The Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris trade fair is expecting around 3,900 exhibitors for its fifth edition from 12-14 February 2024. This represents a growth of 15% over 2023, which had 3,387 exhibitors.
More international exhibitors
According to the fair organisers, the proportion of international exhibitors has particularly increased: Italy will occupy 40% more space. Spain ranks as the third-largest exhibitor country after France and Italy.
Germany, Slovenia, Lebanon, and South Africa have doubled their exhibition area. New Zealand will be present for the first time as well as the industry association Wine Australia and Treasury. From the USA, in addition to California, New York and Oregon, the state of Virginia will also be represented in Paris.
100% of France's wine regions
New French exhibitors include the Alsatian cooperative Wolfberger, as well as the Vranken Pommery Group and Perrier-Jouët from Champagne. Other French regions have also, according to the fair, increased their number of exhibitors.
Growth in spirits
Other beverage categories are also seeing growth: the area known as "Be Spirits" for spirits, no-low, beer, cider, and the like is expanding by 25%. The "Craft Pavilion" within this area specifically focuses on new discoveries from these categories.