The 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition presents its program of conferences

The 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition presents its program of conferences

The 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition will be held on the coming 24th and 25th of November at Amsterdam’s RAI.

Eleven key speakers from eight different countries will participate in the Program of Conferences of the 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition, which will focus on the new wine consumer countries this year.

The speakers are professionals such as Subhash Arora, President of Indian Wine Academy, Werner Engelbrecht, Managing Director of ConeTech in South Africa, or Jean Marie Aurand, General Director of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV). The Program of Conferences is one of the highlights of the biggest world meeting for bulk wine professionals.

Thus, the complete 2014 Program of conferences has been scheduled as follows:

November 24th

  • 2:00 pm: Official Launching of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition Program of Conferences by Jean Marie Aurand, general director of the International Organization of Vine and Wine (OIV), who will present an analysis of the international wine market in 2013, with an emphasis on bulk wine.

    On the occasion of the official launching, this year’s 4th “Voice of Wine Prize” will be awarded to Wines of South Africa (WOSA).

  • 2:45 pm: “Consumption trends in China” by He Nong (aka Renaud), journalist specialized in wine and permanent correspondent in Europe for the newspaper Guangming Ribao.
  • 3:15 pm: “New scenarios for bulk wine: challenges and new markets” by Rafael del Rey, director of the Spanish Wine Market Observatory (OEMV).
  • 4:00 pm: “Wine consumption trends in India” by Subhash Arora, journalist specialized in wine, president of Indian Wine Academy and director of the online newspaper Indian Wine Academy.
  • 4:30 pm: “Consumption trends in the South African wine market” by Edo Heyns, managing editor of WineLand Magazine (South Africa).
  • 5:00 pm: “Principal grape varieties and the types of wine that consumers from emerging countries want”, tasting–conference by Jean Luc Favarel, Research and Development Director of the Péra-Pellenc group.

November 25th

  • 10:45 am: “Products derived from grapes and vine” by Prof. Miguel Palma, chair of analytical chemistry at the University of Cadiz (Spain).
  • 11:30 am: A tasting–conference sponsored by the Lallemand corporation: “The aromas of wine, their flaws and how to correct them in order to satisfy the consumer” by Dr. Antonio Palacios, CEO of Excell Iberica Lab. Ltd., doctor in biology and professor of enology and wine tasting at the University of La Rioja.
  • 12:30 pm: “The wine market in Hungary” by Zsófia Bozzai, editor-in-chief of Bor és Piac, wine magazine from Budapest.
  • 1:00 pm: “The wine market in Moldova” by Dumitru Munteanu, director of “Wine of Moldova”.
  • 1:30 pm: “Reducing the alcoholic content in wine to open up new markets”, by Werner Engelbrecht, Managing Director of the company ConeTech in South Africa.

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The WBWE will hold its sixth edition on the coming 24th and 25th of November 2014 at the Halls 2&3 of the Amsterdam’s RAI, with an increase of 25% of the exhibition space (up to 6000m2). 175 wineries from 16 different countries participated in last year’s WBWE. In addition, purchasers and visitors from 71 different countries visited this fair, being the only one in the world where it is possible to have access to a volume of approximately 30 million hectoliters.

The 6th World Bulk Wine Exhibition will seek to increase this offer even more, as well as the number of producing companies and professional visitors. The 6th WBWE will pay particular attention to the new trends on the global market, the importance of new technologies and the growing quality of the international bulk wine offer. TecnoVino Wein Markt Facebook Twitter

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