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Romantic escape? Verona is where to go!

 This year, sparklingwines from around the world are guests of honour at the competition. At the Bordeaux Palais des Congrès, on the 20st and 21nd April 2018, more than 800 tasters will gather to taste and blind judge a large number of wines, with a view to awarding medals to the best of them, and attributing 11 Special Prizes.

It’s Cabernet Season here in the Napa Valley. That means not only full-bodied red wines, but mild temperatures, shorter days, roaring fireplaces, maybe a little chocolate. In other words: the height of romance. Here’s our idea of a perfectly romantic day in the Napa Valley.

The renowned Michelin Guide of France put Casa Vigil among its recommended

The important Michelin Guide of gastronomy and travel, of France recommended on this end of the year Casa Vigil, the restaurant of Chachingo, Maipú, where the famous winemaker Alejandro Vigil produces El Enemigo. The restaurant had already been distinguished this year as the best restaurant in the winery of Argentina in the Great World Capitals Best Of contest.

The latest issue of 1843, the lifestyle magazine belonging to the Economist group features an article profiling the gastronomic scene in Bilbao, considered a worthy rival of its neighbor to the east and football rival San Sebastian.

One of the stars is chef Eneko Atxa's Azurmendi restaurant in Larrabetxu, with its avant-garde design reflecting Atxa's philosophy toward food.

Azurmendi received a 'Best Of Wine Tourism' award in 2008 from the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.

In the Nave Cultural was held the award of Best of Mendoza's Wine Tourism 2018, a contest that recognizes excellence in wine tourism. The gold winners will participate in the global event next month in Casablanca, Chile.

The province dressed up for the awards ceremony that recognizes excellence in local wine tourism: the Best of Mendoza's Wine Tourism 2018. The awards took place in the Nave Cultural of the City of Mendoza and attended by Governor Alfredo Cornejo and the Mayor of the City of Mendoza, Rodolfo Suarez.

The winners of the first edition of the contest “Best of Wine Tourism” were awarded in Verona. 

The tenth ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ Award winners for Mainz & Rheinhessen selected – two gold medals for the J. Neus Winery

Mainz and Rheinhessen selected its 2018 ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award winners on September 5th. At the international finals in Valparaíso (Chile) the J. Neus Winery from Ingelheim also won the international award in the category „Architecture and landscapes“.

Regional winners

Wine tourism services – Meyerhof Winery, Flonheim

Art and culture – Wagner Winery, Essenheim

Penfolds Magill Estate – synonymous with South Australia and world-class wine – has taken out the international Best of Wine Tourism Award for the category ‘Wine Tourism Services’.

On Thursday, 9th November, the closing ceremony of the Annual General Meeting of Great Wine Capitals took place at the Veramonte Winery in Casablanca. This event brought to a close the activities which took place over the course of last week in Valparaíso and Casablanca, with the participation of over 90 international delegates and well-known figures within the winegrowing and wine tourism industry. This has positioned Valparaíso Casablanca Valley as an important centre within the worldwide wine industry.

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