Get to know the finest wine regions in the world. This astonishing network of wine regions spans old and new world tastes and offers an exceptional guide to international wine tourism travel experiences.

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Best Of Wine Tourism

The Awards of Excellence

These Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the ten greatest wine regions in the world.

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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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BEST OF WINE TOURISM

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Top Wine Destinations

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.

2017 Top Wine Destinations

Great Wine Capitals Blog

Phifer Pavitt Winery is one of the few Green Certified Wineries in the county of Napa. Phifer Pavitt Winey has crafted a unique and world-class environmentally friendly winery creating world class Cabernet. With every inch of the winery reclaimed, from hog wire chandeliers to Wyoming Snow Fence, this winery focuses on making sure our commitment to mother nature stands out. With a hospitality adage of, "Enter as Strangers, leave as Friends," Phifer Pavitt Winery is a place you'll never forget. The winery was recently given a ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award for sustainability by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

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Events

March 15, 2018 to March 18, 2018

Yountville Live is the ultimate luxury getaway festival in March, featuring exclusive performances from some of today's hottest music artists, exquisite food and some of Napa Valley's most celebrated wines.

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News

On Thursday, 9th November, the closing ceremony of the Annual General Meeting of Great Wine Capitals took place at the Veramonte Winery in Casablanca. This event brought to a close the activities which took place over the course of last week in Valparaíso and Casablanca, with the participation of over 90 international delegates and well-known figures within the winegrowing and wine tourism industry. This has positioned Valparaíso Casablanca Valley as an important centre within the worldwide wine industry.

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