The ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ People’s Choice Award is an offshoot of the ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ awards. The accolade, created in 2018, gives wine tourists from all over the world the opportunity to vote for their favorite wine tourism experience from among the latest winners of a prestigious ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ award.
What are the ‘Best Of Wine Tourism’ awards?
The awards, created by the Great Wine Capitals Global Network in 2002, are an industry benchmark for excellence in wine tourism. To date, 698 wineries and other wine tourism-related businesses have received an award in one of seven categories:
- Wine Tourism Restaurants
- SustainableBlog Wine Tourism Practices
- Architecture and Landscape
- Art and Culture
- Innovative Wine Tourism Experiences
- Wine Tourism Services
How are the award winners chosen?
Regional award selection takes place yearly in each Great Wine Capital – Adelaide | South Australia, Bilbao | Rioja (Spain), Bordeaux (France), Lausanne (Switzerland), Mainz | Rheinhessen (Germany), Mendoza (Argentina), Porto (Portugal), San Francisco | Napa Valley (USA), Valparaiso | Casablanca Valley (Chile) and Verona (Italy).
Regional winners then compete for the International ‘Best Of’ awards, announced during the Network’s Annual Conference in November.
You will be able to find the list of all 2020 winners by following this link: 2020 Best Of Wine Tourism
How to cast your vote for the 2020 Best Of Wine Tourism People’s Choice award
Voting begins on November 8. You’ll be able to click on the link and follow instructions from the home page of the Great Wine Capitals website!
The winner will be announced shortly after the close of voting on November 25.
The Great Wine Capital region whose winners received the most votes was Bilbao | Rioja, followed by Lausanne and Bordeaux.