CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2019

The bulk wine challenge: environment, climate change and new business opportunities 

December 2nd 

11:30 12/02  Conferences Room

Official launching of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition’s Conferences

Wine and bulk wine trade during 2018

Pau Roca

The OIV Director General

The Voice of Wine Award will be given during the course of the launching.

12:15 12/02  Conferences Room

Round table discussion on “The bulk wine business in the United States: New ways of commercialization”

Debora Parker Wong

Journalist and professor

Editorial director of Wine Business Monthly

Oenologist at Artesa Vineyards

Buyer for Hallgarten Wines in the UK

13:15 12/02  Conferences Room

“The Tannat and other grape varieties: Uruguay, an exporting country”

Martín López

International chief of INAVI (Uruguay’s National Wine Institute)

13:45 12/02  Conferences Room

Round table discussion on climate change and opportunities for wine export from producing countries of Eastern Europe

Maria Karakanova


Specialized journalist from Bulgaria

Moldova’s National bureau of Vine and Wine

Specialized journalist from Hungary

14:45  12/02  Conferences Room

“Fashions, trends and new wines in Italy”

Agnese Ceschi

Editor-in-chief of Wine Meridian

15:15  12/02  Conferences Room

“Bulk wines for consumption & bulk wines for producers. recent development”

Rafael del Rey

Director of the OEMV (Spanish Wine Market Observatory)

16:00 12/02  Conferences Room

“African Wines: A business project for small wineries from Black Africa”

Pardon Taguzu

Co-owner of African Wines

16:30  12/02  Conferences Room

Conference & tasting session about “New climate change-resilient grape varieties”.

Jean Luc Favarel

Research and development director of Pera-Pellenc group

December 3rd 

10:45  12/03  Conferences Room

Wines from the Occitanie region, South of France: taste of the terroir between sea and mountains. #Let´s eat cooperative products

Bernard Augé

Deputy director of Coop de France Occitanie

11:15  12/03  Conferences Room

Risk management: Protect your invesment and understand cargo insurance

Alison Leavitt

Managing director of the Wine and Spirits Shippers Association

11:45  12/03  Conferences Room

Conference & tasting session of Taransaud Xtrachêne and “French oak and American oak: two complementary tools for the value-creation of bulk wines.”

Nicolas Rappeneau

Nicolas Rappeneau

Director general of Taransaud Xtrachêne

Margaux Renaud

Margaux Renaud

R&D engineer at CHÊNE & Cie

13:00  12/03  Conferences Room

Wines from North Macedonia in the international trade

Elena Mladenovska Jelenkovic

Executive director of Wines of Macedonia

13:30 12/03 Conferences Room

Round table discussion on trends, new wines and new consumers

Tugba Altinöz

Graduate in business administration, WSET and student of the Master of Wine from Turkey

Dhabit Manon

Journalist specializing in fashion, wines and lifestyle from South Korea

Director of Wine Medirian (Italy)

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The sponsorship of the WBWE provides a unique occasion to enhance your visibility within the bulk wine industry. The WBWE offers a limited number of potential sponsorships for companies of importance in the bulk wine sector. If you are interested in learning about the different possibilities to participate as an WBWE’s sponsor, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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The organizing company of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition is the “World Bulk Wine Exhibition Ltd.”, which the majority shareholding is Comexposium, as well as the founding company of the event: Pomona Keepers Ltd. comprised of Enopasion and Globalcaja.

The World Bulk Wine Exhibition was born from its partners’ common concern and interest in wine commercialization on a global scale, the vineyard’s maintenance in present territories, defense of rural development and environmental protection.