MEGAVINO 2015

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17th edition of the biggest ‘wine’ event in the Benelux

23-24 25-26 october 2015
Hall1 – Brussels Expo Heysel, Belgium

In 2014, 412 exhibitors from 35 wine producing countries attended, such as 28.000 visitors including more than 5.000 professionals.

We are happy to announce that the upcoming edition of Megavino will be the first one with an online ticketing service so visitors will finally be able to buy tickets in advance via our website : www.megavino.be

Wine contests, workshops, wine accessories and supplies, master classes, conferences and show cookings with food pairings made Megavino into this unique wine event that you don’t want to miss.

Click here to Participating and receive more information. 

Megavino has become undoubtfully the biggest wine event in the Benelux.
To see our brochure Megavino 2015 :Bouchon-2015 - CopyGiving your company a huge opportunity to increase it’s visibility significantly through our partnership packages Do not hesitate to contact us.

Organization Megavino

Alain Bloeykens

0032 2 533 27 70
alain.bloeykens@vinopres.com

Karolien Huylebroek
0032 2 533 27 77
karolien.huylebroek@vinopres.com

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Wine Expo Poland 2015

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WINE EXPO POLAND 2015

The 2015 edition of Wine Expo Poland and Warsaw Oil Festival will be held on 16-17 of October. The fairs set the groundbreaking moment in the wine industry development in Poland, the country with one of the most dynamically growing wine markets in Europe. The upcoming event in Warsaw aims to become the significant meeting point for wine market leaders in Poland and worldwide.

ABOUT THE FAIRS
Wine Expo Poland and Warsaw Oil Festival are initiated to integrate the wine and oil industries, as well as to provide a business platform for exhibition, brands promotion, trade negotiation and communication. As combining trade and exhibition opportunities, the fairs open the gate for manufacturers, distributors, importers and buyers from all over the world to enter the Polish market and expand the global market share. The event is open not only to B2B sales professionals, but also to final consumers searching for new products and brands.

WHY WARSAW
-metropolitan area with more than 2.5 million inhabitants
-the international business and political centre of Poland
-the highest density of the head offices of the biggest Polish and international companies, corporations
a fast-growing internal wine market; the largest number of restaurants, wine-bars, hotels
-city with one of the biggest investment potentials in Europe

TARGET ATTENDANTS
-producers
-distributors
-importers
-corporate buyers
-restaurants
-hotels
-retailers
-wine tasting clubs
-sommeliers
-chefs and wine lovers

The specialized fairs will take place in one of the most important multivenue objects in Europe, Expo XXI, a modern facility offering the highest quality space for exposure installations and additional services. The Wine Expo Poland 2015 team look forward to meeting You to celebrate the biggest wine event in the capital of Poland.Download button WEP OK

DATE: 16-17 of October 2015
VENUE: EXPO XXI, Warsaw
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CONTACT

Wine Expo Poland & Warsaw Oil Festival
Klaudia Skubisz
+48 / 531 814 009
www.wineexpopoland.pl
www.warsawoilfestival.pl

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Vino Ljubljana 2015 – 51st International Wine Fair

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15–17 October 2015, GR-Ljubljana

Vino Ljubljana is one of the oldest fair events in Slovenia. With its 50 years, it is certainly among the wine fairs with the longest tradition in Europe and worldwide.

Merrily to the wine fair!

In the second half of October, Ljubljana will again transform into the merry ‘City of wine and vine’.
The last year’s wine fair hosted over 200 exhibitors, mostly wine producers from Slovenia and abroad. This year we expect even more, mostly due to satisfied exhibitors as well as of the high number of visitors. In three days, 8500 wine lovers visited the event.Wine, cooking and gastronomy, catering and tourism, and culture are the basic elements of the fair. A special emphasis is placed on raising awareness of wine-consuming culture among young population.
The fair is an opportunity for exhibiting, promoting and selling. Visitors can taste and buy all wines. The fair is designed for general as well as business public.The wine fair offers a rich accompanying program, spreading the culture of drinking and knowing wines among youth with various events, from culinary shows, tasting workshops and lectures to music and more.

Vino Ljubljana Fair 2015 events:

  • 57th International Wine Competition at Ljubljana Castle
  • Ceremonial  opening of a cask at Congress Square
  • Ceremonial opening of the fair and granting of the awards
  • 51st International Wine Fair
 Welcome to Vino Ljubljana 2015

Contact:
Matjaž Kovačič
+386 1 300 26 64
matjaz.kovacic@gr-sejem.si

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Mediterranean International Wine Challenge TERRAVINO 2015

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TERRAVINO 10th ANNIVERSARY. The Most Important Wine & Spirit Competition
20 th October 2015: Closing date for entry forms and receipt of samples

There’s no denying the world offers great number of international competitions but there is only one in Israel: TERRAVINO Mediterranean International Wine Challenge

The Grand Slam of international competitions under the patronage of O.I.V. commences in February in Paris and finishes in December in Israel in the Hotel Crowne Jerusalem, on Jerusalem.

The success of the Terravino – MIWSC competition signifies the gateway to the fast developing Israeli wine market which, thanks to its vibrant international tourism industry, is certainly not just a Kosher market.

Information about the competition is broadcast on television, released in the Israeli press, international specialist wine journals as well as online broadcasts on the internet. Patronage for the competition is provided by WAWWJ – The World Association of Wine Writers and Journalists.

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Mr. Moshe Spak
Mobile: +972 543 969 459
mas@mediterraneaniwc.com
http://www.mediterraneaniwc.com

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Sparkling Wine Technology Exhibition VITEff 2015

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The next edition will take place from 13 to 16 october in 2015 in Epernay, France

VITeff is well and truly the Sparkling Wine Technology Exhibition par excellence, whether you’re thinking about Champagne, Crémant, or other sparkling wines of worldwide renown.

VITeff is a four-day international trade show dedicated to sparkling wine making techniques.

Key Figures
460 companies in the 12th VITeff edition
more than 19 700 visitors
37 countries represented: Armenia, Abkhazia, Australia, Brasil, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, South Africa, USA…
1700 visitors coming out of the champagne region
155 business meetings
25 workshops and more than 39 tv shows on the 2.0 pavillion

 

More information on www.viteff.com or Viteff 2015 brochure


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Maya Kirova – Attaché Commercial
Tel.: +359 2 437 30 33
mail : maya.kirova@businessfrance.fr

Ambassade de France en Bulgarie
Agence Business France
19 B, Patriarh Eftimiy Bulvd. fl.3 – 1142 Sofia
www.businessfrance.fr

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International Wine Awards MUNDUS VINI 2015

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The coveted international wine awards conferred by MUNDUS VINI GmbH are regarded in
Germany as a
prestigious international competition for wines from all wine-growing regions around the world. The aim of the competition is to promote wine quality and boost the sales of the wines and sparkling wines entered. An international jury delivers an independent, neutral and expert verdict on the wines, thereby guaranteeing that the competition is both fair and professional. This bestows a high level of recognition upon the medals awarded at MUNDUS VINI, the prize-winning wines and their producers.

As of this year, the MUNDUS VINI awards will be held twice annually, with a summer tasting in August to tie in with the autumn fairs and year-end business and a spring tastingin February.

The winning wines can be showcased in November 2015 at FORUM VINI in Munich, Germany.

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MUNDUS VINI Summer Tasting Results

The prize-winning products at the Great International Wine Awards organised by MUNDUS VINI GmbH will feature in publications after the competition has finished. They will appear in, among others, MEININGER’S WINE BUSINESS INTERNATIONAL, WEINWIRTSCHAFT, MEININGERS WEINWELT, DER DEUTSCHE WEINBAU and MEININGERS SOMMELIER des MEININGER VERLAGS, Neustadt an der Weinstraße. Various internet portals, including MEININGER ONLINE, will also run features that can be linked to the producers’ webpages. Information on wines that have not garnered the minimum number of points required for an award will not be published.

Contact /Kontakt

Dagmar Lieder
tasting administration

tel. : +49 (6321) 8908 – 47
fax: +49 (6321) 8908 – 954
contact@tastingservice.com
www.tastingservice.com
www.meininger.de
www.mundusvini.com

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International Wine Challenge AWC Vienna 2015

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THE LARGEST OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED WINE COMPETITION IN THE WORLD

Due to the unswayable blind tasting system and the strict tasting rules awc viennais the most challenging of the world’s renowned wine tasting competitions. awc viennais establishing the highest standards to honour the continuously raising quality requirements in the world of wine.
12.352 wines from 40 countries met the challenge in 2014  – that is world-record!

AWC Vienna is officially approved by the European Union to organize wine competitions for the purpose of granting awards. AWC Vienna medals are admitted to be applied on wine bottles.

AWC VIENNA -WINE GALA NIGHT 2015 October 25th, 2015 at the City Hall of Vienna
The AWC Vienna 2015- trophies award and the presentation of the best wineries will take place in the imperial ambiance of the Vienna City Hall in front of 3.000 invited wine professionals. On this evening, the Vienna City Hall advances to the center of the wine world.

12 YEARS AWC VIENNA – THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET LEADER!
AWC Viennas the international leader of the officially recognized quality awards for wine. 1.800 producers from all continents take benefit from the quality evaluation of AWC Vienna.
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AWARDS OF AWC VIENNA 2015

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The awards for the category winners with the highest scores (amount of points).
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The awards for the best wine of each tasting category.
awc vienna special awards 2015:
Best national producer of the year 2015. The award for the best producer of a country.
Best organic wine-producer of the year 2015
The award for the best officially recognized organic produder.
Best retailer of the year 2015
The award for the best retailer/importer

Kontakt / Contact
Mr. Michael Bauer

AWC Vienna 2015
Kalksburger Str. 1
1230 Wien, Austria
Tel: + 43 / 1 / 88 90 692
Fax: + 43 / 1 / 88 60 181
mail: office@awc-vienna.at
web: www.awc-vienna.at

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The Global Masters 2015

The Global Masters is a series of blind tasting competitions, drawing in entries from across the world. One of the key elements to its success is the quality and the dedication of the judges involved.

Global-Masters-Logo-2015Every wine is measured on the taste of its grape and the skill of its winemaker. For the first time all preconceived ideas about the importance of location are pushed to one side as wines from across the world are judged by style and price exclusively.

All Global Masters are judged blind by the finest palates in the world – a panel of Masters of Wine, Master Sommeliers and senior buyers only. The best competing wines are awarded medals from Bronze through to Gold, and ultimately “Master” for exceptional examples.

The calibre of the judges guarantees international recognition of all the medals awarded.

The Global Syrah Masters 2015

The newest addition to the Global Masters series, our judges will be looking for the very best examples of Syrah in all its many diverse and distinct forms.  More info…
Closing date: 28th August 2015

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The Global Malbec Masters 2015

the drinks business is proud to announce the inaugural Global Malbec Masters 2015. More info…
Closing date: 4th September 2015

Global Chardonnay Masters 2015

Now in its third year, the established competition will identify the best Chardonnay from all around the world in every price range. More info…
Closing date: 15th September 2015

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The Global Sauvignon Blanc Masters 2015

Now in its second year the competition will identify the best Sauvignon Blanc from all around the world in every price range.  More info...
Closing date: 15th September 2015

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The Global Riesling Masters 2015

This tasting will identify the best examples of Riesling from all around the world in every style and price range. More info…
Closing date: 10th September 2015

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For more information about The Global Masters, please click here.

Please contact us at awards@thedrinksbusiness.com for any queries.

If you’re an award winner and need stickers for your bottles please visit our stickers page.


Contact

Sophie Raichura
Senior Sales Executive

The Drinks Business
Union Press Ltd – Unit 122
30 Great Guildford Street
London SE1 0HS
Tel: +44 207 803 2454
sophie@thedrinksbusiness.com

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Grand Harvest Awards 2015

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Established in 1990, the Grand Harvest Awards is the only wine-judging event in North America based on Terroir with soil and microclimate playing an integral role.  This means judges will taste your best wine with other wines of the same appellation. With cross-regional competition removed, the inherent quality of wines can be seen without the influences that sometimes eclipse even a wine of very high quality.

  • A medal in this competition not only gives award-winners prestige and selling power, it adds talking points in your retail room.
  •  Favorable awards support increased local and regional sales.
  •  A win in Grand Harvest can put your wine into a whole new sales category!
  •  Be sure to enter your best wines.
  •  Enter online and save.  Enter early and save even more!

  Download paper entry form
Download pre-addressed shipping labels

  Early Bird Deadline: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Entry Deadline: Monday, November 16, 2015
Judging: November 17-18, 2015

Grand Harvest Awards Spokesperson

Christopher Sawyer
“The Sommelier to the Stars”
“The Grand Harvest Awards is a judge’s dream come true. Beyond varietal category and price point, this one-of-a-kind competition is based on appellation instead of mass-production. The end result is more definition of the wines made with grapes inside the boundaries of a specific viticultural area and distinct flavors that have helped wines rise to the top of the scale in the global marketplace.”
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Winemaking Competition Enoexpo® Medal 2015

7th WINEMAKING COMPETITION FOR 2015 ENOEXPO® MEDAL

You are welcome to participate in the 7th WINEMAKING COMPETITION FOR 2015 ENOEXPO® MEDAL which accompanies the 13th ENOEXPO® International Wine Trade Fair in Kraków (04th -06th November 2015, Kraków, 9 Galicyjska Str.).

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The aim of this competition is to select the best wines in specific categories, and award them with ENOEXPO® 2015 TRADE FAIR MEDALS. The competition can be entered by producers and importers of wine, independently of whether they exhibit at ENOEXPO®2015 or not. Participants can enter the wines which are well known and available in Poland, and those that they are planning to introduce in the Polish market.

Your products will be evaluated by a competition jury of independent experts not connected with the producers or importers of wine, but experienced journalists and specialists in wine industry.

Participation in the Competition is possible after completing the application sheet, sending wine samples and paying the fee:

– PLN195/EUR 50 until 01.10.2015 for the application of ENOEXPO® 2015 TRADE FAIR participants

– PLN 295/EUR 75 until 01.10.2015 for the application of participants who are not taking part in the ENOEXPO® 2015 TRADE FAIR

There is a possibility to submit a wine in more than one category.
The application deadline is 1st October 2015.

Contact:
Trade Fairs in Krakow Ltd. (Targi w Krakowie Sp. z o.o.)
ph. +48 12 644 59 32, 644 81 65, fax +48 12 644 61 41
Ewa Bąk – mobile: +48 503 037 136, ph: +48 12 651 90 47
e-mail: bak@targi.krakow.pl

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