GWC Press Release
THE LEFT BANK BORDEAUX CUP AWAITS A TRULY WORLDWIDE FINAL !
Chaired by Baron Eric de Rothschild, Chateau Lafite Rothschild's owner, the tasting contest organized by the Commanderie du Bontemps "The Left Bank Bordeaux Cup" will be held June 14 at this same Chateau.
According to the famous "America's Cup" model, challengers from North America...
.Valparaiso | Casablanca Valley becomes the 10th Great Wine Capital
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network has unanimously chosen Valparaiso | Casablanca Valley in Chile as the tenth region in the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.
The Valparaiso | Casablanca Valley Initiative has brought together the city halls of Valparaiso and Casablanca as well as...
Napa Valley Destination Council Announces Name Change, Becomes ‘Visit Napa Valley’
Napa Valley, CA (August 1, 2012) – The Napa Valley’s official tourism marketing organization, the Napa Valley Destination Council, will be renamed Visit Napa Valley as of today, August 1. The name change is part of the organization’s efforts to make it easier for guests to access all that the Napa Valley has to offer....
SA Wine industry's planned Ethical Seal, arguably world-first
Labour and producers in South Africa`s wine industry are united in their backing of a programme to fast-track the implementation of fair labour practices on wine farms and in cellars.
The plan is to do so under the aegis of the Wine and Agricultural Industry Ethical Trade Association (WIETA) that will monitor compliance.
Portuguese wine conglomerate now has a presence in four Great Wine Capitals regions
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network has a good reason to celebrate. Sogrape, Portugal’s leading wine group recently announced the purchase of Bodegas Lan, one of Rioja’s leading wineries.
Sogrape are the owners of Mateus rosé, Port producers Ferreira, Offley and Sandeman as well as Framingham in Marlborough (New Zealand) and Finca...
Great Wine Capitals Global Network Announces The Winners of the 4th Annual International Research Grant Program
The winners are Sarah Becker from the University of Otago (South Island of New Zealand), whose paper is titled “The Consumer Continuum: Understanding the Wine-Involved in New Zealand” and Jonathan Steyn from Cape Town, South Africa whose topic is “The Fake, The Faux, the Real and The Responsible: Evaluating Consumer Desire for Authentic and...
Presentation of the Results of the first International Wine Tourism Survey
The results of this international survey launched by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network were presented during a Conference in Vinexpo, on June 21st.
Winners of the 2011 International Student Grants Announced by the Great Wine Capitals Global network
Mona Slek from the Executive Wine & Spirits MBA program at BEM - Bordeaux Management School and Cristiano Paulino, PhD candidate at the University of Minho in Portugal are the winners of the 3rd annual international student grant awards offered by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network.
Great Wine Capitals Travel Network's 2011 U.S. Roadshow
The Great Wine Capitals Travel Network, a group of agencies specialized in wine tourism, have visited San Francisco, Dallas and Chicago in March 2011, to create interest among travel agencies in visiting wineries in the network's member regions.
Great Wine Capitals Global Network launches Third Annual Student Research Grant Program
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network announced today that the third annual International Student Grant would accept applications from qualified students until February 8, 2011.