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Next generation mapping of vineyards

Next generation mapping of vineyards

A broad group of stakeholders from across the technology, wine and mapping communities are collaboratively coming together in Adelaide to help make the next generation of digital maps of vineyards a reality. The project is being run openly, and will be based on global...

Wine Tourism Survey – Surviving Covid-19

Wine Tourism Survey – Surviving Covid-19

The world of wine tourism is paralysed by the health crisis… In order to deal with the situation, an international working group has been created to come up with ideas promoting the resumption of activity. Great Wine Capitals has joined this group of experts.

Best Of Wine Tourism Workshop: “Surviving the Covid-19”

Best Of Wine Tourism Workshop: “Surviving the Covid-19”

The Great Wine Capitals organized a 2-sessions workshop where Best Of Wine Tourism awarded wineries have been able to Meet & Share experience and good practices about how their teams in the winery have organized their business differently due to the Covid-19 crisis, how they have maintained their marketing activities, how they were able to sell wines during lockdown, how some of them have reopened to public and how they imagine the short and long term future of their wine tourism activities. 

Here are some of the main lessons from this workshop.

The Future of Wine Tourism beyond lockdown: a series of webinars by Destinate, Cape Town

The Future of Wine Tourism beyond lockdown: a series of webinars by Destinate, Cape Town

When the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have led to an unprecedented 100% of destinations worldwide putting travel restrictions in place, Destinate, the destination management and tourism marketing agency established in 2013 by Mariette du Toit-Helmbold in Cape Town, has organized 6 interactive sessions with local and international experts to share their views on the global situation.

Find the 5 main conclusions and tracks for the future that emerged from the webinar.

Serenely, Wine Tourism

Serenely, Wine Tourism

INTERNATIONAL WINE TOURISM EXPERT THINK TANK

Wine tourism experts come together with strong commitment and collaboration to share their knowledge in the midst of a crisis that shakes the travel and tourism sector like never before.

COVID-19: UNWTO reports that 96% of global destinations impose travel restrictions

COVID-19: UNWTO reports that 96% of global destinations impose travel restrictions

The scale of disruption caused by COVID-19 to global tourism is shown in a comprehensive new report on travel restrictions from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The landmark report, published at a time of unprecedented disruption for the sector, shows that almost all global destinations have imposed restrictions on travel since January 2020, including complete bans on all travel as they work to contain the pandemic.

How does Swiss winegrowers work together to get through the coronavirus ?

How does Swiss winegrowers work together to get through the coronavirus ?

Swiss Wine Promotion (SWP) has taken several actions to maintain and strengthen its support to Swiss winegrowers. In addition to the actions carried out throughout the year with its partners, SWP has been publishing, on its social media, several targeted content to remind consumers to support their local winegrowers now and to do so all year long. Its digital platforms have also been an opportunity to display winergowers’ activities.

High-level e-learning platform to improve your knowledge about wines from Rioja

High-level e-learning platform to improve your knowledge about wines from Rioja

The DOCa Rioja Regulatory Council has launched Rioja Wine Academy, the first official digital academy, which has been created to provide more training to professionals in the sector, given the huge demand seen in recent years among professionals with different profiles.

4 courses will be taught online via a very intuitive and interactive e-learning platform.