Events

Style and Regions

ProWein Special: Italy and Greece 

Wine production, regional split and export data.

Italy and Greece are located in Hall 15, 16 and 17 at ProWein.

Reading time: 2m 15s

ProWein Special: Spain and Portugal

Wine production, consumption and export data.

Spain and Portugal are located in Halls 13 and 14 at ProWein.

Reading time: 1m 30s

ProWein Special: France

Clear to Cloudy

Wine production and export data.

France is located in Halls 9, 10 and 11 at ProWein.

Reading time: 1m 20s

ProWein Special: Central- and Eastern Europe

Wine production, export data, consequences of the Russian war.

Eastern Europe is located in Hall 11 at ProWein.

Reading time: 1m 50s

ProWein Special: New World

Wine production and export data.

USA, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa at Pro Wein (Hall 12).

Reading time: 5 minutes

Culinary Excellence in Düsseldorf

From hip wine bars to authentic Japanese and creative modern gastronomy, it's all on offer in Dusseldorf. You just have to know where to look. Wolfgang Fassbender offers an insider's handy ProWein guide.

Reading time: 9m 15s 

First VDP Wine Fair Since 2019 - Optimism Despite Enormous Challenges

At the end of April, the VDP.- Verband deutscher Prädikatsweingüter- association of around 200 top German producers held its first fair - the Mainz Weinbörsesince 2019, offering professionals the chance to taste the most recent vintages. Anja Zimmer reports.

Reading time: 4m 10s

Meininger's Trade Fair Program for ProWein

Interesting master classes, exciting awards and varied topics - Meininger Verlag has published its trade show program.

And, of course, in 2022 MUNDUS VINI award-winning wines from the MUNDUS VINI Spring Tasting will be presented again, this time directly opposite in hall 4.

Vinitaly’s successful comeback

The 54th Vinitaly closed with a significant drop in visitors, but still marked a new record. Of a total of 88,000 registered visitors, 25,000 were international buyers -  28% of the total. This was the highest ever share, ahead of the 26.3% at the last event, in 2019. In that year, however, all the numbers were bigger. The fair attracted 125,000 attendees, of whom 33,000 came from outside Italy.

Reading time: 1m

Rediscovering Spanish Wine

A Report from the Barcelona Wine Week 

More than 650 wineries gathered in Fira Barcelona this April to take part in the second annual Barcelona Wine Week (BWW). Meininger’s met up with exhibitors and experts to talk about what's new in the world of Spanish wine and what trends became apparent at this exhibition.

Reading time: 3m 20s

Return of the London Wine Fair

Despite Brexit and the growth in the number and importance of other wine trade fairs, the one held in the UK capital since 1981 remains a favourite with the industry. Robert Joseph asked its organiser, Hannah Tovey to outline what the 2022 show, which opens on June 7th, has to offer – both to those who visit in person and online.

Reading time: 6m 35s

Welcome Back Vinitaly!

The 54th edition of Vinitaly will be a celebration of reunion. For the first time the world of mixology is integrated. Rare autochthonous grape varieties from small producers get their own platform. Veronika Crecelius reports.

Reading time: 4m 30s

Sana Slow Wine Fair - the Event with a Manifesto

Among the growing number of organic and natural wine fairs that are popping up throughout the world, Bologna’s new Sana Slow Wine event (27-29 March) is notable is having a manifesto.

Reading time: 1m 25s

Wine Spectator and Wine Advocate Come Together at an All-Female Event at Vinitaly

Historically, rival publications in the same sector and country rarely even mention each other if they can avoid it, and almost never allow their journalists to collaborate. So, the announcement that Monica Larner of the Wine Advocate and Alison Napjus of the Wine Spectator will be sharing a stage at Vinitaly will surprise many in the wine industry.

Reading time: 50s

Vinexpo Returns to the US

On March 9th, a few weeks after its well-received Paris event, Vinexpo returned to New York.

With over 380 exhibitors from 30 countries, and visitors from 42 states, Mexico and Canada, the trade fair was considered to have been more successful than its pre-pandemic predecessors.

Reading time: 1m 10s