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Casablanca Valley celebrates XII edition of its traditional Pinot Noir Night. Delicate night, dedicated to one of the most emblematic grape variety of the valley.

Mendoza's leading Ladies

When Susana Balbo graduated as a winemaker in 1981, she was the first female winemaker in Argentina. Although men still outweigh women in Mendoza’s cellars, there are plenty of inspiring women in Argentine wine today.

~We have interviewed four charismatic women winemakers who are making an impact on today’s winemaking scene in Canton de Vaud. You might have tasted their wines in the past but what else do you know about them? Find out more about them in these short interviews.

Two different women with the same philosophy: an excellent production while respecting the environment.

Women play a significant role in South Australian agribusiness – including the wine industry. However, there is enormous potential for the sector and our state’s regions to benefit even more from female participation and leadership in the sector.

To acknowledge this, the Women Influencing Agribusiness and Regions strategy has been developed through a partnership between women in industry, community and Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).

In Rioja, winemaking, management, sales and marketing have been until recently almost exclusively a man’s world.  However, women in Rioja have broken through the glass ceiling in a big way and currently make several of Rioja’s most iconic brands as well as manage some of the most prestigious estates.  

Here are just a few of the outstanding women in the world of Rioja wine.   


Our 4-day Basque Country Essentials tour lingers in Laguardia, with a tasting at a family-run winery and a traditional Rioja wine country lunch. You’ll start in Bilbao for a chance to visit the Guggenheim museum. And after your Rioja sojourn, continue to a true gem of a seaside city, San Sebastian.

We’ve created a 3-day tour that explores the evolution of the world’s true Port, starting in the steep hillside vineyards of the Douro. On these historic quinta estates, harvests become complex fortified wines, brought down the river to age in the elegant lodges of Gaia. They’re especially magnificent enjoyed from here, overlooking the picturesque tile roofs of Porto.

The Del Dotto Family own three unique wineries in the Napa Valley, where guests can focus on cave aging and it impact on the flavors and textures of wines. Let Beau Wine Tours organize a custom tour that features barrel tastings at one or all three of these impressive properties.

At the historic Bodega Baquero in Maipú, the founders’ granddaughters are finding new uses for the harvest of both grapes and olives. They’ve created a line of beauty products available in their 1886 cellar. And a one-day wine and perfume workshop that gets to the essence of discerning and describing all the rich aromas of wines.