OFFICIAL CONFERENCES 2017 (provisional programme)

“Quality and diversity, key points for bulk wine export”

Monday, 20th November


12:00

Official launching of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition conferences' cycle by Yann Juban, assistant to the Director General of the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV), who will talk about "The global wine market during 2016, with special emphasis on bulk wine".


12:15

"The wine preferences of the Polish consumers", by Pawel Gasiorek, wine importer and president of the company DomWina en Poland.


13:30

"Let´s talk about Private Label – basics, trends and success stories", by Cruz Liljegren, internationally experienced wine business writer and bulk wine broker  en Sweden.


14:00

"The challenges of the bag-in-box and bulk wines: Towards a greater added value", by Rafael del Rey, director of the Spanish Observatory for the Wine Market (OEMV) en Spain.


14:45

"New trends of wine consumption in the German market", by Teresa Rosário, general manager of the distribution company Cologne-based Rosário & Prange en Germany.


15:15

"Value-added wines in Spanish cooperatives", by Bienvenido Amorós, technician at the Wine Department of Agri-food Cooperatives en Spain


15:45

"Consumer habits in Central Africa", a talk by Samih Dardouri, enologist at Sofavinc en Cameroun.


16:45

"Voice of Wine Award" will be given to the 2017 winner, ProChile.


16:45

"Wine trends of consuming countries", speech & tasting session by Jean Luc Favarel, Research & Development director of the Péra-Pellenc group en France.


17:45

Presentation of the Bulk Wine Club. Place: Conference Hall.

Tuesday, 21st November


10:30

"Access for wines into the Chinese market", by Shuyao Quin, Secretary-General of the  Wine & Spirits Association of China en China.


11:15.

"Transport in the bulk wine market", by JF Hillebrand.


11:45

"Shifts in wine consumption in Argentina", a talk by Cristina Pandolfi, enologist and technician having worked many years at INAVI en Argentina.


12:15

"The effect of using wood in the elaboration and wine aging of bulk wines", tasting session and conference by Benoit Verdier,director of oenological development at Seguin-Moreau. France.


13:15

"Ecoelectricity, the valorization of organic waste for generating electricity" (project in the area: The Vine), presented by Alberto Arellano, CEO of San VALERO distilleries and María Dolores Corvinos, Project Manager at Innotecno Development Ltd. (Spain).


13:35

Handing out of the "Award for the Best Scientific Poster" of The Vine.


13:45

"The characteristics of the wine market in Canada", by Réal Wolfe, owner of the Canadian company Francs-Vins en Canada.


NOTE: Conferences will take place in the Amtrium Conference Hall.






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