Therefore, as the great business forum for big wine producers and purchasers worldwide, the WBWE aims to be the meeting point for all those professionals from sectors that generate economic activity around the vine and the wine.

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Since 2014, the World Bulk Wine Exhibition ran the area The Vine. All about the vine except wine, which focuses on promoting new wine and vine business developments... These are companies that –thanks to their products, services and/or activities– enable to reduce the amount of residues, their treatment and reprocessing; achieve savings in energy consumption; as well as to carry out more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices, among other benefits. During its third edition, The Vine hosted dozens of companies, which presented products as diverse as vine shoots, paper made with a percentage of grape seeds, cosmetics and gourmet products.

In 2017, The Vine. All about the vine, except wine wine will once again be available to food and beauty companies, alongside companies from other sectors, whose products are derived from, byproducts, sub-products and/or residues from the vine or the vinification; as well as to technology and service supplier’s companies that help developing said products and activities. The novelty, this year, is that we also want to open this area to those companies whose technologies and services can be applied to the wine sector, although they belong to other sectors; as for example: the progress in treatment of biomass in the forestry sector or waste recovery in the horticulture sector. Thanks to this broader option, The Vine aims to expand synergies further from the wine sector and to enhance itself thanks to innovations from other sectors.

The World Bulk Wine Exhibition focuses on these types of companies that every year have more presence and relevance within the sector, and whose activities go far beyond wine, whether it is marketed in bulk or bottled. Right now these companies are starting to build a near future, where they become an economic pillar within the wine industry. These are companies that take part in the construction of a circular economy, making the vineyard a more profitable activity in economic terms, but also a much more sustainable activity at an environmental level, because they take advantage of the full range of resources and the possibilities from this crop: these are two key points that guarantee the vineyard’s survival.

The WBWE is the ideal place for such companies to show to wine-makers, entrepreneurs and distributors the economic alternatives that might be generated from the vine business; because it is the biggest international trade fair devoted to bulk wine. In 2016, during its 8th edition, the World Bulk Wine Exhibition gathered more than 220 companies and more than 6.000 professionals from 66 different countries attended the fair.

The WBWE, the biggest wine fair in terms of business transactions, is getting ready for its 9th edition, which will be held the 20th and 21st of November at the Amsterdam’s RAI.



  1. To present your research and your findings to thousands of attendees from all over the world. After eight years running, the World Bulk Wine Exhibition is positioned as a key event for the wine industry. During its latest year, in 2016, the fair gathered 220 exhibitors and 6,000 professional visitors from across the world.
  2. To have a place to publicize far beyond the scientific field and in an area such as THE VINE, that is exclusively devoted to commercial activities that enable a more sustainable and profitable vine sector.
  3. To foster technological transmission. Worldwide producers will attend the WBWE and they could make use of your findings in their companies. A very specific group of people, with whom you can establish contacts directly throughout two days and in a single place.
  4. To promote wine and vine by-products. The wine industry has great business potential, which should be spread. Improvements and innovations set the roadmap, as well as new market trends.
  5. To encourage the circular economy in the wine industry.. In this field, Resulting improvements provide cost savings, profitability, sustainability, as well as respect for the environment. A series of businesses whose products and services boost the sector and create synergies with other sectors as diverse as the food sector, cosmetics, nutraceutical companies, the pharmaceutical industry or the energy industry.
  6. To ensure the continuity of winegrowing soils. The more profits obtained from wine and vine by-products and waste, the bigger the business network related to them would be.
  7. To bank on a sustainable use of resources. Both for economic and social reasons, producers are increasingly aware of the need to optimize resources, as well as the treatment and the exploitation of generated waste, while respecting the environment.
  8. To promote the use of products of plant origin and renewable ones. Companies are becoming increasingly aware of the use of products obtained from renewable sources. Thus, these products should be as natural as possible, because that is what the final client demands; whether these products are used as fertilizers or consumed as pharmaceutical products.
  9. To show the wide versatility of vine and wine. The latest research has boosted new business activities as a consequence of being able to generate by-products of wine and vine for industries as diverse as health and beauty or energy.
  10. To contribute to improving the image of the wine industry, through a project such as The Vine that boosts the application of more sustainable and environmentally friendly techniques, in order to achieve the sector’s maximum profit, promoting circular economy.

And, to have the opportunity to obtain an award granted by the WBWE. The best research, the poster that stands out for its originality, innovation and importance, will receive 3.000€.



THE VINE: All about the Vine, except Wine.