Events

ProWein: "We Need to Focus on Our Strengths"

MEININGER’S INTERNATIONAL interviewed fair director Peter Schmitz about this year's edition, the strategic orientation, and the significance of ProWein in the Messe Düsseldorf portfolio.

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An Overview of ProWein 2024

Much has changed in recent years: a new matchmaking app for smartphones has been introduced, limited free Wi-Fi is now available, and the admission tickets for Messe Düsseldorf no longer include public transportation. Here's a brief overview.

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Discover Düsseldorf's Nightlife: Our ProWein Evening Event Guide

From morning until late afternoon, the ProWein days are dedicated to discovery, negotiation, and networking. Afterward, it's time to relax by participating in one of the many Wine & Dine opportunities, joining a champagne tasting, or perhaps visiting a fine restaurant with an extensive wine list.

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Armenia, Organic, Champagne & More: Meininger Verlag at ProWein

Never before has the Meininger publishing house been as prominently represented at ProWein as in 2024. Meininger Verlag offers an extensive seminar program at its booth and highlights its multifaceted expertise in wines, spirits, and non-alcoholic beverages across three tasting zones. And on the day before the fair, the company kicks off the major industry gathering in Düsseldorf with Meininger’s Wine Conference and the Meininger Award.

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Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris Attracts Over 41,000 Visitors

The first major international wine trade fair of the year was a success – and a step up from last year.

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Meininger's Wine Conference: Wine Goes Tech

Within the wine industry, the rapid advancement of technology presents a wealth of thrilling prospects. These will be prominently featured at Meininger's Wine Conference, under the theme: "Wine Goes Tech: From Robots to AI, From Vineyard to Shelf."

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Barcelona Wine Week an Antidote to Wine Pessimism

More than 21,000 wine professionals flocked to Barcelona, to a show that can’t stop growing. Felicity Carter paid a visit.

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Millésime Bio: The Show Must Go On

Louise Hurren reports from Montpellier (France).

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Wine Paris: International Breakthrough?

Wine Paris is experiencing steady growth, particularly with an increased international focus. Will the fair definitely move away from its franco-centric orientation? Alexandra Wrann and Robert Joseph report.

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Wine Goes Tech

MEININGER'S INTERNATIONAL and our German sister magazine WEINWIRTSCHAFT have chosen "Wine Goes Tech" as the theme for the next Meininger's Wine Conference. Across a range of talks and presentations, we will be looking at the opportunities and challenges that technology in its various forms now offers the wine business.

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Influencers or Wine Writers? The View From Wine Future 2023

At the recent Wine Future 2023 conference, successful wine influencers and podcasters discussed the way in which producers and retailers should communicate with their consumers.

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IWCA Makes First Appearance at ProWein

Sustainability and organic viticulture as key themes for the upcoming trade fair.

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Experts Discuss Industry Challenges at Wine Future and Wine2Wine

Some of the great and good of the wine world, along with a heavy metal rockstar and Nobel Prize-winning economist gathered in Portugal and Italy to look at ways to improve the state of the wine industry.

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Wine Paris Keeps Growing

The Paris trade fair announces it now has 3,900 exhibitors, a 15% increase on last year.

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The Warsaw Wine Experience Attracts International Attention

The Polish wine market is growing by 10% per annum, a trend that is helped by events like the Warsaw Wine Experience which was launched in 2019.

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