General News

From November 8 through 12, the Network’s Annual General Meeting will take place in Logroño (La Rioja) and Bilbao featuring a range of activities related to the world of wine

The first grapes were picked at dawn on Wednesday, July 22, heralding an early start for this year’s harvest season. The grapes are destined to become Napa Valley sparkling wine and are usually the first to be picked. The reason? To ensure the bright acidity that winemakers are looking for in this style of wine.

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...

With new tours, activities and premium spaces the vineyards belonging to the “Ruta del Vino” of Casablanca invite you to share the passion for wine, gastronomy and the many open air activities we offer.

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.

Tourism professionals will have the opportunity of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network AGM November 2015 to discover Bilbao and the Rioja wine tourism experiences. Your stay will begin on November 9th with the Wine Tourism Congress that will highlight new trends and experiences in worldwide wine tourism followed by a professional workshop with wineries from all other the 8 international wine capitals. What better way to conclude the day than enjoying a memorable dinner at the famous Marqués de Riscal winery? Eperience will continue on Tuesday with  a technical discovery day trip in the Rioja wine region visiting some of the renowned wineries.

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...

Herewith an example of a tour that Specialized Tours & Events can offer the discerning traveler.

The Cape Town, Winelands, Kruger and Victoria Falls Tour is a luxury tour which visits the top destinations in the area. Four nights are spent in Cape Town before visiting the Cape winelands. An exclusive game viewing safari experience is then enjoyed. Then fly to Livingstone to enjoy two days in Zambia to view the Victoria Falls.