Meet the Great Wine
Capitals Ambassadors

The aim of the Ambassador program is for Ambassadors to leverage opportunities created in their working lives – via their own networks, social media, interviews, speaking engagements and others to help increase awareness and raise the worldwide profile of the Great Wine Capitals network and its member capitals.

Peter Gago

Chief Winemaker at Penfolds

Ambassador for Adelaide | South Australia

Adelaide, South Australia’s membership to the prestigious Great Wine Capitals Global Network presents so many exciting possibilities and I’m honoured to be involved as the global ambassador for South Australia.
Elevating the state’s wine profile on an international stage increases the exposure for our premium wine labels and raises the bar for us as a wine capital – we’re now benchmarking against regions like Bordeaux and this gives us the opportunity to learn from their experience and insights.

Fabrice Bernard

CEO at Millesima
Ambassador for Bordeaux | France

Millesima is a family company oriented on providing customers with high end wines, top service and expert wine knowledge.

Founded in 1983 , Millesima transformed into Europe’s leading fine wine mail order merchant and has continued to develop into a top online retailer and beyond. Fabrice Bernard leads the company in Bordeaux.

The company’s aim is the same as when it was founded: to bring some of the world’s greatest wines directly from the Chateaux to wine lovers around the world.




Harald Martenstein

Journalist and author

Ambassador for Mainz|Rhinehessen, Germany


Wine is grown in certain areas in Germany, usually in villages or little towns. Mainz is a capital city but still thoroughly characterised by the wine.

The big city of Mainz is surrounded by an area called Rhinehessen. You have to picture Rhinehessen as a slowly moving sea, a landscape of hills, often planted with vines – a great holiday destination and the perfect relaxation combined with a glass of wine.

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