The Great Wine Capitals is a Network of ten major global cities in both the northern and southern hemispheres, which share a key economic and cultural asset: their internationally renowned wine regions.
Get to know the finest wine regions in the world. This astonishing network of wine regions spans old and new world tastes and offers an exceptional guide to international wine tourism travel experiences.
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Welcome to Mainz and Rheinhessen.
The Great Wine Capital Mainz | Rheinhessen invites you to discover our city and our region – and to celebrate wine culture with us! During our next International Annual Conference, you’ll be able to follow a program dedicated to wine, wine tourism and business development with several conferences, visits and tastings. Join our program and you will feel like a local. You will get the chance to meet various winemakers, gastronomers, hoteliers and other professionals and potential partners during conferences, tastings and technical tours. Save the date and discover how Mainz and Rheinhessen celebrate wine culture: October 25-30, 2020
It has been a little over four weeks since the fire storm that claimed The Islander Estate Vineyards estate.
As we begin to move from the immediate crisis response towards planning our rebuild, we want to share more information with the many industry partners, customers, community members & volunteers who have supported us in these difficult weeks.
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Find out your next Best Of Wine Tourism experience in one of our awarded wineries located in the 10 renowned cities of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.