Vinexpo Paris reveals 2021 dates

The first Vinexpo Paris event has been hailed a “success” after welcoming nearly 30,000 visitors this week – and the dates have already been confirmed for the 2021 show. The first Vinexpo Paris event took place from 10-12 February at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. It was merged with Wine Paris to create a “new international landmark event” for the drinks industry. The three-day event was attended by 29,280 trade and industry members from…

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Be Spirits concept is hit at Vinexpo Paris

The inaugural Be Spirits ‘show within a show’ at Vinexpo Paris has been hailed as a “refreshing change” to other trade fairs. The first Vinexpo Paris event took place from 10-12 February at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles. Be Spirits was the first time Vinexpo had created a dedicated area for spirits and the on-trade. A key feature of the Be Spirits area was the 40-metre-long Infinite Bar. The bar showcased 24 spirits brands…

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Unmissable spirits brands at Vinexpo Paris

The spirits industry will be well represented at the debut Vinexpo Paris event – and if all goes well, next year could see a spin-off show solely dedicated to the distilled sector. It was November 2017 when Vinexpo revealed its intention to launch a wine and spirits show in the French capital. The inaugural Parisian event is now just around the corner, and a lot has changed in the past two years – with even…

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Vinexpo to take Be Spirits concept across Paris

With the inaugural Vinexpo Paris event around the corner, the wine and spirits trade show has revealed more details about its Be Spirits concept. There will be 20 bartenders from “the most influential Parisian arthouse bars” shaking and stirring a wide selection of cocktails behind the 40-metre-long Infinite Bar. Each bartender will be creating a mixture of classic cocktails and putting their own twists on original recipes – including the use of homemade ingredients. Furthermore, the…

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Grey Goose city-inspired gift tins are GTR-exclusive

Bacardi-owned vodka brand Grey Goose has launched a series of city-inspired gift tins available exclusively in global travel retail. Launching initially at airports in Paris before rolling out across other regions, the series features gift tins designed to honour Paris, London, Mumbai, Sydney, Dubai, Singapore and New York. Vinay Golikeri, managing director of Bacardi Global Travel Retail, said: “Whether it’s somewhere you’ve just visited or a destination that’s top of your bucket list, or perhaps…

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