May 23, 2019

Quality & quantity

Having thoroughly refocused and rebranded for its 20th edition, Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 has closed after a successful week. With 1,600 international exhibitors it remains the largest international wine and spirits trade show in France. There were more than 2,300 qualified Vinexpo Business appointments involving 65%…
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May 23, 2019

Buxy: robots, biodiversity and a classic Montagny

In this interview with Rémi Marlin,General Manager, Vignerons de Buxy, we see how sustainability and working within a union can help French wine businesses to grow Almost halfway between Dijon and Lyon, in the heart of La Grande Bourgogne, is a medieval commune called Buxy.…
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May 23, 2019

Eight of the best from Uruguay

Eight of Uruguay’s leading producers were sharing a combined stand at this year’s Vinexpo as they looked to both raise the profile of the country’s wines and gain wider distribution for their own wines. As well the chance to taste wines and meet the producers…
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May 23, 2019

Clos Apalta 2016 vintage previewed

The ultimate in premium Chilean wine was available to taste on Domaines Bournet Lapostolle’s stand with the release of the latest vintage of Clos Apalta, the multi-award winning Bordeaux blend from the Colchagua Valley. This iconic wine is one of a rare breed of Chilean…
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May 23, 2019

For Lionel Osmin, the real work starts now

Speaking to Vinexpo Daily, Lionel Osmin reflected on the Vinexpo week, and gave his assessment of the show. Honestly the results of Vinexpo Bordeaux 2019 have been positively surprising. Now that the calendar for wine shows is so busy, I frankly didn’t know what to…
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May 23, 2019

A variable future thanks to climate change

Professor Patrice Geoffron furnished Tuesday’s Symposium with an exclusive report on hypothetical futures for the wine industry A busy day at the first ever Vinexpo International Symposium discussing the impact of climate change on the wine industry peaked with an exclusive presentation by Patrice Geoffron,…
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May 23, 2019

All the climate change facts required to Act

The first ever Symposium Vinexpo took centre stage to assess the impact of climate change on the wine and spirits industry The inaugural Symposium Vinexpo boasted an impressive line-up of speakers and experts headlined by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Patricia…
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May 23, 2019

Round table wraps up the Symposium

Portuguese corks, Chilean mountains and threats to Spanish wines were the subjects covered in Tuesday’s second round table discussion To finish off the Symposium, Tuesday, a round table asked the question ‘how do wine producers integrate climate change into their business strategy?’ Chaired by Jim…
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May 23, 2019

Big rise in organics is changing world of wine

Discerning consumers looking for a more sustainable approach to wine fuels demand for organic wines The rise in organic and biodynamic winemaking was a key theme at Vinexpo 2019 with a number of producers switching their focus towards how they make their wine. All of…
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May 23, 2019

Knock opens up about Vinexpo

Australian Knock charmed by Bordeaux offering this year Why do you come to Vinexpo? It is a great fair to meet the right people and look at all your buying options. Both from the producer side, but also a chance to catch up with key…
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