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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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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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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Davis Estates is a family owned and operated estate located in Calistoga, Napa Valley. Passion, honesty and meticulous attention to detail in every aspect of life is the philosophy there. In 2011, the Davis family purchased the century-old estate winery and began their ambitious restoration project to create a distinguished winery. 

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April 29, 2018 to April 30, 2018

Meet the German wine elite for a special tasting of their 2017 wines. For the first time, the VDP.wineries present such a brought range of new wines. All VDP.classification catagories can be found except for the wines from VDP.GROSSER LAGE®. They will have their debut on 1 September.

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Lausanne, the Olympic capital and the center of the vineyards of the Swiss canton of Vaud, is the newest member of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network. Lausanne joins Adelaide / South Australia, Bilbao / Rioja, Bordeaux, Mainz / Rheinhessen, Mendoza, Porto, San Francisco / Napa Valley, Valparaiso / Casablanca Valley and Verona.

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