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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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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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Clément Fayat opened introduced this sleeping beauty to the 21st century in 2012 by commission the architect Jean Nouvel to create a new technical cellar for the property. He then handed the keys of the estate to his sons for them to carry the project forward, and they have. Finished in 2014, this shinny, red cellar is now a beacon for visitors lost amongst the vines of Pomerol and Saint Emilion and a Best Of Wine Tourism Gold winner for architecture.

By Wendy Narby

 

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Events

February 22, 2018 to February 25, 2018

The main wine experience in Portugal returns in February 2018. Hundreds of producers, both domestic and foreign, have thousands of wines for tasting.
In the 15th edition of Essência do Vinho - Porto, an international jury will once again elect the “TOP 10 Portuguese Wines”. The programme will also include exclusive wine tastings, attended by renowned experts.

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In the beautiful seaside Cove of Quintay, the official launch of Casablanca Valley´s emblematic variety was celebrated.

 

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