2022 Wine Tourism Services People’s Choice Award winner, Oliver’s Taranga Vineyards is a sixth-generation family-owned business in the heart of McLaren Vale. The Oliver family produce a collection of small batch, handcrafted wines from their 100 ha property, hosting guests in their heritage cottage cellar door.
In an exciting development that promises to invigorate the global wine community, the Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWCGN) is pleased to announce the election of Paolo Arena as President and Jo Colins as Vice President. The appointments were confirmed during the 2023 GWC Annual General Meeting held recently in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Following the success of the first edition in Zurich, the second edition of the “Best Escargot Rouge” trophy was held on Thursday, November 9, in Aigle, as part of the new Divinum trade show.
Following the Best Of Wine Tourism Awards 2024, the stage was set for the public to have their say. The Great Wine Capitals Global Network, a pioneering initiative that has been celebrating innovation and excellence in wine tourism for over two decades, held its breath as the votes rolled in.
Wine Enthusiast magazine has recognized Antigal Winery and Estates for its unwavering commitment to quality, innovation and sustainability in winemaking. This award is about Antigal’s continuous pursuit of excellence in producing wines that capture the essence of Argentinean terroir.
On November 3 and 4 at the Château de Rolle, in the canton of Vaud, DiVINes!, welcomes 45 winemakers from 9 cantons to present their wines at this 3rd edition.
Conviviality and cuisine in the Pfyn-Finges Nature Park! Experience an enjoyable evening in the middle of the Salgesch vineyards.
For the first time, Lausanne has had the pleasure of hosting the General Assembly for the international Great Wine Capitals network!
The international Great Wine Capitals (GWC) network brings together the twelve biggest world capitals that share a major economic and cultural asset: their world-renowned wine region. For the first time, from 22 to 26 October, the City of Lausanne hosted the international network’s General Assembly. 120 delegates had the opportunity to discover Swiss vineyards and a country that sits between innovation and tradition on a conference day hosted by important players in Switzerland’s economic, tourism and wine-growing landscape. The Assembly closed on Thursday 26 October with a gala and ceremony for the Regional Best Of Wine Tourism and Global Best of Wine Tourism awards.
Since 1950, Expovina has established itself as the must-attend event for oenophiles from all over the world in the heart of Zurich. This year, the event takes on the colors of the Canton of Vaud by welcoming Vaud wines as guests of honor.
Wine tourism enthusiasts from around the globe will converge in Portugal next February for an entire week gathering focused on business and networking. The Porto Wine & Travel Week will see dozens of influential figures in the international wine tourism sector descend upon Porto. They share a common dedication to advancing tourism initiatives that seamlessly blend wine, travel, and regional experiences.
Global Achievements in Wine Tourism Celebrated at Prestigious 2024 Best Of Wine Tourism Awards Ceremony
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network is delighted to announce the winners of the highly anticipated 2024 Best Of Wine Tourism Awards. This year, a remarkable 551 applications were received from 11 Capitals across the world. Over the course of the year, 75 Regional winners were unveiled in their respective Capitals, celebrating outstanding achievements in wine tourism. The Network’s newest member, Hawke’s Bay, who joined mid-year will only open the Awards to their region next year.
Seven Napa Valley wine tourism businesses were honored during the annual Destination Symposium held on September 28th, 2023, at CIA at Copia.