Vinexpo Returns to the US

On March 9th, a few weeks after its well-received Paris event, Vinexpo returned to New York.

With over 380 exhibitors from 30 countries, and visitors from 42 states, Mexico and Canada, the trade fair was considered to have been more successful than its pre-pandemic predecessors.

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France’s Organic Wine Fair Goes ‘Phygical’.

Hot on the heels of a successful Wine Paris / Vinexpo, came Millésime Bio in Montpelier. Describing itself as the ‘Number One Fair for Organically-Produced Wines and Other Alcoholic Drinks’, after a one-month postponement, the 2022 show was transformed into a ‘phygical’ event that was both physical and digital.

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2022 MUNDUS VINI Biofach Organic Competition

At the 13th edition of the Biofach, Grand International Organic Wine Awards in mid-January, an international jury of nearly 30 experts judged almost 500 organic wines from 13 countries.

Following the tasting, the results confirmed the growing qualities of organic wines that had been entered in the competition.

One Grand Gold, 85 Gold and 108 Silver medals were awarded to the best wines, and nine top-rated wines were named ‘Best Organic Wine’ in their categories.

Vinexpo – Success in Paris

It is wise to organize a major international trade fair during a panddemic? Robert Joseph was in Paris and has an answer.

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Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris: The last bastion

Paris has defied many a crisis in its history. Now the city also wants to defy the virus by hosting Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris.

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Amsterdam Bulk Wine Fair a success, despite challenges

To host an exhibition in a pandemic, in a city with a newly-imposed curfew and alongside street protests against vaccinations, is not simple, but the World Bulk Wine Exhibition seems to have succeeded.

»Strategic gateway to the world market«

Despite current concerns of a rise in the number of Covid cases and deaths in many countries, the wine industry is preparing itself for a return to the rhythm of international trade fairs. The first of these will be Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris at the beginning of the year. We took the opportunity to put a few tough questions to Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO of the event.

Dressed-down Vinitaly

Robert Joseph visits Vinitaly 'Special Edition' and discovers a very different atmosphere to the Vinitaly events he is used to.

All change at ProWein

The world’s largest wine fair, ProWein in Düsseldorf, will open its doors again on 27 to 29 March, for the first time since 2019 – with a new floorplan and three additional halls.

Celebrate Sherry for a week in November

Registration for hybrid event opens 24 May.

Douro Primeira Prova preview tasting set for July

The New Douro will host the in-person event in Portugal.

Benvenuto, Brunello 2016!

The expectations for Brunello di Montalcino 2016 are high. It is supposed to be even a tad better than the vintage of the century, 2015. The market is reacting accordingly.

Veronika Crecelius tasted the new vintage.

Wine events calendar still uncertain

Some 2021 in-person events still planned, but many wait for 2022. Roger Morris gives an update.

Inside the Vancouver Wine Festival

Felicity Carter spends time at the wine fair and hears an argument for declaring French wines the greatest in the world.