Vinexpo Paris moves 2021 date to June

The 2021 Vinexpo Paris trade fair has been postponed from February until June due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place from 15 to 17 February 2021 at the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, Vinexpo Paris will now be held from 14 to 16 June 2021 due to the ‘evolving health situation’ of the pandemic. It will take place alongside Wine Paris. It is hoped the later date will enable exhibitors and…

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Not-to-be-missed spirits events in 2020

Calendars at the ready because there’s a jam-packed itinerary of unmissable spirits events already lined up for 2020. These are the ones worth noting. The start of the year is the time that those in the spirits industry open their new diaries and mark the dates of some of the top trade shows and festivals to attend over the next 12 months. From the world’s largest cocktail festival in New Orleans to a new wine…

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TFWA re-elects Alain Maingreaud as president

Alain Maingreaud has been re-elected as president of the TFWA for another year following a unanimous vote from the association’s board and management committee. The TFWA president is elected each year for a 12-month period, and voted for during a meeting between the TFWA board and management committee in December. Maingreaud was first elected TFWA president in December 2018 following the departure of Erik Juul-Mortensen, who held the role for 19 years. Maingreaud said: “I…

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