Programme

DAY 1
Monday 10 February

CONFERENCES

GLOBAL TRENDS IN THE WINE AND SPIRITS MARKET
> 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

LIVING SOILS: THE FUTURE OF FINE WINES AND SPIRITS
> 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

OUR SOILS: SAVING OUR MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE
> 11:15 am – 11:45 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

CLIMATE CHANGE: WHAT DO WE HAVE TO CHANGE TO ADAPT?
> 12:00 midday – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

HOW TO SELL WINE DIRECT TO CONSUMER ? (DTC)
> 12:00 midday – 1:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

BREXIT: WHAT CHANGES DOES THIS IMPLY FOR BUSINESSES IN 2020 AND BEYOND?
> 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

SEEKING CLARITY: ORGANIC VS NATURAL VS BIODYNAMIC
> 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

BE MIXOLOGY – MARKET TRENDS AND MAJOR CHALLENGES SETTING THE TEMPO FOR 2020
> 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

AMAZING BIODIVERSITY: WHEN NATURE SHOWS THE WAY
> 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

DESTINATION WSET LEVEL 4 DIPLOMA IN WINES
> 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

EVERY PRECIOUS DROP: WHEN WATER IS GOLD
> 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

BE BRAND – CRAFT: BRAND ETHICS AND ENGAGEMENT
> 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

TASTING

CRUS BOURGEOIS DU MÉDOC TASTING
> 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 3
Free entrance

MASTERCLASSES

RIOJA: EXPLORING AGEING
> 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

DISCOVER AUSTRIA’S DIVERSITY
> 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

THE BRANDY, THIS LEGENDARY SPIRIT IS UNDERGOING A REVOLUTION
> 11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
By registration

STUDYING SPARKLING: UNDERSTANDING PRODUCTION TO SELL THE PRODUCT
> 12:00 midday – 1:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SHAPE OF THE GLASS FOR THE NOSE AND FLAVOUR OF WINE
> 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
By registration

“YOUNG ARMAGNACS : THE ANSWER TO EVERY MOMENT OF YOUR DRINKING PLEASURE!”
> 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
By registration

LOOKING BEHIND THE LABEL
> 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

OLTREPÒ PAVESE: THE MOST EMERGING SPARKLING AREA OF ITALY
> 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

5 SAUTERNES CLASSIFIED FIRST GROWTHS, ONE WINEMAKING DREAM: THE 5+
> 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
By registration

DAY 2
Tuesday 11 February

CONFERENCES

TRY YOUR HAND AT WINEGROWING! EXPERTS ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT BUYING OR SELLING A VINEYARD
> 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

MORE POWERFUL TOGETHER
> 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

ARE CERTIFICATIONS HELPFUL?
> 11:15 am – 11:45 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

BE BRAND – FORGOTTEN LIQUEURS & VINTAGE SPIRITS
> 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

TECHNOLOGY’S ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE FARMING
> 12:00 midday – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

MULTIPLE RETAIL STORES: TRENDS AND CONSUMERS – INNOVATIVE INITIATIVES BEING ROLLED OUT BY RETAILERS
> 12:00 midday – 1:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

BE MIXOLOGY – THE BAR IDENTITY, A LEVER FOR MAXIMISING YOUR OFFER
> 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

TECH OFF THE FIELDS
> 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

BE MIXOLOGY – NO/LOW TREND – WHY ARE ALCOHOL FREE SPIRITS SO POPULAR?
> 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

PACKAGING: BE INNOVATIVE, BE ALTERNATIVE
> 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

CAREER PATH: SOMMELIER
> 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

HOW SUSTAINABILITY DRIVES CREATIVITY
> 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

WINE MERCHANTS: WHICH ASPECTS OF THE BUSINESS CAN BE LEVERAGED TO BOOST TURNOVER?
> 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

BE BRAND – GIN, BEHIND THE SCENES OF A WHITE SPIRIT THAT FEATURES ON EVERY COCKTAIL LIST
> 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

TASTING

TRE BICCHIERI LIVE IN PARIS
> 2:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 3
Free entrance

MASTERCLASSES

CASK STRENGTH ARMAGNAC, THE WAY NATURE INTENDED ARMAGNAC TO BE TASTED
> 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
By registration

GET TO GRIPS WITH SAKE
> 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

EXPLORING ARGENTINA’ DIVERSE TERROIRS: FROM THE OCEAN TO THE HIGH MOUNTAINS
> 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

SEMILLON: ONE GRAPE, THREE STYLES
> 12:00 midday – 1:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

THE FRESCOBALDI PHILOSOPHY: CULTIVATING TOSCANA DIVERSITY
> 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

BLIND TASTING: AROUND THE WORLD IN FIVE WHISKIES
> 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

WHO ARE THE MÉDOC CRUS BOURGEOIS? NEW CLASSIFICATION REVEALED ON 20.02.2020
> 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

CORAVIN “DARE TO COMPARE”, TASTE AND GUESS WHICH WINES HAVE BEEN ACCESSED WITH CORAVIN
> 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

DAY 3
Wednesday 12 February

CONFERENCES

PRESS CONFERENCE OF THE FEDERATION OF WINE & SPIRITS EXPORTERS
> 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Press only

WHAT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF LUXURY TODAY?
> 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

TRANSPARENCY AND AUTHENTICITY
> 11:15 am – 11:45 am
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

A CONVERSATION WITH THE NEXT GENERATION
> 12:00 midday – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

MAKE A DIFFERENCE – EMPOWER WOMEN!
> 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

BE BRAND – FROM THE DISTILLERY TO THE CUSTOMISED PRODUCT
> 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

2050: A UCHRONICAL REFLECTION ON FINE WINE AND DINING
> 3:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
By registration

BE MIXOLOGY – GLASSWARE AND SERVING RITUALS, THE SECRETS OF THE CONSUMER EXPERIENCE
> 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

SHARING THE FUTURE
> 4:30 pm – 5:20 pm
Location: PAV 7.1 – STAND AC42
Free entrance

MASTERCLASSES

THE BRANDY, THIS LEGENDARY SPIRIT IS UNDERGOING A REVOLUTION
> 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
By registration only 

CHENIN BLANC: LOIRE AND BEYOND
> 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

VINEXPO CHALLENGE – MARC ALMERT – ASI 2019 WORLD’S BEST SOMMELIER
> 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
Free entrance

DID YOU SAY FAULTY? AN OVERVIEW AND OLFACTORY JOURNEY THROUGH THE SPIRITS WORLD
> 11:45 pm – 12:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – BE SPIRITS ROOM
Free entrance

HOW CAN YOU MAKE GREAT WINES IN COOL CLIMATES?
> 12:00 midday – 1:00 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 2
Free entrance

CAVIAR BATTLE PAIRING
> 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 1
Free entrance

THE RESOUNDING SUCCESS OF PROSECCO
> 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: PAV 7.2 – ROOM 4
By registration


Photo: Gambero Rosso @ Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 – © JB Nadeau