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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BEST OF WINE TOURISM

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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.

2018 Top Wine Destinations

Great Wine Capitals Blog

Monverde Wine Experience Hotel has been a long time affair of mine ever since I visited it for the first time, in 2016. Quite unsurprisingly, this stunning and picturesque wine hotel was the regional winner of the “Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices” category of the Best Of Wine Tourism 2018 awards, following on from winning the “Accommodation” category in 2017.

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Events

May 13, 2019 to May 16, 2019


It’s where the profession meets

Vinexpo Bordeaux is your unmissable springboard onto the international scene, exclusively for wine and spirits professionals, taking place from 13 to 16 May 2019 at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre. The exhibition has brought the date of the world-famous event forward by 1 month, while keeping it a resolutely spring fixture. The event will retain its lively format over the four days punctuated by meetings, discoveries and networking opportunities among the major players in the sector from all over the world.

 

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