Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris Opens on 14 February

The show will welcome around 2,800 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from across the globe

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The show will welcome around 2,800 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from across the globe

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A vibrant, all-Inclusive On! Programme

The wine trade exhinition expects to attarct attract 2,800 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors from across the globe this year. To mark the return of wine trade shows after a long hiatus, Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris are rolling out an impressive line-up of ON! events.

The focus will be on the issues and challenges facing the wine industry, multiple themes and formats centre on innovation, distribution, consumer trends and international development, alongside the customary tastings, including verticals. Highly anticipated by the international wine and spirits industry in its in-person format, the exhibition will offer professionals a comprehensive programme with over 100 events.

Master classes and tastings

Visitors can choose from a wide variety of masterclasses allowing them to learn about regions, brands and estates. The new concept features appellations such as Alsace, Champagne and Languedoc; grape varieties including Melon de Bourgogne or Chile’s iconic Carménère, as well as international wines from Austria, Italy and Australia. A blind tasting of ten outstanding wines, hosted by Marc Almert, 2019 World’s Best Sommelier, is one of the show’s highlights.

“After two years with no exhibitions, it is becoming essential for us to reconnect with our producers and more importantly to meet and be able to list new producers,” said Sébastien Clément, CEO of Tanium Vins et Spiritueux in Quebec.

Innovation, opportunities and the future

WineTech Perspectives, the new area created in conjunction with La Wine Tech and Vinocamp, will host a series of presentations in a range of dynamic and participatory formats. Innovation within the wine and spirits industry will be the topic of a raft of conferences and panel discussions featuring experts from the fields of technology, trend research and analysis, digital communications and e-commerce.

The Wine Talks, a lively panel discussion format, will pave the way for ground-breaking presentations delivered by key personalities. Topics include future issues and major social trends applied to wines and spirits and the future of viticulture worldwide.

Access full details of the On! schedule of events
For more information, visit wineparis-vinexpo.com