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.
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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This is where in summer Shakespeare dances, where Grandpa Jean gives his features to the wine bottles and where a male Miss Marple roams the landscape. Books and stories have a home right next to the wine bottles in the sales room, and in summer, the huge yard turns into a stage: "My parents started the theater thing 25 years ago", Andreas Wagner says "That was quite unusual back then."
Mendoza presents its “Vendimia eje del Mundo” at San Martín Theater in Buenos Aires
Located in the vineyard-carpeted valley of the Ebro river beneath the majestic Cantabrian mountain range and dotted with wineries, Rioja is a photographers’ paradise. Here are some of the best views in our region. We encourage you to take your own shots!
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