The 120ha of Quinta Nova de Nossa Senhora do Carmo in the heart of the Douro valley, once patrimony of the Portuguese Royal family, tell the story of more than 250 years of wine production (1764).
Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices
For over 150 years the Kalleske family have been farming and growing grapes at their Greenock farm in the Barossa Valley.
Phifer Pavitt Winery is one of the few Green Certified Wineries in the county of Napa. Phifer Pavitt Winey has crafted a unique and world-class environmentally friendly winery creating world class Cabernet. With every inch of the winery reclaimed, from hog wire chandeliers to Wyoming Snow Fence, this winery focuses on making sure our commitment to mother nature stands out. With a hospitality adage of, "Enter as Strangers, leave as Friends," Phifer Pavitt Winery is a place you'll never forget.
Villiera is a 400 ha property with 180 ha planted vineyards and 200 ha set aside in a Wildlife Sanctuary.
Casa do Rio is located in Quinta do Orgal, near Castelo Melhor, in Vila Nova de Foz Côa. It is part of the property acquired by Quinta do Vallado in 2009 covering around 40 hectares of land, with 20 of these dedicated to an organic vineyard.
The family enterprise Weingut Bernhard-Räder from Flomborn is awarded the prize for Sustainable Wine Tourism Practices. Vegan organic wines, dishes partly prepared with ingredients cultivated on the premises of the estate, Rheinhessen's first Bach flower garden with a medicinal plant tour, or the successful transition to organic viticulture in 2013, demonstrate the Flomborn-based family enterprise's continual focus on sustainability and quality. This concept persuaded the jury to honour the estate once more with a Best of Award. The wine estate had already received the prize in the category for Architecture and Landscapes in 2011.
Spottswoode Estate Vineyard & Winery is one of Napa Valley’s defining wineries, known for making exceptionally elegant and age-worthy Cabernet Sauvignon. Planted in 1882, and farmed organically for three decades, the legendary vineyard is one of Napa Valley’s first-growth-quality winegrowing sites. Tours are Monday - Friday at 10:00am by appointment and include the estate vineyard, historic Spottswoode home and gardens, winery buildings, “ghost winery” stone cellar and seated wine tasting.