1 September 2020 – Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris, merging two events with complementary expertise and shared passion, is already shaping up to become the must-attend gathering for the global wine and spirits industry in 2021. Strategically timed to coincide with purchasing programmes, the first international event of the year is doing everything in its power to play a pivotal role in the recovery of business for its 2,900 exhibitors who exemplify the extensive choice of products on offer. Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2021 will indeed showcase a unique and comprehensive array of products matching the needs of the 32,000 buyers due to attend. The event will once again demonstrate the strength of community spirit to energise trade and create a sustainable platform synonymous with discovery, dialogue and business.
A broad-ranging, inspirational showcase for French and international wines
The 2021 exhibition will bring together a multi-faceted selection of wines and spirits and feature both small winegrowers and major international brands. It will offer a showcase for every single aroma, grape variety and appellation, turning the spotlight on the passion and expertise encapsulated by winegrowers, wine regions and continents, and taking a regional approach which remains the linchpin of Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris. The event will, once again, demonstrate the exceptional diversity of France’s wine regions and wines, as well as the variety stemming from international vineyard sites.
French wine marketing boards ramp up their presence
On the French side, support will come from all of the country’s wine marketing boards as part of their wholehearted commitment to promote their vineyard sites and winegrowers. Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2021 is consolidating French attendance with even greater representation of France’s wine regions under one roof. This token of confidence by the marketing boards provides confirmation of the long-term future of this major inclusive event.
A joint push in Paris to fuel the recovery of business in 2021
Numerous brands and renowned or burgeoning companies have already confirmed their attendance, mirroring the hope placed in Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris in February 2021. The following are among them: Agamy, Badet Clément, Ballande & Meneret, Biotiful Wines, Caves de Roquebrun, Champagne Bruno Paillard, Champagne Castelnau, Champagne Palmer & Co, Compagnie Médocaine des Grands Crus, Compagnie Vinicole Baron Edmond de Rothschild, Domaine Calmel & Joseph, Domaine Tariquet, Famille Grassier, Faiveley, Jaillance, Joanne, Joseph Mellot, La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim, Les Domaines Auriol, Les Maîtres Vignerons de la Presqu’île de St Tropez, Louis Jadot, Maison M. Chapoutier, Ravoire & Fils, SARL Domaine Paul Mas and Vignobles Brumont.
The same enthusiasm is echoed in the Be Spirits area where many brands from the spirits world have already announced they will be attending, including: Dictator Europe SP. Z. O.O., Foss Beverage, La Martiniquaise Bardinet, Maison Benjamin Kuentz, Maison Ferroni, Michel Couvreur S.W.LTD, Tesseron Cognac and Warenghem (Distillery).
Greater international presence
The 2021 Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris exhibition is also more inclusive of international stakeholders with growing attendance by producers, brands and marketing boards from outside France. They include participation from Germany (Wines of Germany), England, Argentina, Austria (Austrian Wines), Canada, Chile (Wines of Chile), Spain (Araex Rioja, Bodega Rioja Vega, Bodegas Franco Espanolas, Bodegas Olarra, Cuatro Rayas, García Carrion, Montrubi…), Finland, Italy (Gaja, Piccini, Piera 1899, Santero…), Luxembourg (Wines of Luxembourg), Poland and Portugal (ViniPortugal).
“Stemming from an exceptional, unprecedented collective initiative that is supported by all of France’s wine marketing boards and bolstered by multiple international wine regions, Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris 2021 will be an inclusive exhibition. Its extensive, cohesive and varied choice of products makes it a unique and key business event where wine and spirits players will converge in Paris in February 2021 to set the highly anticipated recovery process in motion”, commented Pascale Ferranti, director of Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris.
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About WINE PARIS & VINEXPO PARIS
Stemming from the merger of VinoVision and Vinisud, an initiative by all of the founding and partner wine marketing boards, WINE PARIS (created by COMEXPOSIUM and managed by 13 French wine marketing boards) is strengthening its position in 2020 through its alliance with VINEXPO, the creator of international events for wine and spirits professionals. Founded in 1981 by the Bordeaux-Gironde Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Vinexpo has gained a unique understanding of the marketplace as well as an extensive network of influential distributors worldwide.