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Bordeaux Wine Week

Location: France , Bordeaux
Organizer: Vinexpo SAS

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Covid-19 Update

Bordeaux Wine Week 2022 will be postponed until June 2022. The event will take place between the dates 16.06.2022 and 26.06.2022. The event will be in-person format and will occur within the iconic locations of Bordeaux. This will include the Congres et expositions de Bordeaux venue. Attendees must be aware that a stringent Covid-19 prevention plan will be implemented at the exhibition centre. Compliance with the regulations is mandatory when attending the event. This will include a 3G entry policy according to which attendees must present negative test, recovery, or immunisation certificates. The event will feature events for the public, including "Picasso, the effervescence of forms" at the Cité du Vin.

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Bordeaux Wine Week is one of Paris’ leading events. It is one of the wine industry's main meeting occasions. The trade fair is furthermore where specialists can learn about innovations. Bordeaux Wine Week additionally acts as an event where industry members can learn new skills. It is also one of the industry’s main networking places. The exhibition takes place at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles venue.

Business Profile of the Event

The Bordeaux Wine Week attracts exhibitors and visitors from many sectors related to wine and spirits. Such include the agriculture, manufacturing and wholesale sectors. The retail sector also tends to attend the event. Many notable companies and producers have attended the Bordeaux Wine Week during its different editions. Among them are:

  • Altolandon -  Agriculture & Forestry Sector, Wine Production
  • Angus Dundee Distilleries – Distilleries, Manufacturing Sector
  • Barriere Freres - Food Wholesalers, Wholesale Sector, 
  • BBC VINS & SPIRITUEUX - Food Wholesalers, Wholesale Sector
  • Beijing Red Star Co., Ltd. - Beer, Wine & Liquor Stores, Retail Sector
  • Bolero & Company – Wineries, Manufacturing Sector

What was New for Bordeaux Wine Week 2022?

Bordeaux Wine Week 2022 contained several new areas. These included Les Wine Talks – a series of talks revolving around 3 themes. The themes were taste, organic initiatives, and innovations. Another such area was the So International. It was a sequence of debates on the future and challenges of French Wine in the international markets. These debates featured experts in their respective markets. Each provided valuable information about the market and the industry.

There was also a restoration of the Vinexpo Academy. This was an academy consisting of masterclasses, conferences, and tastings. These events assisted with honing valuable skills in attendees. It also aided in broadening their knowledge and learning of important market trends. Additionally, Bordeaux Wine Week 2022 brought together the mixology and spirits sectors. This took place in a 360-degree meeting area known as the Infinite Bar. In this zone, 24 mixologists prepared high-quality cocktails using showcased spirits. This allowed attendees to discover new spirits and learn new skills. 

Did You Know?

The Bordeaux Wine Week can help attendees in completing several goals. These are planning orders, meeting key figures, and developing their portfolio. The international expo includes a diverse range of sub-events. This includes areas such as tasting zones. Additionally, there are showcasing pavilions for thousands of products. Among them are ones such as pouring wine, boxed wine, and others. As mentioned before, the event also includes various masterclasses. Bordeaux Wine Week furthermore features extensive press coverage. This allows exhibitors to increase their visibility and make their brands popular. New and aspiring producers can look forward to numerous ways of networking. This includes a specialised hall where entrepreneurs can showcase their products to buyers. Also, they can look forward to the “Hosted Buyers Program”. It is a series of meetings where some of the largest importers in Europe, Asia, and the Americas gather. 

Your Hotel Room in Paris

Invest in your business trip with hotel accommodation for your specific needs. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd works with you to send you hotels in Paris with an ideal location and price tag. You can select the hotel offers that work best for you and place you near Paris Expo Porte de Versailles for a quicker commute. We have long worked with large groups, so you can query for parties of twenty people and more. The entire registration process takes up to a day, and you leave all details to us. Also, Travel 2 Fairs Ltd assists with logistics as well. You can request a rent-a-car or an airport transfer in both directions, whether it is private or shared.

Logistics 

Bordeaux Wine Week takes place for 11 days at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. It is an annual event hosted by Vinexposium. The expo's visiting times are between 9:00 am to 7:00 pm and between 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Attendees can reach the venue by metro, tram, bus, or taxi. The Expo Porte has a convenient position. For instance, Orly Airport is 50 minutes by public transport and 25 by car. Paris’ Gare du Nord is also close to the venue. For example, the journey from the station to the centre would take 30 minutes by bus. The venue is also close to the city centre, as visitors can reach the area in 30 minutes via the metro. Paris is easy to navigate because of its developed public transport. For instance, getting from Charles de Gaulle airport to the centre would take 30 minutes by train.

Paris itself is easy to reach from different European countries. This is because of the many intercity lines that service it. Some cities connected by railway to France include Berlin, Milan, London, and others. Trains leave at different times depending on the lines they service. This can vary from 10 minutes to 40 minutes or more. Paris has over 1000 hotels and restaurants available. This allows attendees to choose from a broad range of places to rest and dine. The venue also has access to several caterers who can provide a diverse range of meals. Among the popular rest and dining areas are the Le Marais, the Montmartre, and the South Pigalle. Other recommended areas include Canal Saint-Martin, Oberkampf, Bastille, Saint-Germain-des-Pres and Champs-Élysées. 

Audience and Statistics

A large and diverse group of visitors attend Bordeaux Wine Week. Among them are 2,800 producers from over 30 countries and around 30,000 visitors. The represented countries include France, Georgia, Germany, Italy, and Lebanon. Others feature Morocco, New Zealand, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, and South Africa. Spain, UK, USA, Denmark, Belgium, Austria, Australia, Argentina, and Algeria are also represented. Various industries gather at the event. This includes Wine Production, Retail, Trade, Agriculture, Spirits, Grape Production, and others. Among the specialists represented include producers of wine, lab technicians, and cellar hands. Other attendees represent importers, exporters, and others. 

Past Editions

2022

The inaugural edition took place between 16.06.2022 and 26.06.2022 throughout Bordeaux, France. It comprised various co-events, with many receiving a high number of participants. Examples included the Bordeaux Wine Festival, which received 35,000 attendees. Among the venues featured in the programme were the Cité du Vin and the Congres et expositions de Bordeaux.

46,800+

visitors

1000+

media representatives

45-minute

One to Wine Meetings

1700+

exhibitors

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