Events

Amsterdam Bulk Wine Fair a success, despite challenges

To host an exhibition in a pandemic, in a city with a newly-imposed 8.pm curfew and alongside street protests against vaccinations, is not simple, but the World Bulk Wine Exhibition seems to have succeeded.

»Strategic gateway to the world market«

Despite current concerns of a rise in the number of Covid cases and deaths in many countries, the wine industry is preparing itself for a return to the rhythm of international trade fairs. The first of these will be Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris at the beginning of the year. We took the opportunity to put a few tough questions to Rodolphe Lameyse, CEO of the event.

Dressed-down Vinitaly

Robert Joseph visits Vinitaly 'Special Edition' and discovers a very different atmosphere to the Vinitaly events he is used to.

All change at ProWein

The world’s largest wine fair, ProWein in Düsseldorf, will open its doors again on 27 to 29 March, for the first time since 2019 – with a new floorplan and three additional halls.

Celebrate Sherry for a week in November

Registration for hybrid event opens 24 May.

Douro Primeira Prova preview tasting set for July

The New Douro will host the in-person event in Portugal.

Benvenuto, Brunello 2016!

The expectations for Brunello di Montalcino 2016 are high. It is supposed to be even a tad better than the vintage of the century, 2015. The market is reacting accordingly.

Veronika Crecelius tasted the new vintage.

Wine events calendar still uncertain

Some 2021 in-person events still planned, but many wait for 2022. Roger Morris gives an update.

Inside the Vancouver Wine Festival

Felicity Carter spends time at the wine fair and hears an argument for declaring French wines the greatest in the world.

Bulk gets bulked up

Felicity Carter visits the bulk wine fair in Amsterdam and hears about the latest trends.

The fine wine think tank

Forget Davos, because wine now has a high-level gathering of its own. Felicity Carter talks to the people behind Areni.

The taste of climate change

Michaela Morris reports from the Tasting Climate Change, held in Canada in late 2019.

A look inside Germany's Top 100 event

The Sommelier Summit, followed by the Top 100 tasting, is Germany's premier event for sommeliers. Felicity Carter took a look.

The future of wine media

Jeni Port went along to the Wine Media Conference, held in Australia this year, to see what’s in store for wine communications.

Hong Kong in turmoil

Amid civil unrest and growing competition from rival events, Hong Kong’s annual International Wine and Spirits Fair offered compelling speakers and insights. Felicity Carter reports.