CONFERENCES 2017

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

Monday, 20th November


10:30

"Handing over of the 2017 IBWC’s medals". Place: Conference Hall.


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 Artur Boruta, CEO of the company DomWina (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 (Sweden).


14:00

"Defining "bulk" more precisely. Trade flows in relative scarcity", by Rafael del Rey, director of the Spanish Observatory for the Wine Market (OEMV) (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 (Germany).


15:15

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


15:45

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


16:15

"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 (France).


17:45

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

Tuesday, 21st November


10:30

"Opportunities and Challenges for International Wine & Spirits in the China Market", by Shuyao Qin, General Secretary of China National Association for Liquor and Spirits Circulation; founder of Beijing Yunjiu Media Co.,Ltd. (China).


11:15.

"How to optimize shipments of bulk wine and spirits", by Marc Graham, Branch Manager JF Hillebrand in Southampton office (UK).


11:45

"How to see the potential of the Bulk wine market in Canada", by Mr Réal Wolfe, Wine expert in International market Canada and Mr Sylvain Fontaine, Senior Vice-President, Sales and Marketing Mondia Alliance - Maison des Futailles (Canada).


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

"Shifts in wine consumption in Argentina", a talk by Cristina Pandolfi, Agronomist and technician having worked many years at National Institute of Viticulture (INV) (Argentina).


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






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