Vinexpo Academy: A platform where wine professionals meet and exchange views

When it comes to top-level training in the area of wines and spirits, Vinexpo Academy offers professionals and businesses unique learning opportunities.

Visitors are able to acquire new skills thanks to a comprehensive programme including a panel of tastings, conferences and masterclasses translated into several languages and moderated by Masters of Wine, the Best Sommeliers of the World (Association de la Sommellerie Internationale) and great names in wines and spirits.

Three major conferences will take place on Monday February 10th:

  • 10:00 – IWSR conference on global market trends in wines and spirits
  • 12:00 – conference on E-commerce challenges
  • 14:30 – conference on the consequences of Brexit for the industry

Vinexpo Academy will feature must-attend tastings such as the first Tre Bicchieri event in Paris, The Gambero Rosso award-winning wines for 2020, a caviar pairing ‘battle’ where three top sommeliers will be tasked with finding the best pairing for caviar. Moët-Hennessy is also to participate to this rich program with a unique and groundbreaking dimension. It will dedicate its space to speak about sustainable development with a range of 30 minutes succinct discussions and debates.

Highlights of the Vinexpo Academy programme include sessions on Austrian wine, tasting of Médoc Crus Bourgeois, “Brandy, far-reaching changes for iconic spirits”, “The Gambero Rosso award-winning wines for 2020”, “Tre Bicchieri live from Paris”, “Purchasing or selling a vineyard”, “Mass retail: Trends and consumers, what are the innovative initiatives in supermarkets?”, “Oltrepò Pavese: the latest emerging vineyard for bubbles in Italy”, “Who are the Médoc Crus Bourgeois?”, “Coravin tasting challenge: “Dare to compare”, “Wine shops: What levers should be activated to boost turnover?”, and “FEVS Press Conference: Report on French wine and spirits exports in 2019”.

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Photo: e-commerce conference at Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 © Phil Labeguerie