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Best Of Wine Tourism

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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

There’s one thing Mendoza really does in style, and that’s a good fiesta. Argentines know how to hold a party and in the capital of wine it is no exception. This year's Great Wine Capitals 'Best Of Wine Tourism' award winner for wine tourism services was Diplomatic Luxury Wines - a wine festival held each year in the depths of winter to bring a little warmth to wine lovers in Mendoza.

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Events

September 28, 2017 to October 2, 2017

From 28 September to 2 October 2017, Bardolino hosts the popular Grape and Wine Festival, dedicated to the king of the red wines of Lake Garda: the Bardolino.

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News

Adelaide, South Australia was the international guest of honour at the recently Mainz Wine Market, an annual consumer wine festival held over two weekends in Mainz and attracting more than 400,000 guests.

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