Wine Paris & VINEXPO Paris – Vinexposium #94

France Paris
Porte de Versailles
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The largest international trade event in Paris

Consumer trends for wines and spirits are constantly changing, influenced by multiple factors, ranging from personal preferences to cultural, social and economic developments. With varying degrees of intensity, they transform consumption patterns and across the entire globe, new consumers are expressing a taste for discovery. The 5th edition has reached a new milestone in its development and has established its position on the international stage, with even greater numbers of trade and industry members attending from across the globe.

  • 3 900 exhibitors
  • +28% floor space
  • 40 000 trade visitors due to attend +35% internationals (outside France)
  • 70 sessions in the official ON! events programme
  • 155 visitor countries
  • 50 producer countries
  • +72% extra floor space for international producers (outside France)
  • 100% of French wine regions
  • 25 types of beverages
  • +25% floor space for the spirits

Wine Paris & VINEXPO 5th edition

The 2024 exhibition will be a global showcase for the vitality of the wine and spirits industry. Among the 50 countries due to attend, France is the leading exhibitor country with a full line-up of wine regions under one roof for three days. Alongside the independent winegrowers and major players, the exhibition is bringing together more prominent brands than at previous events and continues to attract more new French producers (+8% floor space earmarked for France).

Must-to-visit exhibitions events

Wine Paris & Vinexpo Paris offers a promise encapsulated in a single word: MORE.
A mantra for celebrating the spirit of history’s great builders, imbued with ambition and entrepreneurship who, like Gustave Eiffel, always set their sights higher, dreamt bigger and aimed further.

In addition to the eagerly awaited ON! programme with over 70 official sessions including masterclasses, a new room created in 2024 for even more curated tastings, discussions and conferences focusing on the global market, Be Spirits and its Infinite Bar will provide participants with plenty of scope for discovery.

  • ON! A series of 4 conferences hosted by the California Wine Institute, New York State Wines, Wines from Oregon State and Wines from the State of California.
  • SPEAKEASY. A series of ‘‘Shake your Business’’ conferences scheduled every morning at 10:00 am, which will include a ‘‘Presentation of new trends in the global spirits market’’ by The Spirits Business.
  • THE INFINITE BAR. Across its entire 40 metres in length, the largest pop-up cocktail bar in France will welcome 20 renowned cocktail bars – some of the finest in the world – including 3 guest bars from London, Barcelona and Madrid. For 3 days, brands and mixologists will partner to offer visitors 60 top-flight cocktails.
  • OFF. The 4th edition will feature an enhanced selection with 200 restaurants, wine bars, cocktail bars and spirits bars hosting a unique experience revolving around wines and spirits in every district of the capital city.

From 12 to 14 February 2024, a selection of venues will be organising a line-up of special, innovative evening events to celebrate wines and cocktails.

France: Loyal attendees new exhibitors and major brands

These include Alsace with debut attendance by Wolfberger; Beaujolais with wines by Georges Duboeuf, Maison Jean Loron and Château la Chaize; Bordeaux and Derenoncourt Consultants, negociants Legrand et Associés and Sobovi and broader attendance by the Union des Syndicats Saint-Emilion-Pomerol-Fronsac; Burgundy with Delaunay Vins et Domaines, Louis Latour, Albert Bichot, Boisset, la Chablisienne and Domaine Faiveley; Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence with Château Puech Haut, Wines & Brands, a négociant working with chefs like Michel Sarran and Justine Piluso to craft wines, Château Sainte Marguerite, Château Minuty, the Advini group and Gérard Bertrand, which will be bolstering its presence with Cote des Roses celebrating the Mediterranean lifestyle; the Loire with Maison Pascal Jolivet and Domaine Ampelidae; Champagne with new attendees like the Vranken Pommery group, Champagne Perrier Jouët (Pernod Ricard group), Champagne Henriot, Champagne Tsarine, and the return of the Bollinger group and EPI (Champagnes Charles et Piper Heidsieck). Not to mention increased attendance in 2024 by InterRhone, E. Guigal, Château la Nerthe (Châteauneuf-du-Pape) and the return of Cellier des Dauphins for the Rhône Valley. Loyal exhibition participant, the Corsican wine marketing board, will once again be hosting a busy restaurant at the heart of the event with no fewer than 335 wines on the list.

Italy: At the heart of the exhibitions

Italy, which lost its place as the world’s largest wine producing country for the first time in seven years, remains the second largest producer country exhibiting in 2024. Renowned for its long-standing wine tradition, its vineyard sites and the quality of its wines, Italy boasts 400 grape varieties permitted for its appellations,  including Sangiovese, used to make Chianti, Nebbiolo which forms the basis of Piedmont wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, along with Trebbiano and Vermentino for the whites. Italy is home to some of the world’s most famous wine regions. From Tuscany to Piedmont and Veneto, via Sicily, Abruzzo, Puglia and Campania, some of them have preser ved traditional winemaking techniques such as the use of wooden tanks and terracotta amphorae.

Spain: The third largest exhibitor country in 2024

Renowned for its wine culture and production of high quality wines and spirits, Spain ranks third among the world’s producer countries and boasts nearly one million hectares under vine. Famed for its grape varieties such as Tempranillo, used to produce Rioja wines, Garnacha (Grenache), Albariño, Verdejo, Pedro Ximénez, Monastrell and Palomino, the cornerstone of its famous sherr y, Spain offers a rich treasure trove of wines. Many wineries use traditional winemaking methods such as maturation in oak barrels. These include red wines from Rioja and those of Ribera del Duero, whose vineyards extend over 110 kilometres of rolling hills straddling the river Duero.

During the three-day exhibition, Spanish exhibitors will share a hall with their neighbour, Portugal. Spain will be hosting many bodegas alongside the prestigious wineries belonging to Primum Familiae Vini, the Junta de Castilla y Leon, Gil Family Estates, Very Fine Wines and, for the first time, the Murcia region.