May 23, 2019

An Italian outlook

Massimo Lanza has been working for Italy’s premium and most important wine publication Gambero Rosso since 1996. Please tell us a little more about Gambero Rosso? Gambero Rosso is the leading wine guide and magazine in Italy and is also a platform for content, training,…
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May 23, 2019

Bordeaux targets mid-market in export drive

CIVB chief welcomes Vinexpo’s strategic direction and outlines ambitious plans to grow Bordeaux’s presence in the US and China The Conseil Interprofessionnel du Vin de Bordeaux (aka the CIVB) represents the winegrowers, wine merchants and brokers of the iconic Bordeaux region. With a multifaceted strategy…
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May 23, 2019

What makes Vinexpo different from other exhibitions?

The place for Bordeaux wines PRODUCTA VIGNOBLES Vinexpo is the place to be for Bordeaux wines. We have been coming since it began. It’s all about being able to connect with the right decision makers in our key markets. The 2019 show has been much…
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May 23, 2019

‘Everyday Bubble’ from Henkell Freixenet

Since the historic merger of the German and Spanish brands, there is a big push into the French sparkling wine market. Under the Yvon Mau umbrella, Henkell Freixenet is a powerful new alliance in the world of sparkling wine. The duo responsible for the brand…
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May 23, 2019

Vinexpo prepares to bring Discovery Experience to the world

Vinexpo prepares a full calendar for the wine business in the coming year The next 12 months will be a pivotal year for Vinexpo as it hosts five separate exhibitions around the world, including its inaugural one in Paris. Preparing to hold a major international…
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May 23, 2019

Jamon Jamon: Bordeaux’s tribute to Spain

Former Bordeaux rugby player, Franck Labbé, has enjoyed success in his second career as a restaurateur with Jamon Jamon and his tribute to the food and wine of Spain, which he ran as a pop up restaurant at Vinexpo. What is the background to Jamon…
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May 14, 2019

Château Dauzac’s commitment to organics and biodiversity

Château Dauzac’s Puts Organics First Château Dauzac’s commitment to what it calls “virtuous viticulture” is what is driving the various initiatives it is taking to improve the biodiversity of its land, soils and vineyards through increased organic and biodynamic winemaking. The 5th growth Grand Cru…
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May 14, 2019

Vinexpo Challenge: test your blind tasting skills

Could you put your tasting skills up against the Best Sommelier in the World? Come along to the Vinexpo Challenge on May 16 and find out. Marc Almert, who earlier this year was named the ASI Best Sommelier of the World, is hosting a special…
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May 14, 2019

Old and New World at ‘Vertdevin Selection’ tasting

A special tasting is being held in Bordeaux on the evening of May 15 by French wine magazine, Vertdevin, that is a collaboration of some of the best wines and spirits from both Old and New World producers taking part in Vinexpo. Tonight’s event brings…
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