Wine

Rheinhessen has numerous wineries that set great store on sustainability – and the trend is rising. This is a sign that many wine-growing companies realise that sustainability and wine tourism are not necessarily mutually exclusive. Here are two examples. Sheep in the vineyards at Jean Buscher winery Established in 1844, the Jean Buscher winery has
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There is one name in the world of fine wine that is hallowed the world over. This revered wine region has influenced almost the entirety of New World wines, and sets the standard for what is considered “fine wine”. It is, of course – Bordeaux. Breathtakingly beautiful Bordeaux is the capital of Southwest France, and
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On Wednesday September 2nd, the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV)* and the Great Wine Capitals Global Network had the pleasure to meet virtually to celebrate the recent observer status of the Network at the OIV. The President of the OIV, Regina Vanderlinde, addressed the opening speech expressing her desire of a fruitful feedback relationship between the
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A good tourist destination has to have: 1. Tourist attractions: places that arouse interest. They can be natural or cultural. In the case of wine tourism, it will of course involve wine, vineyards, wineries, related festivals, museums, etc.Mendoza is the Malbec capital of the world! Visiting the terroir that produces the best Malbec in the
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Rioja, located in the Ebro river valley between two majestic mountain ranges, offers visitors spectacular landscapes, dotted with a patchwork of vineyards, rivers and rolling hills.   We are a compact region, measuring 120 km by 60 km (72 by 36 miles), making it easy to discover.   There are more than 200 wineries open
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South Australia is indisputably Australia’s wine state, producing 50% of all bottled wine and 80% of premium wine. It makes sense then that some of Australia’s best dining experiences are found in Adelaide, one of the Great Wine Capitals of the world.  A great dining experience is a perfect blend of food, environment, service and
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The University of Verona offers both undergraduate and graduate programs which cover multiple aspects of the wine sector. Specifically, the undergraduate program in “Viticultural and Oenological Science and Technology”, associated with the Department of Biotechnology, aims at developing competences and skills in the field of grape and wine science and technology, providing knowledge that can be
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Since 2004 the children of Mendoza receive information about the world of wine already in primary school. Since 2007, the Wine Fund (www.fondovitivinicola.com.ar) offers training for teachers Mendoza has been a pioneer in introducing the winemaking subject in children’s education. at all education levels. The program is called “La vitivinicultura hace escuela” (Winemaking sets a
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After the period of confinement imposed on the country and the whole world by the new coronavirus pandemic, the economy is starting to gradually reopen, and as so tourism resumption is also being prepared. In order to reinforce visitors confidence in the destination, tourism players have been studying the necessary changes and planning new procedures
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Since March 20th, the Argentine national government declared the mandatory quarantine for the general population with suspension of classes and closing of non-essential businesses. This decision was based on the confirmation of the first coronavirus cases in the national territory and aimed to contain the spread of infections. The wine industry was in the midst
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The lockdown has postponed what should be the beginning of the wine tourism season in Bordeaux, but hope springs eternal and the Châteaux of Bordeaux are preparing for future visitors. The international clientele is important for wine tourism, with chateaux welcoming guests in many languages. As borders remain closed, the start of the season will
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The role of the winemaker has changed and evolved in the past years:  from being secluded in the winery it has expanded to be the main communicator and an expert trader of his products.  These Young Guns are making new rules, exploring different ways to come up with new products that not only surprise but
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Young, fresh, innovative – the “Mainz Wine Salon” (Mainzer Weinsalon) is an association of 20 young winemakers of Rheinhessen that offers cultural, high-quality after-work parties in Mainz. In this way, they bring high quality wines closer to the people – uncomplicated and combined with culture and food! Obviously, these young talents are not just about
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On the light of this context, how do we take the most out of it and thrive in this challenging industry? Be authentic: be you! It is true that everything has already been invented, but you are unique! Put your strengths on stage and make them the highlight of your own memorable experience. Customers no
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Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals. Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses, valorises companies
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Now more than ever, South Australia’s beautiful Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island regions need your support. Tour with one of our local guides, meet the wildlife, buy the local produce, spirits and wine and stay a few nights. So much of the Adelaide Hills and Kangaroo Island look exactly as you’d expect, pristine, pure and
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A Hierarchical, Five-year Classification The first classification will be featured on the labels of the selected Chateaux for the 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 vintages. The classification also introduces a hierarchical structure with three levels: Cru Bourgeois, Cru Bourgeois Superieur and Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel. The Cru Bourgeois family will now be evaluated every 5
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Background: Summer 2019/2020 has seen the most devastating fire season Kangaroo Island has even known.  Major fires, sparked by dry lightening strikes, began burning on Kangaroo Island mid-December.  On January 3rd storms sparked new bushfires on the western end of the Island, the extreme weather conditions created a firestorm which burnt approx 30% of the
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Vinitaly has supported wine industry producers since 1967, making an active contribution to the growth of the wine system by creating business opportunities in Italy and around the world, as well as promoting occasions for networking between wine-makers and sector professionals. Vinitaly promotes wine culture 365 days a year through qualified training courses, valorises companies
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Essência do Vinho – Porto 20-23 February, Palácio da Bolsa, Porto There will be about 3,000 national and international wines from 400 producers available for open tasting, from 20 to 23 February. The 17th edition of Essência do Vinho is back to the imposing Palácio da Bolsa with masterclasses, wine tastings with commentary, including the
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