Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences

Winery Dr. Hinkel

The Dr. Hinkel Weingut from Framersheim convinced the jury with the most innovative approach. Apart from a new, also award-winning vinothek (“Rheinhessen excellent”), the winery regularly offers colour-wine tasting in its specially equipped wine event room. Anyone who would like to experience how different colour moods influence one’s own taste and how certain grape varieties can develop their special characteristics is just right here. The family vineyard in the fourth generation received the Best of Award in the Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences category.

KWV Wine Emporium

With its world-renowned Cathedral Cellar, history, cutting-edge technology and superb wines and brandies,  KWV provides a lasting memory of the friendly people and stories.  Spread over 22 hectares, the KWV cellar complex in Paarl is one of the largest in the world and offers a broad portfolio of products, including sparkling wines, natural wines, fortified wines, liqueurs and brandies. The Emporium offers a wide range of experiences, including the largest selection of Food & Wine experiences in the Cape Winelands.

Château du Payre

Château du Payre proposes an interactive and innovative visit, designed for adults and children alike. The « VAL » is a treasure hunt among the vines, which combines cutting-edge technology with insight into eco-friendly vine cultivation and wine-making methods. With the aid of a smartphone or touch tablet, visitors can scan the QR Codes on the signposts using a free application, and access information about the château’s history and the activity of a professional wine grower.

Spice Route Winery Destination

L’expérience Spice Route est un concept complètement unique dans les secteurs du vin et du tourisme.  Spice Route propose une sélection d’artisans qui présentent une gamme d’activités uniques et innovantes autour d’une même destination.  Cette collaboration d’artisans leur permet de présenter leurs produits et de partager leurs savoir- faire entre eux et avec les visiteurs. Sont  proposées des dégustations de vin, mais aussi de bière, de chocolats ou de Grappa.  L’expérience est enrichie par un atelier de souffleur de verre, et un restaurant.


One of the finest hotels in Mendoza organizes this unique event that also takes place in various Hyatt hotels in the world. In Mendoza, it is the only hotel of the brand where guests and tourists from around the world can visit the best wineries and live real and sensorial experiences in the vineyards.

A recognized world event where the best chefs, wineries and great landscapes are ideally combined. A 4 days event of flavors and aromas in Mendoza, with a luxury accommodation at a Park Hyatt Hotel.

Pagos de Leza

Pagos de Leza is not only a winery, it is a place where you can enjoy and learn about the exciting world of Rioja Alavesa wines and the environment where they are made in the company of excellent hosts: the Santa Maria family, owner of this modern and newly built winery where tradition and innovation go hand in hand to ensure a fun experience for each visitor.

Pagos de Leza

Pagos de Leza no es sólo una bodega, es un lugar donde disfrutar y conocer el apasionante mundo de los vinos de Rioja Alavesa y el entorno donde se producen de la mano de grandes anfitriones: la familia Santa María, propietaria de esta bodega moderna de nueva construcción donde tradición e innovación se dan la mano para asegurar una experiencia lúdica y divertida a cada vistiante.

Raymond Vineyards

Raymond Vineyards, founded in 1970, is one of the Napa Valley's pioneers and great estates. Arriving to Napa in 1933, the Raymond family became deeply connected to the valley's winemaking origins. In 1970, they established a 90-acre estate in Rutherford that now comprises 300 acres in Rutherford, St. Helena and Jameson Canyon. Five generations of the Raymond family created a Napa icon, with an enduring reputation for elegant wines with a beautiful balance of finesse, power and complexity.

Espaço Porto Cruz

Com uma surpreendente arquitetura interior, o Espaço Porto Cruz é um lugar informativo, expositivo e de lazer, oferecendo novas experiências sensoriais em torno do vinho do Porto, através de mesas interactivas multitouch, pequenos filmes pedagógicos, loja de vinhos, exposições, sala de provas, harmonizações gastronómicas no restaurante DeCastro Gaia, terminando no Terrace Lounge 360° com a degustação de cocktails com vinho do Porto, a contemplar o magnífico quadro da zona histórica do Porto.

Espaço Porto Cruz

With its stunning interior design, the Espaço Porto Cruz is a place for learning, display and relaxation, offering new sensory experiences based around Port Wine via interactive multitouch tables, short educational films, wine shop, exhibitions, tasting room, food and wine pairing in the DeCastro Gaia restaurant, and finishing on the Terrace Lounge 360° with Port Wine cocktails whilst enjoying the magnificent panorama of the old city of Oporto.


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