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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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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.

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Mendoza’s hotels and wineries have a major landscaping and architecture advantage: the natural backdrop of the Andes mountains and carpet of green vines make most buildings look fabulous. In fact, the greater challenge for architects in Mendoza is finding the right balance of respecting the stunning natural landscape and blending modern architecture into such a striking backdrop.

 

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Events

February 10, 2020 to February 12, 2020

VINEXPO PARIS and WINE PARIS are taking a new step forward in their collaboration and creating a communal area to welcome the world’s wine regions to their next event (from 10 to 12 February 2020 – Paris Expo Porte de Versailles).

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News

When the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31, 2019, enjoy a sparkling start to the New Year in San Francisco or the Napa Valley. Here are our favorite places to celebrate.

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