Bordeaux, 19 December 2019 – The joint organisation of the VINEXPO PARIS and WINE PARIS events from 10 to 12 February 2020 will allow buyers to optimise their sales potential and discover a rich and representative offering from French and international terroirs.
As well as France, widely represented, in their international hall Vinexpo and Wine Paris will be hosting 20 countries from 60 wine-producing regions around the world: Argentina, Austria, Argentina, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Italy, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, to name but a few.
2,800 exhibitors and 30,000 professionals are expected to attend the first major event in the wine and spirits sector in 2020.
This new Vinexpo event in Paris will also feature attractive trend concepts, along with a programme of talks and unmissable masterclasses to properly get to grips with the wines and spirits market.
WOW! (World of Organic Wines!) will be promoting an international offering of organic and biodynamic wines and spirits in a dedicated area where nearly 150 producers are expected. The focus will be on French wines with the presence of the major French wine-growing areas (Beaujolais, Champagne, Burgundy, Alsace, etc.) alongside other world regions (South Africa, Lebanon, Chile, Germany, Italy, Spain).
For the first time, BE SPIRITS will be bringing together the spirits and mixology sector in a special area with its very own identity. Craft and international brands will rub shoulders with bartenders, importers, distributors, buyers, opinion leaders, major e-commerce brands, restaurant chains, travel retail, duty free, etc. This event at the Vinexpo show will host Moët Hennessy, Maison Villevert, Sorgin, The National Distillery Company, Cambusier, Distillerie Warengheim and Halewood International, among many others.
In addition to the exhibition stands where business meetings will take place, THE INFINITE BAR and a series of talks on spirits will form the heart of this unique area. The Infinite Bar, as long as an Olympic swimming pool, will showcase 24 brands of spirits in partnership with 24 mixologists from the most influential Parisian bars.
Resembling a line of shop windows from the most prestigious Paris boutiques, The AVENUE will celebrate 8 premium brands, all market leaders and looking to stand out in an elegant Parisian setting: Grupo Peñaflor, Champagne Nicolas Feuillate, AdVini, Domaines Paul Mas, Maison Boisset, Marqués de Cáceres, Champagne Deutz and Araex Grands Spanish Fine Wines.
VINEXPO ACADEMY will be putting on a programme of tastings and masterclasses led by renowned experts such as Marc Almert, ASI’s 2019 World’s Best Sommelier. Round tables and talks on topics such e-commerce or large-scale retail will be conducted by a range of personalities (economic, political and scientific decision-makers), to decipher the challenges facing the industry.
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Vinexpo Paris and Wine Paris will take place from 10 to 12 February 2020 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.
In an initiative spearheaded by the Bordeaux-Gironde Chamber of Commerce and Industry, VINEXPO came into being in 1981 and today is the leading event’s organiser in the wine and spirits sector. In 38 years, Vinexpo has gained a unique understanding of the market and gathered a huge global network of influential distributors. The brand now organises events in five cities worldwide (Bordeaux, Hong Kong, New York, Shanghai and soon Paris), in addition to a roadshow, Vinexpo Explorer. Every year, the group also publishes one of the most exhaustive market studies on global wine and spirits consumption: the Vinexpo/IWSR report.
Vinexpo has obtained ISO 20121 certification. Vinexpo runs a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative through a number of measures aimed at reducing its environmental impact and optimising local, social and economic benefits. Vinexpo is demonstrating its commitment to group-wide performance by ensuring its business is managed in compliance with ISO 20121 certification on “Event sustainability management systems”.