In July 2016 Adelaide, South Australia joined the exclusive group of Great Wine Capitals - an internationally renowned network which will strengthen our global reputation for premium food and wine tourism.

The global network includes the 9 internationally renowned wine regions of San Francisco/Napa Valley (US), Bordeaux (France), Bilbao/Rioja (Spain), Lausanne (Switzerland), Mainz/Rheinhessen (Germany), Mendoza (Argentina), Porto (Portugal), Valparaìso/Casablanca Valley (Chile), and Verona (Italy). Adelaide, South Australia makes the tenth.

South Australia excels in producing premium wine, provides exceptional wine tourism and has some of the oldest vines in the world.