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.

Welcome to the Great Wine Capitals

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.

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Best Of Wine Tourism

The Awards of Excellence

These Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the ten greatest wine regions in the world.

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BEST OF WINE TOURISM

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Top Wine Destinations

An international panel of experts examined applications from each of the wine regions in the Network, in seven categories covering the whole spectrum of wine tourism.

2019 Top Wine Destinations

Great Wine Capitals Blog

Awarded 2021 Regional Winner for the category “Art and Culture”, the visit of Ca' Rugate is an itinerary through history, from the Wine Museum to the latest concept of winery.

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News

Great Wine Capitals Global Network and The Porto Protocol Foundation announce a collaboration to promote the role of wine regions in the sustainable evolution of the wine industry.

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