Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of wine with the “Great Wine Capitals Tasting Package”. Embark on a journey to all eleven cities in this Global Network! Each destination is presenting its own iconic variety. The tasting package and the accompanying online wine tasting will let you discover the Great Wine Capitals with your taste buds.
Winners’ Announcement! 2022 Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards | Cape Town & Cape Winelands
The prestigious Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the eleven greatest wine regions of the world. The winners for Cape Town & Cape Winelands were announced at a ceremony held at the Creation Wines, in Hermanus on Tuesday, 12 October 2021
The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme has established itself as the most successful skills development programme in the South African wine industry, and aims to cultivate the next generation of award-winning winemakers and viticulturists through mentorship and empowerment, whilst promoting transformation within the industry
The Great Wine Capital Mainz | Rheinhessen is hosting the international gala event in the Electoral Palace at the end of the Annual Conference 2021, due to the Corona pandemic only for invited guests of the network. But you can follow the event in the livestream: with music by the Simon Höneß Quartet and the national and international “2022 Best of Wine Tourism Awards” ceremony of the Great Wine Capitals. The national categories of the “2022 Best of Wine Tourism Awards” will even feature the Special Award “Rheinland-Pfalz.Gold”.
The day (Thursday, 28 Otc. 2021) starts with ideas: Trends and innovative ideas for wine tourism “after Covid-19“ and influences of climate change on viticulture
Amanda Eve is the 2021 Wine Communicators of Australia Wine Media Cadet. For her first article, she sits down with the Young Gun of Wine Awards – People’s Choice Winner, Sam Berketa of Alpha Box and Dice Winery in McLaren Vale to see how he is coming into his own in the Australian wine industry.
Strong families, strong business ideas: when everyone across generations gets down to work, contributing their individual strengths and skills – then great things often grow out of it. Germany is a country of strong family companies and the tourism strategy of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate builds upon this theme.
In Rioja we’ve been talking about superstar winemakers for years but it’s only recently that we’ve begun to talk about terroir. Distributors, retailers, restaurants, wine writers and consumers are all showing an increased interest in wines produced from grapes grown on plots that express the specificity of soil, exposure to the sun, altitude and the microclimates present in Rioja’s diverse geography.
There is always space for new learning from the vast lineage of people – belonging to the great wine producers, places, and grape varieties.
The red-grey painted house situated in the Mainz district of Gonsenheim looks quite small from the outside, just like a “Häusje” – but inside it is much more spacious than you might think!
The world of wine is changing; the next generation of winemakers is taking over. They shape the viticulture of the Mainz and Rheinhessen region with passion and new ideas. Here are three examples:
These young winemakers of Mendoza connect tradition and future. They are daring, they are not afraid of taking risks. They base their wine making in reflecting their terroirs and following their hearts. These three young winemakers represent the new expression of the wines from Mendoza and Argentina.
Preserving a centenary winemaking tradition of excellence, where food and wine combine to give visitors a unique experience of flavors and aromas. The Agriturismo "Sapori in Cantina" Immersed in the green of the Lugana Lands, south of Lake Garda, the Fraccaroli winery...