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Sustainability 2017, 9(1), 113;

Wine Tourism and Sustainability: A Review

Economics and Business Management, Via F. Turati n. 29, 05100 Terni, Italy
Academic Editors: Alessio Cavicchi, Cristina Santini and Marc A. Rosen
Received: 1 October 2016 / Revised: 10 January 2017 / Accepted: 11 January 2017 / Published: 13 January 2017
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The literature on tourism and events is endless; a niche in this wide research field is represented by food and wine research. The growing interest shown by wine tourists has nurtured the proliferation of wine events and the growth of the wine tourism business; as a consequence, academicians’ interest in this issue has increased. At the same time, research on tourism and events is an evolving field and it has moved from a main economic focus to a broader perspective: some scholars have highlighted how the growing interest towards green and sustainable practices has stimulated academic research and a lot has been done on the management of environmental issues. Given the resonance of wine tourism and the role it has for local and rural development, the interest towards the issue of sustainability in wine is more than warranted. Thus, this paper aims to provide some useful insights about where research has gone and where it is going; a thorough literature review has been performed. View Full-Text
Keywords: sustainable wine tourism; wine business; sustainability sustainable wine tourism; wine business; sustainability
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