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Wine tourism refers to tourism whose purpose is or includes the tasting, consumption, or purchase of wine, often at or near the source. Wine tourism can consist of visits to wineries, vineyards, and restaurants known to offer unique vintages, as well as organized wine tours, wine festivals, or other special events. Tourists at Oahu island, Hawaii Tourism is the act of travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. ... This article is about the alcoholic beverage. ... Wine Barrels A winery is a facility where fruit, usually grapes, is processed into wine. ... A vineyard Vineyard with bird netting Wine grapes with netting as protection against birds A vineyard (vignoble in French, vigna or vigneto in Italian, vinha in Portuguese, viña or viñedo in Spanish, Weinberg in German) is a place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins, or table...

Many wine regions around the world have found it financially beneficial to promote such tourism; accordingly, growers associations and others in the hospitality industry in wine regions have spent significant amounts of money over the years to promote such tourism. This list of wine-producing regions catalogues significant growing regions where vineyards are planted. ...

The National Wine Centre of Australia is a tourism venue that showcases the entire Australian wine industry. It is an education hub for tourists, the general public and full time students. The National Wine Centre is a teaching centre for wine-related academic programs of The University of Adelaide, Australia. The University of Adelaide, "the wine university", is one of the top two educators in the world for wine studies along with the University of California - Davis. National Wine Centre, in the East Adelaide Parklands Centre interior A sensory experience Taste the exquisite wines of Australia and beyond The National Wine Centre of Australia (commonly the Wine Centre) is situated at the end of North Terrace, Adelaides cultural boulevard, in the East Adelaide Parklands and adjacent... The University of Adelaide (or Adelaide University) is located in Adelaide, South Australia. ...

Flinders University in Australia offers a degree program in food and wine tourism. Flinders University, or The Flinders University of South Australia, is a public university in Adelaide. ...


  • J Carlsen, S Charters, Edith Cowan University (editors), Global Wine Tourism, Cabi Publishing (2006)
  • C Michael Hall, Brock Cambourne, Liz Sharples, Niki Macionis, Wine Tourism Around the World: Development, Management and Markets, Elsevier 2000 ISBN 0-7506-4530-X
  • The University of Adelaide: Master of Wine Business, Master of Oenology, Master of Viticulture]
  • Flinders University: Master of Tourism (Food and Wine Tourism)

Web sites

  • In France : Winetourisminfrance[1]



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