World's best vineyards for 2019 revealed
The inaugural World's Best Vineyards awards honored the best wineries which are open to visitors around the world. Italy's best vineyard was Antinori nel Chianti Classico in Tuscany, placed 18th. New Zealand's Rippon, a biodynamic vineyard on the shores of Lake Wanaka, was in eighth place and named Best Vineyard in Australasia. 34 on the list and named Best in Africa. Lebanon's emerging wine scene was represented by Chateau Heritage (No.49), which was named Best in Middle East and Asia.