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It´s fun. It´s easy. It´s a great way to visit #Mendoza as a Great Wine Capital!

In #Mendoza you can choose from 3 different journeys to great wineries, buying  a full day or half a day bus ticket. You can start your journey by hopping on at any of our stated pick-up points in the City of #Mendoza or at the Chacras de Coria Square...

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network AGM will take place next November in Bilbao and Rioja (Spain). An opportunity to visit this beautiful wine region by attending the Business Delegation organized during the event.

Beau Wine tours from San Francisco | Napa Valley offers a full day customized Corporate Group Tour

Innovative tourism approach for cycling and outdoor lovers in the Porto area.
These two offers from VINITUR propose custom-made and ready-made itineraries suited to different interests and skills, from recreational beginner level:

  • Cycling along the Douro Valley
  • Cycling between the mountains and the sea

7 nights to experience the best cuisine and some of the world’s finest wines including, of course, Port Wine for which the region is famous.

Vino Travel in Mainz | Rheinhessen Great Wine Capitals offers a new experience for demanding  travellers  :
"Wine & wonder“ in the Great Wine Capital Mainz, earthly pleasures and supernatural goodies...

The survey studies, on a long goal running, how wineries’ performance is correlated with investments in wine tourism, products and services, and marketing strategies as well as with external factors (e.g. being a regional capital).

The wine world is driven by the seasons. There is the biblical ‘time to plant and time to reap’ but right now South African producers are reaping alright – not bunches of grapes, though. They’re reaping in the trophies, gold and silver medals and commendations!

The New York Times’ latest city feature highlights Bilbao with a video and article suggesting what to do in ’36 Hours in Bilbao’.

Honestly, 36 hours is not nearly enough time to experience the many cultural, artistic and gastronomic attractions of this exciting city, but the video and article gives you a hint of what you can expect when you visit Bilbao, from the Guggenheim Museum to a wide selection of restaurants, from Michelin-stars to local bistros, wine and tapas bars, five-star luxury accommodation to cozy family hotels, Bilbao has something for everyone! To read more:

On the occasion of Vinexpo 2015, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network and the Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be hosting a conference with the objective to give an overview of the various wine tourism activities and performances in the Networks member regions.

From May 23rd to July 4th, Porto will be celebrating S. João.
Six weeks of fun with more than 200 events, from concerts and music festivals, dances and theatre, to popular parades, competitions, runs, regattas, balloon launching, enthusing all who discover and participate on this party.

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