northern and southern hemispheres, which share a key economic and cultural asset: their internationally renowned wine regions.

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An international panel of experts examined applications from each of the wine regions in the Network, in seven categories covering the whole spectrum of wine tourism.

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Great Wine Capitals Blog

Imagine having a hobby that is extremely enjoyable to yourself, as it should, but also brings great pleasure to everyone around you. Mark Lloyd from Coriole might think of the successful music and theatre he has been bringing to the rolling hills of McLaren Vale, as he - almost guiltily - mentions them to be more of a personal obsession and a digression to winemaking. But, if you win Great Wine Capitals ‘Best of Art and Culture’ two years in a row, I think it is time to call it more than just a runaway passion.

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Events

November 2, 2019 to November 7, 2019

From the 3rd to the 7th November 2019, Bordeaux hosts the International Annual Conference of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. More than one hundred professionals in the wine and tourism industry will bring together to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this unique Organization.

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What could feel more Argentine than drinking Malbec while watching a polo match in the glorious Mendocinean sunshine? Each harvest in Mendoza there’s the chance to do just that as one of Mendoza’s oldest wineries, Escorihuela Gascon, hosts their annual Vendimia Polo Open championship.

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