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.

Welcome to the Great Wine Capitals

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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Discover the hidden gems of the ten greatest cities and 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

Discover the 2017
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

Glass has been essential to the preservation of wine over many centuries and continues to sustain the industry today. Thus it is quite fitting that last year’s Great Wine Capital’s ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ Award winner in Sustainability in Mendoza was Verallia, one of the world’s largest glass bottle producers.

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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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Find out your next Best Of Wine Tourism experience in one of our awarded wineries located in the 9 renowned cities of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.