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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Come experience Napa Valley from the original rancher’s perspective - riding through the vineyards on horseback! This 30-minute trail ride is a fantastic way to take in the breathtaking vistas of the Rapp Ranch Estate and the surrounding hills of Coombsville.
Unlike any experience offered in the valley, Shadybrook’s vineyard horseback ride coupled with their estate wine paired tasting, stand as a hallmark for any adventurers’ trip to Napa Valley. In recognition of this initiative, Shadybrook Estate received a 2018 ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award for Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences.
Enjoying life and a good glass of Rheinhessen Wine … That sounds perfect. All you have to do is to visit Mainz and Rheinhessen during summer time. Make sure that you do not miss the ultimate event among the folk festivals on the Rhine: Mainz Johannisnacht (Midsummer Night)
~~At the heart of the vineyard terraces listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Lavaux Vinorama introduces you to the wines of this unique Swiss region. The highlights include over 250 different local wines you can sample and buy and a fascinating documentary.
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