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Adelaide, South Australia was the international guest of honour at the recently Mainz Wine Market, an annual consumer wine festival held over two weekends in Mainz and attracting more than 400,000 guests.

With a symbolic ceremony in Viñamar, wineries and winegrowers of Casablanca together to the President of the Republic of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, celebrated the National Wine Day of Chile.

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network has just appointed their first ambassador in Bordeaux!

Meeting Between Valparaíso Casablanca Valley and Bilbao Rioja in Chile 


 

The Rioja Regulatory Council recently announced that it had joined the steering committee of Bilbao-Rioja as part of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

Fernando Salamero, president of the Council and administrative/finance director of Marqués de Riscal, winner of several Best Of Wine Tourism awards remarked, “The Council’s joining the Bilbao-Rioja partnership as part of our strategic plan should provide an important push to wine tourism in the Rioja region, giving us a more global vision.”

Discover little gems of wine heritage, marvel at the architectural treasure, try out unusual accomodation or sample dishes from the Chef in the dining room of a Château.

"South Australian winemakers have come out on top in this year’s Young Gun of Wine Awards, with six making the top 12 for 2017."

Penfolds' chief winemaker and Premium Food and Wine Ambassador Peter Gago has been recognised for his service to the Australian wine industry with his appointment as a Companion of The Order of Australia (AC) in the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours List.

The meeting was released under three perspectives, public, private, as well as the touristic sector. It brought to light the great importance that this international meeting...

The current journey time of 3 hours 14 minutes to Paris by TGV will be reduced to 2 hours in July 2017. With 20 direct roundtrips per day , a train will depart for Paris hourly throughout the day, and every half hour at peak times, with trains leaving earlier and later in the day. Bordeaux St Jean station already receives more than 11 million passengers a year and is linked to the city centre in just 10 minutes via the tram.

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