Vinexpo team gears up for 2017

6th December, 2016 by Kristiane Sherry

The team behind international wine and spirits exhibition Vinexpo has announced details of its 19th Bordeaux event, set to take place from 18-21 June at the city’s Parc des Expositions.

Vinexpo 2015-Salon Mondiale des Vins et des Spiritueux-Bordeaux-Gironde-France. Du 13 au 18 Juin 2015.

Vinexpo’s last Bordeaux event in June 2015

With an anticipated 2,350 exhibitors and 48,500 trade visitors from 151 countries, Vinexpo is a leading trade event for wine and spirits professionals.

New features announced for the 2017 Bordeaux edition include a hosted buyers programme, set to attract key figures from e-commerce, travel retail and the on- and off-trade; new exhibition spaces for speciality wine producers, and a spotlight on Spain as the event’s Country of Honor.

Returning by popular demand for the event are The Blend networking party; Les Terrasses, an indoor-outdoor exhibition space for wine and spirits brands; and L’Atelier Good & Wine which partners chefs with sommeliers.

Vinexpo is held in Bordeaux each odd-numbered year. The 2015 event attracted more than 48,000 visitors, with American attendance up 15% on the 2013 edition. The US represents the second-largest segment of international visitors, behind China.

In even-numbered years Vinexpo takes place in Hong Kong, with the 2016 edition attracting 17,200 visitors – a 2.5% increase.

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