Welcome to the Great Wine Capitals annual conference 2021!

Discover how Mainz and Rheinhessen celebrate Wine Culture

Celebrating Wine Culture

This is the motto of the Annual Conference of the Great Wine Capitals, the meeting of the eleven international wine capitals, from 24 to 29 October 2021. The event focuses on wine marketing and innovative ideas on the subject of wine tourism and is aimed at international experts and those interested.

Dive into Rheinhessen’s world of wine! Experience thousands of years of wine tradition, have a look at innovative wine experience concepts and get together to discuss the future of wine tourism. Mainz | Rheinhessen celebrates its wine culture.

Livestream Public Programme

The Annual Conference gives the interested public the opportunity to attend online the highlights of the conference – exciting lecture events with interesting speakers, an international wine tasting and the international gala event!
The accompanying programme for the interested public alongside the annual conference of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network will take place via livestream.

Livestream Public Programme

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network

The Great Wine Capitals Global Network is a Network of 11 major global cities that aims to encourage travel, education and business exchanges between the prestigious wine regions of Adelaide | South Australia, Bilbao | Rioja, Bordeaux, Cape Town | Cape Winelands, Lausanne, Mainz | Rheinhessen, Mendoza, Porto, San Francisco | Napa Valley, Valparaiso | Casablanca Valley and Verona.

Founded in 1999 on a Bordeaux Chamber of Commerce and Industry initiative, it is the only such Network to encompass the so-called ‘Old’ and ‘New’ worlds of wine.

Learn more about the Great Wine Capitals Global Network: www.greatwinecapitals.com