The Hawke’s Bay wine region, supported by the twin cities of Napier and Hastings, located on the stunning east coast of New Zealand’s North Island, has recently been welcomed into the esteemed Great Wine Capitals Global Network, joining other top wine regions such as Bordeaux, Cape Town, and San Francisco-Napa Valley.
Cape Town Mayor’s Choice Wines
Cape Town is known around the globe as an iconic city to visit, but not all visitors know that Cape Town has a long history with the famous wines from South Africa.
Miam Festival in Lausanne
The cream of the crop of food stalls welcomes the participants during the weekend of Pentecost in Lausanne for the Miam Festival.
DIONISIAS WINE FAIR
On Saturday, April 29th, Mendoza had its first fair of wines produced by women. It was called ‘Dionisias Wine Fair’ and it took place in Lamadrid Estate Winery, in Luján de Cuyo. The fair showcased the wines of 25 female wine makers or wineries owned by women. It was the opportunity to taste more than 90 great labels.
Lausanne à Table
Lausanne à Table is a non-profit association that organizes nearly forty events from May to December in Lausanne. It has nearly 200 taste experts and aims to promote in all its forms and in particular local artisans and their products in the Lausanne region.
Happy Wine Flon
For two days, the winegrowers of the region will set down their suitcases and their best bottles in the heart of the capital of Vaud. The event aims to enliven the Flon district by bringing together visitors, local traders and winegrowers around the theme of wine.
Inaugural SA Wine board meeting ushers in new era for wine industry
The new umbrella body for the South African wine and brandy industry, SA Wine, has had its inaugural Board meeting and announced its new CEO. This ushers in a new era for the South African wine industry where the amendment in industry support structures will bring about much-needed improved collaboration and therefore added impact, as well as a more aligned and focused approach which will make this industry more resilient, profitable, and sustainable.
2023 OIV Ampelography course in Chile: Applications are open
For the first time in South America, the new edition of the course will occur from December 4th to 8th after a 33-year gap. During this edition, students will travel to Chile and learn about its wine regions, including Metropolitan, Maule, and Valparaíso.
DESALPES – The festival of living wines
More lively and festive than ever, the DESALPES fair is back for a third edition, greatly enriched.
Open Wine Cellars 2023: Hundreds of Winemakers Open Their Cellars Across Switzerland
It’s that time of year again: the Open Wine Cellars 2023 are open, and hundreds of winemakers across Switzerland are welcoming visitors this spring to discover their wine regions. Between April and June 2023, you have the opportunity to experience the vineyards and their grape varieties up close, and taste the wines in the wine regions of Valais, Vaud, Geneva, German-speaking Switzerland, Neuchâtel, and Ticino.
Wine Tourism Conference 2023
The South African Wine Tourism conference is now in its seventh year and has become a must-attend event for the tourism industry in South Africa and internationally.
Wine & Travel Week Premiere Draws Support from the GWCGN and Tourism Industry Leaders
The 19th edition of Essência do Vinho took place from 20 to 26 February 2023 at Palácio da Bolsa, a national monument in the historic city center of Porto, Portugal. The event marked the premiere of its “Wine & Travel Week”, the first global wine tourism fair supported by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network and involved twenty-eight exhibiting countries.