OFFICIAL CONFERENCES 2017 (provisional programme)

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

Monday, 20th November


Official launching of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition conferences' cycle by Jean Marie Aurand, 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".

* During the course of the launching, the “Voice of Wine Award” will be given to the 2017 winner: ProChile.


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


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


"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) from Spain.


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


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


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


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

Tuesday, 21st November


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


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

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

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